Shandong University is a key comprehensive university directly under the Ministry of education with a long history, complete disciplines, strong strength and distinctive characteristics, which has an important influence at home and abroad. It is a world-class university (Class A). Shandong University is the origin of modern higher education in China. Its medical discipline originated in 1864, which opened the precedent of modern Chinese higher medical education. Its main body is Shandong University founded in 1901. It is the second national university founded in China after Beijing Normal University. It is also the first university in China to run schools according to the constitution. Since its birth, the university has gone through several historical development periods, such as Shandong University, national Qingdao University, national Shandong University, Shandong University and the new Shandong University, which was formed by the merger of the former Shandong University, Shandong Medical University and Shandong University of technology. Over the past hundred years, Shandong University has adhered to the school running tenet of "storing talents for the world and striving for prosperity and strength for the country", practiced the school motto of "endless learning and noble spirit", worked hard and passed on from generation to generation, formed the school spirit of "advocating reality and seeking innovation", cultivated more than 600000 talents for the country and society, and made important contributions to the economic and social development of the country and region. In recent years, Shandong University has achieved great leap forward development, and all undertakings have reached an unprecedented height. Its comprehensive level and quality of running a school have been significantly improved, and its international influence has been significantly enhanced. It is one of the universities with the most complete disciplines in China. It is representative of comprehensive universities, with 44 first-class disciplines authorized by doctoral degree, and 1 second-class discipline authorized by doctoral degree, There are 51 first-class disciplines authorized for master's degree, 93 undergraduate enrollment majors, and 42 mobile post doctoral research stations, covering all disciplines except military science. At present, 18 disciplines' academic influence and contribution ability have entered the top 1 ‰ of ESI in the world, and 5 disciplines have entered the top 1 ‰ of ESI. It has signed inter school cooperation agreements with more than 200 schools in more than 30 countries and regions. The school has a large scale and strong strength. It covers a total area of more than 8000 mu (including about 3000 mu of Qingdao Campus), forming a school running pattern of one school and three places (Jinan, Weihai and Qingdao). At present, there are 4 directly affiliated hospitals and 15 non affiliated hospitals. There are 70000 full-time students, including 42268 full-time undergraduates, 26818 graduate students and 1560 international students with academic qualifications. The university has gathered a group of outstanding talents, including 4530 full-time teachers, 19 academicians (including double employment) of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of engineering, 40 distinguished professors of "Yangtze River scholars Award Program" and 12 candidates of youth program; There are 53 winners of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars and 37 winners of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars“ There are 27 leading talents and 12 top-notch young talents in the "ten thousand talents plan"; 36 people were selected in the national talent project. There are 12 national scientific research platforms, 6 national "111 innovative talent introduction program", 6 national talent training bases, 4 key research bases of Humanities and social sciences of the Ministry of education, 64 ministerial platforms, and a large number of provincial key laboratories and engineering technology research centers.
The school always adheres to the original intention of "cultivating talents for the country", and has formed a talent training system with complete structure, strong strength and unique characteristics. The "Shanda gene" with family and country feelings, practical character, responsibility spirit and innovative quality has been widely praised. Xue Qikun, Ma Dawei, Wang Xiaoyun and Peng Shige won the future science awards. In the historical development, Shandong University has formed its own disciplinary advantages and characteristics. Especially after the brilliant development in Qingdao in the 1930s and 1950s, the academic characteristics of "good at literature and history" have been established, and a group of humanities scholars with high reputation at home and abroad have emerged, as well as the academic position of "literature, history and philosophy". In August 2015, the university successfully held the 22nd International Conference on historical science, known as the "history Olympics". This is the first time that the conference has been held in Asia, Africa and Latin America since it was founded 115 years ago. It has set the highest record in the number of registered participating countries, the number of historians from developing countries and young scholars since the conference was held. Since the merger of the three universities, the newly developed disciplines such as financial mathematics, crystal materials, condensed matter physics, colloidal interface chemistry, microbiology, machinery, materials science, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular function repair, new drug manufacturing, Chinese classical philosophy, etc. have reached the first-class level in China, and some directions and fields have been at the world level. Standing in the new historical position, facing the new situation, new tasks and new requirements, the medical staff, teachers and students of the university are working hard to build a world-class university with Chinese characteristics!