Established in June 2012, School of International Education is mainly in charge of enrollment, career planning, teaching and administration of international students at Lanzhou Jiaotong University (LJU). The School also undertakes scientific research tasks and deals with related foreign affairs. Four offices constitute the School, namely School Office, Enrollment and Employment Office, Administration Office and Academic Affairs Office. CTCSOL and HSK/HSKK test centers of LJU are located in the School.
Twelve faculty members are working in the School, including two teachers with senior titles, one foreign teacher engaged in management, and nine teachers with overseas study background. There is a group of teaching staff with high-quality, including fourteen professional teachers and seven teachers with senior titles. The Dean is awarded by the Ukrainian government with Talas Shevchenko 200th Anniversary Medal and is ranked among four kinds of first batches by Gansu Provincial Government.
The School was appraised by the Ministry of Education as the Demonstration Base for Study in China in 2014 and awarded the certificate of passing accreditation organized by CEAIE in 2019. The School now offers various scholarship programs supported by both central and provincial governments, including Chinese Government Scholarship-Graduate Program, European/US Student Exchange Program, US Degree Program, Silk Road Scholarship Program of Gansu Province, etc. Up to now, more than 1600 international students from 57 countries around the world have studied or are studying in the School. These international students study at different levels, ranging from short-term Chinese lessons, degree and non-degree Chinese language programs to the Master’s and doctoral programs. Some graduated doctors educated in LJU directly entered the postdoctoral workstation to engage in scientific research.
The School always attaches great importance to international cooperation and exchange and has made great achievements which are shown in the following: two major special projects supported by the Ministry of science and technology; two international science and technology cooperation projects supported by Gansu Provincial Science and Technology Department; one International Science and Technology Commissioner of Gansu Province; one National Infrastructure Construction International Science and Technology Cooperation Base; four university-level scientific research platforms.
The School adheres to the rigorous spirit of LJU and shoulders on the responsibility to promote international exchange and popularize Chinese culture. All of work is done on the basis of expanding the scale of studying in China and consolidate the talents cultivation. Giving full play to the characteristics of railway transportation and following closely the principles of national diplomacy, the School is committed to training qualified international talents with quality education and connecting China and the world with high-quality international education.