About Us

About Us


Guangdong University of Technology, founded in 1958, is a multidisciplinary university specialized in engineering education. It also offers a wide range of educational programs in science, technology, management, economics, humanities, liberal arts and law. As a high-level and cutting-edge provincial university of science and technology, GDUT has been adhering for over 60 years to the concept of “Developing with Guangdong and Contributing to Guangdong”, deepening its integration with the industry and continuously promoting academic progress and research. For the first time in 2019, our university was listed in the THE (Times Higher Education) World University Rankings, and the “Top 1000” list of ARWU (Academic Rankings of World Universities). In 2020, the university ranked 51st in Chinese mainland universities in the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings and 268th among engineering universities in 2020 US News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings (45th in China).

Guangdong University of Technology is located in Guangzhou, a famous and prosperous city in southern China. We have four campuses, namely HEMC Campus, Dongfeng Road Campus, Longdong Campus, and Panyu Campus, covering a total area of 3,066.67 acres (about 1,241 hectares) with a beautiful environment. Each campus of our university has its specialty. The Guangzhou HEMC Campus highlights the dominant position of engineering; the Dongfeng Road Campus focuses on international design and creativity; the Longdong Campus is dedicated to strengthening its specialization in management, science, and social services; the Panyu Campus focuses on Sino-foreign educational cooperation programs.

At present, our university has a total of 20 schools, 4 public course teaching centers, and 6 postdoctoral mobile stations. There are more than 2,000 full-time teachers, including about 400 professors and 700 associate professors. The strong faculty system provides a powerful talent support for the rapid development of GDUT. Five disciplines, including Engineering, Materials Science, Computer Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science &Ecology, have entered the top 1% of the ESI global discipline rankings, of which Engineering has entered 1.9 %. Our complete curriculum of "Bachelor-Master-Doctor” currently has 81 majors in its undergraduate programs, 23 first-class master degree programs, and 7 first-class doctoral degree programs. There are more than 44,000 full-time students, including over 36,000 undergraduates and 7,000 postgraduates.

  • 51400

    Total full-time student

  • 38796

    Undergraduate student

  • 11703

    Master candidate

  • 115

    International student

  • 410

    ​Teachers with Senior professional title

  • 688

    Teachers with deputy senior professional titl

  • 13

    Grantees of The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholar

  • 58

    Professors who enjoys State Council special allowanc

We comprehensively implement various talent training plans such as the “College Student Innovation Action Plan”, the “Postgraduate Top Innovative Talent Cultivation Plan”, the “Thousand Seedling Plan” to train outstanding postgraduates and the “Excellent Teacher Training Project”. In recent years, GDUT has developed rapidly and made great achievements in talent training, in building a strong faculty, in promoting scientific research and innovation and social services.

GDUT is proud to be home to world-class researchers who are making significant contributions in their specialized fields. The university counts a Key State Laboratory, a National & Local United Engineering Laboratory, a National & Local Joint Engineering Research Center and more than 70 key scientific platforms. In the past five years, GDUT has won multiple awards, including the State Science and Technology Award, the State Technological Innovation Award, and Scientific and Technological Awards at the provincial and ministerial level. The university has also won 6 national outstanding innovation awards, ranking 31st among Chinese universities.