Liaoning Technical University is a key national university with more than 60 years of history. In 1978, LNTU was acknowledged as one of the 88 key universities by the State Council and was granted the authority of accepting International students (one of 200 national universities) and conferring Master and Doctor Degrees in 1981 and 1993 respectively. In 1999, LNTU set up post-doctoral working station, and get the authority of conferring Engineering Master Degrees. LNTU’s primary focus is on innovative methods in scientific research, practical-based learning, and active participation in social service. The university boasts 21 faculties, offers 106 undergraduate and senior vocational programs; we have a large body of around 39,000 students, which covers around 30,000 doctoral, postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational and overseas students.
The LNTU campus is perfect for teaching, research and studying. Quiet surroundings and beautiful environment, blended by rows of teaching buildings of foreign architectural taste give LNTU the prestige it deserves. The university spreads across an area of 784,000㎡. The modern library occupies 12,000㎡, housing 1,900,000 volume of books and 2000 local and foreign periodicals.
Now LNTU has 3 post-doctoral stations (mining engineering, mechanics engineering and surveying technology & science), 19 majors for doctoral degree programs (3 level-1 discipline specialist doctoral programs), 41 majors for masters(6 level-1 discipline specialist master programs), 11 fields for master of engineering, and 1 MBA, 1 national key discipline，9 ministerial and provincial subjects. We also have 1 national model teaching center, 1 national safety technology research center, 11 key provincial key laboratories. Over the years, the system of educational subjects offered at LNTU was changed in order to meet the economic demands at the nation. At present we have 1600 full-time teachers, more than 600 professors and associate professors, 2 part-time Academicians, 240 doctoral and post-doctoral level educators.
The university fosters international exchange and development. We have established academic exchange with over 50 universities from German, Australia, South Africa, the United States, Japan, Russian Federation, Poland, Vietnam and others. The university has sent experts and scholars to initiate scientific research and academic exchange and cooperation. Quantities of famous experts are employed as our honor professor. We have a large board of foreign experts and overseas students, and undertake morn than 10 research subject with foreign institutions. There is also a “2+2” academic exchange program with University of Wollongong (Australia), “3+1” and “3+2”academic exchange program with Quang Ninh University of Technology(Vietnam)and an academic training program with Technical University of Clausthal(Germany).
In the new century full of hope and challenges, all teaching and working staff in Liaoning Technical University will have warm-hearted devotion to establishing a national level one and an internationally influential teaching & research university which bears the characteristics of distinct advantaged disciplines, coordinative development of all branches of learning, high level in teaching & research, strong comprehensive strength and great contribution to the society.