A Brief Introduction to HUHST


Established in 1978, HunanUniversity of Humanities, Science and Technology (HUHST) is approved by theMinistry of Education of P. R. China as a comprehensive public university. In2018, it was granted “Double First-Class” high level application-orienteduniversity of Hunan Province.


The university consists of 14schools, offering programs both on bachelor degree and master degree. There are53 undergraduate programs, ranging from Arts, Humanities to Science,Engineering, Education, Economics, Management and Agriculture. Currently over19,000 full-time students study on campus, with more than 1300 faculty andstaff members.


Five disciplines are selected asprovincial “Double First-Class” application-oriented disciplines: AppliedEconomics, Marxism, Plant Protection, Computer Science and Technology, and MaterialScience and Engineering. There are 42 national-level and provincial-levelpractice platforms, such as Innovation & Practice Base for the Cultivationof High-level Internationalized Talents (initiated by the Ministry ofEducation), the provincial HOME Base—“Help Our Motherland through EliteIntellectual Resources from Overseas” and provincial HOME Demonstration Base, collegestudents’ dragon and lion dancing training base, provincial demonstrationlaboratory, demonstration center of teaching practice, college students’innovation center, school-enterprise cooperation talent cultivating demonstrationbase, innovation and entrepreneurship education base, incubation demonstrationbase and crowd innovation space. Two high-level sports teams, football andorienteering team, are granted by the Ministry of Education of the P. R. China.


Cooperative relationship has beenestablished with around 50 universities from the United States, Russia, theUnited Kingdom, Thailand and other countries and regions. We made a plenty ofachievement in collaborative programs with our partner universities. Forinstance, we have a “3+1”cooperative-education program with Bath SpaUniversity, the U.K. in Preschool Education, which is accredited by Ministry ofEducation, P. R. China. Students enrolled in this program will have theirfourth-year study in the U.K. and get their bachelor degrees of bothuniversities. With the achievements attained thus far, we believe thecollaboration between HUHST and its partner institutions can be furtherextended and deepened.                      


Since 2018, students of HUHSThave won 943 prizes at or above the provincial level in various innovation andentrepreneurship competitions such as the “Internet Plus”, Challenge Cup,Innovation Youth, national electronic design contest for college students, mathematicalmodeling match, etc. HUHST has the first college entrepreneurship foundation inthe Province—Hunan Zhengyang College Students Entrepreneurship Foundation, andthe College Student Entrepreneurship Incubator Base has been established. HUHSTwas honored Hunan Demonstration University for student employment and entrepreneurshipin 2013. The self-employment rate of 2014 graduates ranks No.1 in Hunanprovince. It is one of the first colleges in Hunan province identified asinnovative entrepreneurship incubation demonstration base and has become a councilmember of China University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Alliancein 2017. Employment rate of graduates has been kept above 90% in recent years.


HUHST has been successively conferredthe honors of model institution of Hunan Province, excellent institution forgraduate employment, national advanced institution of social practice forcollege students, advanced institution of ideological and political educationresearch, national advanced institution for model campus construction, advancedinstitution of comprehensive management in Hunan province, Safe Institution ofHunan Province and Top Ten Safe Colleges in Hunan Province. The achievement ofconstructing safe university won second prize of the Ministry of Education theP. R. China. It is also the model university of Hunan Province for managing theuniversity by law, university student employment and entrepreneurship model inHunan, council member of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Alliance ofChinese Universities. “HUHST is known as an undergraduate university which isvigorous, popular, ambitious, confident and full of love.” said by theassessment experts in 2012.


Facing the future, HUHST willspare no effort to build the university into a high-level application-orienteduniversity with profound culture, strong scientific and technological strength.updatedin February 2023