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Kunming University of Science and Technology

Early in 1925, the beginning departments of KUST started admitting undergraduate students for bachelor degree. In September 1954, KUST, formerly called KIT (Kunming Institute of Technology) became an independent public higher education institution. In 1999, the former KIT and former Yunnan Polytechnic University amalgamated into today’s KUST.

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Located in the “Spring City” of China- Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan, KUST is composed of Lianhua Campus and Xinying Campus in downtown, and the main campus Chenggong in the university town.

KUST provides a complete degree programs ranging from engineering, science to economics, management, arts, law, agriculture, medical science, and education.

KUST has attached great importance to both domestic and international exchange and cooperation and established cooperative and exchange relationships with over 60 universities all over the world.

As the goal of perspective in the near future, KUST is on its way to be developed into a high level university with distinctive characteristics, a regional leading training base for advanced technical talents, a regional leading research and development base for both applied fundamental research and hi-tech research, a regional leading incubation base for hi-tech industrialization, and also a leading research and consulting center for the regional social and economic development.

In KUST there are currently a national university science park, a national technology transfer demonstration institute, 3 national experiment and teaching demonstration centers, and 9 national-level research centers/laboratories under different ministries of the central government of China, there are also over 20 provincial-level research centers/key laboratories/ test stations, 1 class-A design and research institute.

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