In order to further implement the "National medium and long-term education reform and development plan outline (2010-2020)" and the spirit of the relevant documents, Beijing University of Technology (BJUT) adheres to the school motto of "persistence the framework, innovation the principle", proposed the development strategic target of constructing "International well-known, characteristic, high level research university". Through the implementation of the open education strategy, BJUT established the internationalization concept of "Strengthening international cooperation, cultivating high-level international innovative talents" for graduate education. The university carries out a “Innovation project for graduate education", which includes the following measures: Encourage and support each college, discipline, and tutor to jointly cultivate postgraduates with foreign universities and scientific research institutions; Relying on the foundation from The China Scholarship Council, selects doctoral students to study abroad; Encourage each discipline invite foreign well-known scholars to give lectures or high level academic report. Fund postgraduates participate in domestic and international academic conferences. The objective is to construct the internationalization curriculum system and internationalization platform for graduate education, optimize the talent training model, create innovative atmosphere, promote scientific research cooperation, and cultivate high-level international innovative talents.
Fund postgraduates study abroad by CRC
Relying on the foundation from The China Scholarship Council (CRC), BJUT selects postgraduates to study abroad at first-class universities and disciplines. From 2008 to 2012, BJUT has sent 68 doctoral students to exchange learning at the well-known universities from United States, Australia, Britain and other developed countries, which includes Cambridge University, London Imperial College, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Illinois, Toronto University, University of Rochester, University of California, Los Angeles, etc.
Intercollegiate exchange project
BJUT actively supports student exchange projects. The university has established a variety of channels to select excellent student as exchange students to study abroad. For more information about Intercollegiate exchange project, please visit the website of International Office, College of International Education:
Famous foreign experts give lectures
BJUT holds more than 400 academic lectures every year. It has already formed series and brand. Through the academic BBS, front series academic lectures and other forms, the postgraduates get the opportunities to communicate with international famous scholars face-to-face. The university annually invites renowned overseas scholars use the holiday to give short-term lectures. It gives postgraduates the chances to directly listen to lectures by overseas scholars.
Postgraduates participate in overseas high level international conference
BJUT advocates the postgraduate to participate in high level international conference to broaden the international vision. From 2008 to 2012, the university has supported postgraduates abroad to attend international conferences and exchanges and cooperation for more than 400 passengers. In the educational plan revised in 2012, to participate in international academic conference has been brought into the compulsory part for cultivating doctoral student. In the discipline construction funds, specialized graduate international academic exchange fund has been set up, to encourage postgraduate to participate in international academic conference. The purpose is to create the opportunity for postgraduates to directly communicate with world class scientists, open their vision, and improve their R&D innovation ability and international competition ability.