Introduction to JSUT
Jiangsu University of Technology (JSUT) is situated in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, a renowned cultural city in the central region of the Yangtze River Delta with over 3,200 years of history and advantageous location of equidistance from Shanghai and Nanjing.Changzhou boasts pleasant climate, booming economy, social stability and harmony, convenient transportation and beautiful living environment. It is named as “National Civilized City” and “The Most Innovative City in China”.
JSUT was brought into existence in 1984. It is the unit for awarding master's degree. It was evaluated with the score of Excellence in the undergraduate teaching evaluation implemented by the Ministry of Education. It is also one of the first National Key Vocational Education Construction Bases of Teachers Training, and one of the decision-making consultation research bases for the People's Government of Jiangsu Province. The building area of various school buildings of the school is more than 500000 square meters and has over 20,000 full-time undergraduates, nearly 900 postgraduates, over 100 international students with academic qualifications (undergraduate and graduate students) and about 1,500 faculty members. JSUT offers 62 undergraduate majors, and enrolls postgraduate students in majors of Mechanics, Resources & Environment and Education, which forms a distinct pattern of engineering-oriented and multiple discipline coordinated development.
JSUT vigorously implements strategy of internationalized development, actively absorbing advanced international educational thoughts, standards and resources. It highlights characteristics of international cooperation and exchange by focusing on the implementation of Sino-German cooperation program and successively establishing cooperation relationship with over 60 universities from Germany, United States, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Ukraine, Israel, Kazakhstan, Macao and Taiwan. Now JSUT enroll international students from over 30 ‘Belt and Road’ countries such as Russia, Morocco, South Africa, Indonesia and etc.
School of International Education of JSUT is specifically responsible for the enrollment, management, and education of international students. It has an International Student Management Office with full-time international student counselor to provide careful management, dedicated service and enthusiastic help, and has been awarded the Jiangsu Advanced Group for Education of International Students in China twice. In recent years, JSUT has increased the construction of software and hardware for international student’s education, and has built a well-equipped and full-functioning international student teaching building and apartment building, focusing on creating a beautiful studying and living environment for international students. Based on the needs of international students, the university adjusts major settings, equips with good teachers, improves curriculum system to continuously improves the quality of international students. One provincial-level Excellent English-speaking Course For Foreign Students has been approved. Foreign students have won many awards in the National College Students' English Speech Contest and the Chinese Classical Recital Contest in Jiangsu Province.