Guangdong University of Technology, founded in 1958, is a multidisciplinary university specialized in engineering education. It also offers a wide range of educational programs in science, technology, management, economics, humanities, liberal arts and law. As a high-level and cutting-edge provincial university of science and technology, GDUT has been adhering for over 60 years to the concept of “Developing with Guangdong and Contributing to Guangdong”, deepening its integration with the industry and continuously promoting academic progress and research. For the first time in 2019, Guangdong University of Technology was listed in the THE (Times Higher Education) World University Rankings, and the “Top 1000” list of ARWU (Academic Rankings of World Universities). In 2020, the university ranked 51st in Chinese mainland universities in the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings and 268th among engineering universities in 2020 US News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings (45th in China).
Guangdong University of Technology is located in Guangzhou, a famous and prosperous city in southern China. It has four campuses, namely HEMC Campus, Dongfeng Road Campus, Longdong Campus, and Panyu Campus, covering a total area of 3,066.67 acres (about 1,241 hectares) with a beautiful environment. Each campus of our university has its specialty. The Guangzhou HEMC Campus highlights the dominant position of engineering; the Dongfeng Road Campus focuses on international design and creativity; the Longdong Campus is dedicated to strengthening its specialization in management, science, and social services; the Panyu Campus focuses on Sino-foreign educational cooperation programs.
At present, GDUT has a total of 20 schools, 4 public course teaching centers, and 6 postdoctoral mobile stations. There are more than 2,000 full-time teachers, including about 400 professors and 700 associate professors. The strong faculty system provides a powerful talent support for the rapid development of GDUT. Five disciplines, including Engineering, Materials Science, Computer Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science &Ecology, have entered the top 1% of the ESI global discipline rankings, of which Engineering has entered 1.9 %. Our complete curriculum of "Bachelor-Master-Doctor” currently has 81 majors in its undergraduate programs, 23 first-class master degree programs, and 7 first-class doctoral degree programs. There are more than 44,000 full-time students, including over 36,000 undergraduates and 7,000 postgraduates.