Harbin Institute of Petroleum

Founded in 2003, Harbin Institute of Petroleum (HIP) is a full-time undergraduate school approved and authorized by the Ministry of Education to issue university diploma and bachelor’s degree. The institute has been honored as “The Excellent Non-government Higher Education Institutions in China”, “The Most Influential Non-government Institute”, and “The Excellent Institute” granted by Heilongjiang Province Graduate Employment Evaluation, etc. In 2015, according to an internet survey, it ranks the third place as the “Best Non-government University of Heilongjiang Province”, “The first class colleges of technology” initiated by the Alumni Association of China.
Harbin Institute of Petroleum, located in Harbin City (the capital of Heilongjiang Province), covers an area of 800,000 square meters including a construction area of 281,100 square meters. There are 10 departments which boast 28 majors, such as petroleum engineering, mechanical and electronic engineering, chemical engineering and technology, civil engineering, financial management, music, etc. National enrollment and employment are authorized to this institute which accommodates more than 9,000 students including undergraduate students and foreign students. The institute’s library boasts both 741,000 published books and database of abstracts and full text in Chinese and foreign languages i.e. CNKI(China National Knowledge Infrastructure). The total value of teaching instruments and equipment are worth nearly 60 million yuan.

There are 526 full-time teachers in Harbin Institute of Petroleum, in which teachers with senior professional titles (professors and associate professors) constitute more than 40%, and that of master’s degree or doctor’s degree 85%.

This institute emphasizes students’ ideological cultivation and supervises students to make a plan for their own academic career, thereby helping students’ development and gradually realizing their dreams. The institute offers National Scholarship, National Endeavor Fellowship, National Grants, Dean Scholarship as well as postgraduate scholarships, etc. In recent years, there have been an increasing number of students in Harbin Institute of Petroleum enrolled as postgraduates. According to the latest survey, the postgraduate enrollment (in Harbin Institute of Petroleum) has surpassed other Non-government universities for many years.
The institute attaches great importance to the cultivation of students’ practical ability. The institute establishes bases for field practice in more than 200 large enterprises and institutions, such as Daqing Oil Fields, Qiqihar, etc. The institute plays a part in the “Heilongjiang Province Excellent Engineer Education and Training Program” aiming to train students into senior engineering and efforts to cultivate students to become high-quality talents.

The institute attaches great importance to the cultivation of students’ innovation, set up specialist laboratories for students to carry out practical activities. The institute completed dozens projects of “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Program” initiated by Provincial Education Department in recent years. In the 10th session of National College Students “UFIDA new cup” Competition, Harbin Institute of Petroleum  co-winning the honor of “Special Prize” with Peking University.

The institute “Water Rocket” team has won the national 2nd prize in “National and Research-based Aero-model Competition” in 2012. In recent years, the students have participated in various competitions and won more than 200 awards, including 30 above the national level. Students of our Institute have initiated and established “Students Venture Capital Association of Heilongjiang Province”, whose members are now more than 20 colleges and universities.

The Institute has actively carried out international cooperation and exchanges to cultivate talents, and has established cooperative relations with many foreign universities.

Harbin Institute of Petroleum is now taking “Three-Open Policy” as its educational philosophy, carrying out “Three Projects”, promoting “Four Atmosphere”, starting the “Six Constructions”, take the path of connotation development construction application-oriented colleges and universities, to build Harbin Institute of Petroleum into “training builders and successors of the socialist cause” of people are satisfied with the university.  

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