Hubei University of Technology

Why Study at Hubei University of Technology, China

Hubei University of Technology was originally established in 1952. In 1984, Hubei Institute of Light Industry merged with Hubei Academy of Agricultural Machinery to form Hubei Polytechnic University, and was renamed as Hubei University of Technology in 2004. It is a key development university of Hubei Province. It was assessed by the Party Committee and the Provincial Government of Hubei Province as a high level, standard-setting, backbone university of the province’s higher education system. In 1986, it earned the qualification to confer Master’s degrees. In 2014, it attained Tier 1 university status. In 2012 and 2016, it successively entered membership of the National Basic Ability Construction Project of Western and Central China Higher Educational Institutions.

(1) Campus overview

Hubei University of Technology covers an area of more than 1.06 square kilometers, with a building area of nearly 900,000 square meters. It has fully fledged supporting facilities and infrastructure for teaching, scientific research, and public services. It has established 14 schools and 1 affiliated college. It enrolls students from a total number of 31 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities throughout China, and has an enrollment of more than 20,000 full-time students of all types, including over 2,200 postgraduates.  

(2) Discipline and programs

Hubei University of Technology is a multidisciplinary university with engineering as a major specialty, covering eight disciplines such as Engineering, Literature, Sciences, Art, Economics, Management, Law, and Education. It now has 62 undergraduate programs, of which 4 are featured nationally for innovative content, 3 are selected programs of the “Excellent Engineer Scheme” of the Ministry of Education, 7 are comprehensive pilot reform programs of university-industry cooperation initiated by the Ministry of Education, 8 are comprehensive pilot reform programs of Hubei Province, 8 are branded programs of Hubei Province, 9 are selected programs of “Professional Training Scheme for Strategic Emerging (Backbone) Industries” of Hubei Province, and 1 is a selected program of “Pilot Program for Nurturing Outstanding Innovative Professionals” of Hubei Province. Hubei University of Technology has 3 teaching teams that have reached the provincial level of competence. Its program of Civil Engineering has passed the professional assessment of undergraduate programs by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development. Its program of Mechanical Design & Automation has obtained accreditation from the China Engineering Education Accreditation Association.

(3) Scientific research

Hubei University of Technology has 1 key laboratory accredited by the Ministry of Education, 1 postgraduate innovation center accredited by the Ministry of Education, 1 state-level technology conversion demonstration center, 2 post-doctoral research centers, 2 provincial collaborative innovation centers, 4 provincial key laboratories, 10 provincial engineering technology (research) centers, 2 provincial engineering laboratories, 6 provincial humanities & social sciences key research workshops, and 22 provincial university-industry co-constructed research and development centers. Since 2011, Hubei University of Technology has presided over more than 1,600 scientific research programs at the provincial level and above, including 216 national funding programs. It has also initiated and/or participated in more than 10 major specialized projects under the “973 Program” , the “863 Program”, “National Science & Technology Supporting Scheme”, and the Ministry of Science and Technology. It has earned more than 50 awards, such as national and provincial science and technology awards, social sciences awards, development and research awards, as well as awards for excellent investigation achievements. In addition, it has been qualified at Confidentiality Level 2 for weapon and military equipment research and manufacturing, as well as being accredited in national quality standard for military products. Since 2011, it has been positioned near the top of the ranking list for Science and Technology Service for Economic and Social Development of Hubei Province among provincial higher educational institutions. There has been featured coverage of Hubei University of Technology achievements in scientific and technological conversions by important mass media in China, such as CCTV News and Xinhua News Agency.  

(4) Communication and international cooperation

Hubei University of Technology holds to the opening-up of its operations and has seen continuous development of the internationalization of education. It has established cooperative relationships with more than 80 universities, colleges and research institutes from more than a dozen countries and regions such as the USA, Germany, France, the UK, Taiwan, etc. It has started 8 international cooperative programs of undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with approximately 1300 full-time students. Additionally, it has enrolled more than 500 overseas students. Hubei University of Technology has established 6 international joint scientific research platforms (centers), such as Phillips Hydrophilic Colloid Research Center of Hubei University of Technology, Sino-American Energy Research Center of Hubei University of Technology, Sino-French Civic Sustainable Development Platform of Hubei University of Technology and so on.


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