Yunnan Minzu University
Yunnan Minzu University is a comprehensive institution of higher education for all Chinese ethnic groups. It is also a provincial key university co-founded by Department of Education，the State Ethnic Affairs Commission and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province. As one of China’s earliest universities intended for all ethnic groups, YMU was founded on August 1, 1951 in Kunming, a beautiful city known for its mild weather all year round. The university, formerly known as Yunnan Institute for the Nationalities, was renamed as Yunnan Minzu University in April 2003.