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Zhejiang University of Science & Technology
2012-05-30 09:38:40

Zhejiang University of Science & Technology is a multi-disciplinary full-time undergraduate institution, with engineering as its mainstay, and additional disciplines in science, arts, economics, management, and education. Combining the technical know-how of German Universities of Applied Science with China’s actual conditions, the University has been exploring ways of training high-level international specialists with application skills.

The University is located in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, which is one of the most prosperous provinces in China with rapid economic growth and great potential in economic development. The University is near the West Lake and Xiaohe Mountain, with a tranquil lake inside and rolling hills surrounding the campus. Boasting of beautiful natural scenery and covering an area of 1,300 mu, it takes only 20 minutes to get to the West Lake, the most famous scenic spot in China.

At present, the University has more than 13,500 students, over 1,100 faculty and staff members, including more than 300 with the academic title of associate professor or above. It has 11 schools and offers 43 undergraduate programs across a wide range of areas. Furthermore, it has 2 provincial-level key labs and 5 provincial-level key disciplines.

The University has been a designated higher learning institution of Sino-German cooperation in the area of application-oriented talent training by the Ministry of Education of China. The development of the University has been closely related to its international cooperation. Cooperation with Germany started since its founding, and now it has become an important platform of cooperation in education and technology between Zhejiang province and Germany. Active in seeking international cooperation, the University has successfully established formal links with over 20 universities in Germany, U.K., Australia, France, U.S.A., Finland, etc. International cooperation and exchanges of various forms have been extensively carried out, including teacher exchanges, student exchanges, cooperative research, and co-sponsored academic activities. Many honored guests and professors have visited or worked in the University, including former German President Roman Herzog.

Every year several hundred students are sent to Germany, Australia, UK, etc for study. Meanwhile, an increasing number of international students are studying in the University.


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