Huazhong University of Science & Technology(HUST), located in Wuhan, Hubei, is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education and also one of the first batch of colleges and universities to enter the 985 Project, 211 Project and 2011 Plan. 

Since its establishment in 1996, the Department of Philosophy of HUST, guided by the principle of entering the main stream, focusing on inter-disciplines and creating features, have followed its own development road of small but exquisite and become the youngest and most dynamic in the domestic philosophical circles.

The department has 25 in-service teachers (13professors, 5 associate professors and 7 lecturers) and provides education in philosophy at all graduate levels: masters, doctoral and postdoctoral.

The department has set up 1 major for the undergraduates, 6 graduate specialties, 6 doctoral specialties and 1 postdoctoral mobile research station. Now we have 106 undergraduates, 24 double-degree students, 104 graduates, and 44 PhD students.

Currently, the department has 7 teaching and researching fields including “Marxist Philosophy”, “Chinese Philosophy”, “Foreign Philosophy”, “Ethics”, “Study of Religions”, “Philosophy of Science and Technology”, 8 research centers including “Research Center of German Philosophy ”, “Research Center of Bioethics”, “Research Center of Applied Phenomenology”, “Research Center of Ancient Chinese Philosophy” , “Research Center of Process Philosophy” , “Research Center of Hermeneutics”, etc.