Tianjin Polytechnic University (TJPU) is a state-run full-time institution of higher education, which is jointly established by Ministry of Education and Tianjin Municipal Government. In 2003, TJPU received outstanding marks in the “Undergraduate Program Evaluation” sponsored by Ministry of Education. The university has a long history with its earliest departments established in 1912. TJPU is a multidisciplinary teaching and researching university, which offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in science and engineering, arts, liberal arts, management, economics，law and languages. The university consists of 16 schools, offering bachelor, master and doctor degrees with 28,000 full-time students. There are 18 doctor degree programmes and 98 master degree programmes in this university.