The International College is a second-level school responsible for the educational administration of undergraduates who go abroad to study, daily management of international students and their study in Chinese preparatory course program. It serves as a major window and platform for CUMT’s foreign exchanges and cooperation and an important unit for international talents cultivation. At present, it has enrolled more than 1000 Chinese and foreign students.


 


The International College has already carried out extensive international cooperation in many aspects, including student joint cultivation and credit transfer system with over 20 foreign universities, such as University of Adelaide in Australia, University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany, University of Kentucky in America, University of Waterloo in Canada, University of Nottingham in UK, and Hanoi University of Geology and Mining in Vietnam. The study-abroad programs mainly comprise foreign cooperative education programs for undergraduates like civil engineering, building environments & energy application engineering and intercollegiate education exchange programs, including machinery design and automation, business, electrical engineering and automation, etc. The International College also provides international students studying in China with cultivation programs including professional development, preparatory education of Chinese, courses for undergraduates, postgraduates and doctoral students, etc.



By the end of 2015, nearly 600 international students from over 50 countries in Asia, Africa,Europe and America have been learning Chinese and studying for Bachelor, Master and Doctoral degrees in our university. From the perspective of education level, among the international students are on-the-job training students, preppies taking Chinese courses, undergraduates, postgraduates and doctoral candidates. From the perspective of students’ source of tuition fees, there are Chinese Government Scholarship students, enterprise scholarship students, source country scholarship students as well as self-supporting students. And from the angle of distribution of source countries, they mainly come from Asian countries represented by Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Laos and African countries represented by Mozambique and Nigeria. These international students attending our university mainly study business administration, international trade, economics, mining engineering and other majors under disciplines of engineering, management science, economics, etc.