About us

Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) was founded in 1920. HIT has three campuses in Harbin, Weihai and Shenzhen. Since ninety-five years, HIT has become an internationally renowned research university with science, engineering as its core. Since 1950s, HIT has been one of the state key universities in China. Especially, in 1999, HIT was supported by “985 project” of China Ministry of Education, as one of the top 9 key universities in China, known as the member of “C9 League”. HIT is recognized world-wide with its highlights in engineering domain. In terms of US News World Best Universities Ranking, HIT was listed 10th among Chinese universities for the year 2014 and 2015. In the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) Ranking by Thomson-Reuters, HIT has eight disciplines to be in the world-wide top 1% list, in which HIT’s Engineering is listed as 20th in 2015. In 2016, HIT was listed 7th on Engineering Domain in Academic Ranking of World Universities Ranking by US News.