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Jiangsu Vocational Institute of Architectural Technology is a provincial government public full-time college, and is one of the national standard top 100 higher vocational institutes. JVIAT is located in Xuzhou, one of the three metropolitan disctricts in Jiangsu province--Huaihai cnetre city economic district. JVIAT covers an area of 1080 mu(72 hectares) with a total floorage of 320,000 ㎡.

JVIAT was founded in 1979, first as a military engineering school, named as "The Third Technology INstitute of PLA Capital Construction Engineering Corps". It was upgraded to institute level by China's Ministry of Education in 1999. Jiangsu Vocatiional Institute of Architectural Technology has a beautiful campus environment, various teaching and living facilities, rich and colorful cultural activities, and has received the "National Attractive Campus in Vocational Colleges" and the " Garden-Style School in Jiangsu Province" awards.


As the leading School of JSJZI, School of Construction Engineering Technology (SCET) is the largest school with 1 national-level key construction department (and provincial modeling department). With the growing complexity of modern buildings and the regulation of the construction environment, there is an increasing need for people with specialized knowledge and skills to work with design, construction, operation and maintenance of the buildings.

This three-year diploma program provides a blend of academic and practical training across all key civil engineering areas. Courses include: Building Knowledge Maps & Drawings, Construction Mechanics, Construction Structure, Surveying, Computer-Aided Design, Construction Materials & Specifications, Substructure Construction Technology, Cement Structure Construction Technology, Roofing & Waterproof Engineering, Steel Structure Construction, Masonry Structural Engineering Operation, Building Information Modeling, Statutory Control of Buildings, Safety Technology & Management in Building, Decoration Engineering, Construction Planning, Building Measurement & Cost Studies and more.

You will be taught by academic staff who are professional practitioners and constantly engaged in design from day one so that you will have the skills, entrepreneurial spirit and knowledge to enter your career in art, design and architecture.