Hebei University of Science and Technology, situated at Shijiazhuang city,capital of Hebei province, is one of the key multidiscipline universities of Hebei.It was founded in 1996 by incorporating former Hebei Institute of Chemical Technology and Light Industry, Hebei Institute of Mechano-Electric Engineering, Hebei Textile Staff & Workers University.
Hebei University of Science and Technology covers an area of 3000 mu, of which 700,000 square meters is the building section. Its fixed assets reach RMB 0.7 billion with 0.15 billion for teaching and research instruments and equipments. Its library collects 1.9 million books, 2,000 kinds of Chinese and foreign scientific magazines, and all kinds of journal databases and foreign science periodicals. The total storage of digital information reaches 8T. The university now has 2500 staff members, including 1200 teachers and researchers, 600 professors, 16 doctoral advisers and 340 MA tutors, etc. And it has a total enrollment of 35,000 students, including 20,000 full-time undergraduates and associate-degree students, postgraduates and foreign students, and 15,000 students of adult education.
The university is a provincial whole with the eight disciplines of engineering,sciences, arts, economics, management, law and medicine, almost covering Hebei traditional and hight-ech industries.At present, the university has 17 colleges; 59 specialties for undergradua-tes;39 disciplines with the right to award MA;3 provincial key disciplines i.e.environment engineering,chemical technology and computer software and theory;2 provincial key developing disciplines i.e. fermentation engineering and textile engineering;7 state and provincial key laboratories and engineering technology research centers i.e. National Environment Protection Pollution Control Center for Pharmaceutical Waste Water, Hebei Laboratory for Bio-Technology and Pollution Control,