Founded in 1946, Gansu Agricultural University (GAU) is one of the oldest and prestigious agricultural universities in China.

GAU is the only agricultural university in the Province, ranking 13th among the national agronomy disciplines.

Now the university has extended its disciplines to include science, engineering, economics, management and arts, however, agricultural science is still in its center position.

Located on the picturesque Yellow River bank in Anning District, Lanzhou City, covering 63.54 hm2 of l and Enrollment of approximately 31,000 including 16,089 undergraduates, 2,500 postgraduates, and 12,000 extended education students.

The total faculty is 1, 558.

50 Undergraduate Programs, 62 Master Programs, 22 Doctoral Programs, 3 Post-doctoral Stations, 4 Prestigious Disciplines Distributed in 16 Colleges and 10 National and Provincial Key Labs and Engineering &Technology Centers: State Key Laboratory Breeding Base of Arid Crop in Gansu Province, Gansu Wine Industry R & D Center, Key Laboratory of Grassland Ecosystem, 2 Provincial Key Laboratories, 5 Provincial Engineering Technology Centers.

GAU has trained more than 90,000 highly qualified specialists, the alumni are all over China and more than 20 countries as Canada, United. States, Britain, Australia, New Zealand etc.


GAU has paid great attention to international exchange and cooperation, and has established cooperation with thirty universities and institutes in more than 10 countries such as the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Egypt, Germany and Japan etc.