Chongqing University of Post and Telecom

Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications (CUPT) is a university for senior specialists in the fields of electronics, information, telecommunication and management. It is located in the Nanshan Scenic Resort southof Yangtze River in Chongqing , one of the four municipality directly under the central government in China . Up to now, it has received many honors from Chongqing government for its good environment and remarkable achievements in higher education.

Since its founding, the university is featured by disciplines of posts, telecommunications, information science and technology, taking engineering as dominant and giving consideration to the development of art and science at the same time, and improving its discipline systems, education levels and qualities, as well as scale and social effect.Up to now, over 20,000 students graduated from the university. It has become a famous university in the area of southwest and middle south parts of China .

The university covers an area of 320,000 square meters with the floor area of more than 200,000 square meters. At present, there are more than 6,000 different kinds of full-time students on campus, and 2,000 correspondence students. There are about 1,000 faculty including 200 professors and associate professors, about 350 middle rank titled members. There are five ministry-ranked key disciplines and four ministry-ranked key laboratories on campus. The university offers 15 undergraduate majors, 6 graduate majors and post graduate in conjunction with eight key domestic universities(There are more than 30 post graduate students are studying for their Degree.). It began to enroll international students, Hong Kong , Macao and Taiwan students in 1999. The university has eight departments, two colleges, twenty administrative sectors, twelve research institutes, two high-tech enterprises, multi-media networks of FDDI and ATM and more than 1,000 on-line computers.

Chongqing Mobile Communication Engineering Research Center which belongs to one of the national engineering centers is also on campus. There are 35,000 copies of books in the university library. The university issues two academic journals, Journal of Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications (both national and social science editions) and Digital Telecommunications. The university pays great attention to scientific research and a group of scientific achievements have already won national or ministry-leveled prizes. It is now undertaking the scientific tasks of National Natural Science Fund Project, ?63?High-tech Project, National Key Task Project, Ministry or Provincial-leveled Key Task Project, and the annual scientific research fund is more than ten million RMB. The development of scientific research impels teaching and academia.

The university also attaches importance to outside exchanges and integration of industrialization, academia and scientific research. It has established close relationship with many famous domestic universities, post and telecommunication enterprises and scientific research institutions. It has also established friendly cooperation with some universities and scientific research institutions in the United States , France , United Kingdom , the Netherlands , Germany , Korea , Japan , New Zealand , Thailand and Hong Kong Special Administration Region.


The principle of the university is "Persist in Orientation, Deepen Reformation, Focus on Development, Improve Quality. Strive to improve academia, education quality and social effect”. By the year 2005, CUPT will become a new type university with multi-discipline, teaching and scientific research which is featured by the discipline of information science and technology, taking engineering as dominant and giving consideration to multi-discipline systems of art, science, economy, management and law, taking undergraduate majors as dominant, being able to foster graduate and post graduate students.  

The university offers:

Workload: 12 classes/week

Monthly salary: 3000-5000RMB depending on credentials

Air ticket: one way (one semester) or round trip (one year), reimbursed

Courses: business English, management, economics

Contract time: one year

Travel allowance: 2,200 RMB

Free board in the building for foreign experts


Telephone allowance: 150 yuan RMB monthly