On May 5, the official website of the Ministry of Education issued the "Opinions of the Ministry of Education and other eight departments on regulating the registration and use of the names of "universities" and "colleges". The original text is as follows:
Opinions of eight departments including the Ministry of Education on regulating the registration and use of the names of "universities" and "colleges"
Jiaofa  No. 5
All provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government Education Department (Education Commission), Editorial Office, Civil Affairs Department (Bureau), Human Resources and Social Security Department (Bureau), Market Supervision Bureau (Department, Committee), Public Security Department (Bureau), State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, Xinjiang Production and Construction The Education Bureau of the XPCC, the Bureau of Civil Affairs, the Bureau of Civil Affairs, the Bureau of Human Resources and Social Security, the Bureau of Market Supervision, the Bureau of Public Security, the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, and all banking and insurance regulatory bureaus:
In recent years, some enterprises have set up training institutions and social organizations, which have been used fraudulently without approval. "college" Name, and carry out publicity, enrollment and other activities, causing misunderstandings of the public, disrupting the order of education, and having adverse effects.for a comprehensive clean-up "college"The use of names is chaotic, the behavior of registration and use of names is standardized, and the direction of running a socialist school is firmly adhered to. With the approval of the State Council, the following opinions are hereby offered.
one,University, college isA legal person organization with specific functions and functions shall be established upon examination and approval in accordance with laws and regulations and the standards and procedures prescribed by the state, and its name can be used only after approval.Universities are approved or filed by the education administrative department of the State Council in accordance with the law; colleges are approved by the relevant central and national departments or provincial people's governments and their relevant departments according to the level, type and nature of the legal person.crown"University" or "College". For a public institution with independent legal person status, if it involves the establishment of the organization, it shall report to the organization establishment department for approval in accordance with the authority of the organization establishment management and the prescribed procedures.
XNUMX. Established upon approvalcollege, and other legal person organizations initiated by it and established in accordance with the law, can be used correspondingly when registering with the institutional establishment, civil affairs, and market supervision departments"college"typeface.Other organizations shall not use the words "university" and "college" when registering.
XNUMX. Except for those established upon approvalcollegeBesides the internal organization established by it or the organization initiated by it and registered in accordance with the law, other organizations shall not be used in external publicity such as plaques, advertisements, and other activities."college"Typeface.
IV. Institutional establishment, civil affairs, and market supervision departments shall, in accordance with the above provisions, make"college"The organization and organization with the words will be sorted out, and the examination and approval authority or the competent business department will cooperate.If the registered name does not conform to the above provisions, it shall be regulated by means of application for change by the organization organization, change of the approval authority, and change of the registration authority according to its powers.
XNUMX. For internal training institutions established by enterprises that do not require approval and registration, the relevant departments shall guide and urge them to regulate the use of names, and shall not use them."college"The name and abbreviation of the words carry out any form of publicity and other activities.If the sponsoring institution is a state-owned enterprise, the institution performing the functions of the investor shall be responsible for the regulation; if the sponsoring institution is a bancassurance institution, the banking and insurance regulatory department shall be responsible for the regulation; for others, the business competent department of the sponsoring institution shall be responsible for the regulation, and there is no business competent department. The education department, together with the market supervision and other departments, is responsible for the regulation.
XNUMX. Departments of education, institutional establishment, civil affairs, human resources and social security, market supervision and other departments at all levels should strengthen the use of the organizations approved and registered by their own units"college"Supervision of name behavior, and urge them to carry out activities strictly in accordance with the approval and registration of names.Provincial departments should effectively strengthen the guidance to relevant departments within the province.
XNUMX. Universities and community colleges for the elderly that are established with the approval of relevant departments and carry out non-academic education and training for specific groups of people shall not be used alone"college"The words can use proper names such as "XX Senior University" and "XX Community College".
6. After the release of this opinion, all relevant departments in various places should organize a clean-up and rectification within XNUMX months, and use the overdue or illegal use"college"Those who carry out activities shall be ordered to make corrections or investigated and dealt with in accordance with the law by the education, institutional establishment, human resources and social security, civil affairs, market supervision and other departments in accordance with the principle of supervisor and territorial; and punished according to law; if a violation of public security management is constituted, a public security management punishment shall be given according to law; if a crime is constituted, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
Ministry of Education, Central Office, Ministry of Civil Affairs
Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, State Administration of Market Supervision, Ministry of Public Security
SASAC, China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission
Nov. 2021, 5
Edited by Tang Huan