Study in Zhejiang University About Zhejiang University & Study in ZU

About Zhejiang University

The University

Zhejiang University ( ZU) was founded in 1897. It is a key university under the administration of the Government, which has established a multi-disciplinary academic structure offering various programs and involved in diversified academic research in fields of science, engineering, economics, management, literature, law, philosophy, education and art. it was among one of the first universities authorized to confer master degrees by Ministry of Education, and it was officially entitled to confer doctoral degrees. it was also approved in national “211 project” evaluation and became one of the national's key universities in the 21 century.

The university has 3 key national disciplines: Optical Engineering, Materials Science and Structural Engineering; 18 first category doctoral degree programs, 71 second category doctoral degree programs, 31 category master’s degree programs, 139 second category master’s degree programs and 17 post-doctoral programs.

At present, ZU has over 3,000 academic and administrative staff, over 8,600 postgraduates and around 5300 international students from more than 75 countries, among whom more than 200 are degree seekers.

College of International Education

College of International Education (CIE) aims at providing diverse learning environments and opportunities for students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds for their comprehensive studies of the changing world and the full realization of their academic and social potential.  With a strong group of qualified, experienced and professional teachers, the College strives to foster all aspects of development of international students in China and the improvement of international awareness and competence of Chinese students.

International Students

One of the university’s strategies is to build an internationally recognized research university of advanced level with its uniqueness. We welcome students from all over the world to study at Zhejiang University.

We provide the following services to our international students:

Welcome programs and orientation

Visa affairs

Study and application

Fees and scholarships

International student unions

Cultural activities