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  The University of Science and Technology Beijing engages in a number of international cooperative partnerships and initiatives to provide its students and scholars opportunities to expand their horizons. As the first Chinese university to establish a formal partnership with a foreign university in 1979, USTB continues to innovate in expanding its global network and opening new programs to better serve its community.

Exchange Programs

  - COURSE-TAKING

  - RESEARCH AND INTERNSHIPS

  

  DESCRIPTION: Students engage in a single semester to one year exchange with a partner university. Selection standards are more stringent, but students earn academic credit and are exempt from extra tuition fees.

  

  EXAMPLE PARTNERS: Paris-Sud University (France), Hokkaido University (Japan), Pohang University of Science and Technology (South Korea), University of Tartu (Estonia)

Visiting Student Programs

  - SEMESTER or YEARLONG MOBILITY PROGRAM

  - SHORT-TERM MOBILITY PROGRAM

  

  DESCRIPTION: students may apply to a partner university and attend courses as registered visiting students. Upon completion of their studies USTB carries out the appropriate accreditation process.

  

  EXAMPLE PARTNERS: McMaster University (Canada), University of California, Berkeley (USA), RWTH Aachen University (Germany)

Degree Programs

  - UNDERGRADUATE DUAL DEGREES (2+2, 3+1)

  - BACHELOR TO MASTER'S DEGREE (3+1+X)

  - STUDY FOR MASTER'S DEGREE

  - DUAL MASTER'S DEGREE

 

  Description: USTB offers several dual-degree programs with partner universities, where students may upon successfully completing their studies earn identical degrees from each university.

 

  Example Partners: University of Queensland (Australia), University of Michigan (USA), Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)

Special Interest Exchanges (Short Term)

  - THEMED SUMMER/WINTER CAMPS

  - LANGUAGE & CULTURE

  - LEADERSHIP

  

  DESCRIPTION:these programs, usually two or three weeks in length, are designed to increase students overseas experience, global vision and enhance cross-cultural communication.

  

  Example Topics: social research, cultural immersion experiences, entrepreneurship and leadership courses

National Government-Sponsored Programs

  DESCRIPTION: the China Scholarship Council (CSC) launches scholarship programs to financially sponsor Chinese students of all levels to study abroad. The CSC encourages domestic universities to run high-level talents training programs with foreign universities. Participants can join training programs in partnership with international organizations, academic institutions, or foreign governments.

Confucius Institute

  DESCRIPTION: jointly established in 2014 by USTB and De Montfort University in the UK, the Confucius Institute serves to provide Mandarin Chinese language and Chinese cultural courses to DMU students and the population of Leicester, where the Institute is situated. To date it has reached over 3200 students of all ages, aiding in the promotion of Chinese culture and history world-wide.

#UNTogether

  - GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO REALIZE UN DEVELOPMENT GOALS

 

  DESCRIPTION: in partnership with De Montfort University (UK), USTB has joined the #UNTogether global initiative where students work together to realize the United Nation’s international development goals.

Research Collaboration

  -PARTNERSHIPS TO PURSUE JOINT-RESEARCH

 

  DESCRIPTION: USTB has engaged in mutually-beneficial partnerships with a large number of private research laboratories and industry leaders, particularly in the fields of materials science and metallurgy, to pursue cutting-edge research goals.

 

  EXAMPLE PARTNERS: Tata Steel (India), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (USA)

Excellent Talent Platform

  - FULFILLING THE “DOUBLE FIRST-CLASS” INITIATIVE

 

  DESCRIPTION: create a platform to facilitate the introduction of high-quality talents to advanced, innovative projects to promote greater cooperation in scientific endeavors, enhance the university’s global influence, and meet China’s demand for international talent recruitment.

Subject Innovation & Intelligence Introduction Program

  - PROGRAMS ADDRESSING A VARIETY OF ACADEMIC RESEARCH

  

  DESCRIPTION: USTB participates in 5 intelligence bases and over 400 national intelligence projects that operate a wide number of programs for international talents. International experts are invited to participate in teaching and research in conjunction with university initiatives.

   

  

  Name

  Research Direction

  Distinguished

  Scholars

  1

  Overseas Expertise Introduction Center for Science and Technology Innovation on Advanced Metallic Structural and Functional Materials 

  Metal Materials

  T.M. POLLOCK

  YONG-WON KIM

  J. DE HOSSON

  XUELIANG SUN

  2

  Overseas Expertise Introduction Center for discipline Innovation on engineering materials service safety

  Materials Failure Assessment, Materials Service Safety

  CHRISTOFER LEYGRAF

  JOHN ALLISON

  TETSUO SHOJI

  3

  Industrial Energy Conservation and Efficiency Economic Innovation  and intelligence introduction Base

  Industrial Energy-saving Technology, Energy Efficiency Economy

  Tsukihashi Fumitaka

  Lynn Price

  Denis Maillet

  Jean-Christophe BATSALE

  4

  Functional Nano Devices Foundation and Application Overseas Expertise Introduction Center for Discipline Innovation

  Functional Nanomaterials and Components

  WANG ZHONG LIN

  HONGJIE DAI

  CHARLES M. LIEBER

  5

  Overseas Expertise Introduction Center for Discipline Innovation in Materials Genome Engineering

  Materials Genome Engineering

  RYOSUKE KAINUMA

  ZHILIANG ZHANG

  PHILIPPE MARCUS

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