University Profile

Xiangtan University (XTU) is located in Xiangtan City, the home town of Mao Zedong and a historically and culturally famous city in China. It is a comprehensive and national key university operating under the joint support of the Hunan Provincial People's Government and the Ministry of Education, and the only one exempted from large-scale merger in Hunan Province. It is one of China's first educational institutions shortlisted in the National Basic Ability Construction Project of Western and Central China.

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Based on Great Leader Mao Zedong's expectation to build a university in his hometown, Xiangtan, Xiangtan University (XTU) was established. On September 10, 1958, the founding year...

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By the time of 2044, the 70th year after Xiangtan University restarted to admit students, it will have built itself into a modern university with high-quality education and distinct features in an all-round way.

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Current Administrators

Huang Yunqing

Secretary of the CPC Xiangtan University Committee


Zhou Yichun

Deputy Secretary of the CPC Xiangtan University Committee and President of Xiangtan University

Former Presidents & Secretaries