Qingdao University of Technology (QUT) is located in the beautiful costal city Qingdao. It was established in 1953 and formerly known as Qingdao Institute of Architecture and Engineering. It operates in 3 campuses, including Sifang campus, Huangdao campus and Linyi campus. QUT covers an area of 1,463,000 square meters with the construction area of 649,800 square meters.
It embraces an abundance of scientific research facilities, a strong teaching staff, and favorable studying environment. The number of academic staff amounts to about 2,362. QUT consists of 19 schools or departments providing bachelor degrees, master degrees and PhD programs with total student number of over 30,000. The university library has a collection of more than 2,074,000 volumes and 717,200 types of electronic books.
QUT is a higher educational institution in engineering with distinctive characteristics in subjects of civil engineering and architecture, mechanical manufacture, and environment and energy. It offers a harmonious development of multi-discipline which covers scientific and humanity education, including science, technology, economy, management, arts and law..
QUT has 39 laboratories and teaching centers. 6 key laboratories and 6 technological research centers in provincial and municipal levels. The university has undertaken “973 program”, Hi-Tech Research and Development Program (863 Program), National Key Technology R&D Program, National Natural Science Foundation Programs, and participates in the researches about the key technology of Three Gorges Project, Divert Water from the South to the North Project, plateau trains, Cross-Harbour Tunnel of Jiaozhou Bay, Victory Oilfield, energy saving equipment of Jinan Steel Group and Laiwu Steel Group, Qingdao Bay Bridge, etc.
QTU attaches great importance to international exchange and cooperation and intensifies the academic exchange with renowned higher institutions and experts at home and abroad. QTU keeps in close touch with universities or research institutions of America, Germany, England, Russia, Switzerland, Australia and Korea in academic exchange and scientific cooperation, and established the intercollegiate scientific cooperation relationship with them. QTU admits foreign students and also provides the chances to the foreigners for Chinese language and culture study in the School of Humanities and Social Science.
Nowadays, QTU emphasizes on cooperating with the global universities and linking up with the world. It is moving forwards to become a Chinese famous teaching and research university with high quality and multiple disciplines.