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Hunan University of Science and Technology started as the Xiangbei Construction College on the eve of liberation. It was formed by the merger of Xiangtan Institute of Technology and Xiangtan Normal University in 2003. It is a university jointly established by the Hunan Provincial People’s Government and the National Defense Science and Technology Industry Bureau, the Hunan Provincial People’s Government and the original national security The State Administration of Production Supervision and Administration jointly built universities, the "Thirteenth Five-Year" National Basic Capacity Building Project of 100 Midwest Universities and Colleges Supported Universities, and Hunan Province's "Domestic First-Class University Construction University".


The school occupies more than 3,000 acres, with a building area of more than 1.1 million square meters, the total value of teaching and researching equipment is more than 620 million yuan, and the total volume of paper and electronic documents is more than 7.2 million. There are 19 teaching colleges and graduate schools, continuing education colleges, international education colleges and Xiaoxiang College (independent colleges), with 94 undergraduate majors covering 11 disciplines. Two disciplines of engineering and chemistry enter the top 1% of ESI's global ranking. There are 3 first-level disciplines and post-doctoral research stations, 5 first-level disciplines for doctoral degree authorization, 30 first-level disciplines for master's degree authorization, and 15 professional master's degree authorizations Categories and excellent fresh graduates are exempted from examinations to study for master's degree recommendation qualifications, and the "Master Program" is recommended to be exempted from qualifications. It has 3 national defense characteristic disciplines, 1 provincial-level key discipline with superior characteristics, 8 provincial-level key disciplines, and 6 Hunan Province "Double First Class" construction disciplines. It has 8 national characteristic majors, 5 national-level first-class professional construction sites, 44 provincial-level first-class professional construction points, 17 provincial-level characteristic majors, and 1 national professional comprehensive reform pilot major.


The school currently has 2,552 faculty members, including 1,619 full-time teachers, 338 full-time teachers, and 1,011 PhD teachers. There are national "863 Program" subject experts, "Ten Thousand Talents Program" leading talents in philosophy and social sciences, "four batches" of talents, young and middle-aged experts with outstanding national contributions, national candidates for the "New Century Talent Project", 21 person-times including national-level teaching teachers, national model teachers and experts enjoying special government allowances from the State Council.


The school is an “excellent” university in the evaluation of the Ministry of Education’s undergraduate teaching work level, the “Excellent Engineer Education and Training Program” of the Ministry of Education, the first batch of universities in the country with typical experience in innovation and entrepreneurship, and a university with typical experience in graduate employment in the country. The first batch of undergraduate enrollment covers the whole country . There are currently 29,106 full-time undergraduates, 3,283 postgraduates, and 5,721 students from Xiaoxiang College (Independent College). It has 1 national-level teaching team and 7 provincial-level teaching teams. It has 2 national-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, 1 national-level virtual simulation experimental teaching center, 1 off-campus practice education base of the Ministry of Education "Excellence Program", 77 provincial-level practice teaching platforms, 3 national-level first-class courses, 37 courses Provincial first-class courses, 74 provincial excellent courses, key courses and quality courses. Since the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan", it has won 2 national teaching achievement awards and 38 provincial and ministerial teaching achievement awards.


The school has 37 national, provincial and ministerial-level scientific and technological innovation platforms, and 12 provincial-level social science research bases. Since the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan", it has undertaken 741 national planned projects such as the "863 Program", the "973 Program", the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the National Social Science Foundation. It has won 155 national, provincial and ministerial scientific research achievement awards, obtained 2,246 national authorized patents and software copyrights, and promoted 125 new technologies. "Journal of Hunan University of Science and Technology (Natural Science Edition)" and "Journal of Hunan University of Science and Technology (Social Science Edition)" are selected as an overview of Chinese core journals. "Journal of Hunan University of Science and Technology (Social Science Edition)" is selected as a source journal of CSSCI and Chinese Humanities and Society. Science core journals, social science journals of the top 100 universities in China The "Manatee" deep-sea submarine multi-purpose drilling rig developed by the school has become a bright business card of "innovating Hunan and integrating into the world", marking that my country's deep-sea drilling rig technology has reached the world's first-class level.


The school has established good cooperation with nearly 40 colleges and universities in more than 10 countries and regions, including the United States, Britain, Russia, Australia, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Austria, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan and Macau. Relations, has enrolled students from 24 countries in China and exchange students from Taiwan to study in the school. (Data statistics deadline: December 31, 2020)

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