College of International Development and Global Agriculture (CIDGA), China Agricultural University (CAU)

Overview

Sector

Education

Country

China

SDG

01 - No Poverty, 02 - Zero Hunger, 03 - Good Health and Well-being, 04 - Quality Education, 05 - Gender Equality, 06 - Clean Water and Sanitation, 07 - Affordable and Clean Energy, 08 - Decent Work and Economic Growth, 09 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities, 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production, 13 - Climate Action, 14 - Life Below Water, 15 - Life on Land, 16 - Peace and Justice Strong Institutions, 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Organization Type

Academia / Think Tank

URL

http://en.cau.edu.cn/

Description

About CIDGA


Established in 2020, College of International Development and Global Agriculture (CIDGA) is a comprehensive platform of China Agricultural University that explorations on both bring-in and going-out development research and talent fostering.


About CAU


China Agricultural University (CAU) is one of the top ranked key national universities in China. It is one of the universities listed in 211 and 985 Projects and directly subordinated to the Ministry of Education of P.R.China. Project 211 is a project of National Key Universities and colleges initiated in 1995 by the Ministry of Education of China. There are more than 1,700 standard institutions of higher education, with about 6 percent of them being 211 Project institutions. Project 985 is a project first announced by Chinese President Jiang Zemin at the 100th anniversary of Peking University on 4 May 1998 to promote the development and reputation of the Chinese higher education system.By the end of the first phase of the project, 34 universities were sponsored. In the second phase of the project, five more universities were added to the project, bringing the total number to 39. It was announced in September 2007 that the project will not admit other universities.


CAU has 3 campuses, including the East Campus, West  Campus and Jianshe Campus. Students have free choices to enroll in more than 60 Undergraduate Specialties, around 140 Masters Programs and more than 80 Doctoral Programs if qualified. The trend of student population continues to rise with more than 70,000 students in total currently enrolled.


Developing itself into an internationalized institution, CAU considers international exchange and cooperation to be a significant component of its mission. CAU has well established collaborations via 296 counter-signed Memorandum of Understanding or Agreements with 178 universities from 35 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, & Oceania. Exchange of students with partner universities has become a routine of work. In addition, cooperation with UN specialized organizations and international institutions have been developed. A worldwide network for academic exchange & collaboration is under cultivation.


In addition, CAU has also conducted several successful joint educational programs with the US, Netherlands and UK, further strengthening CAU’s role in the world educational community. The International College of Beijing, one of the best international higher educational programs in China, has become very popular.


CAU was ranked in the 5th place in regards with the Major Progress in Science and Technology, the 6th place in the number of Three Major Scientific and Technical Prizes for State General Projects, and the 2nd place in the number of Three Major Scientific and Technical Prizes for State General Projects as the hosting university in 2010.


CAU has 14 colleges, including International College Beijing.


 

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