Programs at Zhejiang University
Zhejiang University is one of the most
comprehensive universities in China, with 112 specialties for
undergraduate studies and 264 master degree programs. It
is a very large university, with five campuses and close to
37,000 students. It is reputed to be the Cambridge of
the East. There are approximately 2000 international
students studying in the university, and they come from around
Student Population: 18,000
International Student Population:
Areas of Study: Chinese language,
Medicine, Management, Science
12-20 students average
University 20 percent bilingual
Programs at Zhejiang
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Dates and Fees
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University Library is composed of one general library and five
branch libraries located at Yuquan (Science & Technology),
Xixi (Arts and Humanities), Huajiachi (Agriculture), Hubin
(Medical Science), and Zijingang campuses. The Zijingang
branch library was established in October 2003, and contains
the latest technology for users' services. Together with
other libraries, it aims to provide the University's faculty,
students and researchers with comprehensive access at any time
to its entire collection.
The libraries have a collection of more than
5.5 million volumes, including around 3.5 million books and
over 1.17 million periodicals, as well as more than 20,000
items of video and microfilm. The whole collection
covers a wide variety of disciplines, and is especially strong
on Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical
Engineering, Medical, Agriculture, Biological Science, Local
Literature, Dun Huang Study, and Psychology. There are
more than two hundred databases covering all kinds of
subjects, including more than 120,000 electronic books,
journals, magazines and dissertations.
International students should pay a RMB 300
deposit when applying for a library card. The library is
open from 8 am – 11 pm during term times, and in vacation
periods only in the mornings.
The campus has full sports equipment
including a swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball courts
and a gym, all at reasonable prices. Students have a
wide choice of extracurricular classes, as based on their own
interests and level of Chinese.
There are plenty of laundries and
drycleaners both inside and outside the university campus for
the convenience of students.
Money & Banking
Just at the bridge gate of the campus you
can find a branch of the Bank of China, several other Chinese
banks, and a branch of Western Union, all of which provide a
range of services for international students, including money
transfer and currency exchange.
Zhejiang University hospital has foreign
doctors and international standard equipment, and is located
in the medical college belonging to the university.
Hangzhou has many other high-quality hospitals within a short
distance of the university, namely Hangzhou First People's
Hospital and Zhejiang Provincial People's Hospital. Both
of these hospitals have English speaking doctors and staff,
are open 24 hours, have well-stocked pharmacies and accept
both cash or credit card.
Hangzhou First People's
Address: No. 261 Huansha Road, Hangzhou,
Tel: (86571) 8706–5701
Provincial People's Hospital
Address: No. 158
Shangtang Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province
Food & Groceries
The campus has many different grocery stores
open during the day and night, as well as bookshops, and
different styles of dining cafeterias. In the area
around the university, there are plenty of cafes, restaurants,
bars, and KTV bars open from 10 am until late.
A post office is available on campus,
allowing students to easily send and receive mail and packages
from all over the world.
The school is situated in the west of
Hangzhou, in the West Lake area.
Distance from the
airport: About one hour by taxi.
Distance from the
train station: About 30 minutes by taxi.