An Introduction to Xinjiang Agricultural University

Xinjiang Agricultural University (XAU), located in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, is a key institute of higher education under the administration of the government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Its campus is quiet and beautiful,and is well known as a garden university since its greenery is so extensive. XAU was initially established in 1952 and now has almost 18 colleges of Agronomy, Forestry, Animal Science, Machinery & Traffic, Water Hydrology & Civil Engineering, Economy & Management, Humanity & Society Sciences, Horticulture, Food Science, Grassland & Environmental Science, Animal Medicine, Pharmacy, Computer & Information Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mathematics & Physics, Chinese Languages, Foreign Languages, and International Education. The school offers 51 disciplines for a Bachelor’s Degree, 37 disciplines for a Master’s Degree, 6 disciplines for a Doctorate and 5 post–doctoral mobile stations. There are over 800 faculty and over 20,000 students at XAU. From 1986 to the present, more than 800 long-term and short-term foreign students from 20 countries who have finished their study and graduated from XAU in the different disciplines of Chinese language, Uygur language, Kazak language, animal husbandry and grassland, etc. Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region where XAU is located is a multi-ethnic area. Its strong ethnic customs, unusual nature, modernistic urban construction, and high-speed economy development are fascinating for people from all over the world to study, invest in, and visit. Internationals are very welcome to come to XAU for further and higher education.