Shijiazhuang Institute of Railway Technology (SIRT)which was established in 1950 is located in Shijiazhuang, the Capital city of Hebei Province. SIRT is a provincial government-run full-time institute. It is a National Demonstrative Higher Vocational College and a National High-quality Higher Vocational College. It is a Constructor for High-quality Disciplines of “Double High-levels Plan” as well as one of the first batch of Modern Apprenticeship Pilot Units identified by the Ministry of Education. SIRT is one of the top 50 higher vocational colleges with the highest employment rates. SIRT is characterized with distinctive disciplines serving the fields of railway transportation, urban rail transit and modern service industry. SIRT has 12 departments such as Railway Engineering Department, Architecture Department, Rail Transit Department and etc. SIRT implements phased-middle and higher vocational cultivation, higher vocational education, applied undergraduate engineering education, international cooperative teaching and other school-running patterns. It currently has over thirteen thousand full-time undergraduates or college students. SIRT has achieved fruitful results in international operation. It has cooperated with colleges and institutions in Russia, Germany, the United States, Indonesia and other countries. It has established “Transport School of Shijiazhuang Institute of Railway Technology - Russian University of Transport” which is the only Chinese-foreign cooperative education institution run by higher vocational college in Hebei. SIRT also has introduced the German “Dual System” and set up the International Education of Chinese Language Teachers’ Training Base. In recent years, SIRT has successively won the honorary title of “Top 50 Influential Asia-Pacific Vocational Colleges”. The research on Sino-Russian cooperation won the first prize of Teaching Results at the Tenth Higher Vocational Education of Hebei Province. The case of international cooperation has been selected as typical cases by the Ministry of Education and the Provincial Department of Education. At present, SIRT is the standing director unit in the council of the Chinese Society for Technical and Vocational Education, vice chairman unit in the Rail Transit Committee of the Chinese Society for Technical and Vocational Education, vice-president unit of Hebei Vocational Education Society and vice-president unit of Hebei Railway Society. SIRT has been regarded as a region-leading and demonstrative higher vocational college. It is honored as “the Cradle of Innovative Technical Personnel and Professionals of Chinese Railway”.
學院國際化辦學成果豐碩，與俄羅斯、德國、美國、印度尼西亞等多個國家院校和機構開展了國際合作與交流，建有河北省唯一一所高職舉辦的中外合作辦學機構“石家莊鐵路職業技術學院-俄羅斯交大交通學院”，引入了德國“雙元制”教學模式，建有河北省高職院校唯一國際漢語師資培訓基地。近年來，學院榮獲了“亞太職業院校影響力 50 強”稱號，中俄合作辦學研究課題榮獲了河北省第十屆高等職業教育教學成果一等獎，合作辦學經驗多次入選國家教育部、省教育廳典型案例。
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