School introduction

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST) was established in 1960. It was designated as one of the key universities in China in 1978. NUIST is a national-level key university co-constructed by the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government. The university has a complete higher education system with undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral programs as well as post-doctoral research centers. Currently, the university has over 30,000 students on campus and more than 1,000 full-time teachers, 70% of whom has senior professional titles or doctor’s degrees. The university has 50 undergraduate majors covering 8 main subject categories, namely science, engineering, management, literature, economics, law, agriculture and art. NUIST was entitled to Chinese Government Scholarship, Confucius Institute Scholarship and Jasmine Scholarship of Jiangsu Provincial Government.

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST) was formerly named Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, which was established in 1960 and enjoyed the reputation as “the cradle of meteorological talents in China”. It was designated as one of the key universities in China in 1978 and was renamed in 2004. NUIST is a national-level key university co-constructed by the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government. The quality of its undergraduate education was highly evaluated by the Ministry of Education. The university has a complete higher education system with undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral programs as well as post-doctoral research centers. Currently, the university has over 30,000 students on campus and more than 1,000 full-time teachers, 70% of whom has senior professional titles or doctor’s degrees.

The university has 50 undergraduate majors covering 8 main subject categories, namely science, engineering, management, literature, economics, law, agriculture and art. Some of the majors are provincial or national level key or special majors. Our postgraduates and doctoral education almost covers all the undergraduate majors. The subject of the meteorology ranks top in China and enjoys a distinguished reputation throughout the world. In recent years, on the basis of advantageous subjects, NUIST has established a harmonious discipline system of science, engineering, management, literature, economics, law, agriculture and art with atmospheric science as its core and information science and technology and environment science and engineering as its foci.

NUIST has established cooperative relationship with more than 30 famous overseas universities, colleges or institutions including the Yale University and the University of Maryland in US, the University of Edinburgh & the University of Reading in UK, the University of Toronto in Canada, the University of Hamburg in Germany, Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland and the Queensland University of Technology in Australia, etc. The cooperation is implemented in various forms like exchanging students and visiting scholars, jointly enrolling undergraduate and post graduate students. More than 1,400 meteorologists and hydrologists from 129 countries and regions were trained from the WMO Regional Training Center Nanjing. In 2006, the university organized the Tenth WMO Symposium on Education and Training successfully.

NUIST was qualified by Ministry of Education to enroll international students in 1996. It can enroll students with Chinese Government Scholarship, Confucius Institute Scholarship and Jasmine Scholarship of Jiangsu Provincial Government. College of International Education was established in 2008, taking full responsibilities of the recruitment, cultivation and management of the international students. Thereafter, international student education has developed by leaps and bounds. Sticking to the concept of “open development, joint development”, NUIST —the home of advanced scientists and administrators—cordially welcomes all international students.

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology Homepage: http://en.nuist.edu.cn/
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