Southeast University

Southeast University (SEU) is a prestigious institution of higher learning renowned both at home and abroad. As one of the national key universities directly subordinate to the Ministry of Education of China and jointly established with Jiangsu Province, it is also listed as one of the universities involved in National “985 Project” “211 Project”. 

Bachelor's programmes

Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



Southeast University is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in China. Its origin can be traced back to 1902, when it was founded as Sanjiang Normal College. Then, it evolved as: Nanjing Higher Normal School, National Southeast University, National Fourth Sun Yat-sen University, Jiangsu University and National Central University. 


Currently, SEU has set up 34 departments with 83 bachelor’s degree programs, 34 first-leveldisciplines authorized to confer PhD Degree and 48 first-level disciplines authorized to confer Master’s Degree. 


SEU is an important base for scientific research in China. The school persists in the combination of production, study and research. 

Research Centres:

  • Centre for Faculty Development
  • Southeast University Science Park
3 Laboratories:
  • State Key Lab of Millimeter Waves
  • National Mobile Communication Research Laboratory 
  • State Key Laboratory of Bioelectronics

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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401 100
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
461 4
465 28
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Housing services

5 Campuses:

  • Dingjiaqiao Campus,
  • Jiulonghu Campus
  • Sipailou
  • SEU Wuxi
  • SEU Suzhow Research Institute

Library services

Southeast University Library is one of the oldest university libraries in China with profound cultural heritage.

 At the end of 2018, the cumulative physical collection have been 4,365,100 volumes. There are also 4,134 Chinese and foreign language current periodicals, 131 Chinese and foreign language database platforms, 2 million e-books, 63,600 e-periodicals, and 9 million e-dissertations.

Student Life

Campus life

5 Campuses:

  • Dingjiaqiao Campus,
  • Jiulonghu Campus
  • Sipailou
  • SEU Wuxi
  • SEU Suzhow Research Institute

Student clubs

  • Cultural Club
  • Games & Sports Club
  • Debate Club
  • Social Services Club
  • Movie & Drama Club
  • Tourism & Photography Club
  • Nature & Environment Club
  • Model United Nations (MUN) Club
  • Language & Literature Club
  • Business Innovation Forum
  • Computer Club
  • Pharmacy Club
  • Textile Club
  • EEE Club
  • Moot Court Society


Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It's quite easy to study this University as well. They give me all facilities About my study’s.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

In my university I gather practical knowledge on law and legal studies. The Mock Competition is one of the best medium for students to understand the exact view and situation. All of the courses were structured in a proper manner. it covered all the study material. one thing i want to add that is the faculty members were outstanding and very much helping not only on study...

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Studying at my current university was one of my greatest and interesting experiences; we had very good and patient teachers; although things got difficult with the pandemic, cause of the online courses and no clinical practices

Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China

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