1. Ancient Chinese Literature
  The academic research in Ancient Chinese Literature, having acquired 
national importance in the fifties, still  holds a great lead in the country. There 
are outstanding scholars with both national and international reputations in the 
study of every stage of the history of Ancient Chinese Literature .

- Pre-Qin & Qin-Han Literature
  -- Pre-Qin Dynasty Literature  
    Prof. Dong Zhi-an
  -- Han Dynasty Verse(Han  Fu)
    Prof. Gong Kechang

 - Literature of Wei-Jin Dynasty and South & North Kingdoms
  -- Jian-An Literature
    Prof. Zhang Keli

 - Sui-Tang Literature
  -- Du Fu's Poetry
    Prof. Zhang Zhong-gang

 - Song Dynasty Literature
  -- Song's Verse
    Prof. Liu Naichang

 - Ming-Qing Literature
  -- Ming-Qing Literature (Especially Pu Songling and his "LiaoZhai ZhiYi")
   Prof. Yuan Shishue
  -- Ming-Qing Literature
    Prof. Ma Ruifang

 - Modern Literature
 -- Modern Literature and Translation Literature
   Prof. Guo Yanli

2. Contemporary Chinese Literature
  The research groups in this area are well arranged and the research 
potentiality is proved to be very powerful .There have been getting national 
influences in the study of Novels , Poetry and Songs ,Literary Tendencies, the 
Works by Famous Writers and Comparative Literature.

 - Modern Literature(Especially in the History of Modern Literary Thoughts)
  Prof. Kong Fanjin
 - Modern Poetry & Songs
  Prof. Wu Kaijin
 - Modern Novels 
  Prof. Niu Yunqing
 - Lu Xun Study  
  Prof. Li Jingbin
- Comparative Literature & Lu Xun Study  
  Prof. Gao Xudong 

3. Literary and Artistic Aesthetics & Theory
  This research area covers Literary and Artistic Aesthetics, Literary and 
Artistic Theory, History of Literary Criticism and Chinese and Foreign 
Aesthetic Values. The research group is perfectly organized and has formed a 
solid basis in the study.

- Literary and Artistic Aesthetics(Prof. Zhou Laixiang's aesthetic view has stood 
out as an unique school and he is well known as an anesthetist throughout the 
  Prof. Zhou Laixiang
- Literary and Artistic Theory(Especially in Marxist Literary and Artistic 
  Prof. Di Qi-cong
- Literary and Artistic Aesthetics 
  Prof. Zeng Fanren
- Literary and Artistic Aesthetics 
  Prof. Chen Yan
- Literary and Artistic Theory 
  Prof. Tang Haozhe

4. Chinese Language
  Though this research area majors itself in Modern Chinese Language, there 
arises a powerful study in Ancient Chinese and the History of Chinese 
Language. Of the Chinese Language, the Chinese Vocabulary study headed by 
Prof. Ge Benyi and Chinese Word Application and  dialect research headed by 
Prof. Qian Zenyi have exerted great influence all over the country.

- Chinese Vocabulary  
  Prof. Ge Benyi
- Chinese Dialect  
  Prof. Qian Zenyi
- Chinese Documents  Processing  
  Prof. Sheng Yuqi
- Ancient Chinese Writing  
  Prof. Jiang Baochang
- The History of Chinese Language  
  Prof. Yang Duanzhi
- Phonology  
  Prof. Cao Zhenyi 

>5. The Study on Ancient Chinese Books
  The Study on Ancient Chinese Books has got a rapid development recently, 
and taken totally 30 projects planed by the State Commission of Education and 
Shandong  Provincial Government, and has proved to be fruitful.

- Pre-Qin Books & Records  
 Prof. Dong Zhi-an
- Ancient Literary Books  
 Prof. Xu Chuan-wu
- Critical Interpretation of Ancient Texts  
 Prof. Feng Haofei 

6. Ancient Chinese History
  This research area has a well-organized group and a rational structure, 
including the Origin of Chinese Civilization, the War History of Chinese 
Farmers, Chinese Ancient Economy, the History of Chinese Relations with 
Foreign Countries and Qi-Lu Local Culture, etc.

- Ancient Chinese History  
 Prof. Tian Changwu
- Qin-Han History  
 Prof. Meng Xiangcai
- Song History  
 Prof. Qiao Youmei
- History of Sui-Tang & the Five Dynasties  
 Prof. Qi Tao
- History of Wei-Jin and South & North Kingdoms  
 Prof. Wang Xiaoyi
- Song-Yuan History  
 Prof. Wang Yu-ji
- Historiography  
 Prof. Wang Xuedian

7. Modern Chinese History
  The main research areas include the History of Modern Economy and 
YiHeTuan Movement. The study on YiHeTuan Movement has exerted a 
significant influence both in China and abroad. The National Society for the 
Study of YiHetuan Movement is attached to Shandong University, and this 
University has also established a Center for the Study of YiHeTuan Movement.

- The History of YiHeTuan Movement  
 Prof. Lu Yao
- Chinese Modern History  
 Prof. Li Dezheng
- Modern History of Chinese Economy  
 Prof. Kong Lingren 
- Modern Chinese Farm Economy  
 Prof. Zhu Yuxiang
- Modern Chinese Farm Economy
 Prof. Jing Su

8. Archaeology
  During the past years, Archaeology has been remarkably developed, and 
borne rich fruits. After the discovery of LongShan Culture, the cultural relics of 
Yinjia City in Sishui and DingGong in ZouPing have already been unearthed, 
and proed to be the very important discoveries in these years. The writings on 
the pottery-sheds, which backdates  the written history of Chinese people by 
about 800 years, was regarded as the first important archaeological discovery of 
1992. The excavations at Xianren Tai in 1995 and Shuanglu Feng in 1996 in 
Changqing County were also placed among the 10 great new discoveries. The 
main research area covers the Theory of Archaeology, On-the-spot Excavation 
and Archaeology in Plastic Sculpture, etc.

- Theory of Archaeology  
 Prof. Cai Fengshu

9. World History
   The main research areas include Canadian History, American History and 
German History of which, the study on Canadian History has got  national 

- Canadian History
 Prof. Song Jiahang

10. Oriental Philosophy
   The main topics are Japanese Philosophy, Arabic Philosophy and Jewish 

- Japanese Philosophy   
 Prof. Wang Shouhua
- Arabic Philosophy  
 Prof. Cai Degui

11. The History of Western Philosophy
- History of Western Philosophy Category    
 Prof. Li Wulin
- History of Western Philosophy Category     
 Prof. Tan Xintian 
- Berkeley Philosophy   
 Prof. Fu Youde

12. The History of Chinese Philosophy
- Study on "Zhou Yi"(Book of Changes)   
 Prof. Liu Dajun
- Philosophy of Spring and Autumn Period    
 Prof. Zhou Lisheng

13. Study on the Problems in Social Development
- Problems of Social Vitality   
 Prof. Wang Jian
- Cultural Philosophy   
 Prof. Zou Guangwen

14. Consumptive Economy
   This research area hold a position of academic importance in the country.
  Prof. Zang Xuheng
  Prof. Huang Shao-an

15.Theory of Socialist Economy
- Macroscopic Theory of Socialist Economy   
 Prof. Lin Zirong
- Theory of Socialist Economy
 Prof. Yu Liangchun

16. Commercial Economy
- Foreign Trade & Agricultural Economy   
 Prof. Liu Jingjiang
- Marketing   
 Prof. Zhao Zhiyie

17. Comparative Administration
- Comparative Administration
 Prof. Zhao Jinghua

18. Scientific Socialism
   This research area covers a series of  topics such as the Theory of 
Scientific Socialism, the History of Socialist Movements, the Problems in 
Contemporary Socialism, the History of the Chinese Communist Party and the 
Administration of Party's Affairs.

- The Theory of Scientific Socialism & the  
 Problems in Contemporary Socialism  
 Prof. Zhao Mingyi
- History of Socialist Movements   
 Prof. Hu Jin 

19.The Theory of Law
   This research area includes such topics as the History of Legal System, 
Jurisprudence, etc.

- History of Legal System & Jurisprudence    
 Prof. Qiao Wei
- Theory of Human Right   
 Prof. Xu Xianming
- Civil Law   
 Prof. Liu Shiguo

20. Applied Sociology
- Developmental Sociology   
 Prof. Wu Zhongmin

21. Foreign Language & Literature 
   The main topics involved in this research area are British & American 
literature, Japanese Literature, the Literature of Russia & the Soviet Union, etc.

- American and Canadian Dramas  
 Prof. Guo Jide
- British & American Poems and Songs   
 Prof. Wang Yugong 
- British & American literature   
 Prof. Li Yuchen
- British & American Languages 
 Prof. Li Yanfu
- Japanese Literature & Culture   
 Prof. Cao Dafeng
- Japanese Literature   
 Prof. Gao Wenhan