Founded in 1909, China University of Mining and Technology-Beijing has just celebrated its 100th anniversary. The University is one of the key universities directly supervised by the Ministry of Education. Giving priority to engineering among other disciplines of science, liberal arts, management, laws and economy, CUMT-Beijing is a university with mining features. It has been listed into the national “211 Project” and the “985 Project Innovation Platform of Preponderant Disciplines”. It is also one of the first universities with doctor and master degree conferring authority, one of the first universities for the Strategic Alliance of Industrial Technology Innovation, and a member of the Beijing Hi-Tech University Alliance.
Currently CUMT-Beijing consists of one graduate school and 11 academic schools. It also has one first-grade national key discipline, 8 national key disciplines, one national key cultivated discipline and 9 provincial key disciplines; 16 first-grade disciplines conferring Doctor Degrees, 35 first-grade disciplines conferring Master Degrees, 69 second-grade disciplines conferring Doctor Degrees, 173 second-grade disciplines conferring Master Degrees, 9 professional degree authorization stations for Master Degree, 60 specialties for undergraduates, 8 “211 Project” construction programs of key disciplines during the “10th Five-Year” Plan period, 8 disciplines for special appointed professors by the name of “Cheung Kong Scholar Program”, and 14 post-doctoral research stations. In addition, the university is authorized to enroll MBA, EMBA and Engineering Master. CUMT-Beijing now has a total of 12124 students and over 800 faculty and staff members, among whom there are 10 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences or Chinese Academy of Engineering (including 5 part-time academicians), 153 supervisors for doctoral candidates and 159 supervisors for master candidates. Among the full-time teachers, more than 73% hold doctorates and 97% master degrees.
There are housing facilities for international students at CUMT-Beijing. We provide international students with a double room that includes a bathroom, TV, telephone, air conditioner, wardrobe, desk, and network facilities. (No cooking is allowed in the room). The water and electric bills are paid by the students themselves. The university owns 20000 square meters of modern sports fields, with a football field that covers more than 15000 square meters, a basketball court, a tennis court, a badminton court, a volleyball court and a gymnasium with a wide array of facilities. The library, with 1600 seats set for reading and studying, covers an area of 10062 square meters. Possessing 0.88 million volumes of books, CUMT-Beijing has a digital resource sharing library collection system with mining and safety engineering as the focus. The library has also set up 17 Chinese full-text databases including CNKI, Wanfang Data and etc, as well as 10 English databases including Ei, Elsevier and etc. CUMT-Beijing has four canteens including a Muslims canteen and a dining center which offers various kinds of food. The school clinic undertakes medical and health care for all students and staff in the university.
CUMT-Beijing is located on Xueyuan Road in Haidian District, the university zone of Beijing and also lies adjacent to the Olympic Forest Park. Equipped with good facilities serving teaching and scientific research, CUMT-Beijing provides a desirable environment for students to study. It admits international enrollments from language students, undergraduate students, to doctors covering all of its specialties.