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School of Journalism and Communication
Renmin University of China (RUC) was founded in 1950 under the direct auspices of Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi and other state leaders. In 1955, decided by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China via the Party’s Central Department of Publicity and the State Council’s Ministry of Higher Education, the Department of Journalism at RUC was established through the merger of the Department of Journalism at the then University of Yanjing and the Division of Journalism in the Department of Chinese at University of Beijing. This marked the beginning of formal education in journalism in the People’s Republic of China.
School of Agricultural Economics & Rural Development
The School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development (SARD) at Renmin University of China was founded in 2004 and its predecessor was the Department of Agricultural Economics established in 1954. The School, selected as national key discipline by former National Education Committee in 1988, is recognized nationally for quality of its research and for the strength of its undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development.
School of Sociology & Population Studies
The School of Sociology and Population Studies was created by joining the former Department of Sociology and the Department of Demography, formally founded in 2003.3. As one of the most important teaching and research institutions in sociology in China, the School topped in the 2004 Assessment of National Grade I Disciplines. The School runs the two national key programs in sociology and demography.
School of Public Administration
By bringing together the academic disciplines, departments, and institutes that have a focus on public policy and public affairs, the School of Public Administration (SPA), which was established in June 2001, aims at developing key disciplines, taking advantages of traditional strengths, and integrating all sorts of resources to promote the development of public administration and public policy.
School of Infomation Resource Management
School of Information Resource Management (SIRM) at Renmin University of China (RUC) is a specialist institution for teaching and research activities in the field of information resource management, it is one of important bases for educating and training professionals of information management, information systems, knowledge management, library studies, information studies and archival studies in China.
School of Education
Taking over 70 years of rich traditions and hoping to relight the educational flame of 60years ago, the School of Education, under the overall planning and guidance of the “building world-class university” goal at Renmin University of China, will continue to feature its strength programs, revolving around academic work with first-class talents and strong institution-building,guided by the vision of “Facing modernization, facing the world, facing the future”, integrating talent cultivation and scientific research, and absorbing the frontier achievements of the academic community, so as to devote ourselves to the exploration of educational theories with Chinese characteristics and the development of the educational course in china.