The history of Dalian University can be traced back to the establishment of Dalian University established in April 1949 (the establishment of Dalian University was cancelled in July 1950, and the Dalian University of Technology, Dalian University of Technology was established in October 1978, and later the Dalian Institute of Technology Branch, 1983 11 The Dalian branch of Dalian Institute of Technology independently changed its name to Dalian University, the Kanto Grammar School established in March 1948 (later Dalian Teachers Technical College), the Luda City School of Hygiene established in October 1950 (later Dalian Health) school). In October 1987, the three schools of Dalian University, Dalian Teachers College and Dalian City School of Health were united to form a new Dalian University. Dalian University set up an engineering college, a teacher college and a medical college. In December 2008, Dalian Railway Health School was merged into Dalian University.
Over the years, under the guidance of advanced university culture, Dalian University has adhered to the school-running goal of "urban universities serve the city and local universities serve the place", adhering to the core concept of "making everyone successful and making everyone happy" The spirit of ethics, dedication to learning, inclusiveness, innovation and transcendence, advocating the excellent school spirit of "advocating academics and advocating science", working in unity, adhering to "support and development with contributions", and achieving leapfrog development. It has developed into a comprehensive general higher education institution with 10 majors in law, economics, education, literature, art, history, science, engineering, medicine, and management. Its main educational indicators and comprehensive educational strength have entered the forefront of universities in Liaoning Province. In the 2019 Chinese University Ranking List published by the iResearch China Alumni Association, our school ranks 178, ranking 7th among universities in the province and 4th among universities in Dalian.
The school has more than 6,400 faculty members (including 2 affiliated hospitals). The school has more than 1,600 faculty members, 171 are in vocational higher education, 19 are doctoral tutors, 461 have a doctorate, and 981 are full-time teachers. The school adheres to the strategy of strengthening the school by talents, implements the "Jinpu Scholars" series of plans, and vigorously strengthens the function of "Dalian Talent Reserve Base". At present, there are 1 Yangtze River Scholar, 2 National Outstanding Youth Fund winners, 1 National Outstanding Youth Fund winner, 1 national “One Hundred Million Talent Project”, 100 candidates, 11 State Council Special Allowance Experts, and National 1 Excellent Teacher, 2 New Century Talents from the Ministry of Education, 1 Climbing Scholar from Liaoning Province, 9 Specially-appointed Professors from Liaoning Province, 17 Winners of Teaching Teacher Awards from Provincial Universities, 23 People from the 100-Million Talent Project in Liaoning Province, Liaoning There are 3 outstanding teachers in the province, 7 outstanding experts in Liaoning Province, 2 top-notch young talents in the "Xingliao Talents Program" in Liaoning Province, 2 Huangdanian-style teachers in universities in Liaoning Province, and 8 teachers were selected as members of the Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education, 39 Teachers were selected as members of the Provincial College Undergraduate Teaching Steering Committee.
Dalian University currently has 19 first-level academic master degree awarding points, 3 second-level academic master degree awarding points, and 6 professional master degree awarding points. The school has a total of 7 provincial key (cultivation) disciplines, 8 disciplines are selected as Liaoning Province's "discipline construction project to enhance the core competitiveness of colleges and universities" project, 2 disciplines are selected as the first-class characteristic disciplines in Liaoning Province, and 1 discipline is selected as the first-class discipline in Liaoning Province . The school has 29 colleges, 63 undergraduate majors, and 2 tertiary hospitals. The school currently has more than 16,000 full-time students (including more than 1,000 graduate students).
The school covers an area of 1.246 million square meters, with a construction area of 568,000 square meters and a collection of more than 1.7 million books. The stadium, consisting of a comprehensive gymnasium, a central gymnasium, a tennis hall, and a swimming pool, covers an area of 20,700 square meters, and sports facilities meet international competition standards.
The school takes talent training as its fundamental task and continuously deepens the reform of talent training model. The school has 8 national-level specialties, first-class majors, new engineering construction and excellence program projects, 1 national college student quality education base, 1 national experimental teaching demonstration center, 2 national excellent online open courses, national bilingual demonstration 1 course, 3 state-level open video courses, 2 state-level "12th Five-Year" planning textbooks, 1 state-level practical education base, 1 state virtual simulation experimental teaching project; a provincial-level experimental teaching demonstration center (Including construction units) and 12 provincial-level virtual simulation experiment centers, 13 provincial-level off-campus practical education bases, provincial-level demonstration majors, characteristic majors, brand majors, comprehensive reform pilot majors, key support majors, and engineering talent training model reform There are 23 pilot majors, transformation and development pilot majors, transformation and development demonstration majors, and international pilot majors, 7 first-class undergraduate education demonstration majors in Liaoning Province, 27 provincial-level quality courses, and 7 provincial 12th Five-Year Plan textbooks. There are 6 provincial-level teaching teams and 2 provincial-level virtual simulation experimental teaching projects. It is a provincial microelectronics communication and IT industry talent training and training base.