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Why You Study in Zhejiang University of Technology?

The Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT) is a comprehensive key university owned both by the Zhejiang Provincial Government and the Ministry of Education, and it is ranked as the 69th top university in China in 2013. The history of the University can be traced back to 1910, when the Zhejiang Intermediate School of Technology was first founded.

There are about 12 English programs of Bachelor degree for both Chinese students and International students in 2013 in ZJUT, including Materials Science and Engineering ,Chemical Engineering and Technology, Applied Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Green Pharmacy, Computer Science and Technology, Electronic Engineering & Communication, Chinese Business, Software Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Biological Engineering, International Economy and Trade,etc. There are many kinds of scholarships offered for international students, And ZJUT is the only university at present in China that can offer enterprise scholarship to international students. There are many practice opportunities in the enterprises for international students.

The ZJUT is situated in Hangzhou, a picturesque historical and cultural city in China. As a century-old university, ZJUT has gone through various historical periods, namely Hangzhou Chemical Engineering School, Zhejiang Secondary Chemical School, Zhejiang Chemical College, and Zhejiang Engineering College.

The present University, as a provincial key comprehensive university, offers not only engineering courses, but also a large range of disciplines like science, liberal arts, law, agriculture, philosophy, economics, pharmaceutical science, management, education and art. And with a national key laboratory and a post-doctoral program, the University is entitled to confer degrees of master, doctor, MBA. In addition, it has been granted the right to recommend outstanding undergraduates as candidates for graduate programs in other universities without entrance examinations and the right to recruit international students as well as students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan.

The University now consists of 3 campuses, covering a total area of over 213 hectares, with a floor space of 840,000 square meters. It has 22 colleges and 2 departments, namely College of Chemical and Material Engineering, College of Mechanical Engineering, College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, College of Information Engineering, College of Computing Science/Software, College of Business and Administration, College of Biological and Environmental Engineering, College of Humanities, College of Art, International College, College of Science, College of Foreign Studies, College of Law, College of Pharmaceutical Science, Zhijiang College, Jianxing College, College of Politics and Public Administration, College of Educational Science and Technology, College of Adult Education, Department of Morality and Politics and Department of Physical Education and Military Training.

At present, there are about 30,000 full-time students, including 6,541 postgraduate students and 363 PhD candidates. Besides, there are also around 20,000 part-time students. Currently more than 1700 international students from many countries are studying at ZJUT. The University has a staff of 3,200, amongst whom over 390 are professors, 880 are associate professors, and 790 have PhD degrees. Now ZJUT has one academician of CAE (Chinese Academy of Engineering) and three academicians of CAE and CAS (Chinese Academy of Sciences) whom ZJUT share with other institutions. The University has around 20 PhD programmes, 120 postgraduate programmes, and 60 undergraduate programmes. The value of its assets totals about RMB 2.69 billion. Its 60,000-square-metre library houses over 5.3 million English and Chinese books (incl. electronic books) and over 17,000 kinds of Chinese and foreign journals.

The University aims to become a comprehensive research university with strong local characteristics. By the end of 2010, the scientific research funds have amounted to about 3.2 billion yuan.

To better facilitate international exchange and co-operation, the University has established partnerships with more than 50 universities from the US, the UK, France, Germany, Japan, Belgium, Australia, Russia, South Korea, the Netherlands, Sweden, Austria etc. to conduct academic exchange, scientific research and co-operation.

Zhejiang University of Technology emphasizes internationalization & globalization construction and started to deliver more and more English medium undergraduate programs and graduate programs both for international students and Chinese students in 2012. At present, there are about 12 English medium undergraduate programs. Of course, ZJUT will also arrange Chinese language lessons for the students when they are studying their degree in ZJUT.

Following are the English medium undergraduate programs: Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Technology,Applied Chemistry,Mechanical Engineering,Pharmaceutical Engineering,Computer Science and Technology,Electronic Engineering & Communication,Chinese Business,Software Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Biological Engineering, International Economy and Trade.

Language Admission Requirements for international students : 1)English is the mother tongue or Official language; or 2)IELTS5.0 or TOEFL60; or 3)Have studied courses taught in English in high school or college; or 4)English level admitted by ZJUT.

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