Established by the Municipality of Shenzhen, the Southern University of Science and Technology is a publicly funded university in the Guangdong Province. 

The SUSTech cultivates quality talents with perfect personality, solid foundation, excellent ability, international view, social responsibility, innovative spirits and practical ability through the leading talent cultivation system on the basis of credit system, tutor system and college system and taking personalized, small class and international as features of talent cultivation.

The SUSTech has been determined as the experimental school of national higher education comprehensive reform. In April 2012, the Ministry of Education agreed to establish the school and give the school a great mission to explore the modern university system Chinese characteristics and training mode of innovative talents.

The Global Engagement Office (GEO) is responsible for forming and implementing a coherent strategy to promote the University’s international development and global profile.

SUSTech will adopt management mode of collegiate system for undergraduate students and create a wonderful college life for students by taking platforms such as college, Youth League Committee and communities as carriers.

The undergraduate admission of SUSTech adopts comprehensive evaluation enrollment mode based on national college entrance examination.The graduate admission of SUSTech currently adopts joint training mode.

The SUSTech Education Foundation consists of board of directors, board of supervisors and secretariat. The board of directors is the top of the power structure of the foundation; the board of supervisors is responsible to check finance and accounting information in accordance with law and regulations; secretariat is the standing administrative unit of the foundation, which is responsible to the daily work of the foundation under the leading of leaders in the board of directors.

About SUSTech

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About SUSTech

Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China.  It is intended to be a top-tier international university that excels in interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world.​
The campus of SUSTech sits on  a scenic stretch of land with winding creeks and wooded hills in the Nanshan (Southern Mountain) district of Shenzhen.  The total area is over two square kilometers. 
Currently, Ms. GUO Yurong serves as Chairwoman of the University Council.  Prof. CHEN Shiyi, an internationally renown scholar in the field of fluid mechanics, is President of the University. 
SUSTech was born in 2011 with a mission to reform higher education in China. Since then, it has been widely regarded as a pioneer and innovator in collectively moving China's higher education forward to match China's ever-growing role in the international arena.
In 2012, the Chinese Ministry of Education endorsed the establishment of SUSTech and acknowledged the university as a platform for experimenting with and catalyzing Chinese higher education reform.
SUSTech believes that curiosity drives learning and research, enabling the world to be a better place. Meanwhile, SUSTech recognizes its responsibility as an engine of economic development, encouraging entrepreneurial activities among its faculty and students.  
SUSTech has 17 existing academic programs, ranging from financial mathematics to environmental and water resources engineering.New programs are being offered continuously to meet growing demands. All together, SUSTech offers an unparalleled learning and research experience at the scientific and technological frontiers.
At the current stage, there are around 260 faculty members and 2,100 undergraduate students. SUSTech is recruiting its first cohort of graduate students in 2016.
As one of China's pioneering new research universities, SUSTech believes that learning and research go hand in hand. The university offers unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work alongside the faculty to explore and tackle both fundamental and practical  problems. 
Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship are the three pillars for SUSTech to stand out with distinctive Characteristics.
In the next five years, six academic colleges will be established, which will include Sciences, Engineering, Life and Health Sciences, Medicine School, Business School, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Meanwhile, about 26 research centers will be established with emphasis on interdisciplinary research.
Under a visionary leadership and with an outstanding faculty trained globally, SUSTech is determined to fulfil its goal of building a world-class institution of higher education and cutting-edge research with broad societal impacts, contributing to the advancement of science and technology in an increasingly global economy.


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