Brief Introduction of Xiamen Institute of Software
Xiamen Institute of Software Technology is a full-time institute of higher education(institution code 14059) approved by the People's Government of Fujian Province. It is documented by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China and admits students through the National College Entrance Examination. It is one of the two institute for software technology supported by Fujian Province Government. Located in Jimei University Park of Xiamen, the institute enjoys advantageous geographical position with convenient transportation and beautiful scenery of mountains and the sea.
Xiamen Institute of Software Technology covers an area of 650 acres. The planed construction area is 460,000 square meters. It is a quiet and peaceful campus, where the layout and construction are uniquely designed. Fully completed, it can provide living and learning spaces for 20,000 students. There is a majestic joint teaching building group, the largest on-campus training base sponsored by the Ministry of Finance of Fujian Province anda garden-style living quarter with beautiful apartments. It is equipped with internationally standardized infrastructure for teaching and living, such as basketball courts, baseball courts, etc. In addition, it provides students with 60 training rooms, including the ones for software development, animation rendering cluster, paperless animation, 3D animation, 3D printing, and VR interior design display. There are 400,000 paper and electronic books in the library and 2,976 computers for teaching. The institute has established cooperation with 110 companies to provide students with training bases andinternships.
The institute strives to create “One Core”, “Three Major Industrial Chains”and "Six Professional Groups”. “One Core”refers to software and information service. “Three Major Industrial Chains” are Electronic Information IndustrialChain, Cultural InnovationIndustrial Chain, and Modern Service IndustrialChain."Six Professional Groups” refer to Software & Network Technology Group, Electronic Information Technology Group, AD&C DesignInc Group, Cultural InnovationGroup, Economy & Information Service Group, and International Business and Trade Group. The institute offers 32 majors and consists of 6 departments, including the Department of Software Technology, the Department of Digital Media, the Department of Economic Management, the Department of ArtDesign, the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, and the Department of Foreign Studies and Trade. The vocational education system is made up of majors mainlyin software and information services, accompanied and assisted by animation art design, finance and economy, tourism, e-commerce, etc.The institute has two provincial demonstration majors, one provincial production training base, three municipal key majors, five modern apprenticeship pilots, and six provincial teaching awards. It was awarded as a major training base for the software application talents in Fujian Province.
The teaching faculty is equipped with the latest education philosophy, excellent teaching and practical abilities. More than 75% of full-time teachers hold a middle or senior professional title, over 80% hold a master degree or above, and “double capability” teachers account for more than 70%. Of all the teachers, 8 aretitled as provincial education evaluation experts and 4 are listed as the provincial major leaders.
In recent years,Xiamen Institute of Software Technology has successively won the tenth and eleventh provincial “Civilized School”, “Advanced Group inSafety and Stability of Institute”, “Advanced Unit for Education of Honesty and Integrity”, and “Honesty and IntegrityDemonstration Unit” in Fujian Province, it is honored as “5A Safe Campus” and “Green Campus” , etc. by the city of Xiamen.
The institute nowis a public institution since April 2013. In May 2016,the Xiamen Municipal Government decided that the state-owned enterprises Xiamen C&D Corporation Limited and Lian Huat Group would support the college for further development of education.
The institute adheres to the practical and professional nature of education, insists on industry-academy cooperation, and aims to provide job-ready graduates for the society. It keeps on innovation consistently and follows the path of industry-academy co-development.