Shenyang Aerospace University
About Shenyang Aerospace University
Shenyang Aerospace University (SAU)is located in Shenyang, the capital city of Liaoning Province in North-EastChina. Shenyang city is a historical city with 7200 years and also a modern cityof prominent heavy industries. Regarded as the “Aviation City” in China, Shenyangis the home to 10 manufacturing companies in aeronautics and astronautics, 4aeronautical research institutes and 1 aerospace university. The world leadersin aeronautics such as Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier and Cessna have opened theirmanufacturing sites in Shenyang. In addition, the city also enjoys theestablishment of other industries requiring advanced technologies including,but not limited to automotive (BMW) and chemical industry.
Founded in 1952, SAU is situatedin the center of “Northern College Town” of Shenyang. The campus occupies amagnificent landscape of 1,200,000 square meters, with building areas of600,000 square meters. The first airplane, designed and made by the jointeffort of SAU students and teachers took off to the sky as early as 1958. The universitycurrently enrolls 20,000 students and has a staff of 1600, of which 800 areacademic teachers. SAU has a total of 113professors and 271 associate professors.
With a focus on aeronautical andastronautical disciplines, SAU’s scope is enlarged with a curriculum coveringsuch areas as science, liberal arts and management, etc. The university offers45 disciplines for undergraduate studies and 50 for master degrees. On campus,there are more than 20 aircrafts and a hundred of research labs. Theengineering practice center is of national standard. SAU is proud of its uniquehelicopter maintenance centre in China. SAU will soon be authorized to issuelicense for fixed-wing aircraft maintenance.
International Education remains amajor goal of SAU. There are totally 370 international students from over 40countries studying on the campus for their Bachelor and Master Degrees inEnglish medium or Chinese medium and the Chinese language program. The programs offered in English medium forbachelors degree are Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, ElectronicEngineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science，Art Designand International Economics and Trade; for masters degree program, we offer Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,Thermal Engineering and Enterprises Management.
At the present, SAU hasestablished co-operation with many companies such as Shenyang LimingAero-Engine Group Corporation and AVIC Shenyang Aircraft Corporation, etc. SAU hasalso developed a network of 50 partners to provide its students with abundantopportunities for practical training.