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Huazhong University of Science and Technology

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Exterior view of Huazhong University of Science and Technology [Photo/hust.edu.cn]

Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) was established in 1952, originally under the name of Huazhong Institute of Technology. In 2000, the university merged with Tongji Medical University founded in 1907 and Wuhan Urban Construction Institute was founded in 1952, to form the new Huazhong University of Science and Technology as it is known today.

HUST is located in Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province, on the central banks of the Yangtze River. The university is composed of one main campus situated near the East Lake scenic spot and a satellite medical campus located in the central business district of Hankou on the other side of the Yangtze River.

HUST's picturesque environment covers an area of over 460 hectares, and the campus has 72 percent greenery coverage, earning it the honorary title of "University in the Forest".

A total of more than 55,000 full-time students are enrolled, including approximately 32,000 undergraduates, 16,000 master candidates and 6,000 doctoral candidates.

Huazhong University of Science and Technology has 72 percent greenery coverage, earning it the honorary title of "University in the Forest". [Photo/hust.edu.cn]

The university hosts around 3,000 full-time faculty members, more than 900 of which are professors and 1,300 associate professors. A large number of eminent scientists and professors are gathered here, including 15 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Science and the Chinese Academy of Engineering and 48 Changjiang Scholars Program for Distinguished Professors.

Being a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary research university, the university covers 12 major disciplines: philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and arts, offering a variety of degree programs, including 94 undergraduate programs, 225 master programs, and 184 PhD programs.

The university has established partnerships with more than 100 renowned universities and research institutions worldwide. Over 1,500 scholars and experts visit and deliver lectures here annually. Currently around 3,000 international students are studying at HUST. The students from different parts of the world gather here for degree and non-degree programs. Some courses are taught in Chinese while most of the degree programs are taught in English. Scholarships are accessible to all the applicants.

Address: 1037 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei province
Tel: +86-27-87542457 (International Student Office)
Tel: +86-27-87485855 (International Cooperation)
Email: admission@hust.edu.cn (International Student Office)
eww@hust.edu.cn (International Cooperation)
Official website: http://english.hust.edu.cn/ (English)

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