Higher Education in China (eBook), 1st Edition

  • Zhou Ji
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  • ISBN-10: 9814253588
  • ISBN-13: 9789814253581
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 295 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released May 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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This is the first ever comprehensive guide to China's modern higher education system. It is also the first book of its kind written for an international audience. The author-China's current Minister of Education-presents a wide and objective observation on both the historical development and the current state of higher education in China. In particular, he emphasizes the ongoing education reform, the government's education policies, and development in higher education since the 1990s.

Key features include:

  • Written with Western readers in mind.
  • Offers an authoritative insight into China's higher education and research.
  • Covers comprehensively all fields of higher education-includes not only a general introduction to higher education in China, but also illustrates with representative case studies in specific areas.
  • Provides up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative information about higher education, complete with detailed charts and graphs.
  • Focuses on international cooperation in higher education in China, which should be of great interest to investors or business people wishing to do business in the educational sector in China.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Zhou Ji

Professor Zhou Ji, Minister of the Ministry of Education, has a BS degree from Tsinghua University, an MS and a Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. He was a mechanical engineering professor and researcher for more than 20 years in Xinjiang University, and was selected as a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering in 1999. Professor Zhou has been Minister of Education since 2003. Other appointments he has held include president of HUST, director-general of the Science and Technology Department of the Hubei Provincial Government, and mayor of Wuhan City, the capital city of Hubei Province.