📖 Introduction

Guangdong University of Technology (GDUT) is a comprehensive public university located in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. Founded in 1952, GDUT has developed into a prominent institution offering a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in engineering, management, arts, science, and other disciplines. As a key player in higher education, GDUT places a strong emphasis on applied research, technological innovation, and cultivating skilled professionals to meet the demands of modern industries.

GDUT is recognized for its commitment to engineering and technology education, with strengths in areas such as mechanical engineering, automation, information technology, and materials science. The university has established partnerships with industry leaders, fostering collaborative research and providing students with opportunities for practical experience. While specific global rankings may vary, GDUT's focus on applied learning, industry collaboration, and technological advancements contribute to its significance in the regional and national educational landscape. The university plays a crucial role in preparing students for careers in technology-driven fields and contributing to the economic and industrial development of the Guangdong region.

🏫 About Guangdong University of Technology (GDUT)


Guangdong University of Technology (GDUT), is a multi-disciplinary university engaging with the international community. In the last 60 years, the university has become a key educational and research institution in Guangdong province in Southern China with a reputation for producing highly qualified and respected graduates. GDUT is a key provincial university of the High-Level University Construction Project of Guangdong Province.

Located in Guangzhou, China's third-largest city, GDUT has several campuses with a total land area of more than 550 acres. The University offers a wide range of courses in engineering, management, arts, economics, science, literature, and law, with major emphasis on the study o. More than 2000 full-time teachers in the University support a student population of over 44,000 attaining degrees at Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral levels. GDUT also enrolls international students and various levels of continuing education students.

GDUT boasts 20 faculties and schools, 4 public courses teaching centers, offering diverse courses in its 85 bachelor's programs, 52 master's programs, 11 Ph.D. programs, and 5 post-doctoral mobile stations. GDUT attaches great importance to scientific research and disciplinary development and has a strong record of achievement. According to a report published by the ESI database in 2017, the Engineering of GDUT is listed in ESI world’s top 0.5% ranking and Material Discipline is listed in ESI world’s top 1% ranking. Since 2014, all the disciplines have been listed in the first batch of undergraduate enrollment in the National University entrance exams. Mechanical Engineering, Information Engineering, Material Engineering, and Chemical Engineering are listed in the “211 Project” Key Construction Program of Guangdong Province. National, province, and local government projects have benefited for years from the contribution of GDUT research expertise. In 2018 funding for scientific research reached 846 million RMB, ranking 40thin China and exceeding 800 million for two consecutive years.

  • Furthermore, GDUT is developing an excellent overseas reputation as a valued partner.
  • University investments in research and teaching infrastructure include:
  • 1.25 billion RMB of equipment and devices to support teaching and research(including 15,271 computers).
  • 1.56 million square meters of floor area.
  • The University Library has a collection of over 3.77 million volumes and over 2.24 million volumes of electronic journals.
  • A network of research institutes, centers, and labs across various fields and in collaborations with major companies and universities in China and abroad.
  • Undertake major research across a diverse range of fields.
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🏠 Accommodation

If accommodation on campus is important to you we advise you to arrive a few days before so you can try to register. You can also to choose accommodation off campus, we have an article about that here.

📬 Admissions Process

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3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

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Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required documents:

  • Passport
  • Graduation certificate
  • Passport size photo

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

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