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1. Introduction to the University (ZSTU)
Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (ZSTU, formerly ZIST) is a prestigious university in Zhejiang province, China with distinctive features and individual advantages. It provides programs in fields of science, engineering, liberal arts, economics, management and law with engineering being its main focus. ZSTU is located in the “International Garden City” Hangzhou, a city renowned for its history, culture and economical performance. It stems from the Sericultural Academy founded in 1897, and now has a history of 110 odd years. It was named Zhejiang Institute of Silk Textile, Zhejiang Institute of Science and Technology at different stages and since May 2004, approved by the Ministry of Education, its name has been changed into Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (Pinyin:Zhejiang Ligong Daxue).

ZSTU consists of 17 colleges (departments) and offers 51 Bachelor’s degree programs, 30 Master’s degree programs and 2 Doctoral degree programs. Now, ZSTU has a total of 24, 000 full-time students, including 1600 postgraduate students.

ZSTU employs a high-level faculty and staff of 1, 750, with 550 associate professors, 175 professors. In recent 5 years, ZSTU has won over 170 research awards, among which 7 are national, namely, 4 second prizes of the National Scientific and Technological Invention Award, 2 second prize of the National Scientific and Technological Progress Award, 1 prize of Luxun Literature Award and over 70 are of provincial or ministerial level.
2. Basic Requirements
For bachelor’s degree & language students: at least graduate from high school
For master’s degree: at least bachelor’s degree holder
For doctoral degree: at least master’s degree holder
For general advanced students: at least a sophomore grade
Note: 1. All applicants should be aged at least 18, and in good physical condition.
2. General advanced programs and degree programs are delivered in Chinese language. Applicants of those programs must have an HSK test score of grade 3 or above.
3. Required materials
﹡The completed “ZSTU International Students Application Form”
﹡copy of applicant’s highest diploma and transcripts;
﹡copy of Chinese proficiency test (HSK) (if applicable);
﹡copy of passport;
﹡health certificates from a public hospital;
﹡4 recent photos in passport photo size;
﹡Other materials upon request
4. Application Time

For Spring Term: September to January
For Fall Term: March to August
Note: No time limitation (except during the holiday of Chinese Lunar New Year) for group short- term Chinese language students.
5. Tuition (RMB/person for one academic year)
Student Type
Application & Registration Fee
Accommodation Fee
(Liberal Arts)
800 per suite·month
(single room)
450 per bed·month
(twin-bedded Room)
(Arts Student)
Graduate Student
Language Student
Advanced Studies Students
(Liberal Arts)
(Arts Student)
1. The tuition doesn’t include the fees of food, medical treatment, insurance, teaching materials and other fees of experiment, practice, visiting out of teaching plan.
2. Group of short-term language students can be accepted in all year.
3. International students are supposed to purchase Comprehensive Protection Scheme for Foreign Entry Personnel projected by some local Chinese insurance company.
4. Water charge and 30 Kwh Electricity per suite per month are free.
Living Conditions
Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (ZSTU) has university clinic, library, exhibition hall, cafeteria, gym, stadium, swimming pool, outdoor courts for playing volleyball, basketball, football and etc. Other facilities such as hospital, banks, post offices and supermarkets around the campus provide students with convenient services.
     ZSTU foreign student apartment named as Friendship Building, built in 2008, is located in the university living district, which offers two kinds of rooms (single rooms and twin-bedded rooms) to international students. Each room has a private bathroom and a balcony, and is equipped with air-conditioning, heater, TV-set, telephone, ADSL and a set of furniture and bed coverings. And each floor has a public kitchen and a public laundry. International students can use the kitchen utensils and washing machines for free. Students living in the campus dormitories should abide by ZSTU Administration Regulations on Accommodation for Foreign Student Apartment.
6. Programs
Undergraduate Programs
(Programs with "*" are the key and/or ZSTU traditional and featured programs.)
1. Accounting        
2. Industrial Designing
3. Marketing        
4. Textile Engineering﹡
5. Artistic Designing﹡        
6. Applied Chemistry
7. Automation      
8. Animation
9. Law   
10. Architecture
11. Social Work    
12. Civil Engineering
13. Japanese 
14. Communication
15. Packaging Engineering
16. Advertisement Studies
17. Industry Engineering   
18. Applied Physics
19. Biotechnology ﹡ 
20. Economics
21. Psychological Science          
22. Artistic Science﹡
23. Light Chemical Engineering ﹡
24. Material Science and Engineering ﹡
25. Machine Design and Manufacturing and Their Automation ﹡
26. Fashion Design and Engineering ﹡
27. Computer Science and Technology
28. International Economics and Trade
29. Electronic and Information Engineering﹡
30. English Language and Literature
31. Information and Computing Science
32. Building Environment and Facilities
33. Information Management and System
34. Electronic Information Science and Technology
35. Human Resource Management
36. Measurement Technology and Instrumentation
37. Industry and Business Management
38. Electronic Commerce and Business
39. Public Utilities Management
40. Chinese Language and Literature
41. Telecommunications Engineering
42. Engineering Management
43. Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
44. Processing Equipment and Control Engineering
45. Administrative Management
46. Mechatronic Engineering
47. Digital Media and Technology
48. Finance
49. Landscape Architecture
50. Electrical Engineering and Automation
51. Non-woven Materials and Engineering
Master's Programs (Programs with "*"offer doctoral degree too.)
1. Regional Economics
2. Artistic Design
3. Textile Engineering﹡
4. Materialogy
5. Applied Chemistry
6. Business Management
7. Basic Mathematics
8. Artistic Science
9. Industrial Economics
10. Marxism Principle
11. Organic Chemistry
12. Applied Psychology
13. Mechatronic Engineering
14. Vehicle Engineering
15. Materials Processing Engineering
16. Computer Applied Technology
17. Textile Chemistry and Dyeing and Finishing Engineering
18. Management Science and Engineering
19. Mechanical Manufacture and Automation
20. Mechanical Design and Theory ﹡
21. Textile Material and Textiles Design
22. Fashion Design and Engineering
23. Control Theory and Control Engineering
24. Fluid Machinery and Engineering
25. Measurement Technology and Instrument
26. High Polymer Chemistry and Physics
27. Ideological and Political Education
28. Material Physics and Chemistry
29. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
30. Signal and Information Processing
Chinese Culture Courses (Optional)
1. Ancient Chinese
2. Contemporary Chinese
3. Chinese Literature
4. Chinese Chess
5. Chinese Painting
6. Chinese Calligraphy
7. Taiji
8. Martial Arts
9. Table Tennis
10. Badminton
11. Chinese Folk Music
12. History of Chinese Art
13. History of Chinese Silk
14. Chinese Buddhism and Traditional Culture
15. Silk Culture and Chinese Apparel (Fashion)
16. Ming and Qing Dynasties’ Novels Appreciation
17. Study of Lu Xun
18. Study of the Dream of the Red Chamber
19. Study of Tang Poems and Song Poem Lyrics
20. Culture Economics
21. Human Landscape Tourism of China
Non-degree Programs
1. Long-term Language Students (≥one semester)
2. Short-term Language Students (<one semester, or winter/summer courses)
Elementary class
Basic Chinese (Comprehensive Reading, Extensive Reading, Listening, Oral Chinese), Chinese Pronunciation, Chinese Character, The Outline of China
Intermediate class
Intermediate Chinese (Comprehensive Reading, Extensive Reading, Listening, Oral Chinese), Chinese Writing, The Outline of China Breakthroughs in HSK
Advanced class
Advanced Chinese(Comprehensive Reading, Extensive Reading, Listening, Oral Chinese), Chinese Writing, Ancient Chinese, The Outline of China , Chinese Newspaper Reading, Breakthroughs in HSK
Short-term language class
Chinese Comprehensive Reading, Chinese Listening and Speaking, Chinese Writing, Extensive Reading Lectures on Chinese Culture
Note: All classes have culture visiting and Chinese culture courses (e.g. Taiji, Chinese Painting, Chinese Calligraphy, And Chinese Opera Music).
3. Advanced Studies Students on undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels without degree

Welcome to study at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University(浙江理工大学)