Shandong University is a public comprehensive university in Shandong, China. It is one of the largest universities in China by student population and is supported directly by the national government.
Shandong University has a total of seven campuses. All but one of them are located in Jinan, the capital city of Shandong Province. Together they cover an area of 3.8 km². The only campus outside of Jinan is situated in the city of Weihai near the tip of Shandong peninsula.
Shandong University is one of the largest ranges of academic disciplines in China. There are at present 12 general disciplines for undergraduates and postgraduates, namely philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and fine arts. There are 40 first-level doctoral programs, 55 first-level master degree programs, 3 professional doctoral programs, 27 professional master degree programs, 118 programs for undergraduates, 38 mobile post-doctoral research stations, forming a complete system for cultivation of talent.