Changchun University of Science and Technology About us

Changchun University of Science and Technology (CUST) is located in Changchun, the capital of Jilin Province of China. Changchun city stands at the central part of Northeast China. In history, it’s the last emperor, Pu Yi's "Royal Capital. Now, it has been turned into a beautiful, prosperous, open and internationalized city, known as the "Spring City of Northland ". It covers a total area of 20,604 square kilometers, a population of over 4 million. Changchun people are kind, friendly and helpful, and thus also called by the media as the most humane city in China. Changchun is the cradle of the country’s auto, film, optics, biological pharmaceuticals and rail car industry, known as the "City of Automobile ", "City of Film". Due to its green-space ratio of 78% in the urban area, it enjoys a reputation of "Asian Forest City". It has a climate with four distinct seasons. Summer, air is fresh, with tree-lined avenues, and in winter, snow-covered branches of trees look like nectar and jade. Changchun is one of the cities where the citizens speak the most standard Mandarin in accent and intonation. Thus, it is the most favorable place for international students to learn Putonghua in China. The living cost here is low, which offers an ideal place for international students to study and live in.  Changchun University of Science and Technology is a key university in China, previously known as Changchun Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics .The University was found by the former vice chairman of China Association for Science and Technology and the founder of the Chinese Optical Society, Wang Daheng in 1958 in Changchun, Jilin, China. After half a century’s development and construction, Changchun University of Science and Technology has been developed into a multidisciplinary university with opt-electronic technology as its outstanding feature and the integration of optics, mechanics, electronics, computer science as well as material science as its superiority. Following the educational philosophy of "Focusing on Cultivation, Advocating Science" and the university motto of "Virtuous, Learned, Truthful, Innovative", the university is endeavoring to reach the goal of being "provincially top, nationally advanced, and internationally well-known". Changchun University of Science and Technology is ranked 3rd in Jilin province, in the top 15 among its kind of science and technology universities and in the top 150 out of 2845 universities in China. Most of the engineering courses are ranked in the top 20. For example, optical engineering (2nd), instrument technology and sciences (11th), mechanics (13th), software engineering (13th), computer science (15th), control science and engineering (15th), and material science (16th).The university is particularly renowned for its optical-electrical engineering which is constantly considered one of the best in China along with Zhejiang University. It is a founding member of the prestigious "Seven of Chinese Military Higher Education Institute Group". The university is affiliated with the Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China and administrated by Jilin Provincial Education Department. It has been listed in the "Mid-Western Higher Education Institute Infrastructure Project" in 2012, mostly known as the "Small 211 project" in China. Changchun University of Science and Technology has accepted nearly 1000 international students since 1987. The international students come from over 30 countries including the United States, Russia, Britain, Canada, Norway, Korea, Sudan, Mongolia, DPRK, Vietnam, Japan, Mali, Kenya and Micronesia. Chang-Chun (Changchun) University of Technology (CCUT), founded in 1952, is a key university of Jilin Province. It is a comprehensive university offering undergraduate and advanced degrees in arts and sciences, science, law, business management, economics, and education. The university's curriculum is specially designed with an emphasis on the technological aspects of these fields of study. CCUT is located in the heart of the city of Changchun. The main campus, which boasts a peaceful and quiet environment replete with beautiful trees and gardens, is just a stone's throw away from the picturesque South Lake Park of Changchun. CCUT has a total enrollment of 16,000 full-time students, including postgraduates, four-year undergraduates, and three-year vocational students. Currently, there are 1, 800 staff members, including 880 faculty members. Among the faculty are 473 professors and associate professors, 7 Doctoral candidate instructors and advisers (tutors), and 230 Masters Candidate tutors. There are 17 schools. In addition, there is an Engineering Training Center, as well as three Teaching and Research Sections: Physical Education Teaching and Research Section, Marxist Theory and Ideological Ethics Teaching and Research Section, and a Military Training Section. There are forty undergraduate specialties, twenty-one of which are authorized to grant Master Degrees; five are authorized to grant Engineering Masters Degrees


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