Guangzhou University is a comprehensive university named after the third largest city in China - Guangzhou. It is a high-level university developed under the support of both the Guangdong province and Guangzhou city. The university was forged through the merger of five institutions of higher education in 2000 and can trace its history to over 90 years. Bestowed with the advantage of its location in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Guangzhou University is fulfilling its mission and making break-through strides in its endeavor to reform and innovate. Guangzhou University has two campuses which include the University Town campus and the Gui Huagang campus in downtown. Both campuses offer rich teaching resources and high-tech research equipment.
The university currently has a total of 34,241 students - 30,024 undergraduate students and 4,217 post-graduate and doctoral students. The university maintains a philosophy of open education and has established exchange and cooperative relationships with more than 200 universities and institutions from 33 countries and regions all around the world.