|School of International Education (SIE)|
Since 1960’s, over 8000 international students from over 100 countries have studied here at DUT. In 2014, more than 1200 international students are on the DUT campus. Based on DUT’s science and technology research strength and excellent educational resources, DUT’s international education has got sound developments with non-degree programs and degree programs. In 2012, Dalian University of Technology was evaluated as “Liaoning Provincial Demonstration Base for International Students Education”.
School of International Education (SIE), founded on March 8, 2013, is a multifunctional administrative and academic unit responsible for the admission, education, management of international students, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, TCFL research, etc. SIE adheres to the DUT’s philosophy, upholds the motto of “vast ocean taking all the streams, self-cultivation, devotion to study”, aims to educate the students to become international talents familiar with Chinese culture and have good understanding of multicultural communication, thus contributing to the building DUT into a world-recognized research-oriented university.
SIE consists of 6 departments: Department of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, General Affairs Office, Students Affairs Office, Teaching Affairs Office, Recruitment and Admission Office and Confucius Institute Administration Office. SIE has a professional, experienced academic team of faculties more than 50% of whom are associate professors and a team of administrative staff who have overseas study and living experience, serving at SIE for many years. SIE not only provides qualified and scientific language training and programs, but also provides various services for international students including psychological consultation, visa service, study consultation, etc.
The non-degree programs at DUT include International Summer School, long or short term Chinese language learning and training courses provided by SIE’s Chinese Language Center, credit transfer programs, etc. Degree programs include Chinese Language bachelor program for international students, English-medium bachelor programs, English-medium master programs, English-medium doctoral programs and all the other degree programs offered at DUT.
SIE is an active organizer for international students’ colorful campus life and Chinese culture experiences. Every year SIE organizes a lot of language practice and internships, cultural tours, business and industry visits, as well as a good number of campus activities including International Cultural Festival, Chinese Speech Contest and DUT Campus Carnival etc.
SIE warmly welcomes students from all over the world to study at Dalian University of Technology!