FACTS & FIGURES
Founded in 1902
1,116 Faculty Staff
A university established to train first-line professionals for the industry development of Xiamen Special Economic Zone, the development of Xiamen University of Technology (XMUT) is closely related to the growth of the industry in Xiamen. Today, a provincial first-tier university with global ambitions and reach, our mission is to help students develop and apply knowledge, skills and abilities for real world success through competency based and industry-oriented learning and teaching.
Altogether, XMUT offers 62 undergraduate and graduate programs to a student body of21,000, including an vibrant community of international students from over 10 countries. XMUT has a strong and diverse cohort of faculty members with established industry experience and overseas study/work experience. Through our faculty, students are informed with forefront knowledge and information from the industry and the academia both home and abroad. Significant contributions have been made by our international faculty whose input in curriculum development and course design greatly promotes the development and internationalization of our academic standards. Our growth in student achievements, research quality and international collaboration has made XMUT one of the most popular universities with employers and prospective students.
Internationalization is at the core of XMUT's strategy to advance the quality of education and research. This strategy has been well implemented through an array of international collaborative programs. with over 50 institutions in 20 countries, which includes the University of Texas at Austin (US), the University of Missouri (US), Newcastle University (UK), Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), the University of Western Australia (Australia) and the University of Regina (Canada).
Our international collaborative programs take various forms, from joint institute, joint degree programs and articulation programs to student exchange programs and overseas field studies, which provides our students with abundant opportunities to do academic exchange in our overseas partner universities. Apart from two Sino foreign joint programs in partnership respectively with the University of Regina and Victoria University of Wellington, our XMUT Missouri Institute established jointly with the University of Missouri to deliver engineering programs is the first Sino-foreign joint institute in Fujian Province. Collaboration with universities in Taiwan has also been very active, with 17 joint programs and two joint schools in the subject of business and electronic engineering.
Through endless pursuit of academic and research excellence, XMUT is committed to serving the needs of the industry and community development in our region and beyond. Over the years, our XMUT- NewRail Railway Research Centre in collaboration with the NewRail Railway Research Centre of Newcastle University has been working closely with China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation in technology solution, policy consultancy and business incubation. In 2017, in partnership with the University of Texas at Austin, the XMUT International Offshore Incubator was founded. The incubator not only aims to deliver innovation and entrepreneurship education and practice to university faculty and students home and abroad, it also aims to facilitate the growth of innovation economy in Xiamen and Fujian Province through international technology transfer and entrepreneurship incubation.