Founded in 1978, Changzhou Institute of Technology (herein referred to as CIT) is a regular full-time undergraduate degree awarding institution approved by the Ministry of Education in China. CIT is located in the “Dragon City” Changzhou, which is in the south part of Jiangsu Province with a history of over 3,200 years. It is now a modern, emergent industrial city with a well-developed economy. It is located in the centre of the Yangtze River Delta between Shanghai and Nanjing, each one-hour journey by train. The city’s advantages include convenient transportation facilities such as airports, high-speed trains, and expressways.
In consideration of the local economy, industry and technology characteristics, CIT aims at cultivating high-qualified applied talents with innovative ideas and practical abilities who can meet local social and economic development needs. Currently, CIT is among the first group of pilot universities that integrate industry and education in the 13th Five-Year Plan. It is also listed as the pilot university in the National-Level and Provincial-Level Excellent Engineer Cultivation Plan, Ministry of Education Data China 100 School Project, first group of pilot universities in the Ministry of Education Scientific Work Ability Improvement Program, and pilot university that cultivates service outsourcing talents in Jiangsu Province.
CIT has four campuses, namely, Liaohe Road Campus, Wushan Road Campus, Huiguanbang Road Campus (School of Continuing Education), and Science and Technology Industrial Park. The total area is about 87 hectares.There are more than 1,200 staff members and 15,000 full-time students. CIT is a multidisciplinary university with 18 Schools/Teaching Sections, offering 54 undergraduate programs with majors in fields of Engineering, Science, Management, Economics, Literature, Education and Arts.