The University offers
comparatively complete specialties and subjects of studies in physical education and
sports. At present it has a Graduate Department, a Physical Education and Sports
Administration College, a Physical Education Department, a sports Training Department, a
Wushu Department, a Sports Bio-Sciences Department, and an Adult Education Department.
Attached to the University is a sports School. The faculty of the University is of
comparatively high academic level. There are 200 professors and associate professors and
176 lecturers working in the 24 teaching and research sections. Among whom 28 are
International Judges and 150 are Nation Judges of different sports. The University has
been authorized to award the Doctor's Degree on 3 specialties and 8 research orientations
and to award the Master's Degree on 8 subjects of studies. Fifteen of the professors are
authorized tutors for doctorates.
The University provides complete facilities for teaching, sports training and scientific
researches. It has a Scientific Centre, an Audio-Visual Education Centre, and a Library
and Sports Information Centre. There are 15 indoor training halls for track and field,
swimming, ball games, badminton, table tennis, wushu, gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics
and 68 outdoor courts and fields, among which is the university sports complex. With
unique design and a seating capacity of over 3000, the complex was once the site for
boxing competitions at the 11th Asian Games, and is now used for basketball,
volleyball, tennis and rhythmic gymnastics training and competition.
Since its foundation, the University has always attached importance to the integration of
teaching, scientific research and sports training, and adhered to the principle of
being strict and seeking-truth-through-facts in academic pursuance. As a result, it has
trained a great number of high-level physical education and sports personnel who excel in
moral as well as academic performances. Since 1980, the University has turn out 208
Masters of Sports and 21 International Masters of Sports. Sportsmen and sportswomen from
the University have won titles 263 person-times at national sports competitions,
17person-times at world sports events, and 14 person-times at Asian sports meets. Nine
times did they break the Asian sports records. Altogether the University has turned out
more than 20,000 graduates, among whom 833 obtained either Doctor's or Master's Degrees.
They spread all over the country, and many have become mainstay in circles of physical
education and sports.
The University has efforts to develop academic exchanges with institutions of higher
learning in foreign countries. Attention has also been paid to assimilating and drawing on
their experience in administration of physical education colleges. Up to the present, the
University has successively established intercollegiate relations with 18 universities or
colleges in Japan, the Republic of Korea, the United States, Canada, Australia, Germany,
Russia, Bulgaria and Poland, and had friendly ties with the Sports Association of the city
Shizoka in Japan. The IAAF has chosen to establish its Regional Development Centre for
East Asia in the campus of this University. Exchanges with foreign countries have been
frequent. More than 2,000 guests from all over the world came annually to the University
for academic exchanges or advanced studies. The University reciprocated by sending a
number of its scholars to visit these countries. Up to now, the University has admitted a
total of over 200 international students in its undergraduate program and over 8000
students in its short-term training program, who were from more than 40 countries. There
are about 150 international students at the University now.
The campus of our University is quiet, clean and beautiful. There are 2 dormitory
buildings for foreign students to live. There are altogether 145 ordinary rooms and 9
standard rooms. There is a TV set, an electric fan, a desk and bedding in each room. There
is a public telephone, a shower room and a kitchen in each floor. There is a restaurant, a
store and international telephone booths in the buildings to cater for the study and
living of every kind of student.