HENU is Selected as the “Double First Class” Construction University by Ministry of Education


On September 21st, 2017, the Ministry of Education announced the list of “double first class” construction universities and construction disciplines. Henan University was on the list of first-class discipline construction universities, with its biology selected in the “double first class” construction disciplines list.

Since the reform and opening up in China, HENU focused on the fundamental task of morality education, developing education in the Central Plains, serving the economic and social development of Henan Province, serving the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, thus various undertakings achieving leapfrog development and the construction of high level universities achieving gratifying results. In recent years, Henan University ranked over 70 in the comprehensive strength of Chinese universities. In October 2008, Henan University became the ministry and province co-construction university.

Under the leadership of SONG Chunpeng, Biology of HENU focuses on the field of stress biology and sustainable agriculture, taking the lead in the study of molecular mechanism and regulation of plant responses to environmental stress in the country, creating the disciplines of “stress biology” which has distinctive characteristics and advantages, widely recognized by domestic and foreign counterparts, successfully coming to the forefront of international biology.