Dalian University of Technology
Dalian University of Technology is the first formal university of a new type founded by the Communist Party of China on the eve of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, for the construction of China’s industrial system.
Dalian University of Technology (DUT) is a national key university administrated directly under the Ministry of Education of China, which is also sponsored by Project 211 and Project 985. DUT keeps fostering elites, promoting science and technology, inheriting excellent cultures and guiding the social climate as its mission, adheres to DUT spirit of “Unity and Progress, Truth and Innovation”, dedicates itself to the creation, discovery, impart, conservation and application of knowledge, and endeavors to undertake social responsibilities to serve the country and the world.
Dalian University of Technology has three campuses (Lingshui, Development Zone and Panjin) in two cities (Dalian and Panjin). It covers a total area of 4.262 million square meters with a construction area of 1.68 million square meters. The university library has a collection of more than 3,668,000 books and over 58,000 Chinese and foreign electronic journals. The existing sports area of the university is 213,000 square meters. At the same time, DUT has a domestic first-class campus network system.
DUT has now established long-term stable collaboration with 207 universities and research institutions in 29 countries and regions. In 2014-2016, the university applied for 34 key projects of the Ministry of Education for recruiting foreign experts and established 6 National Innovation Centers for Introducing Talents of Discipline, for a total funding of 25.286 million yuan, employing 2674 long-term and short-term foreign experts. In order to enhance students’ international vision and academic capability, the university actively expands over 150 overseas exchange programs including state funded study abroad, joint training, exchange study, short-term exchange visits and overseas internships. In 2014-2016, a total of 4278 long-term and short-term exchange students were dispatched.