Established in 1958, Huaiyin Institute of Technology is a multi-disciplinary engineering institute under Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education. It is located in Huaian, a famous historical & cultural city as well as the hometown of the first Premier of P.R.C Zhou Enlai. In 2000 it was upgraded to an undergraduate institute granting bachelor’s degree. In September 2011, it was selected as one of the pilot institutions undertaking “A Plan for Educating and Training Outstanding Engineers (PETOE)”. In October 2011, approved by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, it was authorized to offer Master Degree of Engineering.


HYIT has two campuses—Meicheng Road Campus and Beijing Road Campus— covering an area of about 2070 mu (about 148 hectares). There are about 17,800 registered regular students studying for bachelor's degrees or master’s degree. HYIT has a staff of 1,366, among whom there are 1,037 faculty members, including 454 professors and associate professors. HYIT actively promotes to build the first Taiwanese Businessman College in china with Chung Hua University and other 2 universities in Taiwan. It also sets up a HYIT-ZTE College with ZTE Corporation. It has jointly established the Research Institute of Northern Jiangsu with Jiangsu Provincial Academy of Social Sciences, and co-built Huai’an Businessman College with Huai’an Federation of Industry and Commerce.


HYIT has been upholding the school motto “Study for the Rise of China”, adhering to competence-oriented education and focusing on the development of students’ practical abilities and innovation spirit. Every year, more than ten percent of the students further their master program education, and the employment rate maintains as high as ninety-six percent.