Huazhong University of Science and Technology

4.2 out of 5 (28 ratings / 25 reviews) Wuhan, China
Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) is a comprehensive research university located in Wuhan, China under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education.  

Master's Programmes

Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Journalism & Media (1)



Since 1952 when Huazhong Institute of Technlology was founded, or even further back, when the German doctor Erich Paulun founded the German Medical School (later as Tongji Medical University ) in Shanghai in 1907, HUST has never stopped its journey to excellence.


  • As a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary research university, HUST boasts a full range of academic disciplines, comprising 10 major categories: philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, science, engineering, medicine, management and the arts.
  • HUST offers a wide variety of degree programs, including 103 undergraduate programs, 201 master’s programs, and 188 PhD programs. There are also 39 post-doctoral research centers, 7 national key first-level disciplines and 15 national key sub-disciplines.


  • Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics (WNLO)
  • Center for Gravitational Experiments
  • Wuhan National High Magnetic Field Center
  • National Innovation Institute of Digital Design and Manufacturing (NI Institute)

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
181 120
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
334 62
396 4
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
209 36
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Student services

SICA, the abbreviation of Students’ International Communication Association, was first established in 2007. It is operated under the instruction of the International Institute of Education and Students’ Association Union of HUST. It consists of four important departments, including Secretary Department, International Students Department, International Communication Department and Public Relationship Department.

Housing services

Student Apartment

  • Bojingge Apartment
  • Friendship Apartment
  • Huahong Apartment

Hotel on campus

  • Ba Hao Lou (No. 8 Hotel)
  • Hongjia Hotel

Library services

The university library is made up of three multi-functional libraries. With an area of 53,000 square meters, the library holds a total collection of 5.79 million books, including 4.72 million printed items, 1.02 million electronic books, over 40,000 video materials, 308 network databases, and 20,000 electronic journals.

Medical services

Both on the main campus and the Yuyuan there are hospitals, which are not very large but can fulfill students’ need basically. The university hospital can be your first choice if having small operation or being hospitalized; you can also go to the army’s general hospital not far form the university to see a doctor or accept medical treatments if there is serious illness.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Situated in the city of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, HUST lies near the central banks of the Yangtze River. 
  • HUST is comprised of its main campus close by picturesque East Lake and a satellite medical campus located in the central business district of Hankou across the Yangtze River. 

Sports facilities

  • Dragon Boat Race
  • Football Game
  • Marathon Race

Student clubs

  • Forest Art Festival
  • New Year’s Concert
  • Light of Yuyuan Concert
  • Art & Culture Workshop

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Teaching quality is very top and the campus environment is also nartural.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Untill now I have not visited the university, but taking online classes. My experience was great with this university but I want to take part in face to face learning.

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I started to study for a master's degree at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2019, the lecturers and supervisors are friendly with students and share their knowledge with students.

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