Harbin Institute of Technology, or HIT was established in 1920. Ranked among China's top 10
universities, this university places a strong emphasis on scientific research. HIT is considered a
multidisciplinary university, though it is best known for engineering, materials science, chemistry,
engineering, technology, and national defense science programs. Additional offerings includehumanities, social science, and management courses. There are 20 schools in all, offering 73
undergraduate programs, 143 master's programs, and 81 doctoral degrees. HIT is located in the city of
Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, with satellite campuses in Weihai (Shangdong Province) and in
Shenzehen (Guangdong Province).
Approximately 55,000 students attend the Harbin Institute of
Technology, including 1,500 international students.