Overview of Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications (CQUPT) is a prominent teaching and research university in Chongqing, China. It was established by the government and is jointly built by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China and the Chongqing Municipal People’s Government. Covering 253 hectares of land in Chongqing, the university is situated in a picturesque location with a well-equipped campus.

CQUPT offers 61 undergraduate majors in various disciplines including Engineering, Science, Economics, Management, Literature, Arts, and Law. Currently, the university has more than 27,000 students, which includes over 5,800 graduate students.

The university focuses on the development of leading disciplines both nationally and internationally. It has three first-class disciplines and 16 key disciplines in Chongqing. Additionally, CQUPT has two postdoctoral research stations, ten postdoctoral research workstations, and authorized programs in doctoral and master’s degrees in various disciplines. Some of its disciplines have been ranked in the top 1% of ESI.

Cultivating talent is a priority for CQUPT, which has trained more than 150,000 professionals for the information and communication industry and local communities over the past 72 years. The university is renowned as the “cradle of information and communication talents in China.” It boasts a distinguished faculty, including more than 30 academicians and 150 renowned experts and scholars from esteemed institutions worldwide.

CQUPT places great emphasis on scientific research and independent innovation. It has been recognized as a national advanced collective in information industry science and technology innovation and a national high-tech industrialization demonstration project base. The university has made significant contributions to the field of digital communication in China, having developed groundbreaking technologies such as the 24-way and 30/32-way pulse coder, 120-way multiplexer, and the world’s first TD-SCDMA baseband chip. CQUPT has been involved in the formulation of third-generation mobile communication standards. In recent years, the university has undertaken over 510 national projects and holds more than 3,100 authorized invention patents.