Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) is a comprehensive research university located in Wuhan, China under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education. It is a participant university of the former “985” Project in China, and also one of the first universities approved under the national "Double First-Class" Initiative, China’s “Excellence Initiative” for institutions of higher education.
HUST has consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in China in the major domestic and international rankings, including the Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities and US News and World Report Best Global Universities Ranking.
Situated in the city of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, HUST lies near the central banks of the Yangtze River. With a population of over eleven million, Wuhan is the foremost cultural, educational, transportation and economic city in Central China, playing a leading role in the Yangtze River Economic Zone and now emerging as a global megacity with enormous business opportunities.