Located in the historic and picturesque city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang University is a prestigious institution with a long history. Qiushi Academy, the university's predecessor, was founded in 1897 and was one of the earliest modern academies of higher learning established in China.
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 and management. With seven faculties and 36 colleges, schools and departments and one polytechnic institute, Zhejiang University has 14 primary and 21 secondary national leading academic disciplines.
Zhejiang University has long been following the educational philosophy of putting people foremost, cultivating all-round competence in its students, seeking the truth and pioneering new trails in search of excellence. It is committed to developing future leaders with an international perspective. Zhejiang University has turned out many outstanding talents in its history. More than 200 alumni have been elected as members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. With educational approaches always advancing, Zhejiang University leads the whole nation in educational reforms. A rich campus culture, advanced teaching facilities and a wide range of international exchanges create favorable conditions for students' development.
Address: No 866, Yuhangtang road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province
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