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Ningbo University

Ningbo University
Motto实事求是 经世致用[1]
Established1986; 38 years ago (1986)
PresidentManhong Shen
Academic staff
Location, ,
CampusUrban, 5.3 km²
Ningbo University
Simplified Chinese宁波大学
Traditional Chinese寧波大學

Ningbo University (NBU; 宁波大学) is a public university in Jiangbei, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China. It is affiliated with the Province of Zhejiang. The university is part of the Double First-Class Construction.


Ningbo University was established in 1986 by the donation of Yue-Kong Pao. Other major benefactors include Run-run Shaw, Chao An Chung (赵安中), Hans Tang, Yue-shu Pao (包玉书), Cao Guangbiao, Li Dak-sum, Zhu Yinglong (朱英龙).

In 1996, Ningbo Normal College (宁波师范学院) and Zhejiang Shuichan College, Ningbo (浙江水产学院宁波分院) were merged into Ningbo University.

In the early years of the school founding, Zhejiang University, Fudan University, China University of Science and Technology, Beijing University and other counterparts reconstruction, starting point to begin the school history.

After 2000, Ningbo Maritime School, Ningbo Forestry School, and Ningbo Normal School were merged into Ningbo University.

The first president was Zhu Zhaoxiang, serving from September 1985 to September 1988. Academician Yan Luguang served as president from 1999 to 2004.[3]

School Ranking

In 2023, Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked Ningbo University within the 501-600 band globally and 84 nationally.[4]


  • Business School of Ningbo University[5]
  • School of Marine Science
  • School of Information Science and Engineering
  • School of Science
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
  • School of Law
  • School of Teacher Education
  • School of Maritime and Transportation
  • School of Sport Science
  • Medical School
  • School of Arts
  • School of Architecture, Civil Engineering


  1. ^ "校训校歌". Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved July 3, 2014.
  2. ^ "宁波大学". Archived from the original on 2014-07-14. Retrieved 2014-07-03.
  3. ^ "严济慈之子严陆光院士:格言点亮人生之光". 2012-07-09. Retrieved 2019-02-04.
  4. ^ "Shanghai Ranking-Universities". Retrieved 2023-09-28.
  5. ^ "宁波大学商学院".

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