Hebei Polytechnic University is one of the top universities in Hebei Province, which is a comprehensive university taking engineering as the backbone and pursuing a harmonious development of engineering, sciences, economics, management, law and humanities. The university is located in Tangshan, a heavy industrial city in the Bohai Rim. The university was founded by Hebei Province and the Ministry of Coal Industry in 1958 and was named Tangshan Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. The staff was composed of cadres and teachers from Kailuan Coal Mine Bureau, Tangshan Railway College and other institutions. In 1959, the Department of Mining and Metallurgy of Tianjin University with its teachers and students was incorporated into the institute. Since its founding, the university has used names such as Tangshan Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Tangshan Institute of Science and Technology, and Hebei Institute of Technology. In May 2004, it was approved by the Ministry of Education to change its name to Hebei Polytechnic University.
The university consists of 18 colleges, offering 55 undergraduate sp..View more