School of Cultural Heritage and Information Management
Being a municipal university included in national “Project 211”, SHU is jointly constructed by the Ministry of Education, Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, and the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense. SHU is among the first batch of pilot projects of high-level university construction in Shanghai, and is one of the universities that focus on building their preponderant disciplines into first-rate ones on the list of the Ministry of Education.
The School of Cultural Heritage and Information Management of Shanghai University was formally established on December 6, 2021, based on the Department of Library, Information and Archives of Shanghai University, the Major of Archaeology of the College of Arts, and the Basic Science Research Institute of Cultural Heritage Protection. At present, the college has 5 national talents, 10 provincial and ministerial talents, and 5 of them are the chief scientists of 973, the chief experts of the national key research and development program, and the chief experts of the national Social science Fund major projects. One serves as the vice chairman of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the vice chairman of the China Association of Museums; two serve as the vice chairman of the Teaching Guidance Committee for Institutions of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education; and one serves as the vice chairman of the China Association of Cultural Relics Protection Technology. One of the first batch of "National Archival Leading Talents" and three of the first batch of "National Archival experts", more than 95% of the teachers have doctoral degrees and more than 80% have overseas study and visit experience. The School of Cultural Heritage and Information Management has a strong scientific research strength. In the past 10 years, it has won more than 60 projects funded by the National Social Science Fund, among which the Library, Information and Archives management discipline ranked first in the country in the number of projects approved by the same discipline in 2012, 2014, 2015, 2019 and 2021, which is known as the "Great Phenomenon of Shanghai" in academic circles.
College archives career development research center, Shanghai university, Shanghai university center for intelligence research field, such as the platform, with Shanghai to build digital library cooperation humanities research and development center, the world, Shanghai BBS, archaeological international museum of science research and education centre, the silk road of cultural relics protection science and technology innovation alliance, such as research center of China's overseas cultural relics of high platform.
With the mission of spreading Chinese culture and promoting digital transformation, the College is guided by national strategies and social needs, and aims to cultivate outstanding innovative talents in cultural resource management who are both majoring in arts and sciences and integrating the past and present. It is rooted in tradition and future-oriented, and hopes to build itself into a world-class school of cultural resource research and management.