1.Population and size: china has biggest population in world, world's fourth largest country in size
2. Race: there are 56 race, Han is biggest race, 99% officer are Han. the other race are minority nationality
3. Language and culture: every race has themselves language and culture, but official language is Mandarin Chinese
4. climate: complex climatic patterns ranging from cold- temperature north to tropical south, temperature range from minus 30-40 centigrade degree in north in winter to 30-40 centigrade degree in south in summer.
5. economy: since 1978 china reformed from east of china, china is developing so fast, keeping remarkable economic growth every year. now it stands as the second-largest
Qingdao Technological University is a comprehensive university with harmonious development in the subjects of science, engineering, economics, management, art and law, and majoring in engineering, characterized by mechanical, civil and environmental engineering. The University has cultivated over 40,000 graduates spread all over the world, most of whom are undertaking employment in higher education, scientific research and advanced administration in China, several European and Asian countries, the USA, Australia and other locations
Qingdao Technological University was founded in 1953 and is located in Qingdao, which is famous for its beautiful environment and pleasant climate. The University grounds cover more than 1,133,900 square meters. The University consists of 16 schools (or departments), 21 research institutes, 14 provincial priority disciplines, laboratories and engineering technology research centers
. The library has a collection of 1,110,000 books. Qingdao Technological University has more than963 faculty members, including 150 professors, 330 associate professors and over 140 teachers with doctorate degrees. Curricula are offered for students majoring in doctor, master and bachelor degrees with total student numbers of over 20,000.
Qingdao Technological University possesses a large number of high-level teachers and researchers. It has accumulated considerable experience in cultivating graduates and postgraduates through establishing a personnel system to develop teachers and researchers. It is active in scientific research while also giving priority to teaching. Since 2000 the University has undertaken 17 projects of teaching reform at provincial level, won a second prize for National Teaching Achievement and 32 prizes for Provincial Teaching Achievement, and has published 147 textbooks. Over 150 scientific research projects have been undertaken for the National â€œ973â€ and â€œ863â€ Key Projects, Principal Key Projects and for all kinds of subjects for the National Natural Science Funds and 510 macro projects of enterprises€™ trust and social service
We have 33 graduate programs: Architectural Design and Theory; Architectural History and Theory; Structural Engineering; Soil Engineering; Natural Disaster Prevention and Alleviation Engineering; Bridge and Tunnel Engineering; Geological Engineering; Heating, Gas Supply, Ventilation and Air-conditioning Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Municipal Engineering; Mechanical Design and Theory; Vehicle Engineering; Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation; Engineering Mechanics; Computer Application Technology; Accounting, etc.
Qingdao, the host city for the 29th Olympic Sailing Regatta in 2008'. The city is seated with the Yellow Sea on the east and south, adjoins the cities of Yantai, Rizhao and Weifang to the northeast, southwest and west respectively, and faces North Korea, South Korea and Japan across the sea. The total area of Qingdao is 10,654 square kilometers with the urban area totaling 1,102 square kilometers. The population of Qingdao totals 7,104,900, while the urban population is 2,376,000.
Qingdao has a monsoon climate of north temperate zone with featuring a marine climate, such as moist air, abundant rainfall and four distinctive seasons. It is neither too hot in summer nor too cold in winter. The annual average temperature is 12.2ã€‚C. The hottest month is August with an average temperature of 25ã€‚C and the coldest month is January with an average temperature of 1.3ã€‚C. The annual average rainfall is 775.6mm. Qingdao is a city ideally suitable for living and vacation
The city is known as a summer resort with a rich historical background and natural beauty. The landscape of Qingdao is often described as the pearl on the crown of the Yellow Sea. Qingdao is one of China's five largest ports and the only port with an annual handling capacity of 100 million tons of coal, ore, petroleum, containers and bulk cargo.
There are many tourist attractions in Qingdao, including Mount Laoshan, bathing beaches and buildings with European and Japanese style. Many events, such as the Qingdao Foreign Economy and Trade Fair, the Qingdao International Beer Festival, the Love of Sea Festival, the Cherry-blossom Festival and Summer of Qingdao (Arts Festival) are held annually, entertaining thousands of domestic and overseas visitors.
Qingdao is a major city for finance and foreign trade in Shandong province as well. Some of the local companies, such as Haier, Hisense, Tsingtao Brewery and Aucma, are widely recognized. Qingdao has established practical and extensive connections with foreign countries and overseas organizations for economic cooperation and exchange, resulting in a stable increase of business involving foreign economy and trade
Qingdao is a famous marine science and technology city, boasting 590,000 scientific and technical personnel. There are 24 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering working here. The city has advantages in the IT industry, new material technology, biological technology, and agricultural science. There are 58 independent research institutions, 34 national key laboratories, 54 college or university-run research institutes, 80 municipal-level enterprise technological centeres, 234 enterprise-run research institutes and 425 hi-tech enterprises located in this area.
1. I really want to study at your college, but I cant speak Chinese, can I be instructed in English?
Answer: the program is fully English medium program.
2. How is the living standard in your city? What about the canteen in the college? Answer: The living expense here is relatively low, for example, about 55 USD for your food per month. There are several canteens in the college; you can choose any one as per your taste
3. How can I arrive in China?
The recommended flight is from Shanghai transit to Qingdao, Beijing transit to Qingdao Guangzhou transit to Qingdao, Hong Kong transit to Qingdao. Students can choose the travel route according to their location. Our University bus will pick up group of students from local airport-- Qingdao Airport to the campus
4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the Local airport to the college?
Answer: Answer: Sure, we can provide free Airport pick up service for the students in group from local airport- Qingdao Airport to campus. But students should send departure detailed schedule to our college’s representative minimum 3 days in advance so that we can pick up without any delay.
5. How can I exchange some Chinese currency for my pocket money when I just arrived in China?
Students can exchange some Chinese currency in some banks for shuttle/bus ticket fee and pocket money in Airport when they arrive in China. And students can buy telephone card from business counter in Airport to give international call and domestic call if students need.
6. How are the transportation, telecom and internet in Qingdao City?
Answer: Transportation: there is an airport, train station, bus to many cities in China. There are convenient public facilities for telecom and internet, you can buy telecom card to call in any time and there are lots of internet pub for going on internet
7. How is the climate in Qingdao City? Answer: Qingdao is located in east of China, it is sub tropic mild climate, average temperature is 13 centigrade degree
8. How far is the college from Shanghai? Answer: it is 1 hour by flight
9. Can a student open a Bank Account?
Answer: Yes, a student could open a bank account in his name to keep his surplus money safe. He could also use this account to have his family remit any additional money as required. The account is opened only after the registration of the student's passport with the local immigration office, which takes around 7days or so.
10. Is learning Chinese Language compulsory?
Answer: Even though the entire course is taught in English, one has to learn Chinese language without any cost. It is very important for general communication, because you need it in your clinical sessions after second year and for your own convenience
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