Xiamen Institute of Technology
chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: Apr 20, 2019
Xiamen Institute of Technology (XIT) is a full-time undergraduate college approved by the Ministry of Education. It is located in Jimei district, Xiamen city, Fujian province, and covers more than 4.6 hectares with floor space of 50 ha.
XIT was designed and built to high standards as a campus highlighting traditional culture and local characteristics. It is equipped with complete teaching and living facilities including a library, teaching buildings, laboratories, a stadium and a concert hall.
The application-oriented school features coordinated development of arts, science, economics and management. It consists of 12 education units and five academic schools, including the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, School of Architecture and Civil Engineering, and the School of Business. XIT offers 29 undergraduate majors to students from over all the country. So far, there are nearly 10,000 full-time students on campus. In 2016, the school was regarded as the private undergraduate college with the most potential in Fujian province, according to a list released by the Fujian Provincial Department of Education.
XIT has a strong and diverse cohort of faculty members including more than 500 teachers, 300 of whom work full time.
The school took the lead in implementing the "academic school system" that offers education in habits of thought and action, mental health and employment guidance.
XIT upholds a constantly upgraded international vision of talent training and has carried out various forms of cooperation and exchanges with 16 universities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Taiwan and other countries and regions. A cooperation system has been developed to encourage students to learn at other schools for a certain time in the context that credits are accepted by both schools. There is another program that offers double degrees and continuous undergraduate and graduate study.
XIT conducts teaching and scientific research cooperation with large enterprises such as China Mobile, China Communications, Xiamen XGMA Machinery, Shanghai Jeson Communication, China Construction Eighth Engineering Division, Chinasoft International Limited, and Xiamen Prima Technology Inc. The industry-university-research cooperation mode has provided numerous opportunities for students to gain hands-on trial practice.
Address: 1251, Sunban South Rd, Jimei district, Xiamen city, Fujian province