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Harbin Engineering University

 

Harbin Engineering University

Harbin Engineering University
哈爾濱工程大學
Motto 大工至善,大學至真
Motto in English

(Great Engineer Changes the World, Great Lore Changes the Knowledge)

(It is engineering that changes the world)
Established 1953
Type Public, Project 211
President Liu Zhigang
Academic staff 3,198
Admin. staff 2,600
Undergraduates 24,979
Postgraduates 8,788
Location Harbin, Heilongjiang,  People's Republic of China
Campus Urban, 311.60 acres (126.1 ha)
Former names

Harbin PLA Military Engineering Institute, Harbin Shipbuilding

Engineering Institute
Nickname HEU
Website

中文 English

Русский

Harbin Engineering University (simplified Chinese: 哈尔滨工程大学; traditional Chinese: 哈爾濱工程大學; pinyin: Hāěrbīn Gōngchéng Dàxué), also referred to as HEU, was founded in 1953 in Harbin, China. It offers over 150 degree programs, 48 of which are conducted in English.[1] Designated a Project 211 university, HEU is billed as a top institution for engineering and marine projects.[2]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Campus 2
  • Admissions 3
    • International Students 3.1
  • Academics 4
    • Research 4.1
    • International cooperation 4.2
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

HEU traces its origins to the PLA Military Engineering Institute established in Harbin on September 1, 1953. In 1970 the university was renamed Harbin Shipbuilding Engineering Institute (HSEI; simplified Chinese: 哈尔滨船舶工程学院; traditional Chinese: 哈爾濱船舶工程學院; pinyin: Hāěrbīn Chuánbó Gōngchéng Xuéyuàn).

The current name has been in use since 1994.[3]

HEU was one of the first universities authorized by the state to award master's and doctoral degrees.[4]

Campus

University Library

HEU is located in Nangang, in the heart of Harbin.

The university library occupies a six-story building on the eastern side of campus. Particular strengths of library collections focus on nuclear and marine science.

Wifi access at the library is charged at 0.30 RMB per hour. Faculty, students, and staff with a university ID card may register for wifi access at the second floor information desk.[5]

Admissions

Undergraduate, master's and doctoral students are admitted in the autumn semester. Although the majority of undergraduate courses are taught in Chinese, many postgraduate programs are offered in English. Qualifications in related programs are required for postgraduate admissions.

International Students

HEU emphasizes the development of international cooperation and academic exchange. Since 2000, HEU students have included nationals from Canada, Korea, Russia, Japan, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, India, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Academics

The university awards undergraduate, master, and doctoral degrees in the various branches of engineering, science, literature, management and economics.

International students seeking to improve their Chinese-language proficiency may enroll in a non-degree language course in either autumn or spring.

Research

As scholars at national key university, HEU faculty prioritize engineering in shipbuilding, information and communications, nuclear power, and hydroacoustics.

The university is home to over 40 research centers and institutes including: [6]

  • Nuclear Power Safety and Simulation Introduction Base
  • Deepwater Engineering Research Center

International cooperation

The university has established relationships with more than 20 international universities and research institutions, coordinating visiting scholars and cooperative research development.[7]

References

  1. ^ HEU Degree Programs in English
  2. ^ Introduction to English-Language Programs, HEU
  3. ^ Brief Introduction
  4. ^ Programs Offered in HEU
  5. ^ Wifi access, HEU Library
  6. ^ Research Centers and Institutes at HEU
  7. ^ International Partners

External links

  • Official website (Chinese)
  • Official website (English)
  • Official website (Russian)
  • International Students website
  • Library website

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