Founded in 1949, Dalian University of Technology (hereinafter referred to as “DUT”) is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education of China. It is also one of the national 211 Project and 985 Project universities. In September 2017, approved by the State Council, DUT was selected into the “World-class University Construction Plan”, category A.
The university faculty has 4444 teachers (2889 full-time teachers), 13 members of Chinese Academy of Sciences and members of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 academician of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering, also 38 academicians of both Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering among all the part-time teachers. DUT currently has 44829 full-time students, 1242 of whom are international students.
DUT keeps the education of talents as its primary mission and attaches equal importance to undergraduate and graduate programs. It has formed a multi-disciplinary system which focuses on science and engineering and coordinates science, engineering, economics, management, humanities, law, philosophy and art. The university has 1 graduate school, 21 independent academic schools and teaching departments, 3 specialized colleges and 1 independent college.
DUT has now established long-term stable collaboration with 267 universities and research institutions in 39 countries and regions. It has hundreds of well-known scholars and lecturers as honorary and guest professors.
At present, DUT continues to adhere to the fundamental task of setting high moral values and cultivating people, keep the primary mission of educating talents, deepen the comprehensive reform, strengthen characteristics of connotation, and strive to build a world-class university with Chinese characteristics.