Ranking  104      5
浙江大学
Country China
City Hangzhou
Bachelor (foreigners)4,338 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)4,338 USD/year.
Cost of living $410-827 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1897
Abbreviation Zheda
Teachers 4,074
Students 47,538
Foreigners 5%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Seeking the Truth and Pioneering New Trails
Accreditation
• Department of Education, Zhejiang Province
Affiliations
• Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
Rankings
World ranking104
Country ranking5
Academic Reputation104
Employer Reputation110
Citations per Faculty55
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities196
Engineering and Technology71
Life Sciences and Medicine200
Natural Science91
Social Sciences and Management190
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics76
Physics151
Chemistry38
Computer Science42
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking104
QS World University Rankings111
ARWU Academic Ranking101
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة تشجيانغ
German Zhejiang-Universität
Spanish Universidad de Zhejiang
French Université du Zhejiang
Japanese 浙江大学
Korean 절강대학
Portuguese Universidade de Zhejiang
Russian Чжэцзянский университет
Chinese 浙江大学
Zhejiang University or 浙江大学 (Zheda) - public higher education institution in China. Zheda began its activity in 1897. The main building of the university is located in Hangzhou inside an urban campus.

University ranking. Zhejiang University is among the top 10 universities of China, which attracts the best students and professors China can offer. The university is among the best 5% worldwide, ranking 104 in international ratings. Strong suits of the university are: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Mathematics», «Physics», «Chemistry», «Computer Science». The university is considered to be among the best in the quality of education and ranks in the top 200 in that criterion. Thanks to its high educational standards the university graduates are quite popular among employers of China and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The enrollment is based on the exam results. Academic year of the university consists of two semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 4,338 USD per year. Doing your master’s studies at Zheda is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 4,338 USD. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. For more accurate information regarding Zheda tuition fees please visit the official website of the university http://www.zju.edu.cn.

The composition of the university. Zhejiang University is a big educational institution, attended by more than 47 thousand students. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. 5% of all students are foreigners. More than 4 thousand teachers are employed by the university. The university has international partners which allows its students to participate in exchange programs. The university has social media profiles Linkedin, where you can learn more about it.

Infrastructure of Zheda. The university has its own library. The university is a part of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU).

Zhejiang University - Official Description

In September 1998, a new Zhejiang University was established on the basis of the amalgamation of the four former individual universities, namely Zhejiang University, Hangzhou University, Zhejiang Agricultural University and Zhejiang Medical University, which were all located in the garden city of Hangzhou. Approved by the State Council, the founding of the new Zhejiang University has been a significant move in the reform and development of China's higher education. The four universities have grown out of the same ancestry, the Qiushi (with the literal meaning of "seeking truth" in Chinese) Academy, which was founded a century ago as one of the earliest institutions of higher learning in China. As a result, they have all inherited from it the spirit of "Qiushi" and at the same time, built up their own distinctive features in teaching and research. Under the direct administration of China's Ministry of Education, the new Zhejiang University is a key comprehensive university whose fields of study cover eleven branches of learning, namely philosophy, literature, history, education, science, economics, law, management, engineering, agriculture and medicine. The university, now has 110 specialties for undergraduate studies, and it is entitled to confer masters degrees in 264 programs and doctoral degrees in...

Description of Zhejiang University

Located in the historical and picturesque city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang University is a prestigious institution of higher education with a long history. Qiushi Academy, the predecessor of Zhejiang University, was founded in 1897 and was one of the earliest modern academies of higher learning established in China. In 1928, the academy was named National Zhejiang University. During the war time in 1940s, Zhejiang University moved to Zunyi, Meitan and other places in succession and stayed in West China for seven years. In 1946, Zhejiang University returned to Hangzhou. In 1952, due to a nationwide restructuring of universities, Zhejiang University underwent a reshuffling of disciplines. Some departments merged into other universities and Chinese Academy of Sciences. The remaining departments were divided and developed to become 4 specialized higher education institutions, namely former Zhejiang University, Hangzhou University, Zhejiang Agricultural University and Zhejiang Medical University. In 1998, the four universities sharing the same ancestor merged to form the new Zhejiang University and set a new goal – to develop into a world-class university. In its 116-year history, Zhejiang University has always been committed to cultivating talent with excellence, advancing science and technology, serving for social development, and promoting culture, with the spirit best manifested in the university motto “Seeking the Truth and Pioneering New Trails”. Zhejiang University is a comprehensive research university with distinctive features and a national as well as international impact. Research at Zhejiang University spans 12 academic disciplines, covering philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, art, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and etc. With 7 faculties and 36 colleges/schools, Zhejiang University has 14 primary and 21 secondary national leading academic disciplines. According to the data released by ESI, as of the end of October 2014, there are 17 subjects of our school lying into top 1% of the academic institutions in the world, ranking the second of Chinese universities; four disciplines into top 1 ‰ of the world, ranking top of Chinese universities; six disciplines into top 100 of the world and 4 disciplines into top 50 of the world, ranking top of Chinese universities. Zhejiang University has long been holding the educational philosophy of putting people foremost, cultivating all-round competence in students, seeking the truth and pioneering new trails in search of excellence, and is committed to developing innovative talents and future leaders with high-quality and an international perspective. Zhejiang University has turned out a large number of outstanding talents in its history. There are more than 160 alumni elected members of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering. With educational thoughts advancing with the times, Zhejiang University paces the whole nation in educational reforms. Rich campus culture, advanced teaching facilities and a wide range of international exchanges create favorable conditions for students’ development. Zhejiang University focuses on assiduous study and research, and science and technological innovation. It has launched a number of international high-end academic platforms and gathered masters, scholars and high-level research teams in various disciplines. In recent years, Zhejiang University maintains a leading position in China in output indicators including publications, patents and etc., and has made abundant important achievements in science, technology, humanities and social sciences. Zhejiang University always takes initiative in catering for national and regional needs, and exerts itself to become an influential high-level source of innovation and a pool of talents. In 2014, research fund at Zhejiang University amounted to 3.121 billion Yuan. 115 projects under research have each secured a grant of more than 10 million. As of Dec. 31, 2014, there are a total of more than 46,364 full-time students enrolled at Zhejiang University, including approximately 13,952 graduate students, 8,779 Ph.D candidates, and 23,633 undergraduates. In addition, there are about 5,746 international students currently attending Zhejiang University. Among its approximate 3,437 standing faculty members, 1,474 faculty members have title of professor. Other important facts and figures are as follows: 12 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 17 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 69 experts in State "1000-elite Programs", 41 chief scientists of national 973 projects, 111 Chair Professors in Chang Jiang Scholars Program, and 105 scholars awarded with National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. With five campuses, namely Zijingang, Yuquan, Xixi, Huajiachi and Zhijiang campus, Zhejiang University encompasses an area of 4,503,741 square meters with school buildings covering 2,308,783 square meters of floor space. The university library holds a collection of more than 6.71 million volumes. In addition, Zhejiang University has 7 high-level affiliated hospitals. As a national university standing by River Qiantang, Zhejiang University is striving to build itself into an innovative comprehensive research university with a world-class status. Zhejiang University will be adhering to the spirit of seeking the truth and pioneering new trails, dedicating itself to creating and disseminating knowledge, inheriting and advancing civilization, serving and leading the society, and promoting national prosperity, social development and human progress
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