ASEAN-China Network for Cooperation and Exchanges among Engineering
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Dalian University of Technology

Dalian University of Technology (DUT) is a national key university administrated directly under the Ministry of Education of China, and sponsored by Project 211 and Project 985. In September 2017, after approval by the State Council, DUT was selected into the University of “Double First-Class” Initiative, category A. It has formed a multi-disciplinary system which focuses on science and engineering and coordinated the disciplines of economics, management, humanities, law, philosophy and arts.


DUT has three campuses (Lingshui, Development Zone and Panjin) in two cities (Dalian and Panjin). It covers a total area of 3.571 million square meters with a construction area of 1.8825 million square meters. DUT has now 4,173 faculty and staff members, including about 2,642 full-time teachers, 1,043 Ph.D. supervisors, and 684 professors. DUT has now 5,145 Ph. D. students, 15,065 Master students, 25,442 undergraduates and 1,611 international students.

The university has now 4 national key primary disciplines and 6 national key secondary disciplines. 9 disciplines are selected into top 1% in ESI discipline ranking, Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science and Computer Science ranks top 1‰ in ESI discipline ranking. 8 subjects enter the top 500 QS World Subject Ranking. In the academic rankings of ARWU and US News, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering ranks 2nd, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering rank 19th, and Computer science ranks 36th in the world.

DUT is very competitive in scientific research. There are quite a number of advanced research platforms, including 1 National 2011 Collaborative Innovation Center (of Major Machine Manufacturing in Liaoning), 3 State Key Laboratories (of Coastal & Offshore Engineering, Fine Chemicals, and Structural Analysis for Industrial Equipment), 1 State Engineering Research Centers (National Joint Engineering Research Center for Shipbuilding), 6 State Engineering Laboratory, 1 National University Science and Technology Park, 1 State Technology Transfer Center, and 1 State-level Technology Center, etc.. Since 2001, DUT has won 58 prizes for state scientific and technological achievements, 696 prizes at provincial level. Since 2012, DUT has won 12 Patent Excellence Awards of China as the first accomplish units.

DUT has now established long-term stable collaboration with 260 universities and 23 research institutions in 37 countries and regions. In 2016-2019, DUT has invited 3415 overseas experts to have various activities for long-term or short-term cooperation and exchanges. In order to enhance students’ international vision and academic capacity, the university actively fosters over 150 overseas exchange programs. In 2019, 2684 students were dispatched for long-term or short-term exchange study.

DUT adheres to DUT spirit of “Unity and Progress, Truth and Innovation” by fostering elites, promoting science and technology, inheriting excellent cultures and guiding the social climate as its mission. DUT dedicates itself to the creation, discovery, dissemination, conservation and application of knowledge, and endeavors to undertake social responsibilities to serve the country and the world.