Hebei University of Science and Technology covers an area of 1,653,000 square meters, with 785,000 square meters of the building section. It has graceful and comfortable campus surroundings, advanced teaching equipments and perfect teaching functions. The university is a provincial whole with the seven disciplines of engineering, sciences, arts, economics, management, law and medicine. At present, the university has 15 colleges, 60 specialties for undergraduates (3 provincial key disciplines and 2 provincial key developing disciplines) and 39 disciplines with the right to award MA (9 authorized fields for Engineer Master). The university now has 2376 staff members, including 536 professors, 16 doctoral advisers and 340 MA tutors. And it has a total enrollment of 35,000 students, including 20,000 full-time undergraduates and associate-degree students, postgraduates and foreign students, and 15,000 students of adult education. The university was awarded excellent marks in the Undergraduate Teaching Quality Assessment of the Ministry of Education for 2007.
School Location (Advantages)
The university is located in Shijiazhuang, capital of Hebei province, which
is the center of politics, economy, technology, finance, culture and information
in Hebei province. Shijiazhuang is the transportation junction of China’s railway and express way. Only 280KM south to Beijing, the capital city of P.R.C., the transportation is very convenient.
Hebei University of Science and Technology was established in1996 through the merger of Hebei Institute of Light Chemical Engineering, Hebei Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, and Hebei Textile Workers’ University. It is one of the key multi-disciplinary universities of Hebei province and one of the demonstration universities in College English teaching reform granted by the State Ministry of Education.
Education of Overseas Students
The university takes on the Chinese Training Course for foreign officers and students. It has accepted students who come from South Korea, Japan, Canada, Britain, the US, France, Germany, Greece, Cameroon, Ghana, and some other countries to study Chinese and relevant majors. The teaching of Chinese as a foreign language in the university is very normative: reasonable curriculum, flexible teaching methods, and the colorful extracurricular activities, which is very popular with foreign students.