, ) is a designated full-time comprehensive university located in Foshan
The university is a merger between its predecessor and Foshan Agriculture & Animal Husbandry College approved by the Chinese Education Ministry and comes under the administration of the Guangdong
provincial government and Foshan
local government in 1995.
In 2002, Foshan University was accredited with the national teaching assessment for bachelor's degree program. After merging with Foshan Medical College and Foshan College of Education in 2005, Foshan University has currently four campuses including home campus, Northern campus, Hebin Road campus, and Tongji West campus, covering a land area of , with a total construction area of 345,400 square meters.
The university comprises the following schools; Literature & Art School, Law & Politics School, Science School, Mechatronics & Information Engineering School, Environment & Civil Engineering School, Life Science School, Business School, Medical School, Education Science School, faculty of Physical Education. At present, the University has been developing into a well-structured, multidisciplinary university with a full set of specialties.