浙江大学 Zhejiang University (ZJU)

Zhejiang University (ZJU) is one of China’s top higher education institutions, as well as one of its oldest; its roots can be traced back to 1897 and the founding of the Qiushi Academy. Located in Hangzhou – one of China’s most picturesque cities – the University is organized across seven faculties and 37 schools. It is home to 3,741 full-time faculty members, including 46 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. ZJU has 54,641 students, over 53% of whom are postgraduate students. ZJU has partnerships in place with more than 190 institutions from more than 30 countries worldwide. Included among them are such leading institutions as Imperial College London, the University of Sydney and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

With a cohort of 7,074 international students, and around 8,000 faculty and students who participate annually in various overseas mobility programs, ZJU fully harnesses its extensive network to nurture talent with a global outlook. ZJU offers an impressive array of global study programs, including semester exchange, summer schools, internships and cultural immersion abroad. For university-level programs, applications are normally submitted to the Undergraduate School or the Graduate School.

The university had its first enrollment of international students in 1979 and since then, nearly 30,000 international students have come to study in the school. In 2017, the International College gave admission to, both long-term and short-term, more than 6,800 overseas students coming from 148 countries across the world, including 777 doctoral candidates, 906 graduate students, 2433 undergraduate students, 588 visiting students, 1,382 long-term Chinese language students and 757 students of short-term programs. The college has a strong teaching faculty composed of more than 40 full-time teachers and over 40 part-time teachers, including 2 professors and 5 associate professors.

Every year, the International College accepts over 900 CSC scholarship students. Meanwhile, we also offer college scholarship to international students who achieve excellent academic performance, abide by laws and school regulations and study in our school for more than one academic year, and in addition, we provide scholarship for applicants of high competitiveness. We attach great importance to building long-term and close co-operation with foreign universities and overseas study agencies. Each year hundreds of university exchange students and students recommended by study abroad agencies come to our school to attend academic programs.

Program

In addition to the long and short term Chinese Language and Culture programs, the college has been running an undergraduate program of Chinese Studies (with focus on Economics and Trade/Tourism Management), and a graduate program of Chinese Studies will be offered when preparation is completed. We have a HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) Test Center which holds the test on April, June and November every year. The majority of the students attending the language program have achieved satisfactory grades in the past tests. We also run short-term programs for group students, with focus on different subjects such as Chinese language, culture, economics and trade, business administration, music, weiqi, calligraphy, painting and so on. Each year about 800 group students come to our university.

  • Long-term Non-degree Chinese Language and Culture Program

Each semester, the International College organizes language-teaching classes at elementary, intermediate and advanced levels. Students are to be placed in classes that suit them best by taking a proficiency test. A class is usually composed of 15-20 students. The spring semester usually starts from late February and the autumn semester from early or middle September. A semester usually consists of 18 weeks with 20 class hours of language courses per week. Electives are offered for students to choose from one to three courses according to the students’ interest and Chinese capacity. Field trips are arranged once or twice each semester.

  • Short-Term Chinese Language and Culture Programs

A. Short-term Summer Program

Zhejiang University provides 4-week long intensive Chinese program every summer vacation, which usually lasts from early July to early August with 4 class hours every day from Monday to Friday. The program accepts individual application and application must be submitted one month before the beginning of the program.

B.  Short-term Program for Group Students

In addition to the regular short-term summer program, the college also runs short-term programs for groups of international students (15 people or above) all year round. Courses can be specially designed upon request, with language courses in combination with lectures, field trips, industry visits and so on.

C. Individual short-term students can apply to study with long-term students if he/she has studied Chinese Language for at least 200 hours.

  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
  • Doctoral Program
  • Visiting Student
  • ZJU-UoE Dual Degree Undergraduate Program
  • ZJU-UIUC Dual Degree Undergraduate Programs
  • PIEGL Program
  • The Master of Laws (LL.M) Program in Chinese Law
  • China Studies Program
  • Master in Public Administration (Asian Future Leaders Scholarship)

Contact:

866 Yuhangtang Rd, Hangzhou 310058, P.R. China

Chinese Language Teaching Center

Ms. SHI Hong | +86-571-87951778 | sandra@zju.edu.cn

Ms. HU Xiaohui | +86-571-87951952 | xiao_hui@zju.edu.cn

Ms. GUO Wenying | +86-571-87951952 | wenyinghz@zju.edu.cn

Ms. CHEN Min | +86-571-8795177 | 8876076209@zju.edu.c

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