Central South University

Central South University(CSU)is situated in Changsha, a famous historic and cultural city in central south China. It’s a key national university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education. CSU was established in April, 2000 through the amalgamation of three former universities, namely Central South University of Technology, Hunan Medical University and Changsha Railway University. CSU is among the first universities that entered the national key construction “211 Project” and ministry- province key construction “985 Project”. Due to its large scale, complete fields of learning, rich array of academic staff and outstanding achievements of education and scientific research, it’s become one of the top-20 universities in overall strength in China.


The university has been paying much attention to the education of foreign students. It’s one of the universities undertaking Chinese Government Scholarship projects. It began to enroll foreign students in early 1960’s. Now it has more than 500 overseas students from more than 70 countries studying at the university.