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Fujian Theological Seminary

History: Fujian Theological Seminary was established in 1983 and upgraded to an undergraduate Christian institute in 2015, since when it began to offer four-year programs. In September 2014, the seminary was relocated to No. 121, Fuwan Road, Cangshan District, Fuzhou City. The new campus covers an area of more than 15,000 square meters, with a total construction area of more than 17,000 square meters.

Leadership: Rev. Yue Qinghua serves as the president. Rev. Zhang Jiyou, Rev. Chen Zengping and Rev. Lin Delai serve as vice presidents.


Curriculum: The seminary provides 30 public courses and 74 specialized courses.

Faculty: There are 19 full-time teachers and 29 part-time teachers. The seminary recruits 13 teachers with PhD degrees and master’s degrees, and invites 9 professors from institutions of higher learning to open relevant courses.

Book collections: The seminary’s library owns more than 80,000 kinds of books, reaching over 110,000 copies. It signs up with Fujian Library as a member library of the provincial joint cataloging center for document resources. The seminary also plans to set up an e-library in the future.

Students and graduates: Currently, there are 150 enrolled students and more than 560 students from the Extension Class. Until now, the seminary has cultivated over 2,000 clergy for churches across this province. In 2019, the seminary began to open graduate programs in pastoral care, which has recruited nearly 20 students so far.

Other ministries: The seminary’s journal, formerly known as The Newsletter, is renamed Christianity in Fujian as a platform for teachers and students to exchange academic research.