The progress of Qindao College (QDC) over the past decade has been remarkable in the development of higher education in China. We have grown from relatively humble beginnings to a high-ranking college with a talented team of international and local scholars and an energetic campus community. Students in QDC and members of the wider community are the beneficiaries of this outcome as, together, we are now ready to consolidate this success to advance society and establish ourselves as a leading college in China.
With more than 16000 students, 1500 staff members, and more than 47 degree and diploma programs, QDC has been recognized as one of the top independent colleges in China. Rapid growth has not, however, diminished the culture borne of an institution of human scale. Every year students very highly rate the experiences and the support they receive at QDC.
At QDC, students have options in choosing curricula suitable for their personal goals and career aspirations. Internship and work opportunities allow students to gain practical experience essential for their future career, and the degree programs have been designed in consultation with the society. QDC understands the importance of a balance between academic pursuit and leisure for students, and offers extensive academic, sporting, cultural and recreational opportunities. Students in QDC, free themselves to more than 45 student clubs and organizations.
As QDC forges ahead into its finishing line of the second five-year development plan, it does so with a growing reputation for excellence. We will welcome a larger body of students than ever before and introduce a wider range of exciting new courses to fulfill our dedication to a broad-based, transdisciplinary education for young people from home and abroad. As we embark on this new era in higher education in China, we very much hope you will join us. You are certain to find a comfortable place at QDC. We look forward to our paths crossing soon!
8 Reasons to Choose QDC
Here, you will have a golden opportunity not just to learn, but to immerse yourself in a vibrant, stimulating culture that will enrich your education immeasurably.
Being the most innovative college recognized by the Ministry of Education, QDC is unique among all Chinese independent colleges. Right from our beginning in 2004, we have remained true to our mission: celebrating and cultivating the creativity of our students，helping them turn their passion into a fulfilling, productive profession.
Over the past decade, we have developed our proven instructional methods that thoroughly integrate classroom study with experiential workshop practice. Our multidisciplinary approach combines traditional teaching methods with new digital technologies, and synthesizes individual study with group project work. Through collaborations with companies and institutions home and abroad, we offer students hand-on work opportunities to develop their critical thinking and practical skills.
Faculty’s enthusiasm for teaching matches students' passion for learning. Teachers here are highly skilled and talented educators, whose instructions inspire students to learn，experiment and grow.They are passionate about the art they practice, the subject they teach, and the students they motivate and mentor.They are completely committed to helping students become highly skilled critical thinkers, problem solvers, and communicators. In short, they love what they do – helping each student become the best that he or she can be.
Today more than 16000 students come from across China and over 20 foreign countries to pursue undergraduate degrees in Civil Engineering, Project Management, Traffic Engineering, Mechanical Manufacture and Automation, Electrical Engineering and Automation, Material Formation and Control Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, Electronic Information Engineering, Electronic Information Science and Technology, Architecture, Urban Planning, International Economics and Trade, Logistics Management, Art Design, Animation, English, German and French, to list just a few.
QDC is a remarkable collection of creative talents dedicated to advanced education. Located in the north of the exciting scenic spot Mt. Laoshan, our 40-building campus adds significant architectural value to the newly renovated territorial complex. In total, the libraries hold a collection of around 950,000 volumes and provide access to thousands of additional resources via electronic networks. Our superb IT infrastructure, high tech equipment, and fully equipped labs provide students with every resource to try their ideas.
With students from over 20 different countries, the QDC community benefits from a broad diversity of cultures and ideas. We participate in exchange programs with international universities throughout Asia, North America and other regions. We collaborate with almost a hundred institutions from Great Britain, America, Australia, France, etc.
QDC offers a number of scholarships to students. Some are targeted to specific projects, others being more general with broader eligibility criteria. In addition, Chinese government scholarships and bursaries are provided to motivate knowledge and innovation.
The success of QDC graduates justifies our pedagogy. Our graduates leave with rich practical experiences and advanced portfolios they need to launch their careers in the fields of their choice. Today, former QDC students are playing their parts in many leading companies both within and outside China. They are making groundbreaking changes as innovators in civil engineering, mechanic manufacture, architecture and other areas. They’re pushing forward the frontier of interactive and newly-born fields.
We collaborate with almost a hundred institutions from Great Britain, America, Australia, France, etc.For more information, please visit www.qdc.edu.cn.
International Undergraduate Programs
1. SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
2. CIVIL ENGINEERING
3. PROJECT MANAGEMENT
4. TRAFFIC ENGINEERING
5. MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE AND AUTOMATION
6. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND AUTOMATION
7. MATERIAL FORMATION AND CONTROL ENGINEERIN
8. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
9. ELECTRONIC INFORMATION ENGINEERING
10. INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION SY
11. ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNO
12. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
14. INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS AND TRADE
16. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
17. URBAN PLANNING
19. ART DESIGN
Note - For Bachelor's Degree Program, duration is 4 years in total with tuition fee of RMB 16,000 per year. Tuition fee is subject to changes by the university.
Qindao College - Campus View
International Student Department
Campus night scene
Qindao College Classroom and Dormitory
International Students Activities at Qindao College
International Students Sport Day
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Qingdao (青岛), in China’s eastern Shandong province, is a port city of skyscrapers, parks and beaches bordering the Yellow Sea.
Qingdao is regarded by some Chinese as one of the most beautiful and clean cities in China. With a population of around 3.5 million (8 million regional) it is one of the largest cities in Shandong Province. The name Qingdao means The Blue/Green Island.
In 2012, Qingdao was named China's most livable city.
Qingdao's early summer is quite an enjoyable season, although it can be humid near the sea shore. Late summer can become hot, while other places of Northern China start to feel cooler. The climate in late fall and winter can be harsh but snow patches can generally last no longer than a few days. Qingdao is an ideal destination if you want to combine sea-side fun with your trip to China.
If yo have a passion for the beauty of the sea and the appeal of sailing, come to Qingdao where sea and sailing are an integral part of the past, the present, and certainly the future. Of course, the spectacular seaside beauty of Qingdao at every turn is here ready to greet you.
In Qingdao, as in the whole country of China, you see the ancient relics, the timeless classic architecture. You enjoy the trilling shopping malls, the most exciting fashions of the day. You visit an array of cuisine streets, the newest darling of fine dinning.
Qingdao does not have swarming markets, unpredictable traffic and intense street commerce. The city is relatively clean and orderly and might give the impression of an upcoming wanna-be Singapore.
Many inspirational sources have nurtured passions of scholars for centuries. Bring your passion to this special place and see where it takes you.
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