JNU ranks 9th in projects approved by National Social Science Fund

Source: Social Science Research Department

Modified: June 24

Thirty-one JNU projects made the National Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Sciences’s 2016 list of projects supported by the National Social Science Fund, released June 3. The JNU projects are 6 key projects, 19 general projects and 6 youth projects. JNU ranked ninth among Chinese colleges and universities on the list, and its six key projects ranked first in Guangdong province and fourth among Chinese universities.

Twelve JNU colleges and departments were represented. The College of Liberal Arts ranked first with 11 projects. The School of International Studies/Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies, the College of Economies, and the College of Journalism and Communication had three projects each. The College of Chinese Language and Culture, the School of Humanities and the College of Foreign Studies had two each, and the Law School, the Management School, the College of Education and the Shenzhen Tourism College’s Organization Department had one each.

JNU’s approved projects cover 14 disciplines. Chinese literature had six projects; linguistics four; journalism and communication, applied economy and Chinese history three each; law, statistics and politics two each; and international studies, national studies, sociology, world history, sports science and religious studies one each. In the discipline ranking of approved projects, JNU’s five disciplines entered the top five in China. Chinese literature ranked first; journalism and communication tied for first with other universities; statistics and politics tied for second; and Chinese History tied for fourth.

(JNU’s projects approved by National Social Science Fun 2016)