Hebei University of Science and Technology
Hebei Institute of Chemical Technology and Light Industry
Hebei Textile Staff & Workers University
|12,100 adult students|
|Location||Shijiazhuang, Hebei, People's Republic of China|
|Campus||Central Campus, West Campus, East Campus, Gaoxin Campus|
Hebei University of Science and Technology (HEBUST; Chinese: 河北科技大学; pinyin: Héběi kējì dàxué) is one of the key, multi-disciplinary universities in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province. It offers undergraduate degrees in science and engineering courses.
The university was founded in 1996 from the merger of several higher education institutions. They include Hebei Institute of Chemical Technology and Light Industry, Hebei Institute of Mechano-Electric Engineering, Hebei Textile Staff & Workers University.
The university composes of four campuses; the Central Campus, the West Campus, the East Campus, and the Gaoxin Campus. The university covers an area of 2,312,000 square meters. The Central Campus, the main campus, is located in the center of Shijiazhuang city, capital of Hebei province, with beautiful surroundings and convenient transport facilities (280 km from Beijing and Tianjin). The university has a building area of 470,000 square meters. The fixed assets total up to 380 million yuan. The library contains a collection of nearly 1,300,000 volumes and 2000 kinds of scientific journals in Chinese and foreign languages. It has many kinds of data bases such as Academic Journals of China, Scientific Journals in foreign languages, achievements in science and technology, enterprise products, and digital books, proceedings and periodicals,etc. The exit width of the campus network, established in 1997, has reached 100M.
The university is organized into 16 colleges, including 45 undergraduate specialties, among which Environmental Engineering and Chemical Technology are the key, province-level disciplines. Nine disciplines have been authorized to grant master's degrees. They are Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation, Chemical Technology, Management Science and Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Material Processing Engineering, Applied Computer Technology, Food Science, Ferment, Engineering, and Textile Chemistry and Dying Engineering. The specialties consist of 7 categories: Engineering, Science, Liberal Art, Economy, Management, Laws, and Medicine, which have nearly covered all the traditionally superior industries and high and new-tech industries of Hebei province.
Students and Faculty
At present, more than 2,600 faculty members serve in the university, among whom there are more than 1,150 professional teachers, with 550 professors and associate professors. More than 19,440 full-time undergraduates, graduates and overseas students, as well as 12,100 adult students are now studying in the university, and more than 40,000 students have graduated from university since it was set up.
The university has been promoting opening and the academic exchanges with the outside world and has established co-operation with many universities and scientific research organizations, such as of Japan, the UK, the United States, Australia, Sweden, New Zealand and Canada, inviting foreign experts, scholars and teachers to teach English and give lectures all year round.
The university is based on the undergraduate and graduate education, and also attaches importance to enrolling foreign students. The major of Chinese language has a group of first-grade teaching staff, who can deliver lectures in English, Korean, Russian and Japanese. This makes study much easier, and thus promotes teaching quality for overseas students.