Henan Polytechnic University (HPU), with a long history, is the first mining university in Chinese history as well as the earliest higher college in Henan province. Its former is Jiaozuo Coal Mining School which was established by the British Syndicate Co. Ltd., in 1909.
Now HPU has the right to grant a doctorate and has developed into a multi-disciplinary coordinated development of teaching and research university which covered science, technology, management, art, law, economics and education, etc. HPU is a the A-level university of undergraduate teaching assessed by the National Ministry of Education and honored with one of key backbone universities in Henan province. University recruits students from nationwide, with the qualification of granting doctoral, master, bachelor and recruiting More >
Henan Polytechnic University (HPU) is located in Jiaozuo City, a newly-developing industrial and national excellent tourism city. Jiaozuo City is in the northwest of Henan Province. It stands at the southern foot of Taihang Mountain and on the north bank of the Yellow River. It is bordered with Zhengzhou, the capital city of Henan Province on the south bank of Yellow River. Jiaozuo is rich in natural landscape and humanity landscape. The deep historical and cultural accumulation and sceneries provide HPU with a wonderful humane and social environment.
In the history of the university, the great educator Cai Yuanpei, the famous geologist Weng Wen-hao, the mining mogul Sun Yue-qi served as the board of directors, executive director, honorary president and chairman. Zhang Zhong-lu, Zhang Qing-lian, Ding Guan-hai, Zhang Bo-sheng and many other overseas scholars, professors taught in university and served as leadership positions successively. Under their leadership, the university became well-known home and abroad.< Less