Located in Chongqing, China’s largest municipality, Chongqing Technology and Business University (CTBU) is a multi-disciplinary university that offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses, mainly in economics, management, arts and literature, engineering, law and science. CTBU confers bachelors and masters’ degrees.
The university covers a total area of 331 acres. The main campus of CTBU is located on Xuefu Avenue in Nan’an District of Chongqing proper, close to the Yangtze River at the foot of Nanshan Mountain.The Chongqing Economic and Technological Development Zone is also close by. The beautifully landscaped campus benefits from convenient transport and telecommunications facilities. CTBU has another sub-campus, which is located in Jiangbei District.
CTBU has a strong faculty, with over 1,966 professors, teachers and support staff. There are 1,413 full-time teachers, of whom 617 are associate and full professors, 24 are recipients of the Special State Council Allowance and 10 are recipients of provincial-level (or ministerial-level) awards for making outstanding contributions. More than 25,000 students are currently studying at CTBU.
The university consists of 16 schools that offer 9 master’s degrees in regional economics, business management, environmental engineering, accounting, statistics, industrial economics, ideological and political education, and media, as well as 54 bachelor’s degrees in 8 economic majors, 15 management majors, 10 arts and literature majors, 2 law majors, 12 engineering majors, 5 science majors and 1 physical education major. In addition, the university has one school of applied technology and one school of adult education, two Sino-foreign joint ventures including the International Business School and Modern International Design and Arts Academy. The other two financially-independent schools are Pass School and Rongzhi School. Currently three provincial-level (municipal-level) key branches of learning and 15 provincial-level (municipal-level) key courses are offered at CTBU.
The university also runs 35 research institutes including the Research Center of the Economy on the Upper Reaches of the Yangtze River which is the key humanities and social science research base designated by the Ministry of Education, Regional Economy Research Institute, Techno-economy and Enterprise Expansion Research Center, Accounting Research Institute, Business Planning Research Institute, Bayu Culture Research Institute, CIS Planning Center, Oil Purification Technology Research Institute, Environmental Protection Research Institute, and Green Packing Research Institute. Remarkable achievements have been made since 2002. CTBU has undertaken 1600 research programs of state and provincial level.
CTBU has equipped itself with a full range of teaching and research facilities including all advanced multimedia teaching center, a computer center and laboratories. The 100km-long computer network covers the two campuses of the university, reaching all offices and student dormitories. The campus network can rapidly log on to the Internet through CERNT and ChinaNET. CTBU’s library has a collection of over 1.8 illion books. CTBU also operates the Stilwell Library in Chongqing, jointly founded with Stillwell Foundation of the US. Other facilities include an open image website of the China Academic Periodicals Network, the first of its kind in Chongqing, the primary branch of the National Knowledge Network Management and Service Center and the index query center for Chinese academic periodicals. CTBU’s distance-learning center is the only such center in western China financed by the World Bank.
CTBU has built a complete system of infrastructure, including a well-equipped multi-functional student sports and art center, fully-furnished student dormitories, a standard gymnasium, stadium, swimming pool, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts. The classroom buildings are equipped with an advanced level interactive multimedia teaching system and a central air conditioning system.
CTBU attaches great importance to scientific research and technological development. In the past six years, it has conducted 50 national-level research projects financed by the State Natural Science Fund and the State Social Science Fund. Of these projects, one won the first prize of the award for scientific and technological progress by the Ministry of Education, one the second prize award for scientific and technological progress by the state government, 60 won awards for scientific and technological research achievements at the provincial level and higher.
CTBU also places special emphasis on putting its scientific research achievements into practical use. A total of 26 products have been awarded national patents. These include patents for a high-efficiency vacuum filtering machine and special filtering machine series for turbine oils, cold-rolling dies for screw-thread steel bars and a cardiovascular parameter tester. The TY-II turbine oil filtering machine series won the first prize award for scientific and technological progress by the state government, second prize of award for scientific and technological progress by the Ministry of Education and the Eureka International Invention Award as well as six national patents.
The university leadership has spared no effort in fostering CTBU’s campus culture, enriching the students’ after-class activities and developing the students’ overall practical capabilities. In recent years, CTBU’s students have won quite a few awards in national contests such as the intercollegiate mathematic modeling competition, foreign language proficiency contest, electronic design contest and sports competitions.
CTBU is active in conducting domestic and international educational cooperation and exchange program. It runs colleges with domestic and foreign enterprises and has established ties with nearly 40 foreign universities as well as the international service agency in Hong Kong-based MSI to strengthen friendly exchanges and cooperation with the USA, UK, France, Canada, the Netherlands, Sweden, Japan, Southeast Asia and other countries and regions. Every year, a great number of nationally and internationally famous experts and scholars are invited to visit, lecture or conduct joint studies at CTBU. In addition, some CTBU professors are sent abroad each year to participate in international academic exchanges or study, receive training or work for a degree overseas. CTBU has also launched student-exchange programs with its foreign counterparts.
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