Qingdao Technological University

Why Study at Qingdao Technological University, China

Qingdao Technological University is a comprehensive university with harmonious development in the subjects of science, engineering, economics, management, art and law, and majoring in engineering, characterized by mechanical, civil and environmental engineering. The University has cultivated over 40,000 graduates spreading all over the world, most of whom are undertaking employment in higher education, scientific research and advanced administration in China, several European and Asian countries, the USA, Australia and other locations.
(1). History 
Qingdao Technological University was founded in 1953 and is located in Qingdao, which is famous for its beautiful environment and pleasant climate. The University grounds cover more than 1,133,900 square meters, among which the school buildings encompass up to 460,000 square meters. 
(2). Discipline and programs 
Qingdao Technological University consists of 19 schools (or departments), 21 research institutes, 14 provincial priority disciplines, laboratories and engineering technology research centers. The library has a collection of 1,110,000 books. Qingdao Technological University has 963 faculty members, including 150 professors, 330 associate professors and over 140 teachers with doctorate degrees. Curricula are offered for students majoring in doctor, master and bachelor degrees with total student numbers of over 8,000.
(3). Academic facilities and Scientific research
Qingdao Technological University possesses a large number of high-level teachers and researchers. It has accumulated considerable experience in cultivating graduates and postgraduates through establishing a personnel system to develop teachers and researchers. It is active in scientific research while also giving priority to teaching.
(4). Great achievements
Since 2000 the University has undertaken 17 projects of teaching reform at provincial level, won a second prize for National Teaching Achievement and 32 prizes for Provincial Teaching Achievement, and has published 147 textbooks. Altogether over 150 projects have been undertaken for the National “973” and “863” Projects, “Shi Wu” Science and Technology Principal projects and for all kinds of subjects for the National Natural Science Funds and 510 macro projects of enterprises' trust and social service. Among these, research by Professor Yang Peiran, “Investigation on the influence of nano-scale solid powder on the continuity of thin film lubrication”, was appraised as The Excellent Development and Achievement Project of 2001 in the mechanical subject area of the Committee of the National Natural Science Fund. In the recent 5 years the University has won 2 prizes for national science and technology development, 46 prizes for provincial or departmental science and technology development and 3 national-level invention patents. One hundred and thirty-eight achievements have been transferred or adopted, and academic essays, monographs and works referred to by SCI, EL, and ISTP are on the rise year after year.
(5). Communication and international cooperation 
Qingdao Technological University has set up good relationship and makes cooperation with foreign countries, like Australia, Korea, Britain, and America. Under the guidance of the educational policy of the party, the school makes its efforts to combine the scientific education and humanistic education, the needs and characteristics, in order to build an excellent research-oriented university with high quality teaching. Universities that have partnership agreement with the Qingdao Technological University include Illinois Institute of Technology (USA), Brock University (Canada), Charles Darwin University (Australia), St. Petersburg National Architecture University( Russia), Royal Institute of Technology(Sweden), Sejong University(Korea).
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