The International Education College of Jiangxi University of Technology was founded in 2014，which carries out international cooperation projects, promotes international exchange and manages the education of international students. The IEC also serves as a bridge to the world and also a window for foreign exchanges and cooperation. Its main tasks involve the recruitment, education and administration of international students, the management of all kinds of international cooperation projects, conducting foreign training projects, and organization and management of the foreign language training programs and short-term studying abroad and practicing activities.
As the professional international education college which is specialized in teaching, scientific research and related management and service in the field of international education, upholding the principle of “All-round Opening, Multi-level Collaboration, Scientific Management, Efficient Operation, Human-based Service” and the philosophy of schooling is Self-confidence, Self-reliance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Depending on the achievements and reputation of the university, IEC tries its best to recruit and cultivate international students, to establish joint international education programs. IEC also offers sufficient programs for our students’ studying abroad and exchange, at meanwhile it provides relative management and service. IEC is a most dynamic college focusing on friendly exchanges with foreign countries.
The IEC has got the approval from Jiangxi Provincial Educational Department to recruit international students in July, 2014. Now there are more than 200 international students and five majors taught in English, namely International Economics and Trade, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Business Management and Computer Science and Technology. The IEC also offers Chinese Courses as well.
The IEC has vigorously introduced excellent resources and advanced teaching management experience at home and abroad. Under the premise of mutual benefit and win-win situation, the IEC has actively participated in diversified international educational exchanges and succeeded in signing cooperation agreements with the University of Derby, Birmingham City University, Hudsfield University, Northampton University, Nottingham College of the UK, American Southeast Oklahoma State University, American Midwest State University, American Northeastern State University, Okayama Business University in Japan and Rennes Business School in France. Now Sino-Britain “2+1+1” joint education program on majors of fashion design and environmental art design with the University of Derby has already started.
The IEC also carries out all kinds of short-term international exchange programs for students. A summer overseas classroom was established at the University of Derby to enable students to study academic courses. In addition, the College has co-sponsored summer school with Nottingham College in the UK, with more than 100 teachers and students participating in the program each year since 2015. The IEC has established international classes which focuses on English language training for the students who want to study abroad. The IEC endeavors to absorb advanced educational resources and educational management experience, cultivate international talents with “abundant specialized knowledge, high level foreign language proficiency and excellent practical skills”. Moreover, the IEC also develops international education exchange and cooperation through different channels and becomes an important bridge linking JXUT with other countries.