As the most time-honored and largest comprehensive university in Guangxi Autonomous Region, Guangxi University is co-constructed by the Ministry of Education and the Government of Guangxi in the list of “211 Project for Higher Education”
Guangxi University has become a research-lead university with regional characteristics, which possesses 30 colleges, 97 undergraduate programs, 36 first-category disciplines and 171 second-category disciplines to grant Master’s degrees, 8 first-category disciplines and 45 second category disciplines to grant Doctor’s and 7 post-doctoral research stations. At present, the university has 23649 full-time undergraduates, 6669 full-time post-graduates, 667 overseas students coming from more than 30 countries and 20000 continuing educational students. Besides, there are also 10,000 full-time graduates in Guangxi University XingJian College of Science and Liberal Arts. It has 3672 staff, 2006 of which are full-time teachers. Furthermore, the university not only serves as a highland for professional competences in various areas, but also boasts some of the innovation teams for the professional competences from Universities in Guangxi Autonomous Region.
The total costs of teaching and research equipments amounts to 519 million yuan. The total collection of the University library reaches 5,290,000 volumes, including 3,234,000 volumes of printed collections, 2,058,000 volumes of electronic books, more than 4000 kinds of printed journals in Chinese and foreign languages, 17000 kinds of full-text e-journals.