Established by the Municipality of Shenzhen, the Southern University of Science and Technology is a publicly funded university in the Guangdong Province. 

The SUSTech cultivates quality talents with perfect personality, solid foundation, excellent ability, international view, social responsibility, innovative spirits and practical ability through the leading talent cultivation system on the basis of credit system, tutor system and college system and taking personalized, small class and international as features of talent cultivation.

The SUSTech has been determined as the experimental school of national higher education comprehensive reform. In April 2012, the Ministry of Education agreed to establish the school and give the school a great mission to explore the modern university system Chinese characteristics and training mode of innovative talents.

The Global Engagement Office (GEO) is responsible for forming and implementing a coherent strategy to promote the University’s international development and global profile.

SUSTech will adopt management mode of collegiate system for undergraduate students and create a wonderful college life for students by taking platforms such as college, Youth League Committee and communities as carriers.

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 SUSTech Education Foundation consists of board of directors, board of supervisors and secretariat. The board of directors is the top of the power structure of the foundation; the board of supervisors is responsible to check finance and accounting information in accordance with law and regulations; secretariat is the standing administrative unit of the foundation, which is responsible to the daily work of the foundation under the leading of leaders in the board of directors.

Strategic Development

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Strategic Development

SUSTech's leadership is determined to build a world-class institution of higher education and advance science and technology in a progressively global economy to match China’s ever-growing position in the international arena.


This ambition is set out in 3 stages:



Stage I

A benchmarking stage for disciplinary establishment. We will implement strategically focused, cost-effective improvements to the infrastructure and insurance system to support research, teaching, talent nourishment and administration. Meanwhile, we will generate significant progress in specific fields and move them into a position of national leadership.



Stage II

In this stage, the focus will be to foster faculty and academic excellence swiftly. We will close the gap between intentions and outcomes with a system proven to nurture innovative talents. Advanced research, innovative start-ups and social service should be bound together in driving SUSTech into one of the best and most distinctive universities in China.



Stage III

In this stage, we will engage locally, nationally, and internationally to achieve all-round development and to raise our global impact for a truly high-end and world-class university and research center.




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