Xiamen University of Technology is a provincial public university located in Xiamen, Fujian province, China which is founded in 1981, at around the same time as the Xiamen Special Economic Zone, it was originally known as Lujiang Industrial University. The university status was conferred by Xi Jinping, current General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, when he was Governor of Fujian Province.
XMUT has a strong and diverse cohort of faculty members with established industry experience or overseas study/work experience to ensure that our students are exposed to an industry-informed learning environment with forefront knowledge and information from the industry and the world. Altogether, XMUT offers 56 undergraduate and graduate programs so designed to a student body of 21,000, including international students from more than 10 countries.
Internationalization is at the core of the strategic plan of XMUT to advance the quality of education and research. This strategy has been well implemented through the development and operation of an array of international collaborative programs with our high-quality partner universities abroad, which include University of Texas at Austin (US), University of Missouri (US), University of Alabama (US), Newcastle University (UK), Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), and University of Regina (Canada).
XMUT is faithful to our commitment to serving the needs of the industry and community in the region and beyond through academic and applied research excellence. The student attainment, research achievement and international collaboration growth has earned XMUT the status as a first-tier university in Fujian Province.