Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) is a highly esteemed science and technology university, providing over 70 years of education to students in the capital of China. It also offers degrees in diverse areas such as business, the social science and humanities, law, design art, and foreign languages. BIT is organized into 19 schools, offering 64 undergraduate programs, 196 graduate programs, and 95 doctoral programs. There are more than 27,000 full time students studying in BIT, including over 15,000 undergraduates and over 11,000 graduates. There are more than 1500 international students on campus from 100 countries, among them, more than 700 are degree students in undergraduate, master and Ph.D programs.
Along with 70 years’ development, BIT is one of the top research universities in science and technology in China with leading programs, faculties and scientific research. In 2014，BIT ranked 79th in the Top 100 Universities in Asia and entered the Top 500 World Universities according to the 2014 QS World University Ranking.
BIT has 3504 faculty members, among them, there are 13 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, 15 professors of Recruitment Program of Global Experts,11 chief scientists of 973 Program, 24 professors and chair professors of Cheung Kong Scholars Program, 8 winners of National Outstanding Youth Science Fund, 4 National Distinguished Teachers, 109 New Century Talents by the Ministry of Education.
Aiming to meet the needs for national strategic development, BIT has developed into an institute of science, engineering and liberal arts with science and engineering as the focus. BIT has 9 national key programs, among which the engineering, materials, chemistry, physics and mathematics are ranked as top 1% in ESI international programs; BIT has 5 national key labs and 26 key labs and engineering research centers associated with the Ministries.
BIT has established partnership with more than 200 universities from 59 countries. BIT also has signed the students exchange agreements with more than 40 universities, including Technische Universitaet Muenchen, RWTH Aachen University, Moscow State Technical University “N.E.Bauman”, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Illinois Institute of Technology, etc., which has established a global network of international students exchange and collaboration.
BIT is designated to offer the Chinese Government Scholarship, Beijing Municipal Government Scholarship, and BIT Scholarship to the qualified international students. BIT offers English taught programs in International Economics and Trade, Accounting, Software Engineering, Electronic Science and Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, Flight Vehicle Design and Engineering and Intelligent Mechatronical Engineering. BIT also provides non-degree programs in Chinese language study, culture programs and Pre-University Science programs.