[ Introduction ]       [ Brief history ]

In 1956, UESTC was founded on the basis of the electronic divisions of such well-established universities as Jiaotong University, Nanjing Institute of Technology and South China Institute of Technology.
In 1960, UESTC was ranked as one of the nation’s key universities.
In 1997, UESTC was included in the first group of the universities in “ Project 211”, a national program of promoting China’s higher education.
In 2001, UESTC was selected as one of the Chinese universities that obtained special financial support from both the Ministry of Education and the local provincial government (“Project 985”).
UESTC is now a multi-disciplinary university directly under the Ministry of Education, which has electronic information science and technology as its nucleus, engineering as its major field, and incorporates science, management and liberal arts.