Taiyuan University of Science and Technology

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About Taiyuan University of Science and Technology

Taiyuan University of Science and Technology (TYUST) is a public university in Taiyuan, the capital city of Shanxi province in China. It was founded in 1952 as a school of mechanical manufacturing, and has since developed into a comprehensive university with a focus on engineering and technology. It is one of the major bases for training and research in the field of heavy technological equipment manufacture in China. It is also a member of the national Project 211 and the Double First-Class Construction, which aim to build world-class universities and disciplines.

TYUST has four campuses in Taiyuan, covering an area of about 213 hectares, with modern facilities and abundant greenery. The main campus, located in the south of the city, is known for its beautiful scenery and Lingnan-style architecture. The other campuses are the North Campus, the East Campus, and the New Campus. TYUST has 22 schools and departments, offering 61 undergraduate programs, 23 graduate disciplines, 2 doctorate disciplines and 2 post-doctoral mobile stations. These programs cover nine discipline categories, such as economics, philosophy, the science of law, literature, history, science, engineering and others, with a total of 10 academic disciplines. TYUST 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. TYUST also has a large student body of over 31,000 students, including 24,000 undergraduates and 7,000 graduates.

TYUST 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. TYUST 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. TYUST has also cultivated many outstanding alumni who have made significant contributions to various fields of society, such as Feng Lixiang, a mathematician and academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Liang Bin, a physicist and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and Wang An, a computer scientist and entrepreneur.

TYUST 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. TYUST 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. TYUST 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. Read More

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