Founded in 1906, Jinan University is the first institution to initiate education of Overseas Chinese. It is one of China’s “One Hundred Key Universities”, directly under Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council. There are 27 colleges, 59 departments, 178 research institutions and 77 laboratories within this University. Comprehensive academic disciplines, teaching excellence and constantly improving schooling make Jinan University attractive to students at home and abroad. Up to April 2014, there are 46,750 students, 10,471 of which are graduates on campus (including 1,214 doctoral students, 7,977 master students and 1,280 on-the-job master students), 20,718 of which are full-time undergraduates on campus and 11,532 of which are Overseas Chinese students, foreign students and students from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan.