Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)


Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is an innovation-oriented public university established in 2010, funded by Shenzhen Municipality. Widely regarded as a pioneer and innovator in moving China’s higher education forward to match the country’s ever-growing role in the international arena, SUSTech aspires to be a globally-renowned university that contributes significantly to the advancement of science and technology by excelling in interdisciplinary research, nurturing creative future leaders and creating knowledge for the world.

From its inception, SUSTech has attached enormous importance to attracting high-quality talents to its faculty. Through our continuing efforts to recruit world-class educators, SUSTech is proud to have over 1000 faculty members and staff. 90% have worked overseas, and 60% have worked or studied in a global top 100 university. Our faculty includes 44 members of national academies and 31 Distinguished Young Scholars of the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Campus Life

The SUSTech campus is situated in the rolling hills of Nanshan District in the bustling city of Shenzhen, one of the fastest growing cities in China and key component of the Greater Bay Area initiative. The natural and tranquil environment combines perfectly with the modern style of Shenzhen and its convenient location. With six residential colleges on campus, there is plenty of room for students to ponder their research or relax and enjoy their lives. 100+ student societies and clubs such as the Literature Club, Hip Hop Club, Reading Club, Sitcom Society, Guitar Club, and Calligraphy Society have already been established by SUSTech students. Through extra-curricular activities, students from different programs and disciplines interact with each other and share living and learning experiences.


With a focus on individual development through research and an international outlook, undergraduate students have the flexibility to study from a wide range of globally trained professors and lecturers