Zhejiang International Studies University

Province: ZhejiangHangzhou                               University Ranking: 2688

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Zhejiang International Studies University

Zhejiang International Studies University (浙江外国语大学) is a public provincial undergraduate college with coordinated development of multiple disciplines such as literature, economics, management, education, law, science, and art based on foreign language and literature. The school is located in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, a famous international tourist city known as “paradise on earth”. The school’s predecessor was Zhejiang Education Institute, founded in 1955. It started general undergraduate education in 1994 and was restructured and renamed with the approval of the Ministry of Education in 2010. The school motto is “Mingde Hongyi Boya Mastery”. In August 2018, the school successfully passed the qualification assessment of undergraduate teaching by the Ministry of Education, and the school entered a new historical period.

The school is located in Xiaoheshan Higher Education Park, adjacent to Xixi Wetland. The campus covers an area of 555.5 acres; it has fully functional modern teaching facilities, one provincial key experimental teaching demonstration center construction site, one provincial experimental teaching demonstration center; multilingual simultaneous interpretation, language laboratories, and teacher education Experimental centers, e-commerce laboratories, virtual simulation laboratories, national traditional sports laboratories, and other basic and professional experimental centers. The existing collection of paper books 101.3 million copies, of which foreign original books multilingual 12.1 Wan volumes; electronic books 80.46 million species, of which foreign language e-books 29.28 Wanzhong; in foreign newspapers and 951 species; in the foreign language database 30 Ge.

Zhejiang International Studies University (浙江外国语大学) is characterized by cultivating international application talents. Currently recruiting students from 16 provinces across the country, with 8,545 full-time students. There is the School of English Language and Culture, the School of Oriental Language and Culture, the School of Western Language and Culture, the School of Chinese Language and Culture, the School of International Economics and Tourism Management, the School of Education, the School of Cross-border E-commerce, the School of Art, and Applied Foreign Languages There are 11 colleges including the college, the Marxist college, and the sports teaching and research department. There are 32 undergraduate majors, involving 14 foreign language majors. Among them, English and tourism management are provincial-level superior majors, and Russian, Arabic, Japanese, elementary education, tourism management, applied chemistry, and international economics and trade are provincial-level specialty majors.

The school has 321 full-time teachers, including 63 professors and 94 associate professors. There are 245 teachers with postgraduate qualifications, including 65 PhDs. There are 1 nationally outstanding teacher, 1 provincial meritorious teacher, 5 provincially outstanding teachers, and 2 provincial-level teaching teachers; 20 people have been selected as the training object of the “151 Talent Project” in the new century of the province, and 11 young and middle-aged academic leaders in the province. In addition, 7 foreign cultural and educational experts and foreign teachers are hired.

The school actively carries out international education exchanges and cooperation. It is the project unit of the outstanding undergraduate international exchange program of the Chinese government and the outstanding undergraduate international exchange program of Zhejiang Province. Zhejiang International Studies University (浙江外国语大学) has cooperated with the United States, Russia, Germany, Spain, France, Australia, Japan, South Korea, and Chile. Nearly 100 universities and institutions in more than 30 countries and regions including Mexico, Mexico have established exchanges and cooperation relations. Through international joint training models such as mutual recognition of credits and joint degree grants, the average annual number of students is more than 250, while foreign students from North America, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Central Asia, Africa, and other regions are recruited to the school for long-term and short-term study, and actively participate For the international promotion of Chinese, the first Confucius Institute in the country was established in cooperation with the National University of Equatorial Guinea.

Zhejiang International Studies University (浙江外国语大学) is currently vigorously implementing the three strategies of “branding, internationalization, and clustering”, is committed to further promoting the development of characteristics, and is striving to fully build a well-known university with distinctive foreign language characteristics and first-class education quality.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 327 and the world rank is 2688.

Does Chinese universities provide programs in English?

YES, Chinese Universities provide programs in English. International Students can pursue their degrees in English taught in Chinese Universities.

Do I need to take an IELTS or TOEFL exam before applying in this University?

No, Students don’t need IELTS or TOEFL certification for getting admitted to this University but for applying Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) sometimes students are asked for the IELTS certificate.

What Documents do I need to apply for this University?

The primary documents for applying to this University are Notary stamped scanned copies of the last Academic degree certificate and testimonial, Passport, Police Clearance Certificate and Medical Certificate.

When my offer letter come after applying this University?

Usually, It takes 4 to 8 weeks for an offer letter to come from any Chinese Universities after applying.

University's other Information


Admission is going on for March/September Intake. Interested students are invited to apply. Both semesters are open for Diploma, Bachelor, Post-Graduates, and the Doctoral program.

To get admission information or any kind of queries, please contact:

China: +8613632437050 (Whatsapp/Wechat/Viber/IMO)


Scholarships 30%
Result Status 80%
Foreign Students 45%
Positive Reviews 80%
University Ranking 85%

All Programs

Non – Degree:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Long-term Chinese Language  Non Degree 1 Semester 2000 RMB per Semester Chinese

Bachelor’s Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Doing Business in China Bachelor 4 Years 18000 RMB per Year English
International Economics and Trade Bachelor 4 Years 18000 RMB per Year English
Tourism Management Bachelor 4 Years 18000 RMB per Year English
Doing Business in China Bachelor 4 Years 18000 RMB per Year English
International Economics and Trade Bachelor 4 Years 18000 RMB per Year English
Doing Business in China Bachelor 4 Years 18000 RMB per Year English
International Economics and Trade Bachelor 4 Years 18000 RMB per Year English
International Business Bachelor 4 Years 18000 RMB per Year English

Fees Details

Expenses in Zhejiang International Studies University

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • Non Degree:7000 RMB Per Semester
  • Bachelor Degree: 18000 RMB Per Year  
  1. Accommodation Fee:
  • Double Room 12000 RMB Per Semester
  • Single Room 6000 Per Semester
  1. Food cost: 150 USD Per Month
  2. Application Fee: 500 RMB
  3. Living expanse: 1050 RMB Per Month
  4. Medical checkup: 600 RMB
  5. Insurance: 800 RMB per year
  6. Residence permit: 400 RMB – 800 RMB per year

After you are admitted, we will inform you via email for your confirmation of acceptance. Afterward, we will issue the admission letter, JW201/202 Form for visa application. If you wish to live on campus, please complete the Housing Application form.

Prepare Your Departure:

Before your departure, be sure to take the following materials:

(1) The Admission Letter

(2) Passport (valid for at least 6 months).

(3) JW201/202 Form

(4) Official Foreigner Physical Examination Form and your blood test report. 

Be aware that the orientation is mandatory for freshman students.

Admission Procedure

Applying for any course at Zhejiang International Studies University is very easy. Following some easy steps, you can easily apply for your desired course. You can complete your application online by following some simple steps. 

Here is the detailed information about the required admission documents. International applicants are highly recommended to provide the following documents.

1. Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan Copy)


First of all, you must have a passport. As we know passport is a very essential document and without this, we can not leave our country. So if you don’t have it yet, we advise you to make it from your home country as soon as possible. Moreover, if you already have your passport, then make sure that it is not expired. If your passport already expired then you need to renew it. Please note, your passport must have to be ready before your visa processing. See a sample of passport.

Passport Size Photo

The general size of the passport size photo is (50mm x 40mm). For applying in china universities, your passport size photo has to be clear and the background must be plain, white or off-white in colour. The height of the head is between 28mm – 33mm and head width 21mm–24mm. Advice to submit a colour photo which is taken 6 months before. Use a clear picture of your face. Do not use any filters and take off your eyeglasses for passport size photos, selfies or pictures with someone do not use as a passport size photo. Here is a sample of a Passport Size Photo.

2. Academic Transcript and Certificate (must be notarized copy)

Submit your immediate academic transcripts & certificate for applying. For example, if you are applying for bachelor submit your school transcripts and certificates. For Master’s Degree provide your undergraduate transcripts and certificates. When you are applying for Ph.D, you have to provide your both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. Transcript And Certificate are important, it help universities to decide if you have the necessary background and skills for the major. All Transcripts and Certificates must have to be notarized. You can notarize your document from an advocate who is authorized by the government.

Note: All the applicant’s transcripts and certificates must be notarized and language should be in Chinese or English version.

3. CV/Resume

You must prepare a CV or resume for applying in abroad country. CV acts as your business profile, though universities are not interested in detailed descriptions of your jobs or experience, but you have to add this. You should focus on your published academic papers, describe academic group works or extracurricular activities, relevant think-thanks, etc. Add your academic qualifications with results, personal details, personal achievement these are must for a perfect CV. Here is a sample of the CV/resume.

4. Physical Examination

Aspiring overseas students are required to take a medical examination to ensure that you are in a good physical condition. The medical examination must include all the items which are listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. The medical examination result will be declared as invalid without the signature of the attending doctor and hospital stamp or seal. You must bring the original medical documents when you come to arrive in China. The Medical certificate will be carried out on behalf of The Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Public Security. Here get a sample of physical examination.

5. Police Clearance

The police clearance certificate is known as “No Criminal Record Certificate” and also known as a good citizen certificate. Police clearance is very important for going to abroad because a foreign country does not allow any criminal records. Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved by the police or government agencies to prove that you have no criminal offense like arrest, conviction. Additionally, a police clearance certificate is valid for the next 6 months, After 6 months of issue, it will be declared as invalid. See the sample of the Police Clearance Certificate.

6. Bank Statement

A bank statement is mandatory when we go foreign for different purposes like a visitor, a business or immigrants. These rules are not changeable for study. So, students also have to show a bank statement. China has no strict rules that only your parents have to be your sponsor. Anyone can be your sponsor. See the sample of a bank statement.

7. English Proficiency Certificate

For studying in China you must have to submit your English proficient certificate to prove your English skills. It is not mandatory that you must have IELTS, you can take English Proficiency Certificate from your school or university. Additionally, If you have done IELTS or TOFEL you can submit it. See the sample of English proficient certificate.

8. HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese (if you have)

If you want to study in Chinese taught and want to get CSC scholarship then you must have to submit HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese. HSK is not mandatory for English taught, but if you have it will be beneficial for you. HSK supervised by the HSK Center of Beijing Language and Culture University to judge the Chinese language skill of non-native speakers. See the sample of HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese.

9. 2 Recommendation Letter (Ms/Ph.D.)

Students of masters & Ph.D. have to submit two recommendation letters. A recommendation letter is usually written by a supervisor, colleague, and teacher. Two recommendation letters have to be written by two-person. Make sure that the writer knows you very well and you have completed any course with them or work with them.  In the letter mention about your academic and personal traits and emphasize the strengths that are relevant to the major or university where you are applying. Have to maintain a positive and enthusiastic tone about you and include professor’s phone numbers and email addresses. Here is the sample of the Recommendation Letter.

10. Study Plan/ Research Proposal (Ms/PhD)

If you want to apply for MS/Ph.D you must need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or English (no less than 800 words). A study plan describes in detail what you are going to do with the scholarship. Explain your main educational goal, and how you want to achieve this. And keep in mind that it is very important, that helps in an excellent organization as well as creating a sense of liability in your learning process. This document is needed only for Ms or Ph.D applicants, so please make sure that your study plan or research proposal states that information as specific as possible. See the sample of Study Plan.

11. Study Gap Certificates

Study gap certificate is an affidavit that is used to show a gap in education or further study. Gap certificate provides your statement on the non-judicial stamp paper stating the reason for taking the gap and claim that you did not take admission to any other college, university or courses during the gap year. You can get this stamp paper from any notary, sub-registry office or court and contact with an advocate they will prepare your gap certificate.

12. Application Form

Fills this form in Chinese or English language. It is essential to fill all the information that should be very authentic. Click here to get the Application Form sample.

Please send us all these documents through our E-Mail: admission@digiedupro.com.

Dear applicants, If you have more queries please don’t hesitate to knock our consultants. Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225.

Scholarship Information

Zhejiang International Studies University is setting up a series of scholarship schemes to sponsor international students and scholars to undertake studies and research.

Application Requirements

  1. Applicants should have to be non-Chinese or foreigners, hold a valid foreign passport and meet the appropriate requirements of studying abroad in China. 
  2. Applicants should be  friendly to China and be in good health
  3. Applicants should have received an undergraduate program or long term language must have a senior high school diploma and are under the age of 30.
  4. Applicants should have excellent academic performance and have a good command of English
  5. Law-abiding, diligent and studious, good grades and good conduct.

Application Materials   

  1. Application Form.
  2. Scan copy of notarized highest diploma and transcripts.
  3. Scan copy of Study Plan or Research Proposal (800 words or above).
  4. Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese or English) signed by a professor or an associate professor who knows you.
  5. Scan copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form or Blood Examination Report or notarized photocopy.
  6. Students under 18 should have to submit relevant legal documents from their guardians.

The final information is subject to the University If there is any inconsistency!

Why choose us?

Zhejiang International Studies University (浙江外国语大学), referred to as Zhejiang Wai, is a provincial full-time general undergraduate university located in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. The predecessor was Zhejiang Institute of Education (Adult Education College) founded in 1955. General undergraduate education began in 1994. In 2010, the Ministry of Education approved the school’s restructuring and changed its name to Zhejiang University of Foreign Languages. As of May 3, 2017, the school has two campuses, Wensan Road and Xiaoheshan, with a total area of ​​645 mu and a building area of ​​230,000 square meters.

The school is located on the bank of the beautiful West Lake, with a quiet environment and good teaching conditions. The campus has a large construction area with a first-class library, teacher training building, and student apartments. It has advanced multimedia and micro-teaching classrooms with supporting facilities. The library has a rich collection of books and complete functions.

Zhejiang International Studies University (浙江外国语大学) insists on being based in Zhejiang and facing the whole country, with the main feature of training international application talents. At present, the school is vigorously implementing the characteristic development strategy, striving to build the school into a multidisciplinary general undergraduate university with distinctive foreign language characteristics and first-class education quality, and an important base for training international applied talents in Zhejiang Province, a key base for teacher education, and a base for international education exchanges. , Foreign language culture, and international economic and trade research base.

In recent years, the faculty and staff of the school have seized the opportunity of educational development, emancipated their minds, forged ahead, and made breakthroughs in the further development of the school. In recent years, the employment rate of fresh graduates has remained above 95%, and the postgraduate entrance examination rate has remained above 12%. There are 250 practical education bases. Students have repeatedly achieved good results in various national and provincial competitions. The international volunteer service brand is more refined and stronger, with more than 3,000 international volunteers. 

Zhejiang International Studies University (浙江外国语大学) takes the responsibility of serving the local economic and social development as its own responsibility, and actively serves the opening and strong province of Zhejiang and the internationalization of the city. It cooperates with the Sino-foreign Humanities Exchange Center of the Ministry of Education to jointly build the “Cross-border E-commerce Industry Sino-foreign Humanities Exchange Research Institute” and “Cultural Tourism Service Industry Chinese and Foreign Humanities Exchange Research Institute”. The school is a key training institution of the Ministry of Education’s National Training Program, a key construction base for teacher education in Zhejiang Province, and a training base for international service outsourcing talents in Zhejiang Province.

The school attaches great importance to and actively develops foreign cooperation and exchanges. Since 2008, the school and Beijing Foreign Studies University have carried out substantial and all-round cooperation in teaching, scientific research, and management.

Zhejiang International Studies University (浙江外国语大学) is currently deepening the comprehensive reform of the school, focusing on improving the quality of education, striving to promote the development of characteristics and connotation, and making great strides towards the comprehensive construction of a multidisciplinary undergraduate college with distinctive foreign language characteristics and first-class education quality.