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  Harbin Engineering University (HEU) located in Harbin, ice city, Northeast China. Subordinate to Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), HEU is a national key university of glorious history and fine traditions. It is among the first batch of "211 Project" universities that are entitled to enjoy first priority from the state in construction and development and also one of the universities that have Graduate School. Moreover, HEU is an important base for talent cultivation and scientific research in the fields of national defense, sea and ocean development, and nuclear power application as well as one of the universities to receive students covering Chinese Government Scholarship.

Harbin Engineering University

  •   The predecessor of HEU is PLA Military Engineering Institute established in 1953, renamed as Harbin Shipbuilding Engineering Institute in 1970; and renamed as Harbin Engineering University in 1994. HEU was award as one of the first group of "211 Project" universities to receive preferential support from the state in 1996, and authorized by the Ministry of Education to have Graduate School in 2002.

      The floor area of HEU is 1.26 million m2 with a building area of 886 thousand m2. The architecture of HEU embodies an imposingly exquisite combination of Chinese and Western elements, featuring flying eaves and jade tiles. The university comprises 17 colleges: College of Shipbuilding Engineering, College of Aerospace and Civil Engineering, College of Power and Energy Engineering, College of Nuclear Science and Technology, College of Automation, College of Underwater Acoustic Engineering, College of Computer Science and Technology, College of Mechanical Electrical Engineering, College of Information and Communication Engineering, School of Economics and Management, College of Material Science and Chemical Engineering, College of Science, College of Humanities and Social Science, College of International Cooperative Education, College of Further Education, College of Defense Education, and College of Software, as well as 2 departments and 1 center, foreign languages department, department of physical military training, engineering training center. There are over 40 scientific research institutes and 150 scientific research and teaching laboratories.

      HEU has 3118 teaching staff, among them, 8 Chinese academicians, 267 doctoral supervisors, 1180 professors and associate professors, and 23979 students (8788 postgraduate students) in all levels as well as 600 international students. HEU also has 11 post-doctoral mobile research stations, 31 disciplines for Doctoral Degree, 94 disciplines for Master’s Degree (including MBA and MPA), and 57 disciplines for Bachelor’s Degree.

      Aiming to build up high-qualified, creative and excellent students, and develop high-level scientific research-oriented university with distinctive characters and established fame, HEU puts emphasis on the development of international cooperation and academic exchange, and has made extensive exchange and cooperation efforts with more than 100 influential universities and scientific research institutions in 30 countries, such as the United States, Japan, France, Germany, Italy and Russia, training more than 1000 international students of different levels from the USA, UK, Canada, South Korea, Russia, Japan, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Algeria, Thailand, Nepal, India, etc.

    All the friends from all over the world are warmly welcome to visit or study at Harbin Engineering University.

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