Zhejiang University is an institution of higher learning with a long history and an outstanding reputation. It is located in Hangzhou, a famous historical and cultural city and scenic tourist destination in China. The predecessor of Zhejiang University, Qiushi Academy, was founded in 1897 and was one of the earliest new-style colleges and universities founded by the Chinese themselves. In 1928, it was named National Zhejiang University. During the Anti-Japanese War, the Zhejiang University moved westward, running schools in Zunyi, Meitan, Guizhou, and other places for seven years. In the autumn of 1946, it moved back to Hangzhou. When the faculties of higher education institutions across the country were adjusted in 1952, some departments of Zhejiang University were transferred to sister universities and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the main part remaining in Hangzhou was divided into several single-disciplinary universities, which later developed into the former Zhejiang University and Hangzhou University.
Zhejiang Agricultural University and Zhejiang Medical University. In 1998, four universities with the same origin merged to form the new Zhejiang University, embarking on a new journey of creating a world-class university. During his administration in Zhejiang, General Secretary Xi Jinping personally contacted Zhejiang University and visited Zhejiang University 18 times for guidance. He gave a series of important instructions on the reform and development of the school and described the grand blueprint for building a world-class university with Chinese characteristics at a high level. In the course of more than 120 years of running a school, Zhejiang University has always adhered to the fine tradition of "seeking truth and innovation" as its school motto, taking the world as its own responsibility and relying on truth, and has gradually formed a "diligence, moral cultivation, discernment, and solid" Zhejiang University The common values of all people and the spirit of Zhejiang University of "Hainer Rivers, Enlightenment of Virtue, Enlightenment of People, and Building of Our Country".
Zhejiang University is a comprehensive, research, and innovative university with distinctive characteristics and great influence at home and abroad. Its disciplines cover philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, art, science, engineering, There are 13 disciplines including agronomy, medicine, management, and interdisciplinary, with 7 departments, 37 professional colleges (departments), 1 engineering college, 2 Chinese-foreign cooperative education institutions, and 7 directly affiliated hospitals. The school has 7 campuses including Zijingang, Yuquan, Xixi, Huajiachi, Zhejiang, Zhoushan, and Haining, covering an area of 6,223,440 square meters, and the library has a total collection of 7.87 million books. As of the end of 2020, the school has 60,739 full-time students, 5,596 international students, and 9,674 faculty members. Among the teachers are 52 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 52 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (including dual appointments), 15 senior professors in the liberal arts, and the Ministry of Education’s "Changjiang River" There are 101 distinguished professors and 154 winners of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. In the "Double First-Class" construction list announced by the state, the school was selected as a first-class university construction university (Class A), and 18 disciplines were selected as first-class construction disciplines, ranking third in the country.
Focusing on the core requirements of "both ability and political integrity, comprehensive development", Zhejiang University fully implements the fundamental task of Lide to cultivate people and strives to cultivate high-quality innovative talents and leaders with comprehensive development of morality, intelligence, physical education, art and labor, and global competitiveness. In the long history of running the school, a large number of famous scientists, cultural masters, and elites from all walks of life have emerged in the school, including 1 Nobel Prize winner, 5 winners of the highest national science and technology award, and 4 "two bombs and one star" meritorious service Medal winners, 1 “August 1st Medal” winner, 1 army model hero, 5 national honorary title winners, 6 “most beautiful fighters” and more than 210 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and other outstanding models. The great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and the promotion of exchanges and mutual learning between human civilizations have made positive contributions.
Zhejiang University focuses on intensive academic research and technological innovation and has built several open and international high-end academic platforms, bringing together scholars and masters of various disciplines and high-level research teams. Since the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan", the school has maintained several scientific research and innovation indicators at the forefront of universities in the country. As the lead unit, it has won 1 special prize for national scientific and technological progress, 8 first prizes, and 56-second prizes; Cultural inheritance and innovation achievements such as "The Collection of China" and Dunhuang Studies have had a wide range of influences at home and abroad.
"State-owned Chengjun, on the coast of Zhejiang." Today’s Zhejiang University adheres to Xi Jinping’s new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics as its guidance, is committed to spreading and creating knowledge, promoting and leading culture, serving and contributing to society, and insisting on “higher quality, more excellence, more respected, and more "Dream" strategic orientation, coordinate the promotion of the "five systems", "five layouts" and "five strategies", accelerate to the forefront of world-class universities, and make outstanding contributions to the realization of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and the advancement of human civilization.