Brief Introduction to Quanzhou University of Information Engineering
Quanzhou University of Information Engineering is a full-time applied undergraduate university approved by the China Education Ministry.
Located in the center of the Quanzhou city, the first national historical and cultural city, the city of East Asian Culture, the starting point of Maritime Silk Road. It is surrounded by beautiful scenery like Fujian-Taiwan Kinship Museum, Quanzhou museum, and West Lake Park. It is like a garden with various trees everywhere, which is regarded as the most beautiful green unit in Quanzhou.
The school adheres to the principle of “facing the industry and serving the local economy”. Now the school offers 30 undergraduate programs. The programs primary focus on engineering, secondary focus on economy management and creative design. There are eight main teaching units: School of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, School of software, School of Creative Design, School of Economy and Management, School of Civil Engineering College, School of International Education and General Education Center, and four industrial schools have been established, including ICT, Huashu intelligent manufacturing, artificial intelligence, and cross-border e-commerce.
Since its establishment, QUIE has upheld the direction of running school for non-profit, and has carried forward the motto of “knowledge and action as one” and the principle of “moral makes a man and quality make a school”. It strives to build the innovative talent training platform to carry out the combination of learning and practicing, integrate innovation and entrepreneurship education into the whole process of talent training, and nurture application-oriented talents with solid theory foundation, strong practice ability, good sense of innovation and high personal quality.
Recent years have witnessed remarkable achievements in our school’s education quality. QUIE was awarded the title of "National Advanced Unit of Vocational Education" and "National First Pilot Excellent Unit of Education Informationization". We have won 2 second prizes of national teaching achievement, 2 special prizes, 1 first prize and 3 second prizes of Fujian teaching achievement. A total of 923 students participated in all kinds of national and provincial competitions and won 350 prizes. It has obtained several achievements in teaching quality and teaching reform projects above the provincial level, including model applied professional groups, special disciplines, teaching teams, science and technology innovation teams.
The school has strengthened the role of practical teaching in cultivating application-oriented talent, built the Fujian Application Center of National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center, Fujian Applied Technology Research Institute of National Research Institute of Additive Manufacturing, Ministry of Education - ZTE ICT Innovation Base, Workstation of Academician Lu Bingheng; four key laboratories, three engineering research centers, 2 humanities and social science bases of Fujian province; QUIE have co-constructed 11 training bases with enterprises supported by the central finance and provincial finance, one training base jointly built by model schools and enterprises, three experimental teaching demonstration centers of Fujian province, two virtual simulation experimental teaching centers of Fujian province and a batch of teaching laboratories and training bases such as Quanzhou intelligent manufacturing public training base. There are 12000 square meters of College Students’ Innovation and Entrepreneurship Park. To develop the model of integrating production, teaching, and research to established cooperation base with 177 domestic and foreign famous enterprises such as Bosch Rexroth, Festo Group, Siemens, ZTE Corporation. QUIE also leads to the formation of Quanzhou City Information, Machinery, Intelligent Manufacturing Vocational Education Group, and Quanzhou City Intelligent Manufacturing Vocational College Alliance.
QUIE focus on its openness in running school and built up a friendly relationship and cooperation with over 30 collages and university from the globe. The school also pays attention to the introduction and sharing of high-quality international education and teaching resources. At present, it has cooperated with Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania to carry out the “Sino-Us 4+0 Joint Double Degree Program (Software Engineering Major)”, it has carried out the “Bridge Program (undergraduate to graduate) " with a number of universities in Ukraine, Hungary, and the implementation has been smooth. QUIE has been working with the German Rheinland-Pfalz Institute of Education closely and built the Sino-German (Fujian) Education Cooperation and Development Center together. This center main goal is to promote Sino-German cooperation in talent cultivation, teacher training, integration of industry and education, and scientific research and innovation, it is a high-quality provincial teacher training base admitted by the Ministry of Education.
Based in Quanzhou city, the school is committed to boost the development of regional economy. With the goal of building a high-level application-oriented university with distinctive characteristics, the school will make relentless effort to promoting its ability to running school and strive to create a more brilliant tomorrow.
(September 1, 2020)