Higher Education in China
Qingdao University, situated in the historical and cultural city of Qingdao, is imbued with a profound traditional culture and the spirit of the present. It nestles below Fushan Mountain and faces the Yellow Sea. Shandong. QDU is one of the best comprehensive universities in Shandong Province with a strong profile in Medical Sciences and 1,600 international students.
Its predecessor is Qingdao Specialized Institute of Higher Learning founded in 1909. The institute, unique in medical education, underwent various stages as Qingdao Medical School, Qingdao Medical University, and Qingdao Medical Specialized School. Qingdao University implements the strategy of “building up the university on the basis of talent cultivation, and invigorating it through learning and with talents”, with the obligation to “impart profound academic knowledge and cultivate talents with great leaning to meet the needs of our nation”.