Henan University of Science and Technology About us


Henan University of Science and Technology (HAUST), located in the thousand-year ancient capital and the peony flower city of Luoyang, is one of the three comprehensive universities of Henan Province. HAUST is composed of four campuses covering a total area of over 307 hectares with more than 60,000 Chinese full-time undergraduates, postgraduates, part-time adult students, and international students. In 2008, the university’s undergraduate teaching work was assessed as Excellence by the Higher Education Evaluation Center of the Ministry of Education.

  HAUST was founded in Beijing in 1952, moved to Luoyang in 1956 and then renamed as Luoyang Institute of Technology (LIT). In 2002, with the approval of China Ministry of Education, LIT amalgamated another two colleges to form the third comprehensive university of the province--Henan University of Science and Technology. Prime Minister Li keqiang (Henan provincial governor then) extended great expectations to HAUST at the Opening Ceremony.

  HAUST has rich educational resources. The university consists of 31 schools with 25 doctorial programs, 156 postgraduate programs, and 93 undergraduate majors. Eleven disciplines of the university cover science, engineering, agronomy, medicine, economics, management, literature, law, history, art and pedagogy. With a construction area of 99,000 ㎡, the library possesses a book collection of 3.64 million volumes and 180,000 periodicals of different languages. HAUST actively engages in international exchanges and cooperative education, and has developed academic cooperation relationships and exchange with more than 70 universities and institutes in USA, UK, Germany, Japan, and other countries and regions. HAUST also has 109 teaching projects and 9 affiliated comprehensive hospitals.

 HAUST has a high-quality talent pool. The excellent faculty exerts fundamental role in the development of the university. Full-time teachers are composed of 1012 professors or associate professors, 1073 doctors, and other specialized clerks. There are also 7 academicians shared with other institutions working for HAUST, 4 experts of national “1000-Talent Plan”, 2 talents of “Central-China Scholar”, 2 candidates of national “100-, 1000- and 10000-Talent Plan”,and 12 provincial distinguished Professors as well as 114 national or provincial outstanding talents.


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