About the university
Location: Beijing, China
North China University of Technology (NCUT) is located in the western part of Beijing, which is a municipal university founded in 1946. It is one of the most beautiful universities in Beijing with an area of 500 hectares and 400 thousand square meters of overall floorage.
NCUT has developed into a multidisciplinary university featuring engineering while compatible both in arts and science. Co-established by Beijing and central government, NCUT is administrated mainly by Beijing Municipal Government. It sets up 12 schools, including School of Computer Science and Technology, School of Electronic and Information Engineering, School of Electrical and Control Engineering, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, School of Architecture and Art, School of Civil Engineering, School of Economics and Management, School of Humanities and Law, School of Sciences, School of Marxism, School of Continuing Education, and International School. NCUT offers 47 bachelor degree programs, 20 master degree programs, and 1 PhD program. Currently, NCUT has over 11,000 undergraduate students, 2,600 graduate students, 880 international students, and 3,000 Continuing-education students, as well as about more than 1000 faculties and staffs.
The university has been focused on talent cultivation and education quality improvement, forming the education characteristic of individualized teaching, quality-oriented, and all-round development. As a member university in the excellent engineers cultivation project of the Ministry of Education, NCUT has 21 various engineering research centers, labs, teaching and research centers etc., among which there is 1 state-level research and teaching demonstration center, 5 municipal-level experimental teaching demonstration centers of Beijing, and 7 provincial-level key labs and engineering research centers. In recent five years, students constantly gain achievements in various important competitions across the country and in Beijing and 2,400 students have won rewards of each level.
Centered on enhancing students’ self-innovation ability to do scientific research, the university voluntarily serves the needs of national and social development, attaches importance to scientific innovation, thus achieving remarkable results in high-tech development and application research and its industrialization production, and gaining comparative advantages in some areas. In recent 10 years, NCUT has won funds of more than 700 foundations projects, including 151 National Natural Scientific Research Foundations (NSFC) and 23 National Social Science Funds of China (SSFC). Moreover, the university has won 6 second prizes in National Scientific and Technological Progress, 1 Lu Xun Literary Award, and over 50 provincial-level awards.
NCUT carries out the opening-up education strategy and has established inter-college partnerships with over 75 universities and colleges scattered with Asia, Europe, America, and Australia, in countries involving USA, Japan, Germany, Britain, France, Russia, Korea, Australia, and New Zealand, etc. holding many cooperation and exchange activities in teaching, scientific cooperation, students’ exchange and joined cultivation. It offers chances for students to participate in the international exchange programs and receive internationalized education. NCUT also provides high quality education courses and humanistic services for oversea students. In 2017, 359 Chinese students were sent to study abroad, while in reverse, more than 880 international students from 68 countries came to study at NCUT for degree and non-degree programs.