About Hangzhou Dianzi University
Founded in 1956, Hangzhou Dianzi University (website: http://www.hdu.edu.cn/) is a key teaching and research oriented university with its own distinctive programs in electronic science and technology, engineering and information technology as well as management and accounting. HDU has over 28,000 registered students and more than 2,200 staff members, including 690 professors and associate professors. It has 25 schools and research institutes and offers 55 undergraduate programs, 53 postgraduate programs and 3 Ph.D. programs. HDU has a strong background in the electronics information industry and a long history with economics and management disciplines, and emphasizes the comprehensive development of its students and works hard to cultivate high-quality talents with innovative spirits and practical skills. HDU is continuing to make strides in the development of international cooperation in the areas of faculty and student exchanges, cooperative research and international courses cooperation.
The university takes the lead among its peers in terms of teaching and research facilities. 7 provincial and ministerial key laboratories are available for researches in following subjects: Large-Scale Integration Circuit Design, System Integration Circuit Design, E-Business and Computer-Based Accounting, Special Materials Processing, Computer Science and Technology, Signal and Information Processing and Electronic Materials and Instruments. The university also boasts a ministerial educational project research center of Instrument Detection and Automatic System Integration Technology, a provincial and ministerial laboratory for Radio-Frequency Circuit and System, 2 national experiment teaching demonstration centers for Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, and 3 Provincial experiment teaching demonstration centers, 2 provincial public platforms for technological innovation in fields of Integrated Circuit Design and Software, a well-equipped project center to cultivate talents for advanced network-based manufacturing technology. The machines and equipments for teaching and research total nearly 200 million RMB yuan; the total library collection amounts to 1.67million items. The good conditions of teaching and research have laid solid foundations for the continual improvement in education quality of the university.
In the course of its long-time running, the university keeps adhering to the right educational orientations. A balanced development is pursued by coordinating such factors as quality, scale, structure and efficiency. Quality talents are cultivated with creative spirits and practical skills in a comprehensive way for all round development of morality, intelligence and physical strength. A host of graduates have become prominent leaders in domestic and international IT industries and high-level managers in business administration. The university’s premium educational quality is rewarded by extensive support and acclamation the society. Moreover, students from HDU are awarded in a row in domestic and international discipline competitions such as “Challenge Cup”, “Mathematical Modeling” and “Electronics Design”, exhibiting a good command of fundamental theories, practical skills, creation and overall quality. With these solid theories and skills in practice, graduates from the university are highly acclaimed and well received by employers and various sectors of society. The university is also one of top universities in terms of first-time employment rate and first-time admission rate to master programs.
The university has extensive international academic exchange and cooperation with foreign prestigious universities, multinational enterprises and research institutes in many countries, such as America, Canada, Britain, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Belarus, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, etc. Foreign professors and experts are invited to assume teachings and research in the university. Teachers are selected for further study in foreign countries and international academic exchanges every year.Collaborations are carried out for intensive academic researches and talent fostering. Some excellent students are annually selected to study and exchange in America, UK, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Spain and Japan.etc.The university is gradually characterized by globalization.
School of International Studies
Hangzhou is one of the most beautiful and most visited cities in China. Though it has been through many recent economic and technological developments, it still remains its historic beauty and cultural heritage. The city’s West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Site, attracts tourists from both home and abroad all year round. Twinned with nearly 20 cities around the world, Hangzhou is one of the most modern and vibrant cities to live in.
With a number of means of transport at your disposal, getting around the city is super easy. Do not feel like taking the metro to visit the scenery spots in the city? Then you can always bike there. Want to tour around a nearby city on weekends? Train rides are probably what you’d be looking for. Cities of Shanghai, Nanjing and Suzhou are all just within hours’ distance by train or car.
Arts & culture
Hangzhou’s cultural richness constantly surprises you. Three of China’s most important museums, China National Silk Museum, China National Tea Museum, Zhejiang Provincial Museum are all located in Hangzhou. If you are interested in opera, then you’ve come to the right place for there are lots of theaters in Hangzhou giving performance of opera shows!
Hangzhou is a culinary paradise with a large number of delicious dishes. Hangzhou’s local cuisine enjoys a nation-wide reputation and dishes prepared in its style are reputed to be “fresh, tender, soft and smooth, with a mellow fragrance”. Some of the better-known examples of Hangzhou’s regional cuisine are: West Lake Fish in Sweet and Sour Sauce, Dongpo Pork, Beggar’s Chicken, Fried Shrimps with Longjing Tea, and Hangzhou Soy-sauce Duck. Sounds interesting? Behind these dishes, there always seems to be a beautiful story linked with a historical figure in Hangzhou. In addition to the traditional Hangzhou food or Chinese cuisine, plenty of restaurants offer south-eastern or western-style food. In Hangzhou, you never have to worry about going hungry.