Founded: 1946
 Location: No.2699, Qianjin Street, Changchun, China

Jilin University is a key national comprehensive university, under the direct jurisdiction of the Chinese Ministry of Education, Supported by Project 211 and project 985. In 2000, the former Jilin University merged with four other universities, namely former Jilin University of Technology, former Norman Bethue Medical University, former Changchun University of Technology, former Changchun College of posts and Communications. In 2004,the former University of Military Logistics also became part of Jilin University.

Jilin University has become the biggest university in China by its largest enrolment. It offers the programs covering 13 disciplinary categories,including philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, military science and arts.It offers 124 undergraduate programs, 299 master’s program, 237 doctoral programs and 41 post-doc programs.

Campuses : Jilin University has eight campuses, seven of which are in Changchun and one in Zhuhai, Guandong Province. Jilin University covers an area of 6.11 million square meters in Changchun and 3.34 million square meters in Zhuhai.

Library : The main university library is recognised by UNESCO, UNI-DO and the World Bank, and boasts a collection of 6.98 million volumes.It also serves as the northeast China centre for the “China Academic Library and Information System” one of only seven centres across China.