Dalian University of Technology (DUT) is located in the beautiful coastal city of Dalian, in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. It is one of the key universities under the direct leadership of the State Ministry of Education. The campus is green, shady and peaceful. Many state leaders have visited the university and enjoyed its beauty.
Having experienced the severe trials of over half a century, and having gone through the persistent efforts of several generations, DUT has developed into a comprehensive university of science and technology. Engineering is DUT's main concentration, with other departments including applied sciences and economic management sciences, as well as humanities disciplines, which include the social sciences and law. DUT enjoys a good reputation for its rigid management and its good environment for study. The school is known for its motto: "Unity, Enterprise, Realism and Originality". DUT has fostered and trained more than 100,000 men and women of various professions, who are widely welcomed throughout the society. With the support of "the 985 Project" and "the 211 Project", bringing forth the spirit of innovation, DUT is engaged in grasping the historic opportunity of rejuvenating the old northeastern industrial base, and carrying out a talent-training strategy in the hope of building DUT into a world-famous and research-oriented university.