Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China.
SUSTech offers an unparalleled learning and research experience at the scientific and technological frontiers.
SUSTech offers unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work alongside the faculty to explore and tackle both fundamental and practical problems.
The Global Engagement Office (GEO) is responsible for forming and implementing a coherent strategy to promote the University’s international development and global profile.
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.
SUSTech, a full-time state-run institution of higher education led and governed by Guangdong Province, is an innovative university established in Shenzhen with the support of Shenzhen municipality with high ambitions and high positioning, aiming to rapidly build up an international high-level research university and an important base for China’s science and technology research and top-notch innovative personnel cultivation.
In the aspect of undergraduate teaching, SUSTech adheres to the principle of “broadening the students' specialty range, strengthening their discipline basis, encouraging a cross-discipline approach, and choosing their major over a period of time". This makes students understand and practice the academic research method and mentality, and gain knowledge and skills. During their undergraduate studies, the university builds a platform for students to come in contact with the the limits of current research in a variety of disciplines and fields and they even participate in frontier research projects. Undergraduate talents development adopts the “2 + 2” development mode, which consists of the first and the second academic years in university conducting foundation courses and general education, in order to strengthen their discipline basis and general knowledge. In the third academic year at university, students choose a major according to their strong points and development requirements.
SUSTech has established 17 undergraduate majors now, including five science majors: physics, chemistry, biotechnology, bioinformatics and biological science; as well as five engineering majors: biomedical engineering, micro-electronics science and technology, optical information science and engineering, communication engineering, materials science and engineering; and finally two economics majors: financial mathematics and finance.
Based on the credit system, tutorial system, and academic learning system, with key features such as personalization, small classes and internationalization, SUSTech cultivates high-quality talents with perfect personalities, solid foundation, outstanding abilities, international vision, social responsibility, creative spirit and practical ability through a world class cultivation system of talents.