Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST) 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' experience 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, NUST encompasses a wide array of centers, institutes, programs, and administrative support offices.

Led by a distinguished faculty, NUST carries on its education and research on both undergraduate and post graduate levels in the graduate and professional schools: School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, School of Electric Engineering and Optoelectronic Technology, School of Computer Science and Technology, School of Automation, School of Power Engineering, School of Economics and Management, School of Science, School of Humanities and Social Science, School of Material Science and Engineering, School of Environmental and Biological Engineering, School of Foreign Studies, School of Design Art&Media, School of Intellectual Property, School of Maxism Studies. It also has the school of international joint education and the school of adult education. Currently, more than 30,000 students study at NUST.

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