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Huazhong University of Science and Technology

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The Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) is a national key university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education of P. R. China, and is among the first Universities joining the national “211 Project” and “985 Project”. It was founded on May 26, 2000 as a result of the merger of the former Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Tongji Medical University and Wuhan Urban Construction Institute. At present, the University has eleven disciplines: engineering, medicine, management, science, philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history and agriculture, offering a variety of degree programs, including 86 undergraduate programs, 303 graduate programs, 237 PhD programs. There are 31 post-doctoral research centers, 7 national key disciplines, 15 national key subdisciplines. HUST covers an area of over 1,153 acres with picturesque environment, elegant surroundings and has 72% greenery coverage, which has been honored as the “University in the Forest”. It offers its students and staff first-class logistic service, efficient network service and abundant library resources. HUST has also entered into partnerships with more than 100 renowned universities and research institutions. Annually over 100 famous scholars and experts come to visit HUST and give lectures. Now the University has over 1,000 professors and 1,300 associate professors, including 24 academicians, 65 professors receiving funds from the Cheung Kong Scholars program, 36 winners of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 36 listed in the “National Talents Project” and 135 young scholars listed in “New Century Outstanding Talents Project” of the Ministry of Education. In recent years, with the implementation of “New Century Education Reform Project”, HUST has built up a course system based on such major disciplines as information, mechanics, civil engineering and environmental studies, electrical engineering, medicine, management, humanities, etc. It has greatly promoted the reform of credit system and English learning program for non-English majors, strengthened its education base and practical education reform, and built 13 student innovation bases. In addition, HUST has been awarded more than 10 national prizes for education reform, with 37 courses honored as the National Quality Courses and 126 excellent coursebooks listed in the National 11th “Five-Year Key Coursebooks”. HUST built various national advanced talents training bases, including the “National Exemplary Software Faculty”, the ”National Base of Life Science and Technological Talents”, the ”National Base of IC Talents”, the ”National Education Base of Basic Science Course”, “National Experimental Exemplary Base of Electronic Electrician Education”, etc. The Tongji Medical College achieved excellence in the national education evaluation on seven-year medicine program and succeeded in the application for the eight-year medicine program. And HUST students won prizes in various competitions of their own disciplines, such as the “Sony Cup” in the National Electronic Design Competition of University Students in 2003 and 12 first prizes in 2005 outnumbering other universities, the golden prize in the fourth “Challenge Cup” of College Students Entrepreneurship Contest in 2005, various prizes in the National Mechanical Creation Design Competition in 2006, surpassing other universities in the nation.

Country China
School name Huazhong University of Science and Technology
City Hubei
Degree Bachelor, Master, Phd
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
School of Economics
Department of Social Sciences
School of Humanities
School of Law
School of Public Administration
School of Foreign Languages
School of Journalism & Information Communication
Department of Mathematics
Department of Physics
Department of Chemistry
School of Life Science & Technology
School of Mechanical Science and Engineering
School of Material Science & Engineering
School of Energy & Power Engineering
School of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
School of Hydropower & Information Engineering
School of Computer Science & Technology
School of Optical and Electronic Information
Department of Control Science and Engineering
Department of Electronics and Information Engineering
School of Software Engineering
School of Architecture & Urban Planning
School of Environmental Science and Engineering
School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics
School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
School of Management
School of Public Health
School of Clinical Medicine
Medicine Education
Clinical Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
Medical Imaging
Medical Laboratory Science
Stomatology
Department of Forensic Medicine
Department of Nursing
School of Pharmacy
School of Medical Hygiene Management
Faculty
(Graduate)
School of Economics
Department of Social Sciences
School of Humanities
School of Law
School of Public Administration
School of Foreign Languages
School of Journalism & Information Communication
School of Science
School of Life Science & Technology
School of Mechanical Science and Engineering
School of Material Science & Engineering
School of Energy & Power Engineering
School of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
School of Hydropower & Information Engineering
School of Computer Science & Technology
School of Optical and Electronic Information
Department of Control Science and Engineering
Department of Electronics and Information Engineering
School of Software Engineering
School of Architecture & Urban Planning
Artistic Design
Architecture
Urban Planning
Landscape Architecture
School of Environmental Science and Engineering
School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics
School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
School of Management
Tongji Medical College
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment National
Language used in the class Chinese/English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1907
The number of students (Undergraduate) 32,863
The number of students (Graduate) 22,775
Test required for admission N/A
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students 1,629
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 301-400
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 501-550
THE Rank (2013 rankings) N/A
Address 1037 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, China
Link to official website http://english.hust.edu.cn/
Link to contact website http://english.hust.edu.cN/About_Visiting.html