Zhejiang University of Technology

1001+
World University Rankings 2020
18 Chaowang Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310014, China

About Zhejiang University of Technology

The Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT) began as a subsidiary of the National Zhejiang University in 1910 and became the Hangzhou Chemical Engineering College in 1953. It changed its name several times and was granted university status in 1993, when it was named The Zhejiang University of Technology.

This was also when it changed from using the Soviet specialised style of teaching and adopted a much more comprehensive style.

It is considered one of the top industrial universities in mainland China and the second largest university in Zhejiang Province after Zhejiang University.

Its strongest disciplines are engineering, especially chemical and biological engineering. It aims to cultivate international citizens with good foreign language ability, up-to-date knowledge and powerful skills to meet the needs of a developing society and economy as well as progress the fields of science and technology.

Its motto is "Good virtue and robust practice". There are around 30,000 full-time graduate students, postgraduate students and PhD students at The Zhejiang University of Technology, thousands of whom are overseas students. There are 2,800 staff members, with 800 professors and associate professors.

The university not only offers engineering courses, but also a range of disciplines like science, liberal arts, law, agriculture, philosophy, economics, pharmaceutical science, management, education and art.

Notable alumni include chemist Xu Guangxian and Chinese steel magnate Zhang Zhixiang. The university is situated in Hangzhou, which is a picturesque historical and cultural city. It has three campuses, covering a total area of over 213 hectares.

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  • 31,228
    Number of FTE Students
    (1)
  • 14.7
    No. of students per staff
    (1)
  • 8%
    Percentage of International Students
    (1)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2020 World University Rankings

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