Sun Yat-sen University (simplified Chinese: 中山大学; traditional Chinese: 中山大學; pinyin: Zhōngshān Dàxué) is a public university located in Guangdong, the most economically developed province in China.
The university was founded in 1924 by Sun Yat-sen, a Chinese revolutionary, first president and founding father of the Republic of China.
Reputed as “the top university in south China”, Sun Yat-sen University is one of the most prestigious and selective universities in China. The university provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technology, medical science, pharmacology and managerial science.
The university’s assets include the world’s fastest supercomputer Tianhe-2, which is valued at 2.4 billion Yuan. The university also has the largest affiliated hospital system in China.