Founded in 1978, Changzhou Institute of Technology (herein referred to as CIT) is a regular full-time undergraduate institution of higher learning approved by Ministry of Education in China. It is located in the ancient town Changzhou, which is in the south of Jiangsu Province, occupying the middle area of Yangtze River Delta. It also lies in the middle way between Shanghai and Nanjing, bordering Suzhou and Wuxi, with Yangtze River in the north and Lake Tai in the south. Changzhou is a harmonious society which boasts developed economy, convenient transportation, and many great talents in the long history. The campuses of CIT include Liao He Road Campus, Wu Shan Road Campus, Hui Guan Bang Road Campus (School of Continuing Education) and Science and Technology Industrial Park on Chang Jiang Road with a total area of about 87 hectares. The campuses have well-equipped teaching, scientific research, living, and sports facilities. There are more than 1,100 staff members and around 15,000 full-time students. It has 13 schools (or teaching sections) offering 54 undergraduate programs. It is a multidisciplinary university characterized by engineering with the harmonious development of engineering, sciences, management, economics, humanities, education and arts.
CIT takes an active part in international exchange and cooperation as well as promoting internationalization. It has established long-term and friendly relationships with more than 40 overseas universities in 17 countries such as America, the United Kingdom, Denmark, France, Canada, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, etc, undertaking cooperation in various fields such as academic exchange, scientific research, credit recognition, cooperatively-run programs, etc. CIT boasts “Learning Center of Chinese Language” with advanced teaching staff. CIT started enrolling foreign students in 1994 and has cultivated over one thousand foreign students from 50 countries in Asia, Europe, and America. It is “Changzhou Chinese Culture Training Center for Foreigners” and “Changzhou Learning Center of Chinese Language & Culture for Foreigners”. In 2016, CIT was awarded “Study in Jiangsu” target school by Provincial Education Department.
School of International Cooperation is responsible for the recruitment and cultivation of foreign students. It owns a professional team of teaching, management and service staff, who provide all kinds of assistance. They aim at the success of every foreign student.