Tianjin Polytechnic University

Why Study at Tianjin Polytechnic University, China

Tianjin Polytechnic University (TJPU) is a state-run full-time institution of higher education, which is jointly financed by Ministry of Education and Tianjin Municipal Government. In 2003, Tianjin Polytechnic University received outstanding marks in the “Undergraduate Program Evaluation” sponsored by Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China.
1. History
Tianjin Polytechnic University (TJPU) has a long history, with its earliest departments established in 1912 as Beijing Industry Specialized School Machine Woven Division. In 1929, it renamed as Peking University Engineering College Machine Woven Department and in 1938, the university changed its name to Northwest Associated University the Northwest Institute of Technology Textile Department. In 1946, TJPU was named as National Peiyang Universities Textile Department. Combined with Hebei University of Technology Textile Department, it became Tianjin University Textile Department in 1951. Together with Tianjin Textile Industry School and Sichuan Leshan Technical and Art School Cotton Textile Division, the university became Hebei Textile Engineering College in 1958. In 1968, it was named as Tianjin Textile Engineering College and combined with Tianjin Economics Management Cadre Institute; the university was established as Tianjin Polytechnic University in 2000. Merging with Tianjin Industrial Vocational and Technical College in 2004, TJPU came into being the present Tianjin Polytechnic University.
2. Overview of Campus
Tianjin Polytechnic University consists of 16 colleges, offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctor’s degrees. It has 28,000 full-time students. The 460-acre-strong new campus has been completed in the scenery spot of Xiqing District. 
3. Discipline Construction and Degree Programs
Tianjin Polytechnic University is a multidisciplinary teaching and research university, which offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees in science and engineering, arts, liberal arts, management, economics and law.
Tianjin Polytechnic University is the frontrunner in China in the scientific research on textile composite materials, hollow fiber membrane separating technology, special functional fiber materials, textile oiling agent, semiconductor lighting, and production of electromechanical equipment integration, etc. The university has over 60 research institutions in cooperation with some famous enterprises, including Motian Membrane Science and Technology Company, Functional Fiber Development Centre, etc.
4. Strong Faculty
Currently, there are 1,600 full-time teachers in Tianjin Polytechnic University, of whom more than 800 are professors and associate professors. Tianjin Polytechnic University has also specially engaged over 50 academicians from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Engineering and renowned foreign scholars as visiting scholars and part-time professors.
5. Great Achievements
The motto of Tianjin Polytechnic University is “rigorous, strict, realistic and truthful”. In the past 3 years, TJPU has undertaken nearly 1,000 scientific research projects on various levels, among which 300 have gained National Science and Technology Progress Award, Invention Award and Science & technology Progress Award. Most of the products of the research have been nationally or internationally patented.
6. Great Prospect
Tianjin Polytechnic University is now taking great initiative in meeting the needs of the educational development in the 21st century and the economic construction in China, by optimizing its resources and deepening its reform. Sticking to the principle of overall development in learning and personality, it aims at cultivating inter-disciplinary talents with a solid academic foundation and wide career potentials. Tianjin Polytechnic University aims at meeting standards of high quality of education and training; high levels of scientific achievements; high standards of university facilities; high reputation of the university both at home and abroad, and become one of China's first-rate universities in science and technology.
7. International Communication and Cooperation
Tianjin Polytechnic University has established international relations with more than 50 institutions in Europe, North America, Asia and Africa and about 800 international students every year study in TJPU.
1. Bachelor level 2+2 double degree program with Chungwoon University, Korea in the field of Chinese language;
2. 3+1 credits-towards programs with 5 Korean universities in the field of Chinese language;
3. 3+1 (for credits), 2+2 (double bachelor degree), 4+2 (for master degree) with many partner universities in the fields of textile engineering, fashion design and clothing technology, business management, international trade, mechanical engineering, material science and engineering, English language, Japanese language, etc.
The final information is subject to the University If there is any discrepancy!