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S&SE ASIAN UN New Member (May 2022)

Updated: 2022-05-12

According to the Constitution of South and Southeast Asian University Network, Wuhan Polytechnic University (China) has been accepted as the member of South and Southeast Asian University Network.



Wuhan Polytechnic Universityhttps://www.whpu.edu.cn/en/, located in Wuhan City of Hubei Province known as a "thoroughfare to 9 provinces", was founded in 1951. WHPU is the first university to cultivate professional personnel for the grain sector in China. And, WHPU is the First-Class Initiative Discipline Construction University. Characterized by light industry and food science, with obvious advantages in the field of food nutrition and human health, WHPU has been developed into an influential multidisciplinary university, focusing on engineering, with management, science, literature, economics, agriculture, arts, law and other disciplines developed in coordination. It is one of the public universities hosted by the Chinese government.

WHPU has two campuses in Wuhan, including one in the vicinity of Jinyin Lake and the other is near the Changqing Garden, and it covers an area of nearly 1,000,000 square meters. WHPU consists of 17 academic schools, with 70 undergraduate majors,83 professional master degree. Currently, the number of full-time undergraduate and graduate students is over 20,000.

The Discipline "Agriculture Science" is listed into the front 1% of ESI's global ranking list. There are 55 national and provincial (ministerial) scientific and technological innovation platforms, including two national platform and 4 provincial (ministerial) key laboratories.

There are nearly 1500 teaching staff, including more than 1100 full-time teachers and 630 teachers with senior professional titles. WHPU owns over 70 academic staff members listed in national or provincial (ministerial) high-level talents programs or award winners,including National Ten-thousand Talents Program, New Century National Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talent Project,Young and Middle-aged Experts with Outstanding National Contributions, Experts with Special Government Allowances Under the State Council. Over 50 influential experts and scholars at home and abroad,have been assumed positions as visiting professors.

Through opening doors to the outside world, the University has established relations with over 20 universities, colleges and academies from over 10 countries, including the United States, Germany, Great Britain, Russia, in the aspects of personnel training, academic exchange and scientific research cooperation. It also has close contacts and exchanges with universities in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. The university attaches great importance to international exchanges and cooperation,and it has established relations of talent development, academic exchange and scientific research cooperation with fruitful results and learns from foreign advanced educational concepts and teaching experience. The University implements the International Student Education Program and recruits international students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The school has been approved as an "excellent undergraduate international exchange program" and has the qualifications for outstanding undergraduate students to study abroad. attracts the world's high-level experts to engage in teaching and research, and introduces overseas high-end talent and academic teams to work in the university. The university gradually enhances the influence of its international status, and keeps making great efforts to construct a domestically well-known multiversity with distinctive character, and having great impact in the world.