Brief Introduction of School of Marxism
School of Marxism provides more than 13,000 students at all levels in Communication University of China (Abbreviation CUC) with the ideological & political theory courses and has the qualification of awarding Master's degree of Marxist Theory which belongs to the first-grade discipline. Now School of Marxism has six Departments, consisting of Basic Principles of Marxism Department, Contemporary World Economy and Politics Department, Marxism in China Department, Chinese Modern and Contemporary History Department, the Ideological & Political Education Department and Postgraduate Ideological & Political Theory Education Department. There are two ministerial-level scientific research institutions in School of Marxism: one is Marxism Communication Research Base which is affiliated to Central Compilation and Translation Bureau, the other is the facility of Marxism and China Economic Development Road Collaborative Innovation Center. And It also possesses a university research institution, that is, Marxism Communication and Popularization Center.
There is the existing staff of 35 people in the School of Marxism, including 5 professors, 14 associate professors and 14 lecturers, 19 of whom have achieved Doctorates . The college has been at the forefront of Marxism communication research for many years, and has been awarded as the advanced unit of moral education in Beijing universities for many years with constantly reforming and innovating. Since 2007, there have been several teachers, such as Zhang Fu, Lin Yuan, Wang Jingang, Wang Yuying, Ge Yunna, Zhang Lulu, Yang Yanhong and Zhao Ruiqi, winning awards in Ideological & Political Theory Course Teaching Basic Skills Competition in Beijing’s Universities. Mao Minghua, Zhang Fu and Ma Chengyao have be awarded as the titles of Teaching Masters of CUC, Beijing Teachers’ Moral Model and Outstanding Moral Education Worker in Beijing’s Universities. Zhao Bo and Yin Junli were hired as ones of the first batch of Beijing Master Teachers of Ideological &Political Theory Courses in 2016. Liu Dongjian's course of "Media and Society" is selected as "National University Quality-oriented Education Selected Course”.
The School has more than 30 graduate students for the master’s degree of Marxist Theory in first-grade discipline now. School of Marxism is mainly engaged in research on Marxism and Socialism with Chinese characteristics, and forms particular advantages and features in the academic areas of Marxism Popularization, Media and Ideological &Political Education, Media Politics, Media Ethics and so on. First Youth Marxist College jointly set up by School of Marxism and Communist Youth League Committee in CUC in May,2016, is devoted to cultivate staunch young Marxists for Chinese Communist Party.