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Yunnan Agricultural University (YAU) is located in the spring city- Kunming. Its predecessor was the Agricultural Institute of National Yunnan University. In 1971, it merged with Yunnan Agricultural Labor University and established the Yunnan Agricultural University. In 1993, it was classified as provincial key universities of Yunnan. In 2003, it was authorized to confer doctor’s degrees. And in 2007, it established the center for post-doctoral studies.
Currently, YAU has 12,041 full time undergraduates and junior college students, 1,371 master degree candidates, 93 doctoral degree candidates, 81 overseas students and 7,931 adult education students. The campus covers an area of 2,156 mu. In recent years, the infrastructure construction of this university has been developing rapidly and the school building area was doubled to 454,000 square meters. The total value of the teaching and scientific equipments is over 520,000,000 yuan. Now, the university has 17 colleges covering the disciplines of crop production, livestock breeding, water conservancy and hydropower, agricultural engineering, agricultural engineering, management of agricultural economy, etc.
At present, this university has 48 undergraduate programs, in which, two are characteristic programs of ministry of education and 9 are provincial level key programs. It also has 17 provincial and ministerial key disciplines, 1 center for post-doctoral studies, one doctoral program of first-level discipline, 4 doctoral programs of second-level discipline, 5 master programs of first-level discipline and 29 master degrees of second-level discipline. And it has the right to recruit overseas students. Besides, this university has 18 university-level research institutes, intramural experimental farm and factories and 59 extramural practical teaching bases.
Nowadays, Yunnan Agricultural University has 1,495 teaching and administrative staffs, in which, 105 are professors and 319 are associate professors; 29 are doctoral tutors and 325 are master tutors; 508 have master or doctoral degrees. Besides, 4 are members of national education committee, 1 is state-level famous teacher, 3 are provincial level famous teachers, 2 are national talents engineering and 10 are academic leaders of Yunnan Province.
Yunnan Agricultural University has established cooperative relations of academic exchanges and scientific research with 118 universities and research institutes in 32 countries like Britain, America, Japan, France, Holland, Australia, Thailand, Vietnam, etc. Until now, it has held over 20 international cooperation projects. Besides, it has invited 116 domestic and foreign academicians and professors who have great scientific attainments to work as visiting professors. And all these have promoted the teaching and scientific research level of the university.

Welcome to study at Yunnan Agricultural University(云南农业大学)