Wuhan University is a key university directly under the administration of the Education Ministry of the People's Republic of China. It is located in Hubei Province's capital Wuhan known as "The thoroughfare leading to nine provinces". During the past 10 years, Wuhan University completed thousands of natural sciences research projects, among which many reached international advanced levels, many won various awards including 40-odd ministerial or provincial awards each year. Time and again, the university has been on the list of top ten University in China for patent application and SCI citation. Through making its scientific research achievements serve the country's economic construction, the university has become a creation base uniting teaching, research and production. In the domain of social sciences and human studies, the university ever has its own traditional superiority with national, ministerial and provincial awards on the top among Chinese Universities.