Why Study in HEBUT
Hebei University of Technology (HEBUT) is a key provincial university as well as one of the national universities under "Project 211". It is also an important university under the authority of Hebei province which specializes in engineering studies and combines multiple academic areas including technology, science, economics, management and arts.
It was founded in 1903, and was originally known as Beiyang Technical School. Since its establishment, HEBUT has always adhered to the motto “Diligence, Prudence, Devotion and Loyalty” to coach students and conduct research, and has gradually developed a distinctive school-running characteristic in which academic learning and engineering practice are equally stressed.
HEBUT has 69 undergraduate programs, embracing a wide range of disciplines including engineering, science, economics, management, art and law. It is composed of 17 schools/departments, 1 physical-training teaching department and 2 teaching administrative schools. It has 6 state-level disciplines with specific characteristics and 18 province-level representative programs, 2 national key disciplines, 4 province-level advantageous disciplines and 20 provincial key disciplines. There are 42 disciplines authorized to award doctor degrees, 131 disciplines authorized to offer master’s degrees or professional degree fields. HEBUT is the first engineering-based university to launch MBA program in China. Meanwhile, it is the only university in Hebei province that offers an EMBA education. It possesses 9 post doctoral work stations, among which “Material Science and Engineering” is special national program.
Competent Faculty Members and Achievements
HEBUT owns 2474 qualified faculty members. Among 1365 full-time teachers, 706 hold senior professional titles, and 682 have doctorate degrees. With a “Long River” scholar and a “1000 Plan” professor, HEBUT further ensures that HEBUT students receive optimal instruction in their chosen field. There is an outstanding team of nation al technology expertise, 3 state-level teaching teams, 2 innovative research teams with the Ministry of Education, a state-level top teacher as well as 5 provincial teaching teams. 187 staff members won provincial and ministerial level honors, including the “National Middle-aged and Young Experts with Outstanding Contributions”, and national candidates in the “New Century Talents Project”. Hundreds of staff members hold posts of chairman, vice-chairman and secretary-general in professional societies or associations at or above provincial level.
HEBUT is equipped with 1 national engineering research center and 17 provincial and ministerial level research institutes, including 1 state key laboratory base co-founded by Hebei province and the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Engineering Research Center of the Ministry of Education. With the establishment of the HEBUT National Defense Science and Technology Institute, the university obtained a national military-industrial confidentiality qualification. Since 2004, near 3000 research projects have been undertaken resulting in 1500 scientific achievements (160 of which are national key level projects) which have been applied in many enterprises and public institutions.
The National 02 Major Specialized Project, hosted by HEBUT, has excellently completed the national evaluation. Hundreds of scientific achievements won national, provincial and ministerial awards. With over 480 patents authorized, HEBUT is rated as one of the 10 outstanding Invention and Innovation Institutions in China.The diligent, prudent, truth-seeking and enterprising school ethos has been cultivated with the joint efforts from both students and faculty members. Its nearly 200,000 graduates have made important contributions to economic and social development.
With an open mind, HEBUT has been committed to international cooperation and attaches importance to the development, quality improvement and brand building of educational exchanges. Founded in 2006 the School of International Education was qualified by a Chinese government project to award international student scholarships. At present, HEBUT has generated international exchange programs with universities in more than 60 countries including France, the United States, Germany, Russia, Italy, Australia and Great Britainand Japan. Over 20 exchange programs are being carried out, which so far have received 500 international students for non-degree education and sent more than 800 students abroad.
Outstanding Alumni Profile
In the long history of HEBUT, it fostered nearly 200,000 talents for the society, including national and provincial leaders (such as Jia Qinglin), outstanding scientists who made great achievements in scientific research (such as Pan Chengxiao, Jiang Shengjie, Lu Hefu and Ke Jun), revolutionary martyrs who gave up their lives for the nation (such as Huang Ai, Lu Shaoting, Hong Linge, Yang Shisan and Zhao Guanmin), and famous businessmen who made remarkable contribution to the national revival (such as Liu Jinfang, Zhengyuan Group, Zhang Kunyu and Zhang Chunjing).
In recent years, HEBUT actively implemented a reform the three-in-one (theory, practice and innovation) talent fostering mode, and have fostered a number of excellent students who have the spirit of innovation and strong practical ability (such as Qiu Rui and Yuan Shanshan). The students, who are learning diligently and practicing actively, have made excellent achievements and won honor for the university in various competitions and games such as the national undergraduate chemical engineering design competition, the national undergraduate mathematic modeling competition, the national undergraduate electronic design competition, challenge cup competition, F1 automobile game, and undergraduate art show.