Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China. It is intended to be a top-tier world-class university that excels in interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world.
The campus of SUSTech sits on a scenic stretch of land with winding creeks and wooded hills in the Nanshan district of Shenzhen. The total area is over two square kilometers.
SUSTech was born in 2010 with a mission to reform higher education in China. Since then, it has been widely regarded as a pioneer and innovator in collectively moving China's higher education forward to match China's ever-growing role in the international arena.
In 2012, the Chinese Ministry of Education endorsed the establishment of SUSTech and acknowledged SUSTech as a platform for experimenting with and catalyzing Chinese higher education reform.
SUSTech believes that curiosity drives learning and research, enabling the world to be a better place. Meanwhile, SUSTech recognizes its responsibility as an engine of economic development, encouraging entrepreneurial activities among its faculty and students.
As one of China's pioneering new research universities, SUSTech believes that learning and research go hand in hand. The university offers unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work alongside the faculty to explore and tackle both fundamental and practical problems.
Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship are the three pillars for SUSTech to stand out with distinctive Characteristics.
Under a visionary leadership and with an outstanding faculty trained globally, SUSTech is determined to fulfill its goal of building a world-class institution of higher education and cutting-edge research with broad societal impacts, contributing to the advancement of science and technology in an increasingly global economy.