Southern University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTech)

Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship 


Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China.  It is intended to be a top-tier international university that excels in interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world.

SUSTech believes that curiosity drives learning and research, enabling the world to be a better place.  The university recognizes its responsibility as an engine of economic development, encouraging entrepreneurial activities among its faculty and students. 

SUSTech has 29 existing academic programs, ranging from financial mathematics to environmental and water resources engineering. New programs are being offered continuously to meet growing demands. All together, SUSTech offers an unparalleled learning and research experience at the scientific and technological frontiers.

Currently there are around 800 faculty members, 4029 undergraduate students and 1352 graduate students.

As one of China's pioneering new research universities, SUSTech believes that learning and research go hand in hand. The university offers unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work alongside the faculty to explore and tackle both fundamental and practical problems.

Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship are the three pillars for SUSTech to stand out with distinctive characteristics.

In the next five years, seven academic colleges will be established, which will include Sciences, Engineering, Life and Health Sciences, Medicine School, Business School, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Humanities and Social Sciences. Furthermore, 26 research centers will be established with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary research.

Under a visionary leadership and with an outstanding faculty trained around the world, SUSTech is determined to fulfill its goal of building a world-class institution of higher education and cutting-edge research with broad societal impacts, contributing to the advancement of science and technology in an increasingly global economy.











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Key staff:

Chancellor: Guo Yurong

President: Chen Shiyi

Vice President: Tang Tao, Lu Chun

Vice Chancellor: Li Fengliang

Academic Staff: 800


The Asia Awards 2019:

International Strategy of the Year​

Leadership and Management Team of the Year​

Key facts:

Schools / Departments: 18

Bachelor's Degree Programs: 29

Master's Degree Program: 7

Doctoral Degree Program: 4

Residential Colleges: 6

Members of Faculty: 800

Academicians: 27

Shenzhen Talent Program Team ( "Peacock Program"): 12

Recipients of Shenzhen Talent Program ( "Peacock Program"): 351

Shenzhen Key Laboratories: 17

Campus Area: 1.9798 km²



Total - 5381

Undergraduate - 4029

Postgraduate and doctoral students - 1352