Situated in Nanjing, the ancient capital of six dynasties in Chinese history, Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NJUST) was founded in 1953, and it is one of the seven universities affiliated to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. As a key university of “Project 211”and a member of the “Double First-class” construction universities and disciplines, NJUST ranks the 36th on the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) and the 41st among all the Chinese Universities on QS ranking. The university boasts 2 gorgeous scenic campuses: Nanjing Campus and Jiangyin Campus, covering an area of 288 hectares.
NJUST is home to a total of 20 schools, with an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, including around 800 international students. Furthermore, NJUST has more than 2000 full-time faculty members, of whom 20 are Academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences or Chinese Academy of Engineering. NJUST have annual research funding which exceeds 1.5 Billion RMB.
At present, NJUST has 9 national key disciplines, 6 provincial first-level disciplines and 12 provincial key disciplines. The 6 disciplines of Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science, Computer Science, Environment and ecology, physics have been listed among the top 1% of ESI and Engineering has entered 1‰. NJUST offers a diverse curriculum including such subjects as engineering, science, management, economics, humanities, law, education, and many more. NJUST carries out pioneering research in the fields of Advanced Materials, Applied Chemistry, Optical Engineering, Optoelectronic Information, Electromagnetic and Microwave Technology, Pattern Recognition and Intelligent System, etc.
NJUST has established cooperative relationships with more than 100 universities and institutions from 31 countries and regions, including UCLA, UCSB, McMaster University, University of Oxford, University of Coventry, University of Leuven, University of Lorrain, University of Stuttgart, Australian National University, University of Queensland, etc. Apart from pushing forward joint programs with these international partners from renowned educational establishments, NJUST has established the Sino-French Engineer School, which is a joint institution cultivating CTI certified tri-lingual engineers. NJUST also retains the Confucius Institute at the Gomel State University, Belarus, which is engaged in Sino-Belarus cultural exchange.