The Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (NUIST) men's volleyball team won the national championship of 2016 China University Volleyball Association on April 18.
While 143 subjects from 24 Chinese universities listed among global Top 100, a total of seven disciplines in Jiangsu province were included in the ranking.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday called for deepening reforms in the country's education sector in order to better cultivate innovative minds.
Chinese universities are being encouraged to gain global recognition by developing world-class disciplines and adopting reforms to enhance their competitiveness.
The number of foreign students in China, especially from countries related to the Belt and Road Initiative, has increased greatly, according to the Ministry of Education.
An International Cooperation Conference on Yangtze River delta regional education has been held in Yangzhou on April 6 to discuss further development and cooperation on international education in Yangtze River Delta Regional area.
Nanjing Agriculture University was recently selected as a national demonstration organization for introducing international talents.
The number of colleges and universities in the country now stands at almost 2,900, and is second only to the United States, says the report.