The International College of Dongguan University of Technology was established in May 2016. On September 18, 2016, the International College of Dongguan University of technology held the unveiling ceremony and the opening ceremony for the first group of foreign students, marking that Dongguan University of technology is the first local university in Dongguan to recruit foreign students.
As a pilot of international education and teaching reform, the main functions of International College include: to be responsible for the education of foreign students; Undertake the implementation of all kinds of foreign student exchange projects in the school; establishing foreign language centers, expand international education cooperation projects for non academic qualifications; to undertake other international reform and cooperation tasks.
International College establishes several offices to facilitate and organize daily errands: the comprehensive office, foreign students office, project management office, foreign language center and international Chinese teaching and research office.
Thus far, the International College has enrolled and trained more than 400 foreign students from 40 countries, including Thailand, Italy, Brazil, Israel, The Czech Republic, Indonesia, the United States, Japan, The Slovakia Republic, India, Ethiopia, Malaysia, South Korea and Bolivia; From 2019 to 2021, we have cooperated with the NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands to deliver successfully the learning credit exchange project of minor course. We have organized and sent excellent students from different colleges of our university to visit some outstanding universities abroad, such as the University of Oxford, the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Chatham University in Pittsburgh;
Inside the campus, the international college thrives to deliver assorted language courses including English oral class for staff, post-graduate entrance examination English class (Free of charge), IELTS course (Fundamental) and IELTS course (Advanced) etc. Additionally, since 2019, international college begins to deliver the International Scholarly Exchange Curriculum (ISEC) course in accordance with the teaching and learning requirements outlined by the China Scholarship Council (CSC).