Jiangsu Polytechnic Agriculture and Forestry College
Jiangsu Polytechnic Agriculture and Forestry College was established in 1923, located in Jurong of Zhenjiang city. It is a national modeling vocational school. It has two campuses and two training bases. At present, the college covers an area of 238 hectares.
The college has more than 12,000 students and about 700 full-time Teachers, including 150 teachers with high professional title. Seventy-one percent of the teachers are "dual-teacher" teaching staff.
The college consists of a foundational department and another eight departments featuring gardening, agronomy, vet and husbandry, biological engineering, information technology, electrical and mechanical engineering, economics and trade, and social science and art. There are 58 disciplines available. The disciplines of crop production technology, gardening technique, forestry technology, park technology, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine are the national key construction subjects. Crop production technology is also provincial key construction subjects. It has formed a pattern of "basing on agriculture, emphasizing the forestry, appropriately developing the disciplines of second and third industry".
The college pays great attention to the international communication and cooperation. More than 80 teachers are sent aboard for further study and investigation. Until now, the college has carried out cooperation with six colleges aboard, including Japan Mie Prefecture Agriculture School, Leeds Thomas Danby College, Cornell University, Korea Quannan National University and etc. it has built some Sino-foreign joint institutions, including State University of New York, Sunlin University of Korea, Writtle College. It also has the "oversea through-train program" for bachelor degree with many overseas institutions, including University of Rochester, Lawrence Technological University, Centennial College, Seneca College, Mount Saint Vincent, Britain's premier university, Queensland University of Technology.
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