Soochow University is located in Suzhou, a historical city popularly hailed as “Paradise on Earth”. It is a key comprehensive university of Jiangsu Province and a key university of “211 Project” of the nation. The university dates back to 1900 when Soochow University was founded.
Being a metropolis of industry and commerce in the southeastern coast of China since ancient times, Suzhou has always been a hub for merchants. Favored by geographical, natural and human factors in its development, today's Suzhou is an open city with developed economy and frequent exchanges with the outside world. It has been officially declared part of "the coastal economic open zone of the Yangtze Delta". Comprehensive industrial system has taken shape, and there has been tremendous expansion in foreign trade and international economic co-operation. Currently, Suzhou has sister cities in Italy, Canada, Japan and the United States.
Soochow University has now evolved into a comprehensive university with eleven branches of Philosophy, Economy, Technology, Agriculture, Medicine..View more