Henan Polytechnic University
In 1909, Henan Polytechnic University (河南理工大学, website) was born in Jiaozuo, becoming China’s first mining institution of higher learning and the earliest college established in Henan Province. The school has gone through important historical periods such as Fuzhong Mining University, the private Jiaozuo Institute of Technology, the National Northwest Institute of Technology, the National Jiaozuo Institute of Technology, the Jiaozuo Institute of Mining, and the Jiaozuo Institute of Technology. It was renamed Henan University of Science and Technology in 2004. Henan province’s characteristic backbone universities based on local management, Henan Provincial People’s Government and the former State Administration of Work Safety have jointly established universities, and have been selected as the national “Middle and Western Universities Basic Capacity Construction Project” universities.