Tianjin Polytechnical University (TJPU) is a Tianjin key constructive stat-run full-time institution of higher education, which is jointly financed by Ministry of Education and Tianjin municipal government. In 2003, TJPU got outstanding marks in the first group of “Undergraduate Program Evaluation” sponsored by Ministry of Education. The university has a long history, with its primary department established in 1912. Although engineering subjects are its main subject, TJPU presently is a multidisciplinary teaching and researching university, which offers subjects of physical science, liberal arts, management, economics and the science of law with subjects of engineering and science combined and forging ahead harmoniously. And it has formed a complete educational system aiming at cultivating bachelors, masters and doctors. The university consists of 14 teaching units, offers 44 undergraduate specialized subjects, and has an enrollment of 25,000 full-time students.
There is 1 key subject at national level, 3 key subjects at provincial and ministerial level,5 key constructive subjects of Tianjin, 2 most important subjects of Tianjin,2 key laboratories of Ministry of Education, 3 key laboratories of Tianjin,2 engineering centre of Tianjin, 1 technological dissemination centre of Tianjin, 1 centre for postdoctoral studies, 1 doctorial programs of the first-level subjects, 7 doctorial programs of the second-level subjects, 4 self-established doctorial programs of the second-level subjects, 43 Master’s degree programs and 9 engineering Master’s fields.
Currently, there are 1,500 full-time teachers, of whom 700 teachers are with senior titles such as professors and associate professors. Our university has also specially engaged over 20 academicians from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering and renowned foreign scholars as part-time professors. Nearly 50 advanced talents work in the university, including members in Degree Committee Subject Consultation of State Council, commissioners in Consulting Committee of Ministry of Education, members of the Discipline Construction & Specially Setting-up Committee of the Ministry of Education, professors specially engaged by Tianjin municipal government, expects granted titles by Tianjin municipal government, experts of outstanding contributors commended by the Personnel Ministry, expects taking allowance from the State Council.