Shanghai Ocean University
Established in 1912 as the Jiangsu Provincial Fisheries School, the university has a century of traditions and over time, it has become a multi-disciplinary school with courses in agriculture, the sciences, engineering, economics, management, and the arts.
It gained its current name in 2008 and moved to the Lingang New City in line with Shanghai's overall university plan. The university offers 43 bachelor's programs, 25 master's programs, eight doctoral programs, and a postdoctoral research center.
The school has around 12,000 students and 1,000 staff members. It has several key laboratories, including one for Aquatic Genetic Resources under the Ministry of Education. Its library holds 845,000 books and 389,000 e–books on fisheries, marine science, and food, and a China Fisheries Network that works with China's fishing industry.
The university also has close relations with universities and international organizations around the world, and has taken part in a Sino-US project on marine resources for a long time.