Shandong Agricultural University (SDAU)?situated at the foot of the magnificent Mount Tai?was founded in Jinan in 1906 with the original name of Shandong Higher Agricultural School. Later in 1952, it was renamed Shandong Agricultural College after many adjustments and integration. The college moved to Tai’an in 1958 and was renamed Shandong Agricultural University in 1983.
he university has 10 postdoctoral research stations, 9 PhD degree programs in the first-level discipline and 49 in the second-level, 21 master degree programs in the first-level discipline and 98 in the second-level, and 75 undergraduate degree programs. There are one national key laboratory, 2 national key disciplines, one national engineering research center, 2 key disciplines of Ministry of Agriculture, 2 open labs of Ministry of Agriculture, 16 provincial key disciplines, 12 provincial key laboratories and one Sub- Centre of National Wheat Improvement Centre, one Center of Cereal Quality Control and Test of Ministry of Agriculture , one National Forest Ecosystem Research Station, a Regional Corn Technology Innovation center, 11 provincial engineering research centers, 5 national high-quality courses, 2 national bilingual teaching demonstration courses, 9 national characteristic disciplines, 2 Innovative and Experimental Area of the Mode of Cultivating Talents, and 3 National Experimental Teaching Demonstration Centers.