Shandong Jiaotong University is situated in Jinan, the city of springs. As the political, economic and cultural center of Shandong Province, Jinan is a busy and prosperous capital city, serving as the transit hub to other destinations around the province. With a history of over 4,000 years, Jinan is very rich in historical and culture relics. It is also a famous tourist city with mountains, springs, rivers, lakes and ancient cultural relics.
Shandong Jiaotong University, began to take shape in 1956. In 1958, it was named Shandong Communications College. In March of 2002, with approval of the Ministry of Education, it was renamed Shandong Jiaotong University.The University is one of the few universities in China that is closely related to Jiaotong industry.
3. Facilities & Faculties
The university consists of 13 schools, namely, School of Maritime, School of Automobile Engineering, School of Transportation & Logistics Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, School of Material Science & Electric Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Management, School of Finance & Economics, School of Foreign Studies, School of Humanity & Law, School of Science, Northern International School, as well as 4 teaching sections, namely, Social Science Teaching Department, Physical Education Teaching Department, Continual Education College, and Vocational Technical College. The university has developed into a multi-discipline higher education institution and offers 43 Bachelor Degree programs spreading in 6 discipline categories, namely, engineering, science, management, economics, law, and arts. And now the university has become the only institution that mainly fosters talents on water and land transportation majors.
During the past 56 years, the school has fostered 60, 000 graduates and trained 50,000 managers and engineering technicians for transportation industry.
In the spirit of "keep pace with the times and achieve greater development", Shandong Jiaotong University is drawing the new blueprint for its future. During the 12th five-year-plan period, the university will optimize its resources for high-quality graduates so that a leaping development was achieved in 2015.