Zhejiang International Studies University

ZISU at a Glance





373 full-time teachers (68 professors, 105 associate professors)

27 overseas experts

22 adjunct professors



Full time students – About 7300
Part time students – About 4860

Overseas students – About 41

Total – About 12201 

Real Estate Holdings

Xiaoheshan Campus and Wensan Road Campus: About 43 hectares


Living Alumni

More than 35000; many of them are university professors, school teachers, educators or education administrators working in Zhejiang Province.



Key Training Base for Teachers in Zhejiang

Zhejiang Training Center for Education Administrators

Zhejiang Adjunct Center of UNESCO International Research and Training Center for Rural 


Zentrumfür Lehrerfortbildung der Provinz Zhejiang



Virtue, Perseverance, Erudition, Practicality


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University History

1955    opened as Zhejiang Training School for Middle School Teachers

1956    merged with Zhejiang Training School for Primary School Teachers, and became 

             Zhejiang College for Teacher Training

1958    renamed as Zhejiang Wenjiao College

1960    accredited as Zhejiang College of Education by Zhejiang Education Commission

1982    started offering part-time degree programs for teachers

1984    started offering degree programs by correspondence

1993    started enrolling full-time diploma students

1994    collaborated with Zhejiang Normal University and started enrolling full-time 

             degree students

2002    accredited as Zhejiang University of Education by Zhejiang Provincial Government 

2008    collaborated with Beijing International Studies University

2010    accredited as Zhejiang International Studies University by the State Ministry of 

             Education and Zhejiang Provincial Government


Library Collection

The University Libraries have a collection of 800,000 books, 500,000 digital books and 1200 Chinese and foreign journals and periodicals.


Schools, Colleges and Departments

ZISU is made up of 14 principal academic units – twevel schools and colleges, plus two departments. All of them offer courses to both Chinese and overseas students.


Undergraduate Cost and Financial Aid for Overseas Students

Overseas students pay an average of 49500RMB annually toward the cost of a ZISU education, including registration fee, tuition, housing, food and living expenses, books & supplies, and health insurance. Merit-based tuition waiver scholarship is available (6,000 RMB a year).