Chongqing Jiaotong University

Why Study at Chongqing Jiaotong University, China

Brief Introduction

Founded in 1951, Chongqing Jiaotong University has developed into a multi-disciplinary university,owns a complete Bachelor-Master-Doctor cultivation system, covering engineering, science, management, economics, liberal arts, law, and other subject areas. The university has a total of 27000 full-time students. After over 60 years of unremitting efforts, currently, Chongqing Jiaotong University has a number of prestigious specialties in civil engineering including Highway Engineering, Bridge and Structure Engineering, Harbor and Waterway Transportation, together with other non-engineering specialties such as Management, Science, Economics and Arts, etc, and has made outstanding contributions in the high-level personnel training and technological innovation in the field of transportation for national and local economic and social development.


Chongqing Jiaotong University, situated on the south bank of the Yangtze River and at the foot of Mount Qinglong, with a beautiful campus covering an area of over 100 hectares, is an institution of higher education under the municipal government of Chongqing, P. R. China. Founded in 1951, it has developed into a multi-disciplinary university after over 50 years of unremitting efforts.

(2)Discipline and programs 

Currently, Chongqing Jiaotong University has a number of prestigious specialties in civil engineering including Highway Engineering, Bridge and Structure Engineering, Harbor and Waterway Transportation, together with other non-engineering specialties. Chongqing Jiaotong University offers 44 specialties to undergraduates, 55 to graduate students and 13 to doctoral students. Now it has seven provincial levels key disciplines in science, economics and arts, etc.

(3)Academic facilities and Scientific research 

In all, the university has 17 schools and 2 departments. It has six municipal level qualified labs for core-course education in Higher Institution, two municipal level model centers for experiment teaching, two municipal engineering technology centers, and one key research base for municipal Humanities & Social Sciences. The university library has a collection of over 1.4 million books and journals, and the broad-band internet is accessible on every corner of the campus.

There are approximately 1,700 faculty and staff, among whom 1,000 are full-time teachers with 492 having obtained senior titles. Among our faculty, six have been selected as national candidates for the Prominent Personnel Resources Project, two have been awarded the title of the Young and Middle-aged State-ranking Experts with Outstanding Contribution by the State Ministry of Personnel, and 120 are appointed experts at various levels. Finally, the most eminent three academicians on campus are outstanding members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Furthermore, over 150 experts and scholars from other domestic and foreign universities are employed as adjunct professors.

Chongqing Jiaotong University boasts a strong scientific research capacity and has made great contribution to the local economy. In recent years we have undertaken scientific research, designs and construction supervisions on 70 key projects at the national level and over 300 at the provincial or ministerial level, such as the Three Gorges Water Conservancy Terminal Research Project, the Project on Chengdu—Chonqqing Freeway, the Canton Humen Bridge, the Wanxian Yangtze River Bridge, the Chongqing Bund, the Chongqing Huanghuayuan Bridge, and many more. Three academic journals are publicly circulated, among which Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, circulates in over 50 countries.

(4)Great achievements

Since 2000, Chongqing Jiaotong University has undertaken 33 scientific research projects of State grade, 232 projects of provincial and ministerial grade. In recent five years the University has scientific research contract amount exceeding 240 million CNY and has published 105 academic works and academic papers 3950 among which 230 papers have been included in three major index systems three major index systems SCI, EI and ISTP. In addition to the State invention prize awarded in 1996 and second and third prize of State scientific technological progress since year 2000 the University has been awarded 3 prizes including first prize and second prize of State scientific technological progress and the State second prize of teaching achievements and 24 prizes of scientific and technological and teaching achievement of provincial and ministerial level and 23 prizes of national academic conference. The University has been also awarded 10 published patents for inventions and 12 scientific technology fruits have been listed in State and key promotion programs of provincial and ministerial levels. 

“Applied mathematics and mechanics” is a monthly journal chiefly edited by Mr. QIAN Weichang, the academician of China Academy of Science and operated by the University and is published in both Chinese and English versions and issued to above 50 states and regions worldwide. This journal has been included in two world famous scientific and technological journals index systems namely “Scientific Citation Index (SCI)” and “Engineering Index ( EI)” . Journal “Applied Mathematics and Mechanics” has been awarded 9 prizes of model journals of MOC, Sichuan Province and Chongqing Municipality out of which there are three first prizes and in year 1999 this journal was ranked as fundamental and advanced scientific and technological academic journal financed by State natural science and technology funds committee, State scientific association as the result of selection for best. In year 2001 this journal of both Chinese and English version have been awarded honor of “China journal square matrix” double efficient journal. In order to meet the needs of information construction of our country this journal has been included in “China academic journals (Disc version)”, “Wanfang data ”, “China journal net ” and “Chinese academic journal data base”.

In 2013 and 2012, Benin's student ABATTI GIRESSE CONCORDE and Vietnamese student HOANG KIEU NGAN won the championship and third place in the sixth and the fifth "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Competition for International Students in China organized by Hanban and CCTV jointly. Chongqing Jiaotong University is the only University which gets the final three positions in two consecutive terms. Their outstanding performance of achievements is a comprehensive reflection and the best proof of international student education of our University. 

(5)Communication and international cooperation 

Agreements on cooperative programs have been signed between Chongqing Jiaotong University and some well-known foreign universities such as Kansas University (U.S.A), Drake University (U.S.A), Kettering University (U.S.A), Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada), Victoria University (Australia), Petersburg State Transport University, (Russia), Hannover University (Germany) and Hanoi International University (Vietnam), etc. Beginning from 2004, foreign students have been enrolled to study for degrees at this University.



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