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Hainan University

Hainan University
Established 1958
Type National
President Li Jianbao
Admin. staff 2527
Students 31,000
Undergraduates 25,000
Location Haikou, Hainan,  China
Campus urban

Hainan University (simplified Chinese: 海南大学; traditional Chinese: 海南大學; pinyin: Hǎinán Dàxué is a comprehensive provincial university in Haikou, Hainan province established in 2007.


  • History 1
  • Campuses 2
  • Gallery 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


The original Hainan university was established in 1983. It was a key provincial university. On August 14, 2007, the Ministry of Education approved the merger of the South China University of Tropical Agriculture (SCUTA) and Hainan University merged into a single which kept the Hainan University name.[1]

South China University of Tropical Agriculture (South China Institute of Tropical Crops), created in 1958 by the central people's government to break the obstruction and embargo of natural rubber forced by foreign powers. It specialized in rubber and tropical agriculture. It was the only higher education center in Hainan to offer the State Key Disciplines and doctoral programs, which ran in partnership with the with China Academy of Tropical Agriculture created in 1954 (South China Academy of Tropical Crops) to have won over 900 education and scientific research awards.[1]

South China Institute of Tropical Crops
China Academy of Tropical Agriculture
Hainan University
South China University of Tropical Agriculture
Hainan University


Hainan University consists of three campuses, with a total area of 741 acres (3.00 km2):

  • Haidian Campus is the main campus and is located on Haidian Island in Haikou. It has three main gates: The east gate, located on Renmin Dadao, the north gate, located on Wushi Lu, and the south gate, located on San Xi Lu.
  • Chengxi Campus is located in Chengxi District.
  • Danzhou Campus is located in the city of Danzhou.


See also


  1. ^ a b "A Brief Introduction of Hainan University | 海南大学 | Hainan University". Retrieved 2010-12-02. 

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official Website
  • Official Website (English)
  • Haikou Campus map
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