Guizhou Institute of Technology (GIT) is a provincial university approved by the Ministry of Education of the PRC, which is molded into a polytechnic institute focused on engineering to invigorate Guizhou Province's industry and urbanization proposed by the Guizhou Government. GIT started admitting students from 2013. currently with a scale of 9,000 full-time undergraduate students.
In conformity with the principle of “High Starting Point, Open Style”, and with the educational ideas of “Laying Solid Foundation; Improving Ability; Ensuring Quality; Cultivating Unique Features”, GIT is implementing the connotative development strategy of “Innovating University through Characteristics; Building University on Quality; Promoting University by Talents; Strengthening University with Scientific Researches; ” to build a high-level science and engineering university which emphasizes the combination of knowledge and skills. While giving the first place to Engineering specialties, and also incorporating Science, Management, and Economics, GIT has been strengthening its discipline construction characterized by coordinated multi-disciplinary development with distinctive features and a reasonable structure. GIT regards the cultivation of specialized engineering personnel with the sense of responsibility, abundant knowledge acquisition, good managerial skills, strong practical ability and power of innovation as the foundation of the university, and promoting the ability for national and regional development of economy and society as a way to strengthen the school. GIT is now making its efforts to perfect the university which would meet the national and provincial needs of the development strategy and industry growth, aiming at becoming one of the top-ranking universities in the southwest of China.
Covering an area of 866.7 acres, GIT is located in the Forest City Guiyang, the summer resort in southwest of China. At present, the building area occupies 274,000 square meters. With the total value of teaching and research equipment reaching 128.2 million RMB, the university has 688,826 books, 15 digital databases, 48 workshops both outside and inside the university, and 2 indoor gyms.
GIT now has 710 faculty members, 140 of which hold a doctoral degree, 373 of which hold a master's degree, and 47 of which are professors. Up to now, GIT has established an energetic professional faculty of outstanding quality that is suited to the needs of its students.
The university has 16 schools and 19 undergraduate programs. The Mineral Resource Prospecting and Exploration, Management Science and Engineering, and Computer Application Technology are three key disciplines supported by the Guizhou Province.
GIT is vigorously implementing the strategy of developing the university through science. It has established four scientific research platforms of provincial level, including The Collaborative Innovation Center of Special Function Materials of Guizhou Province 2011, The Academician Workstation of Guizhou Institute of Technology, Guizhou Industrial Development Research Center and The Key Laboratory of Electric Big Data. The Engineering Training Center of GIT has been classified as the Provincial Experimental Teaching Demonstration Center. Guizhou Provincial Education Department has approved the building of "Key Laboratory of Phosphorite Resource Clean and Efficient Utilization of Guizhou Regular Institutions of Higher Education", "Agricultural Big Data Research Center of Guizhou Regular Institutions of Higher Education", "Innovation Team of Intelligent Optimization and Data Mining of Guizhou Regular Institutions of Higher Education"and "Innovation Team of Concealed Deposit Exploration of Guizhou Regular Institutions of Higher Education". Besides, Guizhou Provincial Department of Science and Technology has approved the building of "Innovation Team of Aeronautical Light Metallic Materials and Welding Technology". In addition, GIT has founded 20 university-level research institutes, 8 scientific research laboratories and engineering research centers.
With the approval of Guizhou Provincial Party Committee and Guizhou Provincial People's Government, GIT’s?new?campus?in?Huaxi?University?City is currently under construction.
Address:Guizhou Institute of Technology 1st, Caiguan Road, Yunyan District, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province. zip code: 550003 ICP file number: ICP 13005433, Guizhou