Ocean University of China (formerly Ocean University of Qingdao) is a comprehensive university under the direct jurisdiction of the State Ministry of Education, offering courseworks in the fields of Economics, Liberal Arts, Medical Sciences (Pharmaceuticals), Management, Law, Sciences, Engineering and Agronomy.
Ocean University of China (hereinafter referred to as OUC) is located in Qingdao, a renowned summer resort and an attractive historic tourist city of scenic beauty and temperate climate, convenient with an international airport for direct flights to Japan, Korea and Hongkong, etc.
OUC has three campuses, Yushan campus, Fushan (Maidao) campus and Laoshan campus, respectively located in the city's downtown section and eastern hi-tech area. OUC consists of 22 colleges and departments that offer 131 programs conferring Master's degrees, 44 programs conferring Doctoral degrees and 7 programs for Postdoctoral research. There are over 20,000 registered students at OUC, including 4,500 Master's and Doctoral students and over 500 international students.
Among the 2,300 faculty members there are many nationally and internationally recognized experts and scholars, 8 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and 5 academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering. Student orientation is the education philosophy of OUC, stressing the cultivation of the students' personalities and the development of their special skills and interests.
The International Education Center (IEC) of OUC, staffed with over 20 members and facilitated with cars, buses and international students' houses, provides assistance with application, enrollment procedure, accommodation, social activities and trips, peer supports and other administrative affairs. The IEC warmly welcomes students from all over the world to come for study or for a visit.