Hebei University of Technology

Why Study at Hebei University of Technology, China

Brief Introduction

Hebei University of Technology (HEBUT) is a key provincial university as well as one of the national universities under "Project 211". It is also an important university under the authority of Hebei Province which specializes in engineering studies and combines multiple academic areas including technology, science, economics, management and arts.

Hebei University of Technology was founded in 1903, and was originally known as Beiyang Technical School. Since its establishment, it has always adhered to the motto “Diligence, Prudence, Devotion and Loyalty” to coach students and conduct research, and has gradually developed a distinctive school-running characteristic in which academic learning and engineering practice are equally stressed.

1. History

1903: Founded with the name Beiyang Technical School

1904: Renamed as Zhili Higher School of Technology

1929: Renamed as Hebei Provincial Technological Institute

1946: Renamed as Hebei Provincial Institute of Technology

1950: Renamed as Hebei Institute of Technology

1951: Merged with Beiyang University as Tianjin University

1958: Re-established as Hebei Institute of Technology

1962: Integrated with Tianjin Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Institute, Tianjin Institute of Chemical Technology as well as Tianjin Construction and Engineering Institute into Tianjin Institute of Technology, Hebei Province

1971: Restored with the name Hebei Institute of Technology

1995: Renamed Hebei University of Technology, with the inscription by Jiang Zemin, former General - Secretary of CPC.

1996: Enlisted as one of the first key universities in the national “Project 211" (which grants certain universities special funding), successfully completed the three stages of construction.

The school has seen a breathtaking pace of development and the comprehensive educational strength has improved significantly.

2. Overview of Campus

Hebei University of Technology is located in Tianjin and also has campuses in Langfang city. It covers an area of more than 267 hectares with a construction group area of 870,000 square meters. In the 200-hectare Beichen campus, a 400,000-square-meter construction project has been completed and put into use where, at present, there are more than 21,000 full-time students, including 6,373 post-graduates. The City College which is sponsored by Hebei University of Technology has 16,000 students, with 16,000 more pursuing their vocational and bachelor’s degrees through adult education. The school teaching and research equipment is worth 372 million CNY, and there are 1.88 million books in the school library. Apart from that, well-equipped stadiums, dormitories and canteens facilitate student campus life.

3. Discipline Construction and Programs

Hebei University of Technology has 69 undergraduate programs, embracing a wide range of disciplines including engineering, science, economics, management, art and law. Hebei University of Technology is composed of 17 schools/departments, 1 physical-training teaching department and 2 teaching administrative schools. It has 6 state-level disciplines with specific characteristics and 18 province-level representative programs, 2 national key disciplines, 4 province-level advantageous disciplines and 20 provincial key disciplines. There are 42 disciplines authorized to award doctor degrees, 131 disciplines authorized to offer master’s degrees or professional degree fields. HEBUT is the first engineering-based university to launch MBA program in China. Meanwhile, it is the only university in Hebei Province that offers an EMBA education. It possesses 9 post doctoral work stations, among which “Material Science and Engineering” is special national program.

4. Strong Faculty

Hebei University of Technology owns 2474 qualified faculty members. Among 1365 full-time teachers, 777 hold senior professional titles, and 682 have doctorate degrees. With a “Yangtze River” scholar and a “1000 Plan” professor, HEBUT further ensures that Hebei University of Technology students receive optimal instruction in their chosen field. There is an outstanding team of national technology expertise, 3 state-level teaching teams, 2 innovative research teams with the Ministry of Education, a state-level top teacher as well as 5 provincial teaching teams. 187 staff members won provincial and ministerial level honors, including the “National Middle-aged and Young Experts with Outstanding Contributions”, and national candidates in the “New Century Talents Project”. Hundreds of staff members hold posts of chairman, vice-chairman and secretary-general in professional societies or associations at or above provincial level.

5. Scientific Research and Laboratories

Hebei University of Technology is equipped with 1 national engineering research center and 17 provincial and ministerial level research institutes, including 1 state key laboratory base co-founded by Hebei Province and the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Engineering Research Center of the Ministry of Education.  With the establishment of the Hebei University of Technology National Defense Science and Technology Institute, the university obtained a national military-industrial confidentiality qualification. Since 2004, near 3000 research projects have been undertaken resulting in 1500 scientific achievements (160 of which are national key level projects) which have been applied in many enterprises and public institutions.

6. Great Achievements

The National 02 Major Specialized Project, hosted by HEBUT, has excellently completed the national evolution. Hundreds of scientific achievements won national, provincial and ministerial awards. With over 480 patents authorized, HEBUT is rated as one of the 10 outstanding Invention and Innovation Institutions in China.

7. International Communication and Cooperation

With an open mind, Hebei University of Technology has been committed to international cooperation and attaches importance to the development, quality improvement and brand building of educational exchanges. It was qualified by a Chinese government project to award international student scholarships. At present, Hebei University of Technology has generated international exchange programs with universities in more than 60 countries and regions including France, the United States, Germany, Russia, Italy, Australia, Great Britain, Japan. Hong Kong and Taiwan. Over 20 exchange programs are being carried out, which so far have received 500 international students for non-degree education and sent more than 800 students abroad.



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