As an application-oriented university sponsored by Shouguang People’s Government, Weifang University of Science and Technology has Attracted a group of experts and scholars to join the school, including 3 academicians, 3 national "thousands of people plan" candidates, 2 Taishan scholars, 1 national-level model teaching teacher, 1 national science and technology progress award winner, all together has hired more than 100 well-known colleges and universities experts at home and abroad as our part-time professors. Our university has more than 1,700 self-employed staff, among them there are 369 full-time teachers with associate professor titles. 1,100 with master's degree and above, 312 double-qualified teachers, 11 are employed as master dgree instructors in Shandong Agricultural University, Shandong Normal University, Tianjin Vocational and Technical Normal University.
The University has 13 secondary colleges covered 32 undergraduate majors, 41 three-years diploma programs and 7 disciplines, which has formed a multi-disciplinary coordinated development system, nurtured horticulture, chemical technology, software engineering, vehicle engineering, all together 4 Shandong University Advantageous and Characteristic Majors, and has built a high-quality development platform for application-oriented professionals.
Adhering to the strategy of Substantial Development and Featured Upgrade, the University actively pushes ahead the fusion of industry and teaching and the cooperation of university and enterprises. On campus, it has established Shouguang Software Park, functioning as a national technological enterprise incubator and an incubation and demonstration base for university student entrepreneurship, where its teachers and students can obtain the opportunity of internship and practice and participate in project R&D. Relying on professionals and local vegetable industry advantages, WUST has built a bio-engineering research and development center, which was identified as the provincial protected horticultural experimental teaching demonstration center. Serving national blue strategy, WUST has established Shandong Peninsula Blue Economic Engineering Research Institute. Now there are 1 provincial key lab, 1 provincial engineering and technology research and development center, 1 provincial humanities and social science research base, 2 academician work stations, 2 municipal key disciplines laboratories and 1 municipal engineering research centre. In accordance with the development idea of "integrating production with research deeply, school and enterprise cooperation closely to achieve win-win", WUST has built all together 143 practical labs and 17 research institutes.