Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Why choose Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

        Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) is one of China’s premier learning and research institutions which now develops into a comprehensive university especially featured with Aerospace Engineering. Ever since it was established in 1952, we have strived to conduct world-level research and education system. Nearly 60 years’ history witnesses its unremitting efforts and remarkable achievements.

    Academia and education at NUAA represent strong capacity among all the universities inChina. It has acquired national status through the quality of its excellence research work, especially in the areas of Aerospace Engineering, Mechanics, Electromechanics, Economy and Management, etc.

    Our university’s laboratories are a constant source of new ideas, especially in the fields of Aircraft Design, Dynamics, Mechanics, Manufacturing, Automation and Unconventional Machining, etc. Through the diverse research and teaching activities, we are striving to provide the highest quality of educational experience for students to meet the current needs of society, endowing them with a passport to the professional world and cultivating them into future pioneers in the fields of science and technology.

    The globalization of societies, economies and technologies represents many complex challenges that universities are facing today. In response to those challenges, NUAA will persistently create more new academic values and construct more diverse education and research programs. We are also planning to set forth new developing strategies to maintain NUAA’s leading role in China, like constructing high-level research-oriented university featured with Aeronautics, Astronautics and Civil Aviation, with coordinated development of multi-disciplines including literature, law, philosophy, etc.; fostering high-qualified citizens and innovative pioneers and spreading its academic wings to the nation as well as to the world.

    We’d like you to explore more about NUAA and we believe that by carrying out our missions and various activities at NUAA, and by seeking more opportunities with more world-class universities, enterprises and a wide variety of people, we will transform into a more outstanding, more respected and more globalized university. Our staff will become more internationalized—academically and professionally, and our students will be well equipped for their career—intellectually and socially.

       NUAA has around 3,000 staff, among whom, 1,600 are academic teachers and professional researchers with more than 1,000 professors and associate professors. 10 Academicians in China's Academy of Science andChina's Academy of Engineering are working at NUAA, 268 supervisors for doctoral degrees. NUAA has about 24,600 students, among whom 16,000 are undergraduates, 8,000 are postgraduates and 600 are international students from over 30 countries.
       NUAA consists of 16 colleges, including: College of Aerospace Engineering, College of Energy & Power Engineering, College of Automation Engineering, College of Electronic and Information Engineering, College of Mechanical Engineering, College of Material Science & Technology, College of Civil Aviation/College of Flight, College of Science, College of Economics & Management, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Arts, College of Foreign Languages, College of International Education, College of Computer Science and programs, among which 50 are bachelor's programs, 127 master's programs and 52 doctoral programs. There are 9 national key disciplines, 18 provincial key disciplines and 12 postdoctoral exchange centers.
       NUAA has set up 128 research institutes, such as UAV, Helicopter Research Institute, etc. and 51 laboratories, among which two are national key laboratories and 10 provincial and ministerial key laboratories. NUAA enjoys best facilities both for teaching and scientific research. It has very strong advantages in the research and application of basic science, and the development of high technology. NUAA has designed and manufactured "CK" series of Remote-controlled UAV,AD series of super-light airplanes and other series of helicopters that have filled in the national gaps in these fields and also measured up to the advanced world standards, and it has also made a lot of breakthroughs in many key projects concerning aeronautic and astronautic research.
       NUAA is continuously strengthening its international exchange and cooperation. It has maintained close ties with over 50 universities and famous enterprises from USA, France, UK, Russia, Australia, Germany, Canada, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and other different countries and regions.