HHU at a Glance


Situated in the old capital city Nanjing, Hohai University (HHU) has a one-hundred-year-long history and enjoys high prestige.As a key comprehensive university under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education, HHU has upgraded itself with good momentum of development inhydraulic engineering and water resources as its main focus, education of engineering subjects as its first priority, and coordinated development of a wide array of disciplines covering engineering, sciences, economics, management, liberal arts and law, ranking among China’s top universities in its teaching indexes and overall strength. Nowadays, HHU offers 12 post-doctorate programs, 66 Ph.D programs, 198 Master’s programs, 18 Engineering Master’s programs and the MBA program, and 54 undergraduate programs. In 2017, the discipline of Hydraulic Engineering and Environment Engineering were selected into the construction of “Double First-Rate” Discipline Plan.

University Motto

Students and Faculty

At present, HHU has 3 campuses: Xikang Road Campus, Jiangning Campus, and Changzhou Campus respectively in Nanjing and Changzhou cities, with the total building area of 1720,625 square metres. With 20 schools under the university’s direct supervision, the number of the students is 51,272 in total, including 19,853 undergraduates, 16,439 master and doctoral students, and738 international students (by June , 2017).

There are 3423 staff members, including 2 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1174 professors and associate professors, and 435 supervisors of Ph.D. students, as well as 15 academicians employed as part-time professors and tutors for Ph.D. students.

HHU has one state key research center and one state key laboratory--- “State Key Laboratory of Hydrology-Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering”; “State Key Engineering Research Center of Efficient Utilization of Water Resources and Engineering Safety”.



International Cooperation


Since the founding of the university in the early 20th century, HHU has been among the most active universities in carrying out international communication and cooperation and has built close relationship with many first-class universities and research institutes around the world, such as Arizona University US, University of Nebraska-Lincoln US, University of California Los Angeles US, Aberystwyth University UK, University of Science and Technology in Lillie France, Ecole De Mine Douai France, Technical University of Delft Netherlands, and University of Western Australia, etc. The format of cooperation includes faculty and students exchanges, joint research studies, joint degree programs, and bilateral and multilateral international conference, etc. In the global world, HHU is vigorously promoting international communication and cooperation in multiple fields and through multiple channels, raising its teaching to the international standards in every aspect.