Central South University (CSU) is a comprehensive and national key university based in Changsha, a historic and cultural city in Hunan province, China. CSU was founded in April 2000 through the merger of the three former individual institutions. The institution is among the 32 universities first acceded to the "211 Project". Central South University offers degrees in 10 fields of study; these are engineering, science, medicine, management, literature, law, economics, philosophy, education and history. There are 82 undergraduate programs, 282 master's programs and 142 doctoral programs... See full description.