Yanbian University was founded in March, 1949. It is a local comprehensive university with national characteristics and a key university in Jilin Province. In December, it was approved by the State Department of “211 Project “to be one of a hundred universities for Chinese major investments of the 21st century.
Now Yanbian University offers eleven programs of Economics, Philosophy, Law, Pedagogy, Literature, History, Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Management and etc. It consists of 12 colleges which offer 63 programs for Bachelor’s degree, 48 programs for the Master’s degree, 4 programs for the Doctoral degree with 1 of them national key disciplines, 8 of them provincial key disciplines and 2 of them provincial key constructive disciplines, 4 scientific research institutes and 19 scientific research sections directly under the university and 32 science research institutes combined with departments such as the North-east Asia Research Institute, the Research Institute of Ethnical Issue, the Research Institute of Protection and Exploitation of Changbai Mounta..View more