Skip to main content

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University (ZJU) is one of China’s top higher education institutions, as well as one of its oldest; its roots can be traced back to 1897 and the founding of the Qiushi Academy.

Established in 1897, Zhejiang University (ZJU) is located in the historical and picturesque city of Hangzhou.

Zhejiang University has always adhered to the tradition of “Seeking Truth and Pursuing Innovation” as the university motto, with the world development as its responsibility and pursuit for truth as its goal. It is the spirit of ZJU and the common values for all ZJUers to develop a mind as broad as the vast ocean embracing all streams and all rivers, and a soul seeking truth and believing in virtues, to be innovative and pioneering, and to construct and consolidate our country. The University strives to nurture high-caliber innovators and future leaders with comprehensive development of morality, intelligence, physique, aesthetic beauty, and global competitiveness. Under the cultivation of Zhejiang University, a large number of famous scientists, cultural masters, and elites from all walks of life have emerged, making contributions to the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and the promotion of exchanges and mutual learning among human civilizations.

After over 125 years' development, Zhejiang University has become a comprehensive research university with distinctive features and great impact at home and abroad. Research at Zhejiang University spans 13 academic disciplines, covering philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, art, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and interdisciplinary fields. Of all the 22 disciplines in the list of the Essential Science Indicators (ESI), Zhejiang University has 21 in the world's top 1% and 10 in the top 1‰ (ESI data, May 2022). Among the faculty, there are 60 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, 15 senior professors of liberal arts, and more than 1500 National Scholars.

Zhejiang University has been committed to recruiting talents across the world, regarding talents as the top priority in the mission to fulfill its responsibility.

Zhejiang University sincerely welcomes talents to join us and create a brilliant future together. 

ZJU Official Website: