Qilu University of Technology

Why Study at Qilu University of Technology, China

Qilu University of Technology (QLUT) was founded in 1948,  is located in Jinan, a historical and cultural city known as the City of Spring. The main campus, covering an area of more than 2000 acres, is located in the center of Western University Science Park. The school is the authorized unit of the master’s degree authorized by the council degree committee and the first batch of authorized units of bachelor’s degree in China. And it is the first Shandong Special School Engineering School and Shandong 2011 Collaborative Innovation Center Lead Unit.

(1) History
Qilu University of Technology (QLUT) was founded in 1948, and was upgraded to university with the name “Shandong Polytechnic University” in 1978. In 1982, the University became the first batch of bachelor’s degree-granting units of the Country. In 1998, the University became a master’s degree-granting unit. In 2009, QLUT was authorized to grant Master of Fine Art. In 2012, QLUT became the first batch of “Featured Prestigious University Cultivating Applied Talents” in Shandong Province. Approved by the Ministry of Education, the former “Shandong Polytechnic University” became “Qilu University of Technology” from April 18th, 2013. On June 26, 2013, the opening ceremony was held at Qilu University Of Technology.
(2) Discipline and programs
Qilu University of Technology (QLUT) has 71 undergraduate majors, which covers Engineering, Science, Liberal Arts, Economic, Management, Law and Art including 4 National and 7 Provincial Characteristic Majors. At present, QLUT has 9 disciplinary master's degree authorization centers, 64 subject master’s degree authorization centers, 10 engineering master's degree authorization centers, 3 art master’s degree authorization center and 1 finance master’s degree authorization center. QLUT adheres to the principle of “Disciplinary Leading” and has established a disciplinary system with national, provincial key disciplines (labs) as the backbone. Being led by disciplinary construction and relying on preponderant subjects, this system strengthens major construction and encourages scientific researches. At present, QLUT owns 1 national key lab, 11 provincial Key Labs, 1 Humanities and Social Science Research base, 9 Provincial Key Subjects and 7 Provincial Technology Development Centers.
(3) Academic facilities and Scientific research 
To serve the local economic construction and social development, QLUT participates and undertakes many National and Provincial Key Research Projects, including “863 Program”, “973 Program”, National Natural Science Fund, Social Science Fund, National Key Research Projects in “Eighth Five-year Plan”, “Ninth Five-year Plan”, “Tenth Five-year Plan” and “Eleventh Five-year Plan”, and a large amount of horizontal subjects cooperating with local government and enterprises. In recent years, our university has won 4 Second Prizes of National Award for Science and Technological Progress, 1 First Prizes of Shandong Provincial Award for Science and Technology Progress. Relying on preponderant subjects, our university emphasizes the conversion form research achievements to practical productivity. Many research achievements have applied widely in many industrial fields and produced economic and social benefits.  
(4) Qilu University of Technology Achievement
With the development of more than 60 years, insisting on implementing featured education and devoting to serve the construction of local economy and social development, QLUT has established a disciplinary group with “light industry” as a characteristic and cultivated a large number of high-qualified talents with innovative spirit and practical ability. The distinct characteristics and outstanding advantages in education have been highly recognized by all sectors of society and fully approved by superior departments in education management. Recently, in the selection of Shandong Provincial “Featured University”, QLUT became the first batch of “Featured Prestigious University Cultivating Applied Talents”. Since 2000, the University has carried out 4 national and 18 provincial teaching reform programs, and 14 programs of experimental technology research of provincial level, and has won 17 provincial teaching awards, 5 provincial awards of experimental teaching and technology, and 6 national awards of multi-media course design.  In addition, 988 teaching and research theses have been published and 8 courses have been evaluated as "Excellent Courses" in Shandong Province.    The University has been actively involved in conducting academic and scientific research in order to improve teaching quality and has gained substantial results.  Since 2001, the institute has undertaken 38 national subjects from the National Science Key Project Programs and National Natural Science Fund, and 120 provincial subjects. Also, we have gained 3 National Science and Technology Progress Awards, the National Science and 2 Technological Awards nominated by the Ministry of Education, 67 provincial awards, and 34 patents. Meanwhile, over 3, 000 theses have been published in academic journals both at home and abroad, among which 475 are collected by SCI, EI, and ISTP.
(5) Communication and international cooperation
Qilu University of Technology (QLUT) insists on the way of internationalization and open schooling. It gradually strengthens the exchange and cooperation with high-level international universities, scientific research institutes, large and medium-sized enterprises and governments. Successively established cooperation relationships with 30 universities from over 20 countries, such as UK, the United States, Canada, South Korea, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Finland, Poland, Russia, Denmark, Iceland, Japan, India and Malaysia, the university has established a widely and deeply cooperation in several fields including Cooperative Education, Teacher Exchange, Students Exchange, Joint Doctoral-Education Program and Cooperative Research.
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