About Yancheng Institute of Technology
Yancheng Institute of Technology is an institution of higher education of the Jiangsu province, located in Yancheng, a city by the coast of the Yellow Sea. The university is distinct and offers multidisciplinary education in engineering, sciences, agriculture, economics, management, humanities while giving prominence to engineering. Originally founded in June, 1958, the university has been developing rapidly since the mid-1990s. Its predecessor was the Yancheng College of Technology founded in 1958 and the Yancheng Vocational College founded in 1985. These two institutions were merged into one by the ratification of the National Education Committee and the People’s Government of Jiangsu Province in May 1996.
The university has been committed to developing advanced application-oriented talents whom the society needs. It has been playing an important role in the regional economic growth through cultivating talents and providing intellectual support. The university has 1072 faculty members in the teaching position. Among them there are 109 professors and 375 associate professors, and 80 percent are with doctor’s or master’s degree.
There are 14 public schools, 1 non-governmental school and 5 teaching departments in the university. It admits students from 31 provinces nationwide, and it has an enrollment of more than 20,000 full-time students at present. The university opens itself to the world and positively pursues international cooperation and collegiate communication. It has established friendly, cooperative relationship with 16 universities in the USA, the UK, Canada, Korea, etc., among which there are 4 Sino-foreign cooperative education projects with University of Greenwich in England, school exchange programs with University of Portsmouth In England and Kangnung National University in Korea.
Since 2006, the university has undertaken 22 national research projects, 121 provincial projects, among which 20 projects have obtained national, provincial Science and Technology Progress Award. The university has published more than 5,000 theses in national and provincial journals, among which 507 are included in SCI or EI.
Looking towards the future, Yancheng Institute of Technology will stick to carrying out the concept of scientific development and implementing the twelfth five-year program comprehensively. It is striving to build itself to into a high-level university that features application-oriented and development of engineering and multidisciplinary education coordinated. In the new century, with the spirit of keeping up with the times and to be down to the earth, the university is working hard to create and stride towards a brilliant future.