Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NJUST) is one of the national key universities under the guidance of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The university has more than sixty years' history in providing inspiring and broadened-horizon education. It has become a multi-disciplinary university comprising academic fields including: science, engineering, liberal arts, economics, business, management, law and education. In addition, NJUST encompasses a wide array of centers, institutes, programs, and administrative support offices.

Led by the distinguished faculty, NJUST carries on its education and research on both undergraduate and post graduate levels in diversified research fields. It has 17 schools: School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, School of Electronic and Optical Engineering, School of Computer Science and Technology, School of Automation, School of Energy and Power Engineering, School of Economics and Management, School of Science, School of Public Affairs, School of Material Science and Engineering, School of Environmental and Biological Engineering, School of Foreign Studies, School of Design and Communication, School of Intellectual Property, School of Maxism Studies, School of Sino-French Engineering, School of International Education. Currently, more than 30,000 students study at NJUST.

NJUST has energetically conducted exchange and cooperation of education and research at home and abroad, having established cooperative relationships with nearly 100 universities and research institutes in dozens of countries.