NUST, founded in 1953, is one of the key universities in China under the guidance of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. It is listed in the first group of universities chosen to be part of China’s “211 project”, which is designed to develop a hundred first-rate universities during the 21st century. NUST is a multi-disciplinary university incorporating science, engineering, liberal arts, economics, business, management, law and education with special emphasis on engineering. The university is composed of 15 main schools offering 49 doctoral programs 116 master programs and 70 undergraduate programs. The number of students is over 30000, including 47% graduates and 53% undergraduates, and nearly 600 international students. In six decades, the University has trained over 100000 senior professional personnel of all kinds, who are prestigious and influential in the society. Following the NUST globalization strategy, most of the programs for local students are available for international students.
NUST Library was established in 1960 and moved to a new building in 2010. Its collection is abundant and covers wide subjects. The collection of Atmospheric Science is one of the most complete libraries of the Academic Library in China. Currently, the total printed collection amounts to more than 1.47 million volumes, annual subscription to the printed Chinese and foreign periodicals amounts to 1,786 kinds. Core journals including Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science and Engineering, Information Science and Technology, Computer Science and other disciplines, have a complete collection.
Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU)
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