Previously known as Dalian University, DUT was founded in 1949. In July 1950, the School of Engineering separated from Dalian University and became Dalian Institute of Technology . Due to the rearrangement of the Ministry of Education to enhance development of education and construction of new born China, several departments.
DUT has built a graduate school, 7 faculties (29 departments totally), 7 independent schools, a teaching administration department, three specialized schools and an independent college; with Panjin campus of a basic teaching faculty and 6 schools.
The libraries of DUT has more than 3.047 million books, with more than 58000 Chinese and foreign electronic journals.
DUT is located in the beautiful coastal city of Dalian, in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. It covers three campuses (main campus, campus at development zone , Panjin campus). The total area of DUT is 4.262 million square meters, construction area is 1.622 million square meters.
The sports area is 215000 square meters. Meanwhile DUT has a first-class campus network system.