Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST; Chinese: 南京信息工程大学; pinyin: Nánjīng Xinxī Gōngchéng Dàxué), formerly the Meteorology College of Nanjing University, was established in 1960 by the China Meteorological Administration, then changed the name into Nanjing Institute of Meteorology in May, 1963. NUIST is the oldest institution of higher learning of meteorology science in China.

The administration of NUIST handed over from China Meteorological Administration to Jiangsu province in February, 2000. Its present name of Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST) was adopted in May, 2004 with authorization by Jiangsu Government and the Ministry of Education of PRC.

NUIST offers Associate, Bachelor, Master and Doctorate degree programs in areas including Atmospheric Science, Information Science and Technology, Environmental Science, Engineering, management, literature, economics, laws and agriculture.

At Autumn 2010 more than 150 foreign students from 27 countries were studying at NUIST.

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