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9 Disciplines Offered by 6 Universities in Zhejiang Province Were Selected into the National “111 Program”.
2018-08-08 09:56:27

The reporter learned from Zhejiang Foreign Experts Bureau that the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs and the Ministry of Education jointly issued a notice to approve 25 universities across the country to be selected into the “Disciplinary Innovation and Enlightenment Program” (referred to as the National “111 Program”) of local universities in 2018. “Cultivation and Efficient Use of Subtropical Forest Resources” offered by Zhejiang Agricultural and Forestry University and “Biomaterials and Clinical Transformations” by Wenzhou Medical University were selected. So far, a total of 9 disciplines from 6 universities in this province have been selected into the national “111 Program”. This achievement ranks first in the country.


Jointly implemented by the Ministry of Education and the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, the national “111 Program” aims to promote the process of building world-class universities out of higher education institutions in China. Aiming at the cutting-edge development of disciplines worldwide and based on national key disciplines, this project is committed to introducing and gathering more than 1,000 people from the top 100 leading universities and research institutions in the world, so as to form a research team with highly-qualified academic proficiency and thus build about 100 world-class bases for discipline innovation and enlightenment.

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