Zhongyuan University of Technology ( formerly Zhengzhou Textile Institute), founded in 1955, is a public college of higher education run jointly by the state and Henan provincial government. Through the endeavors of several generations, the university has developed into one of the key comprehensive universities of science, economics, management, arts and law with engineering as its dominating sector. At present, the university consists of 18 schools and departments and offers 19 postgraduate programs and 46 undergraduate programs to over 15,000 full-time students. The university boasts an excellent faculty experienced in teaching, research and administration. Among the 838 full-time teachers, 298 are professors and associate professors and 442 of them have degrees of Masters or Doctors. There are also 40 visiting professors working for the university.
The university adheres to running the school open to the outside world. It has set up friendly relationships and carried out cooperation and academic exchanges with universities in U.S.A., UK, Russia, New Zealand, Sweden, Japan, Australia, Singapore, Hongkong and Taiwan. The collaborative programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels with the Universtiy of Manchester in UK, Ivanovo State Textile Academy in Russia, Unitec New Zealand Institution in New Zealand and Keimyung University in South Korea have recruited students from all over the country. It is one of the first group of colleges approved by the State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs and the Ministry of Educatioin to employ foreign experts and enroll foreign students.
Full of vigor and vitality, Zhongyuan University of Technology is enjoying accelerating development. Friends all over the world are welcome for visits and cooperation.