Since 1952 when Huazhong Institute of Technlology was founded, or even further back, when the German doctor Erich Paulun founded the German Medical School (later as Tongji Medical University ) in Shanghai in 1907, HUST has never stopped its journey to excellence. The past 50 years has witnessed how HUST rapidly developed itself into a dynamic, ambitious and innovative comprehensive research university.
The university commits itself to the task “Seek Truth and Make Innovation”. To these ends, the University seeks to be student-centered so that they may explore their capabilities and interests and develop their full intellectual potential. It aims to foster academic innovation through coordinated interdisciplinary developmental efforts and draws on an unwavering drive toward excellence with a commitment to contributing to the needs of a changing society.
On the 470 hectares forest-like campus are scattering over 100 labs focusing on many research areas. The campus is the home to more than 10 state-level research platforms including Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics (WNLO), the Center for Gravitational Experiments, and the Wuhan National High Magnetic Field Center, Medicine and Engineering are the great pillars of HUST interwoven with arts and humanities, paint a colorful picture of our academics and research efforts.
Here you will meet dedicated scholars working till late into night, vigorous students shuttling between the sportsground and the library and kind campus workers cleaning the streets early in the morning. Spring flowers, autumn leaves and winter snow, you will have a magic and charming adventure here.