: 深圳大学) is a public university established in 1983 located in Shenzhen
. It is accredited by the State Council
of the People's Republic of China
and is funded by the Shenzhen
government. The university took its first enrollment the same year at what Deng Xiaoping
called "Shenzhen Speed".
Shenzhen University is situated on the coastline of Shenzhen Bay in South China. The total area of the campus is 1.44 square kilometers. It has its own lake which is named Wenshan
Lake (文山湖), spreads across rolling hills covered with trees, an abundance of green space and sculptures.
The establishment of Shenzhen University as a full time comprehensive university highlighted China's Ministry of Education
ambition to further develop the critical infrastructure in the Special Economic Zone
. Therefore it appointed Professor Zhang Wei, the former vice-president of Tsinghua University
, and Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
and the Chinese Academy of Engineering
, as the first president of the university to spearhead its development.
Shenzhen University has attracted domestic and overseas political, academic and business circles since its foundation. Deng Xiaoping
gave his personal approval to the university and Jiang Zemin
penned the university's characters in his own hand. The university has received... Read More