Jiangxi University of Science and Technology (JXUST) features distinctive disciplines and a balanced curriculum of science, engineering, materials, computer, economics, management, arts and law. Being a research-intensive public university with high teaching quality, JXUST is dedicated to providing students with advanced knowledge and skills in an academic environment full of intellectual stimulation and scientific innovation. Recognized as the primary personnel training and scientific research base for the non-ferrous metals and steel industry in China, the university is currently jointly-sponsored by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and Jiangxi Provincial Government. It is also one of the five top-ranking universities in Jiangxi Province.
Founded in 1958, JXUST has 5 campuses in Ganzhou city and Nanchang city that cover a total area of more than 650 acres. The main campus is located in Ganzhou – a historically rich and culturally vibrant city that is recognized as the World Capital of Tungsten, the Kingdom of Rare Earth, the Cradle of Hakka Culture, and the Birthplace of the Red Revolution in China.
JXUST now offers a wide range of courses, including 71 undergraduate programs, 98 master programs and 2 doctoral programs with 3 National Characteristic Specialties and 6 National Excellence Initiative Majors. It is also the training unit of MBA, JM, ME (including 13 ME categories), MPAcc, and MTI degrees. JXUST also enrolls students from outside of Chinese Mainland. With this array of programs, more than 30,000 students are enrolled in the university’s 16 schools and 18 scientific research institutes. The graduates of JXUST have long been popular in the competitive job market – known for their skill at adapting to work situations, team spirit, and diligence. The student employment rate of JXUST is listed in the top 50 among the 2,000 higher education institutions in China.
With a staff of close to 2,000 people, JXUST provides top quality lectures and classes taught by nationally renowned educators, as well as competitive scientific research teams based in many state-level key laboratories as well as engineering and technological research centers. This highly accomplished faculty and competency in scientific research creates a favorable learning environment for students. JXUST has established a set of highly competitive undergraduate and graduate programs – including Mining Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mineral Processing Engineering, Material Engineering, and Technology and Economic Management. The facilities for research in the fields of tungsten, copper, rare earth and lithium battery are currently the best in China. These facilities are responsible for over 2000 research projects and, in recent years, have been awarded more than 80 national, ministerial, and provincial awards.
Throughout its history, JXUST has actively adapted to the trend of international education development. With the spirit of "embracing all the streams of culture in the pursuit of excellence", JXUST is encouraging an open education by actively strengthening communication and cooperation with universities across the world. Today, JXUST has established long-term and wide-ranging academic exchange programs with universities, enterprise groups, and scientific research institutions from more than 20 countries, including America and The United Kingdom. JXUST is a qualified host university for international students, attracting students from all over the world to pursue degree or non-degree education. As part of this, the university has long been committed to promoting Chinese language and culture in the international community. Approved by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban), JXUST has established a Confucius Institute at University of the Panjab, Pakistan; having been approved by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council in 2011, the Chinese Education Base (CEB) of JXUST is the only one of its kind hosted by a science and technology university. Furthermore, delegations and scholars of JXUST have been sent overseas for language courses and teacher training, and the university conducts international exchanges with such universities and enterprises focused on international science and technology projects.