Zhejiang University of Technology
About Zhejiang University of Technology
Zhejiang University of Technology (ZUT) is a comprehensive key university in Zhejiang Province. It was founded in 1953. Zhejiang Economic Management Cadre College, Hangzhou Shipbuilding Industry School and Zhejiang Building Materials Industrial School were merged into Zhejiang University of Technology in 1994, 1999 and 2001 respectively. At present, the university has developed into a comprehensive teaching and research university with certain influence in China, and its comprehensive strength ranks among the top 100 universities in China.
The university is located in the historical and cultural city, the world famous scenic spot – Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. It has three campuses, namely, Zhaohui, Pingfeng and Zhijiang. It covers an area of 3009.92 acres and has an elegant and beautiful campus environment. The university has 66 undergraduate enrollment majors, covering 11 major categories including philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and art. It has 28 colleges and one department. The university’s existing fixed assets totaled 4.285 billion yuan. The library covers an area of 46,000 square meters, with 11.16 million books (including electronic books) and 108,611 Chinese and foreign periodicals.
The university has 3,055 faculty members, including 2,211 full-time teachers, 497 senior professional titles, 988 deputy senior titles, and 1,497 teachers with doctoral degrees. As of September 30, 2018, there were 18,965 regular full-time undergraduate students; 9 649 graduate students (825 doctoral students, 6811 full-time postgraduate students, 2011 full-time postgraduate students); more than 13,500 adult education students 980 international students.
The university puts the quality of education in a prominent position and strives to cultivate elite talents. Since its establishment 66 years ago, it has trained more than 200,000 outstanding talents for the country. In recent years, the quality of students’ students has been continuously improved, and students’ practice and innovation ability has been continuously improved. In the past three years, they have won 38 international awards and 278 national awards in various high-level college students’ science and technology competitions. In 2018, the undergraduate employment rate was 96.54%, the primary employment rate of graduate students was 98.36%, and the undergraduate students continued to pursue the rate of 31.68%.
The university’s foreign exchange activities have become increasingly active, and has established cooperative relationships with nearly 180 universities and institutions from The United States, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Australia, Russia, Belgium, Ukraine, Turkey, Sweden, Norway. , Finland, Austria, the Netherlands, Poland, Ireland, Spain, Estonia, Iran, Mexico, Ecuador, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, India, Vietnam, Ghana and other countries and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions and so on.
Great progress has been made in the joint training of students, academic exchanges and scientific research cooperation, Sino-foreign cooperation in running schools, the introduction of overseas intelligence, education for foreign students in China, and teaching Chinese as a foreign language. At present, the university has the qualifications for Chinese government scholarships, Confucius Institute scholarships, and Zhejiang government scholarships for international students. So far, students from more than 100 countries and regions have come to study Chinese language, Chinese culture and undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs.
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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.