Dalian University of Technology

Dalian University of Technology is the first formal university of a new type founded by the Communist Party of China on the eve of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, for the construction of China's industrial system.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (44)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)



  • Dalian University of Technology was established in April 1949,  as the School of Engineering of Dalian University; 
  • In July 1950, the establishment of Dalian University was revoked, from which School of Engineering got independence as Dalian Institute of Technology; 
  • In April 1986, the graduate school was established; 


Dalian University of Technology offers 87 undergraduate programs, 71 of which are based on the main campus in Dalian and 16 of which on the Panjin campus. These programs cover a wide range of subjects including engineering, economics, management, language and literature, law, philosophy, arts, education and medicine. The University is home to 23 national level key majors, 42 pilot majors of National Comprehensive Reform, and 16 pilot majors under the Plan for Educating and Training Outstanding Engineers verified by the Ministry of Education. 


DUT has:

  • 3 national key laboratories
  • 2 national engineering research centers
  • 1 national engineering laboratory
  • 1 national technology transfer center 
  • 1 national technology center
  • 4 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education  
  • 16 provincial key laboratories, 
  • 4 engineering research centers of the Ministry of Education, 
  • 14 engineering (technology) research centers (engineering laboratory) of Liaoning Province, 
  • 2 public platforms of technological innovation, 
  • 6 technological innovation bases, 
  • 2 transformation bases of scientific achievements, 
  • 4 university disciplinary innovation bases, 
  • 4 national innovation research groups, 
  • 9 innovation teams of the Ministry of Education. 

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Student services

The International office is an administrative division with responsibility for the foreign affairs of Dalian University of Technology. It’s responsible for the exchange and cooperation with international educational institutions, faculty dispatch, long term and short term international visitors, enrollment of international students.

Library services

The libraries of DUT has more than 3.047 million books, with more than 58000 Chinese and foreign electronic journals.

ICT services

  • VPN service is a service opened to facilitate the teachers and students of our school to access the campus resources.
  • The campus network of Dalian University of Technology is constructed and maintained by the Network and Information Center of Dalian University of Technology. According to user needs and usage scenarios, a variety of Internet services are provided. 

Student Life

Campus life

DUT is located in the beautiful coastal city of Dalian, in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. It covers three campuses (main campus, campus at development zone , Panjin campus). The total area of DUT is 4.262 million square meters, construction area is 1.622 million square meters.

Sports facilities

The sports area is 215000 square meters. Meanwhile DUT has a first-class campus network system.


20 programs have been assessed and accredited by China Engineering Education Professional Certification Association

Student Reviews

A reflection
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The first two years are mainly full of various student activities, but the academic classes are too much to balance your schedule to get an excellent grade. It is important to hold your persistent ambition as early as possible, which means once you enrolled, you are the only person to take your own responsibility. On the contrary, the last two years are freer for you to...

Research Proposal (Thesis Topic)
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I am working on Nanomaterial based electrocatalyst for overall water-splitting to produce new energy source hydrogen. I have great experience related to my field and my university is one of the best universities in the world ranking related to chemical engineering and I have learned much more things related to my field if I get an opportunity I will be happy and will work...

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Excellence of education and quality

Dalian, Liaoning, China

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