Established in January, 2014, Liangjiang International College (LIC) is a subordinate educational institution of Chongqing University of Technology (CQUT). Based on the regional superiority of Chongqing, easpecially Liangjiang New Area, LIC commits to develop international cooperative education with world-class university, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), to introduce high quality educational resources and cultivate elite talents with innovation spirit, international vision and outstanding practical experience. It also targets to train high-level talents and provide scientific research and technical service specifically for the core industry of Liangjiang New Area. LIC orientates itself towards a first-class international college with advanced international educational philosophy and closed industry-university research collaborations. By keeping abreast of the industrial development of Liangjiang New Area, it aims to become an important cultural education and innovative technology base of Liangjiang New Area.
Chongqing Liangjiang KAIST International Program (CLKIP) sets up two undergraduate programs and one postgraduate program. The former are Electronic Information Engineering program and Computer Science and Technology program, and the later is Information and Communication Engineering program. In 2015, two undergraduate programs were open to enroll students from the first batch in the provinces of Chongqing, Sichuan, and Guizhou, and in 2016, the national enrollment of postgraduate program on Information and Communication Engineering had been officially launched, currently there are more than 240 students study in CLKIP. This year,the enrollment coverage of CLKIP has been extended to the provinces of Chongqing, Sichuan, Hebei, Henan, Jiangxi, Anhui, Shandong and Shanghai, and this coverage eill be further extended in the future.
CLKIP boasts advanced and international curriculum system and training mode, with main courses taught in English, by guest professors from KAIST and globally recruited professors in small size of classes. The program provides students with free intensive English training, high scholarships, advanced experimental facilities, and comfortable learning and living environment. After completing the program, students may have opportunity to continue their studies in KAIST or other top-notched universities in western countries, or to work in world-class enterprises.
LIC will strive to build R&D Platform and Technology Service Platform that are suitable for the development of Liangjiang New Area, deepen the connotation of “Chongqing Liangjiang KAIST International Program,” realize the research integration of CQUT and KAIST, and develop comprehensive industry-university-research cooperation with well-known enterprises in Liangjiang New Area to conduct technology development and social service.