Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZJSU, website: http://www.hzic.edu.cn/) is located in Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province, China. Seven hundred years ago, Hangzhou, as the biggest city in the world, was applauded by Marco Polo, the well-known Italian traveler, as “the most splendid and luxurious city in the world”, while in the 21st century, Hangzhou has won the UN-Habitat Scroll of Honor Award, and is honored as one of the two best tourist attractions in China.
ZJSU, as the earliest business school in Modern China, has become a comprehensive university covering nine academic areas of social and natural sciences, including Management, Economics, Engineering, Literature, Arts, Law, Science, History and Philosophy, and has a good reputation in teaching and research, especially in business, administration, law, food sciences and other social sciences.
As ZJSU is entering its second century, our goal is to become an internationalized university with internationalized administration, internationalized faculty and internationalized students. We are working together for a determined mission: “To straighten up ideas, to speed up development, to prosper through innovation, to distinguish by features.” As one of the top universities in Zhejiang, ZJSU is marching forward diligently to be a leading university in China, especially in social sciences.
ZJSU attaches great importance to international cooperation in the areas of teaching and research. It has had student exchange, joint research and a variety of cooperative programs with over eighty universities of more than twenty countries, such as the USA, the UK, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea. Over one thousand international students are studying Chinese Language, Chinese Culture, degree programs and other academic subjects on our campuses.
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About the City
Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang province and is located not far south of Shanghai. The city is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in China with numerous historic relics and natural beauty. Most famous for its picturesque West Lake, elected as a National Key Scenic location due to its historical and cultural significance and many temples, pagodas, ponds and plants.
The city is one of the most livable in China with a natural balance of local Chinese culture and Western amenities providing a dynamic atmosphere of live music, cafes and bars, a variety of events and an eclectic mixture of people from all over the world. Mix a buzzing city with a pleasant year round climate and low cost of living and you see why Hangzhou has earned the reputation it has.