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Updated: Mar 15, 2018 studyintianjin.com Print

The education system in Tianjin, as elsewhere in China, can be simply summarized as "four educations" and "7 levels". The "four educations" refers to pre-school education, primary education, secondary education and higher education. The "7 levels" refers to kindergarten, primary school, junior high school, senior high school, higher college education, undergraduate education and postgraduate education.

By the year 2013, there were 576 primary schools,168 high schools and 41 universities.(According to the report of Education Office of Tianjin)

Nankai University
Nankai University has broadened international communications by establishing exchanges and collaborative relationships with more than 200 universities and academic institutions. Nobel Laureates Chen Ning Yang, Tsung-Dao Lee, Samuel Chao Chung Ting, Robert A. Mundell, and Reinhard Selten as well as former President of Korea Kim Dae Jung and former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger were all conferred Honorary Professorships by Nankai University. Many other world-known scholars and entrepreneurs have been invited as Visiting Professors at Nankai University. Nankai University attracting a large number of talented mathematicians known at home and abroad, has thus become one of the most famous centers for mathematics worldwide. Also, Nankai established dozens of Confucius Institutes all around the world.

Hebei University of Technology
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.

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 national 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 evalution.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.

HEBUT is located in Tianjin. and also has campuses in Langfang city. HEBUT covers an area of more than 267 hectares with a construction group area of 870,000 square meters. In the 200-hectare Beichen campus, a 400,000-square-meter construction project has been completed and put into use where, at present, there are more than 21,000 full-time students, including 6,373 post-graduates. The City College which is sponsored by HEBUT has 16,000 students, with 16,000 more pursuing their vocational and bachelor’s degrees through adult education. The school teaching and research equipment is worth 372 million RMB, and there are 1.88 million books in the school library. Apart from that, well-equipped stadiums, dormitories and canteens facilitate student campus life.

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. It 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 and regions including France, the United States, Germany, Russia, Italy, Australia , Great Britain, Japan. Hongkong and Taiwan . 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.

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.

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