Tourism College of Zhejiang Since 1983
About Tourism College of Zhejiang
Tourism College of Zhejiang (TCZJ, website) is a public college of higher tourism education under the administration of both the National Tourism Administration of the People’s Republic of China and the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province. Among all the national tourism colleges in China, TCZJ was the first to pass TedQual by UNWTO in 2010. Therefore, it has been regarded as one of the key colleges in China specialized in tourism education.
Located by the Qiantang River, Tourism College of Zhejiang covers an area of over 180 acres including Qiandao Lake Campus. TCZJ now has ten schools and departments, namely School of Hotel Management, Travel Service Management Department, Tourism Planning Department, Foreign Language Department, Art Department, Culinary Arts Department, Business Administration Department, etc. These schools and departments offer 26 tourism-related majors with Hotel Management, Tour Guiding, Culinary Arts and Nutrition, Tourist Attraction Development and Management, and In-flight Service as flagship ones. At present the college has an enrollment of over 10,000 full-time students from about 21 provinces in China with over 97% employment rate for a sixth consecutive year. Among its 463 full-time teachers, 137 enjoy senior professional titles, 281 have a Master or Doctor degree. Every year more than 30 foreign experts would be invited from the US, UK, Spain, Russia, Australia, South Korea, Japan and many other countries.
Adhering to the motto of “Relying on Tourism Industry, Emphasizing Work-study Combination, and Insisting on International Orientation’’, Tourism College of Zhejiang is now establishing cooperative relations with Walt Disney Company, Dubai Luxury Hotel Group, Costa Croiere S.p.A, Japanese Onsen Hotel and many world leading enterprises. Meanwhile, the college has also established friendly and cooperative relations with 28 institutions of higher learning from 15 countries and regions, such as Ecole Hoteliere De Lausanne of Switzerland, William Angliss Institute of Australia, La Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana, Russian State University of Tourism and Service, Soonchunhyang University of South Korea. Every year, the number of students engaged in studying, training, practicing and visiting abroad reaches over 350.
TCZJ, as one of the high-profile tourism colleges in China, has been cultivating tourism talents with dedication, social responsibility, philanthropic spirit and international vision. It is devoted to become a high-profile national key college specialized in tourism education with distinctive features in China’s tourism industry.
Department of Foreign Languages
Department of Foreign Languages now offers six programs, namely Tourism English (provincial characteristic program), Business English, Tourism Japanese (provincial characteristic program), Applied Korean (Sino-Korea joint project), Applied Russian and Applied Spanish, with over 1,300 undergraduate students. Over the years, the Department of Foreign Languages has always adhered the development concept of harmony, diversity and tolerant and has aimed at cultivating modern tourism service and international trade talents who have both solid language abilities and proficient professional skills, sparing no effort to build the international personnel cultivating feature of “Foreign languages + Professional emphasis”.
At present Tourism College of Zhejiang has an enrollment of over 10,000 full-time students. There are 463 full-time teachers, 137 or more with senior professional titles, 281 have a Master or Doctor degree. Every year more than 30 foreign experts would be invited from the US, UK, Spain, Russia, Australia, South Korea, Japan etc.
Graduation Video by Tourism College of Zhejiang Students
Hangzhou is the provincial capital of Zhejiang Province, a strong economical province in China. It is the transportation hub, the political, economic, cultural and financial center of Zhejiang Province.
At the end of 2018, the Hangzhou metropolitan area has an area of 53,239 square kilometers and a population of 25.698 million. According to the “China Metropolitan Area Evaluation Index” issued by Shanghai Jiaotong University, Hangzhou is the fourth largest metropolitan area in China after Shanghai, Guangzhou and Beijing. In 2015, Hangzhou’s economic aggregate ranked 10th in mainland China, and was rated as the best commercial city in mainland China by Forbes. As the headquarters of Alibaba and other Internet industry companies, the city has a strong population appeal to Internet industry personnel.
University Teaching Program