Established by the Municipality of Shenzhen, the Southern University of Science and Technology is a publicly funded university in the Guangdong Province.
The SUSTech is a university dominated by science and engineering, combining part of characteristic humanities social sciences and management subjects.
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.
Social Science Center of Southern University of Science and Technology is adhering to the value of "distinctiveness, high quality, integrated, and innovation". Our mission is to build a highly professional faculty team and provide sophisticated general curriculums. By providing humanistic education and creating humanistic campus environment, we educate and encourage our students to become professionals who have more comprehensive knowledge and stronger sense of social responsibility and justice.
As a high-end scientific research platform, ISocial Science Center will fully promote our university’s scientific research and postgraduate training. The Academy of Social Sciences will serve as a research platform and incubator by holding activities including "Social Science Forum", "Workshop of Advanced Research Institute", "Scholars of Advanced Research Institute", "Advanced Research Institute Series" and “Research Fund of Advanced Research Institute”, which will further integrate the platform from our various disciplines and enhance the academic level, reputation and influence of our university.
The Goal of Developing Social Science Center
Specialties: to focus on the development of the cutting-edge disciplines which match with the development plans of our university, to quickly attain a leading position in certain academic field.
First-class level: to develop the Institute with high standard, to employ top scholars and young talent both at home and abroad, to complete our innovative teaching plan, to gain top academic achievements, to have a leading position in terms of the level of our teachers and graduate students compare to other similar universities.
Integration: to encourage interdisciplinary research, to recruit people with the “clusters” approach, and to conduct research by integrating different areas, methods and concepts.
Innovation: to promote academic innovation, to encourage the exploration of the new theory, new methods, new areas of the new problems of social and cultural studies, to encourage prospective studying on major current issues.