Jiangsu Polytechnic College of Agriculture and Forestry

Campus Facilities

rief Introduction to Jiangsu Polytechnic College of Agriculture and Forestry

   Jiangsu Polytechnic College of Agriculture and Forestry was established in 1923, and is located in the national excellent tourism city - Jurong. Our college is the national modeling vocational school. It has two campus -- home campus and Maoshan campus, and we have two training bases--Jiangsu Agri-Expo Garden and Jiangsu Tea-Expo Garden. At present, the college covers as large as 238 hectares. The building area is about 470,000 square meters. The training bases cover as large as 376 hectares. After years of development, the college has become a multidisciplinary, comprehensive, agricultural higher vocational technical college.

   There is one Foundational Department and another 8 departments---Gardening, Agronomy, Vet and Husbandry, Biological Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Economics and Trade, and Arts and Humanities. There are 58 disciplines available. The disciplines of crop production technology, gardening technique, forestry technology, park technology, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine are the national key construction subjects. Crop production technology is also provincial key construction subjects. It has formed a pattern of “basing on agriculture, emphasizing the forestry, appropriately developing the disciplines of second and third industry”.  We have more than 13,000 full-time students, 5,000 adult education students, 697 full-time teachers, and 82 percent of the teachers are "dual-teacher" teaching staff.

   We attach great importance to international academic exchange and cooperation and have opened up a new channel for personnel training through cooperative education. We have sent more than 100 teachers to England, America, France, Germany, Netherlands, Japan, Singapore and other countries for further study and training and have hired more than 20 long-term foreign experts, and also have received a short-term visiting experts from America, Britain, Japan, Netherlands and other countries.