Wuhan University is one of the most prestigious and selective universities in China, which has been selected as a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A Double First Class University. It is located in Hubei Province's capital Wuhan known as "The thoroughfare leading to nine provinces".
WHU was one of the four elite universities in the republican period and also one of the oldest universities in China with 5 State key disciplines and 7 State key sub-disciplines. There are 4 National Key Laboratories, 2 national engineering laboratories, 2 State-level field scientific observation and research stations, 9 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education, and 10 National bases for basic scientific research and talents cultivation.
Ranking: 257th in the world and 9th in China (2019 QS World University Rankings)