The University boasts one nationally-recognized key discipline (under construction), one nationally-recognized key lab base co-founded by Shandong Province and the Ministry of Education, one state-local joint engineering center and 61 ministerial/provincial key disciplines, labs, and engineering centers, including one key laboratory and one engineering research center invested in by the Ministry of Education. In addition Qingdao City has designated three key disciplines, four key laboratories, two engineering labs and three engineering/technology research centers. One business center authorized by the National Manufacturing Informationization Training Center is also affiliated with the university, as well as one foreign language training center under the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, the Shandong-Russia Center of Sci-Tech Cooperation, and Qingdao Manufacturing Informationization Personnel Cultivation Base. The Russian Academy of Natural Sciences has also set up a China Science Center at SDUST, the only one in China.