East China Institute of Technology has enjoyed nearly 60 years of fine reputation in the academic world. Steeped in tradition and blending the old with the new, students at ECIT have an opportunity to absorb Chinese culture at its finest while actively pursuing a degree. ECIT is committed to excellence in education, and our students can choose from over 60 different undergraduate programs and over 20 graduate programs. Among them, ECIT offers:
• Geological Resources and Engineering
• Applied Chemistry
• Civil and Environmental Engineering
• Computer Science and Communication
• Electronic Engineering and Automation
• Business Management
• Foreign Languages
• Materials Science and Engineering
• Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
ECIT's commitment to education and research affords students the best possible learning opportunities of any educational environment. Students will be able to take a hands-on approach while participating in cooperative learning projects and completing real-world tasks that will prepare them for the future—the future is yet come.
Campus and Location
ECIT has 2 campuses located in Nanchang and Fuzhou. The main campus is situated in Nanchang, the capital city of Jiangxi province. The other campus, approximately 80 km southeast of Nanchang, is in Fuzhou, a small bustling city boasting 2,100 years of history. Both campuses are easily accessible by plane, train, bus, or automobile.
ECIT's campuses are among the most beautiful campuses in Jiangxi Province. Exquisite gardens greet visitors upon arrival. Its well-maintained parks, lawns, topiaries, and various trees are a work of art. A serene lake borders the campus and offers opportunities for many pleasurable activities.
ECIT offers and encourages a wide variety of on-campus activities to promote student growth. As part of the ECIT student body, you will have opportunities to participate in many extracurricular activities of your choice including debates, speech contests, drama, and sporting events. Whether this is your first time away from home or you are a returning student, your life will certainly be rewarding and memorable. You will quickly adapt to dorm life, and your roommates will become like family. Our students are friendly and always willing to aid the newcomer.
A series of exhibitions and events are organized throughout the semester for your participation. Lectures provided by visiting foreign educators and weekly English Corners are just two examples where you can go to mingle and meet new people in an informal atmosphere. Movie theaters and various food establishments including several Western choices are just a few bus stops away from the campuses.
ECIT endeavours to pursue mutually beneficial partnership with reputable international educational organizations. Through memoranda of understanding and agreements, the Institute's network of collaborations spans the globe. The linkages with our valued partners creates a great many opportunities for dynamic and fruitful exchanges of intellectual knowledge and collaborative teaching and research activities. Currently, we offer comprehensive global education opportunities with different universities, including University of North Texas, Lakeland College, Athlone Institute of Technology, Dublin Institute of Technology, University of Central Lancashire, Asian Institute of Technology, Orio Aishin Junior College, etc. Moreover, we also offer a rich array of Global Programs for both incoming international exchange students as well as outgoing students. Besides the cooperation with international universities, ECIT also invites a variety of foreign teachers and experts to visit and teach on our campuses.
Creating a sense of community in the classroom is one goal of ECIT. We pride ourselves on the cultural diversity of our 30,000 students. Students come from all over China, each bringing his own cultural heritage to share. This blending of culture provides the perfect balance between education and multicultural enrichment. ECIT promotes learning communities and cohort models to address diversity issues. We also have a staff of highly qualified foreign teachers from around the world, including the United States, Canada, Australia, Russia, England, Ireland, South Africa, Japan, India and many other countries, all of whom interact with students on a daily basis and take part in extracurricular activities. Our cultural literacy is dependent upon staff and student interaction through English Corner, weekly presentations, and other activities. At ECIT our multicultural development theory provides the basis for the practice of student development. Knowledge of student development theory enables student affairs professionals to proactively identify and address student needs, design programs, develop policies, and create healthy college environments and encourage positive growth in students.
ECIT offers majors that work for you. Whether you are headed to undergraduate or postgraduate school, ECIT programs offer you the competitive edge needed in today's society. Faculty advisors are ready to help customize your major. We offer a wide variety of programs including double majors and many minors to choose from. Many special options are geared toward intensive, specialized research required for postgraduate school. ECIT offers the best in academia, providing you with the basic knowledge and understanding needed for advanced study. You will find yourself working in small collaborative groups and participating in real-world applications.
ECIT has the flexibility you need. We are small enough to cater to your needs, yet we offer over 80 programs designed with you in mind. In-depth studies are developed to be relevant in today's global society. We offer a variety of programs allowing you the flexibility to meet the changing needs of the world. If you are interested in studying abroad, we can offer that as well. The unique opportunity to study abroad can only enhance your college career and better prepare you for a promising future.
Our faculty consists of a mixture of talented scholars all dedicated to one purpose—providing you with the best possible education, while giving you the knowledge and skills you will need in your chosen field. Many of our faculty members hold doctorate degrees or terminal degrees in their chosen fields, and they share an impressive record of publishing, presenting at national and international conferences, and performing professionally in their fields of expertise. You will be fortunate enough to share in the enthusiasm they bring to the classroom.
ECIT realizes the importance of scientific research through teaching and invests heavily in the following areas:
• Uranium Geology
• Industrial Chemical Analysis
• Isotope Hydrology
• Remote Sensing
• Computer Science
• Civil and Environmental Engineering
• Electronic Engineering
• Nuclear Fuel Circulation
• Life Science
Thanks to its facility and excellence in nuclear science, ECIT has been authorized to host training programs for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on an annual basis.
Technology and Equipment
ECIT prides itself in its state-of-the-art facilities for its students. All campuses are inter-connected with advanced computer networks and its high speed internet access is supported by dedicated fiber optic cables connecting offices, classrooms, and even student and teacher dormitories. Broadband wireless access is also available in many hot spots on campus making ECIT a cyber-learning center. To make learning even more convenient, ECIT has built three libraries; each campus has one of its own. All of our libraries are open to students and faculty members alike. In addition, each department has its own specialized library, housing a large collection of materials within its discipline. ECIT also has one of the largest Geological Museums in the country and a Uranium Deposits Exhibition Hall, both popular places for students to visit.
Our inter-campus network connects every dormitory room to the library, faculty and staff offices, and to the Internet. Bring your own computer or use one of the student-access computers in nearly 100 labs and other locations across campuses. ECIT student have free access to the Internet, e-mail accounts and space for personal web pages. ECIT faculty use new information technologies to help you learn how to find, manage, and apply information. Interactive classroom applications include electronic discussion groups, scientific modeling, foreign language chat rooms, and an online journal.
All departments have the basic teaching equipment which would be expected of all major Chinese universities. There is a wide range of research equipment in more than 10 research centers, including a scanning electron microscope equipped with an electron probe and micro-analyzer system, mass spectrometers, atomic lasers, and radioactive tracer instrumentation, just to mention a few.
Last but not least…
ECIT is known for its excellence in innovative teaching that prepares students for future careers. ECIT emphasizes hands-on practice and works closely with industries to provide internship opportunities for students. ECIT is taking giant strides to advance its research and reach out to others around the world for cooperation and collaboration. From Fuzhou to Nanchang, from East China Institute of Geology to East China Institute of Technology, ECIT has traveled a long way—THE FUTURE IS YET TO COME!!!