Ocean University of China (OUC) is a comprehensive university with particular strengths in oceanography and fisheries science. It has four campuses – Yushan, Fushan, Laoshan and Huangdao – all of which are united under the motto “Ocean embraces all streams; exploring promises reaching far.”
OUC boasts a number of national-level research institutions, including the National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology, the Research Center for the Marine Development of China and the National Research Center for Marine Pharmaceutical Engineering Technology. The university is also in the top 1% of the most-cited universities and scientific institutions in nine research fields (ESI): plant and animal science, earth science, engineering, chemistry, agricultural sciences, materials science, biology and biochemistry, environmental science and ecology, and pharmacology and toxicology. As a result it is recognized as the driving force behind China’s marine research and application.