North China Institute of Science and Technology (NCIST), the only one public university affiliated to the State Administration of Work Safety, is located in the National Economic and Technological Development Zone, Yanjiao, Beijing-East. NCIST is only 35 km away from Tian'anmen Square, and 24 km from Beijing Capital Airport. Bus 811 and 812 run between NCIST and Beijing's CBD (Center of Business District) every 3 minutes.
NCIST covers a total area of more than 53 hectares, with a total floor space of more than 450,000 square meters. It offers 37 undergraduate programs, covering eight disciplinary fields: engineering, science, liberal arts, law, economics, management，education and arts, etc. Currently, NCIST has an excellent faculty team comprised of over 1,000 members in total, including more than 800 full-time teachers. Of all the professional teachers, about 82% hold master or doctoral degrees and nearly 46% are professors or associate professors. Furthermore, NCIST also has 1 academician (external) of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and 13 state-level senior experts specialized in various fields.
Currently, NCIST has 11 research centers distributed in the following fields, including gas prevention and control, information and control technology and safety and social development, etc. It also owns 3 key laboratories of the provincial and ministerial level and a demonstration center of experimental teaching in Hebei province. The facilities and equipment for teaching and research are currently valued at 140,000,000 RMB. Modern teaching technology is so widely applied in NCIST that it serves as a network base for the China Education and Research Network (CERNET). The NCIST library has a large collection of 950,000 books and over 1,600 newspapers and periodicals (in both Chinese and other languages). Additionally, it has several millions of digital books, together with more than 20 databases. Comprehensive physical equipments and facilities like athletic field, basketball court, indoor stadium and swimming pool are well equipped on the campus, providing a favorable teaching and living system.
NCIST maintains a long-term and stable cooperative relationship with UNDP and International Labor Organization; meanwhile, joint education programs have been started with higher learning institutions and research institutes from
The International Exchange College of NCIST specializes in international students' admission and daily service, offering a large range of language training programs to international students to be in accordance with different interests and needs. Students can choose optional courses like “Chinese Calligraphy”, “Chinese Culture” and “Chinese Idioms” to experience Chinese culture further and participate in extracurricular activities related to Chinese folklore. NCIST welcomes you.