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——1941


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The Yan’an Institute for Nationalities, the forerunner of MUC, was founded in September 1941


——1951


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The Central Institute for Nationalities (CIN) was formerly formally established In June 1951 in Beijing, with Mr. Ulanhu as the founding first president.


——1957


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Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai received MUC faculty and representative students in Zhong Nanhai.


——1972


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After 1978 Mr. Deng Xiaoping received the faculty and students on three occasions.


——1978


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In 1978, MUC was officially certified as one of the Priority Key National Universities.


——1993


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When CIN was renamed in 1993, the former President Jiang Zemin personally contributed his Chinese calligraphy for the new title “Minzu University of China”.  


——2001



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On the occasion of MUC’s fiftieth anniversary in 2001, former Premier Zhu Rongji visited the university and proposed, on behalf of the National government, a new development goal for MUC: “To develop MUC into a world-class university for ethnic education”.


——2002


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In June 2002, SEAC, MOE, and Beijing Municipal People’s Government signed the Collaborative Agreement on “Joint-Construction of Minzu University of China”.


——2004



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MUC has enjoyed priority support from the national government through the “985 program”since 2004.


——2009


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In May 2009, Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau ,secretary of the Central Committee,Vice-President Mr. Xi Jinping visited MUC and greeted with the MUC faculty and students of all ethnic groups.


——2011


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In June 2011, Minzu University of China celebrated its 60th anniversary as the most prestigious institution of higher learning for the education of ethnic minorities in China.

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