Dongguan City University

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Dongguan City University (DCU) is a private undergraduate-level university established by Guangdong Hongfa Investment Group Co., Ltd. in 2021. It was formerly known as City College of Dongguan University of Technology, which was founded in 2004. DCU is located in Dongguan, a city of historical and cultural significance and a key node of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. DCU has a green campus of 1228 mu (equivalent to 82 hectares), with modern facilities and abundant greenery. It adopts a typical South China Lingnan architecture style near Songshan Lake adjacent to Shenzhen, which provides a conducive environment for teaching and learning experience. DCU cherishes the vision of building a first-class innovative, application-oriented, and internationalized metropolitan university of excellence, seeking to contribute to the development of the Greater Bay Area of China.

DCU has 16 departments, an Adult Education College and 17 institutes, offering 42 undergraduate programs and 18 diploma programs. These programs cover nine discipline categories, such as engineering, physics, liberal arts, social sciences, environmental science, biology, chemistry, computer science, business, mathematics, psychology, economics, art and design. DCU has a strong faculty team of over 1,200 members, including 800 full-time teachers, 300 professors and associate professors, and 200 doctoral and master’s degree holders. DCU also has a large student body of over 20,000 full-time students and 10,000 adult students.

DCU has achieved remarkable results in scientific research and social service. It has undertaken over 1,000 scientific research projects at various levels, published over 4,000 academic papers and 100 books, and obtained over 200 patents and awards. DCU has also established extensive cooperation and exchange with over 40 universities and institutions from more than 20 countries and regions, such as the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Germany, France, and Hong Kong. DCU has also cultivated many outstanding alumni who have made significant contributions to various fields of society.

DCU has a rich and vibrant campus life, with various student organizations and activities that cater for different interests and specialties, ranging from science and technology to art, culture and sport. DCU also has a well-equipped library, a sports center, a student center, a cafeteria, and a dormitory, providing students with a comfortable and convenient living and learning environment. DCU also values the development of students’ moral, intellectual, physical, and aesthetic qualities, and encourages students to participate in social services, volunteer work, and cultural exchanges.

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