Harbin Institute of Technology

Harbin Institute of Technology (simplified Chinese: 哈尔滨工业大学; traditional Chinese: 哈爾濱工業大學; abbreviation: HIT or 哈工大; Hā GōngDà) is a public research university and a member of China’s elite C9 League. HIT is a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A Double First Class University. It has three campuses, spanning the country from north to south: the Harbin campus in Heilongjiang Province, the Weihai campus in Shandong Province and the Shenzhen campus in Guangdong Province.

HIT is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in the country[4] with a focus on science and engineering. HIT was ranked 6th in the Best Global Universities for Engineering by U.S. News in 2017–2020. HIT is one of the only handful of universities in the world that have designed, built, and launched their own satellites and it excels at missile technology. In May 2020, the United States Bureau of Industry and Security added to HIT to the Entity List for its alleged activities in support of the People’s Liberation Army.

Harbin Institute of Technology consistently features in the top 250th global universities as ranked by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the QS World University Rankings, and the U.S. News & World Report.

University rankings
Global – Overall
ARWU World 101-150 (2020)
QS World 236 (2022)
THE World 401-500 (2021)
THE Reputation 151-175 (2021)
USNWR Global 203 (2022)
Regional – Overall
THE Emerging Economies 26 (2020)
USNWR Asia 27 (2022)
National – Overall
BCUR National 10 (2019)