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In 1952, Beijing College of Geology was established by merging the Geology departments of Peking University, Tsinghua University, Tianjin University, and Tangshan Railway Institute.

History

  • 1952

    In 1952, Beijing College of Geology was established by merging the Geology departments of Peking University, Tsinghua University, Tianjin University, and Tangshan Railway Institute.

  • 1960

    The college was designated as one of the national key colleges and universities in 1960.

  • 1970

    In 1970, the college moved to Hubei and changed its name to Hubei College of Geology.

  • 1974

    In 1974, the college settled in Wuhan and was renamed Wuhan College of Geology.

  • 1978

    In 1978, Wuhan College of Geology set up the Beijing graduate department at the site of Beijing College of Geology.

  • 1987

    In 1987, the college adopted the current name - China University of Geosciences, and operated independently in Wuhan and Beijing, with headquarters in Wuhan.

  • 2000

    In February 2000, the affiliation of the university was transferred from the Ministry of Land and Resources to the Ministry of Education.

  • 2006

    In October 2006, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Land and Resources entered a collaboration agreement on promoting CUG development.

  • 2017

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    In 2017, CUG has been selected into the national “Double First Class University Plan”.