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Wuhan Textile University (WTU), located in Wuhan, is a fascinating and increasingly popular place to study in China. The history of Wuhan Textile University can be traced back to the establishment of Wuhan Institute of Textile Engineering in 1958. With rapid and continuous growth for nearly 60 years, it has developed into a famous comprehensive university with over 25,000 students including 500 international students. WTU entered the Association of Universities for Textiles in Europe (AUTEX) and the Textile Institute (TI) in 2013.
School of Fashion (SF) of Wuhan Textile University, established in 1987, is composed of Department of Fashion Design, Apparel Design and Engineering, and Performance. The institute is one of the top ten fashion schools in China. In the "Newcomer Award" contest organized by the China Fashion Designers Association, School of Fashion has been ranked first for 20 consecutive years.
SF has 85 faculty & staff members, 13 professors, 25 associate professors. All the young teachers have master’s degree and 60% of them studied abroad. The school dispatches some teachers to study further in famous universities at home and abroad each year and employs many authoritative scholars of fashion as visiting professors or university “ChuTian Scholar”.
In 2003, SF was authorized as a MA degree granting institution in Fashion Design and Apparel Design and Engineering. The SF has a number of high-level teaching and scientific research platforms, including Hubei Key Humanities and Social Sciences Center, Hubei Intangible Cultural Heritage Research Center, Hubei Clothing Research Center, Wuhan Textile and Apparel Digital Engineering Technology Research Center, and a multi-functional teaching experiment center of more than 5000 square meters. SF vigorously optimize the mechanism of academic exchanges and Industry-Academy-Research cooperation, and signed international cooperative education agreements with universities of Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Russia and other countries. Among them, the Sino-Japanese cooperative education project, which has been enrolled for five years, has been widely recognized by the society.
Under the guidance of the concept of "Super Clothes", the SF of Wuhan Textile University always maintain a perfect working attitude, full of hope and enthusiasm towards the goal of the top universities in China and internationally renowned fashion colleges.