Shandong University of Science and Technology (SDUST), founded in 1951, offers multidisciplinary education in engineering, sciences, management, literature, law, economics and education with unique engineering characteristics. It is a key construction university of Shandong Province for cultivating personnel with practical abilities and a high-level university..
The University now has three campuses, located respectively in Qingdao, Tai’an and Jinan, covering a total area of 253 hectares with a floor space of 1.46 million square meters. The total value of fixed assets of the university reached to 3 billion yuan, and the total value of teaching and research instruments and equipment is 800 million yuan. The University comprises 32 academic colleges and 5 research institutions. There are 9 centers for post-doctoral studies, 10 first-tier disciplines authorized to confer doctoral degrees and 27 first-tier disciplines authorized to confer master degrees; 16 disciplines to confer master’s degrees and 93 undergraduate programs. The University boasts 1 state key discipline (under construction), 5 first class disciplines of Shandong province and 19 key disciplines of Shandong province and Qingdao city. Engineering, mathematics, chemistry and materials science have entered the top 1% of ESI in the world. There’s also a state key lab base co-founded by Shandong Province and the Ministry of Education, 2 state-local joint engineering centers, 1 national engineering lab and 92 ministerial/provincial Lab (base) and Engineering (Technology) Research Center .