Shenyang Pharmaceutical University(SPU), situated in the city of Shenyang, has been known for its long history and leadership role in China’s pharmaceutical academic field. From the time it was founded in 1931 as the Red Army Health School until now, the university has developed into a comprehensive Pharmaceutical University, owning three campuses and covering a total of 1,434,500 square meters, in which the construction area amounts to 7,040,000 square meters.
SPU provides a variety of disciplines including Medicine, Engineering, Sciences, Economics and Management. 58 programs are entitled to the conferment of master’s degrees (with another 4 professional degree conferring entitlements) and 21 programs are entitled to the conferment of doctoral degrees. Besides, the university has two post-doctoral research stations, Pharmacy and Traditional Chinese Pharmacy. According to ESI 2016, the university ranks in the world’s top 0.312%. Three disciplines ranked in the world’s top 1%, among which Pharmacology and Toxicology wins the most distinguished top 0.117%, Chemistry top 0.731% and Clinical Medicine top 0.985%. In addition, SPU has established two national training bases, namely Basic Science Research and Teaching Personnel Training Base and National Life Science and Technology Training Base, bringing up thousands of talented people.
SPU is proud of its outstanding faculty, including 114 professors. The faculty has won various titles and awards: one member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, one distinguished professor of “Chang Jiang Scholars Program”, one winner of national “Recruitment Program of Global Experts(1,000 Talent Plan) ”, one member of the national disciplinary review group of Pharmacy, 3 winners of “New Century National Thousand Talents Project”, 9 winners of “Special Government Allowance”, 1 National teaching expert, 18 Provincial teaching experts.
SPU is known for its strong academic atmosphere and in-depth scientific research. The university has founded a national platform, 8 ministry-level key labs and 25 province-level key labs and one province-level innovative platform. Ever since the “Eleventh Five-Year Plan”, SPU has undertaken 945 projects of all levels, has been endowed with 426 million Yuan, has carried out 1,733 cooperation projects with the enterprises and was once the winner of National Science and Technology Progress Award. The researchers have attained 475 national patents and 14 international patents. 26 new drugs have been approved for clinical research and 13 new drugs have been certified. The university has published 3,982 research papers indexed by SCI, ranking top among all Chinese pharmaceutical universities.
With the policy of opening up to the world, SPU has established long-term stable academic cooperation with 63 universities and institutions in 19 countries and regions. Overseas well-known experts are invited to give lectures or participate in cooperative scientific research projects each year. SPU faculty members and students participate in various international academic exchange programs and foreign students from various countries and regions come to SPU for academic exchange.
Looking into the future, SPU will seize the opportunities and maintain its characteristics, striving to be one of the top pharmaceutical universities in the world.
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