HEU is a national key univercity of glorious histroy and fine traditions .It is among the first batch of "211 Project" universities that are entitled to enjoy first priority from the state in construction and development and also one of the universities that have Graduate Schlool Moreover ,HEU is an important base for talent cultivation and scientific research in the fields of ship industry ,ocean exploration and nuclear application .
The predecessor of HEU is PLA Military Engine Institute established in 1953 (abbr.HME).In 1970,in the former location ,Harbin Ship Engineering Institute was founded by the entire crew of naval engineering department and some other cadre teachers of every other department ,and it was renamed Harbin ENGineering Univerity in 1994.HEU was selected as a national key university by the State Council in 1978 ,authorized by the State Council to award master and doctoral degrees in the first batch in 1982,selected as one of the first few "211 Projet "universities to receive preferential support from the state in 1996,and authorized by the ministry of Education to have Graduate School in 2002.Currentli ,HEU is subordinate to the Commission of Science ,Technology and Industry for National Defense and being constructed with priority by the Commission together with Heilongjiang Provincial People's Government .
In the course of over haalf a century ,HEU has formed a well-structed discipline system that is character ized by a reasonable coordinated development of major disciplines in the fields of ship industry , ocean exploration and nuclear application together with related disciplines of other fields .Now there are 50 specialties for undergraduates (3 haven't entrolled students yet ),93 specialties for Master candidates,25 specialties for Doctoral candidates ,9 post-doctoral mobile stations ,and 1 post-doctoral reseach station. The specialties cover 7 discipline group and 37 first-class disciplines . There are 3 national key disciplines –underwater acoustic engineering ,design and manufacture of ships and marine structures ,navigation ,guidance and control ; 7 national defense key disciplines - nuclear science and engineering ,marine hydrodynamics ,special auxiliary device system ,signal and information Processing ,etc. In addition , naval architecture and ocean engineering ,thermal energy and power engineering ,nuclear engineering and nuclear technology have been entiled national defense key specialities , and automation as well as 7 other specialties Heilongjiang provincial key specialties.
Indian Institute of Software Engineering
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Pacific Oceanological Institute of the Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences
Moscow Power Engineering Institute
Bauman Moscow State Technical University
State Marine Technical University of St. Petersburg, Russia
Northwestern Polytechnic University
The University of New England
The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Kitami Institute of Technology
Pukyong National University, Korea
The University of Strathclyde
Far-Eastern State Technical University
National University of Sciences and Technology,Pakistan
Thailand Education Delegation
Nakhon Sri Thammarat Seaboard Industrial College
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Institute of Machine Tools and Production Engineering, Technical University Braunschweig, Germany etc .
Programs being offered in English:
BE in Electric Engineering and Automation - (duration: 4 years)
BE in Civil Engineering-(duration: 4 years)
About Harbin City:
Harbin (Ha'erbin),The capital of Heilongjiang Province, North of China, Harbin developed rapidly during the early-mid 20th century thanks to the construction of the Trans-Siberian Express Railroad. Located on the Songhuajiang River, Harbin became a major trading outpost for domestic trade and international trade with Russia. This Russian influence can be seen in many of the buildings and churches around the town, and there are more Russian speakers in Harbin than English speakers in the city.
Harbin is a place of many contradictions. increasing huge and stark skyscrapers, but also winding streets of quaint, colonial architecture, and impressive Siberian Tiger conservation policies. These contradictory scenes continue back in time, so that the history of Harbin is one of turbulence and economic prosperity. Nowadays this old Chinese outpost is a place not overly visited by travelers, despite the popular Ice Lantern Festival and the other great good reasons to visit. Anyone interested in history, Russian or Japanese architecture, skiing, tigers, or traveling on the Trans-Siberian Railway could do a lot worse than Harbin.