Huaiyin Institute of Technology is one of the provincial institutions of higher education in North Jiangsu province, China. It is located in Huai'an, a famous historical & cultural city as well as the hometown of Zhou Enlai who was the first Premier of the People's Republic of China. HYIT was founded in 1958, and in 2000 it was upgraded to an undergraduate institution granting Bachelor Degrees. In September 2011, it was selected as one of the pilot institutions undertaking “A Plan for Educating and Training Outstanding Engineers (PETOE)”. In October 2011, approved by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, it was authorized to offer Master Degree of Engineering.
HYIT has two campuses—Meicheng Road Campus and Beijing Road Campus---covering an area of about 2070 mu (about 148 hectares). HYIT has perfect infrastructure and facilities and a floored space of 570,000 square meters. HYIT consists of 16 faculties and colleges, offering Bachelor degrees in 62 programs and Master degree in 1 program. There are over 18,000 registered regular students studying for Bachelor Degrees or Master Degree. HYIT has a staff of 1,389, among whom there are 1,068 faculty members, including 454 professors and associate professors, 958 with Doctor or Master Degrees, 71 postgraduate advisers, 37 enterprise advisers and 78 part-time advisers of Master and Doctorate candidates.
HYIT actively promotes the academic internationalization and has been enhancing the linkage and cooperation with over 30 overseas universities. Every year, many students go abroad to study and also many teachers study abroad or work as international visiting scholars. At the same time, many foreign experts coming from USA, Canada, Britain, Australia and other countries have been working in HYIT for years. In August, 2016, HYIT established the School of International Education, which now includes more than 60 international students from 18 different countries.
Huaiyin Institute of Technology has good teaching and living facilities and elegant campus environment, we warmly welcome students and students from all over the world.