Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China.
SUSTech offers an unparalleled learning and research experience at the scientific and technological frontiers.
SUSTech offers unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work alongside the faculty to explore and tackle both fundamental and practical problems.
The Global Engagement Office (GEO) is responsible for forming and implementing a coherent strategy to promote the University’s international development and global profile.
The undergraduate admission of SUSTech adopts comprehensive evaluation enrollment mode based on national college entrance examination.The graduate admission of SUSTech currently adopts joint training mode.
The main duties of SUSTCEF is to accept the donations from the domestic and foreign associations, enterprises, trading companies and individuals, and establish the funding projects depending on the demands of the university and the wishes of the donors.
SUSTech ranks 62th on the Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars recently released by Nature, with its growth rate ranking third worldwide. The rankings identify 100 institutions that show the most significant growth in high-quality research publications according to the change of their absolute contribution value to Nature Index from 2012 to 2015.
Nature Index is regarded as the most authoritative research achievement index in basic sciences, and plays a significant role in evaluating high-quality academic publications of international institutions. In November 2014, Nature Publishing Group issued the global Nature Index with weighted fractional count (WFC) for the first time. The index is calculated based on the number of research papers published by scientific research institutions on 68 natural science journals in the previous year.
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In 2015, the WFC of SUSTech was 13.88 (from November 2014 to October 2015), ranking 55th among Chinese universities on Nature Index. In 2016, SUSTech rose to 44th on the list, with its WFC increasing to 19.33 (from May 2015 to April 2016).
SUSTech makes itself one of the Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars with encouraging performance. All subjects of this young university are embracing rapid development with some advantageous subjects gaining momentum. For instance, Department of Chemistry has published 19 articles with its WFC reaching 13.48.