Shenzhen University, sanctioned by the Ministry of Education of China, Shenzhen University was founded in 1983. The Central Government, the Ministry of Education, and the local government attached great importance to higher education in Shenzhen Special Economic Zone. The University has been fully committed to supporting research excellence. In 2017, the University budgeted more than one billion yuan in research. There were 281 new projects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, ranking 23rd in China and 2nd in Guangdong Province, and 31 new projects supported by the National Social Science Foundation of China, ranking 37th in the country and 3rd in Guangdong Province. Shenzhen University has a National Undergraduate Education Reform Center, a National Education Innovation Center, a National Teaching Practice Center, two National Teaching Demonstration Centers, a National Virtual Teaching Center, fifteen Provincial Teaching Demonstration Centers, and a Provincial Virtual Teaching Center. Additionally, there are three national engineering laboratories, one national engineering center, two key laboratories of the Ministry of Education, and 38 provincial key laboratories.
Ranking: 685th in the world (2020 USNews)