Shenyang University of Chemical Technology

Why Study at Shenyang University of Chemical Technology, China

Shenyang University of Chemical Technology (SYUCT) has become an engineering-oriented institution of higher education, characterized by chemical industry, with a combination of disciplines of engineering, science, management, economics, humanities, law, education, medicine etc, after more than sixty years’ construction and development. SYUCT is the key construction university of “Double First-class University” (first-class university, first-class discipline) of Liaoning Province, and national key construction university of “Basic Capacity Building Project in Central and Western Universities” (small “211”).


In 1952, carrying the glorious mission of revitalizing the new Chinese chemical industry, Shenyang University of Chemical Technology (SYUCT) came into being. In 1960, In order to comply with national industrial prosperity and development and conform to the needs of the rise of emerging disciplines, it changed its name to Liaoning University of Science and Technology which is attached to the Chinese Academy of Sciences. In 1962, in order to adapt to the great development of national chemical industry, the affiliation of SYUCT changed to the Ministry of Chemical Industry. In 1998, owing to the adjustment of management system of national universities, university was co-constructed by both central and local governments and primarily administrated by Liaoning provincial government.

(2)Discipline and programs

At present, SUCT has 25 institutes and departments, and has about 14,000 full-time students including undergraduates, postgraduates and overseas students. In addition, it has over 1,100 staff, among which there are five people titled as “Changjiang Distinguished Professor”, “1,000 Talents Plan” expert, “National Outstanding Youth Fund” winner, or “973 Project” chief scientist; one person titled as “National Prominent Educator” and “National Inspector”; two persons titled as “National model teacher”, and “National Excellent Teacher”; two persons titled as “Baosteel Excellent Teacher”, 15 experts enjoying the “State Council Special Allowance”; one person titled as “Leading Talent of Liaoning Province”, and “Academic Leader”; six persons titled as “Excellent Expert of Liaoning Province”; and 17 people titled as “Liaoning Province Prominent Educator”.

(3)Academic facilities and Scientific research 

The campus covers an area of almost 247 acres, with a building area of more than 400,000 square meters. Blending academy, garden and art into one, it is one of the most beautiful campuses in Liaoning Province. The library collects one million books with more than 3000 reading seats. Up to now, the library paper collection has reached more than 900, 000 books of 180,000 types. At present, there are 55 undergraduate majors, 13 first-level master's degree programs, 53 second-level master's degree programs, 7 engineering master's degree fields, and 4 cooperative doctoral programs, which are closely integrated with economic and social development in Liaoning petrochemical, electronic information, biological engineering and pharmaceuticals, new materials, advanced equipment and other key fields; It has established 5 provincial key disciplines, and more than 20 provincial  key laboratories and provincial engineering and technology centers, 3 provincial new technology transfer and promotion centers and provincial service centers for small and medium-sized enterprises, and 2 municipal engineering and technical centers. 

(4)Shenyang University of Chemical Technology Achievement

Since the start of “the Thirteenth Five-year Plan”, SYUCT has sized up the situation, planned the layout, and successfully formulated a series of important strategic initiatives, such as “423 Reform and Development Strategy” (namely “23 Regulations of Top Design”, “23 Regulations of Comprehensive Reform”, “23 Regulations of the Thirteenth Five-year Plan” and “23 Regulations of Party Building Plan”), “ Double 5 Supply-side Reform”, “Four-in-One Strategy of Serving Liaoning Revitalization and Development”, etc. With these strategic initiatives as a guide, the SYUCT was successfully selected as a key construction university of “Double First-class University” of Liaoning Province. In each area like the introduction of talents, personnel training, scientific and technological innovation, and social services, the people of SYUCT are daring first, and bravely standing on the forefront!  

(5)Communication and international cooperation

Shenyang University of Chemical Technology (SYUCT) has established exchange and cooperative relationship with several universities and institutions from more than 10 countries and regions all around the world like the United States, Japan, Australia, Russia, Britain. The international education of SYUCT has been accepting international students studying in China since 1953. Students from over 20 countries and regions study for undergraduate or graduate programs, Chinese language, short term trainings, or exchange programs. The International Education School was established in 2007 to assist and help international students adapt the campus life, deal with daily study, visa and activity affairs and get better improved in the university. At present, there are more than several hundreds of foreign students at Shenyang University of Chemical Technology.

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