The history of the school can be traced back to the Qingdao Special High School founded in 1909. Over the past 100 years, the school has taught advanced knowledge, cultivated masters and talents. In response to the needs of the country, it has been passed down from one after another, and forged ahead. More than 400,000 outstanding alumni have emerged from here, making important contributions to regional economic and social development and the progress of human civilization. In 2021, we were shortlisted for the four world's authoritative universities in Soft Science (ARWU), US News, QS Asian University and Times Higher Education (THE), achieving a historic breakthrough in the rankings of the world's four universities, among which they ranked among the world's top 500 in the soft science world universities for three consecutive years.