The school has a long history of running a school. Zhejiang Sci-Tech University is located in Hangzhou, a famous historical and cultural city. The predecessor of the school, Sericulture Museum, was founded in 1897 by the prefect of Hangzhou, Lin Qi, to realize the ambition of saving the country through industry and education. It is one of the earliest educational institutions of new learning in my country. In 1908, due to the outstanding achievements in running the school, it was upgraded to the "High Sericulture School" by the Qing government. From the Revolution of 1911 to the eve of liberation, due to the turmoil of the current situation, the school changed its name several times and moved to the school site several times. After the founding of New China, the school continued to forge ahead and opened a new chapter in history. The school began enrolling undergraduates in 1959. In 1964, it was named Zhejiang Silk Institute of Technology by the State Council. In 1979, it began to enroll postgraduates and was granted the right to confer master's degrees in 1983. In 1999, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, the school was renamed Zhejiang Institute of Technology. In 2004, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, the school was renamed Zhejiang Sci-Tech University. In 2006, he was granted the right to confer a doctoral degree. In 2010, approved by the Ministry of Education, he was qualified to recommend excellent undergraduate graduates to study for a master's degree without examination. In 2017, the school was selected as a key construction university in Zhejiang Province.
Today's Zhejiang Sci-Tech University is a provincial key construction university with a focus on engineering, distinctive features, outstanding advantages, and coordinated development of science, engineering, literature, economics, management, law, art, and education.
The school has 18 colleges (teaching and research departments) and an independent college. There are currently more than 32,100 full-time students, including more than 5,400 graduate students. The school currently has 68 undergraduate majors, including 7 national first-class undergraduate majors under the "Double Ten Thousand Plan", 8 national (Ministry of Education) characteristic majors, 1 comprehensive reform pilot major of the Ministry of Education, and "Excellent Engineer Education by the Ministry of Education" There are 6 pilot majors for the Training Plan, 3 for the Ministry of Education-Autodesk Professional Comprehensive Reform Project, 17 majors for the "Double Ten Thousand Plan"provincial-level first-class undergraduate majors, and 7 majors for the “13th Five-Year Plan” province, 5 provincial specialties. There are 3 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 24 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, 16 professional degree categories, and 3 post-doctoral research stations. Possess 2 key characteristic disciplines of provincial key construction universities, 1 first-level discipline of provincial universities, 3 provincial (first-level) disciplines, 1 key research base of humanities and social sciences in provincial universities, provincial universities There are 11 key disciplines, 6 provincial first-class disciplines A category, 6 first-class disciplines B; chemistry, materials science and engineering disciplines enter the top 5‰ of the ESI global rankings.
It has 2 national and local joint engineering laboratories, 1 national and local joint engineering research center, 3 national international scientific and technological cooperation bases, 1 key laboratory of the Ministry of Education, 1 collaborative innovation center jointly established by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Education, and 1 education Ministry of Engineering Research Center, 1 Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, 12 Provincial Key Laboratories and Engineering Technology Research Centers, 6 Provincial Engineering Laboratories and Engineering Research Centers, 5 China Textile Industry Federation Key Textile Industry Laboratories, 1 China Machinery Industry Federation Key Laboratory of Machinery Industry, 4 Provincial 2011 Collaborative Innovation Centers, 2 Provincial Key Research Bases of Philosophy and Social Sciences, 7 Provincial International Science and Technology Cooperation Bases [2 of which are provincial "One Belt One Road" International Joint Laboratory (Research Center)], 1 provincial key industry technology alliance, 1 provincial academician expert workstation, 1 national technology transfer demonstration institution, and 1 provincial key science and technology intermediary service organization. It has 3 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, 2 national virtual simulation experimental teaching demonstration centers, 2 national engineering practice education centers, 1 national off-campus practice education base for college students, 1 national-level creative space, and 3 provinces Off-campus practice education base for university students, and 3 provincial-level crowd-creation spaces. The school was selected as the National University Practice Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Base, the National Top 50 Universities with Typical Experience of Graduate Employment, the Ministry of Education Top 50 National Universities with Typical Experience of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the Provincial Public Entrepreneurship Innovation Demonstration Base. There are 4 national quality video open courses, 12 national first-class courses, 3 national quality online open courses, 2 national bilingual teaching demonstration courses, 2 branded courses taught in English by the Ministry of Education to study in China, 7 books in the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan" period "National-level planning textbooks, won 3 second-class national-level teaching achievement awards.
The school has a strong faculty. There are 2,375 faculty members, including 311 with senior professional titles and 659 with deputy senior professional titles. It has 2 innovation teams from the Ministry of Education, 7 provincial key scientific and technological innovation teams, 1 provincial key cultural innovation team, 5 provincial higher education innovation teams, and 3 provincial high-level innovation teams; 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, academician of developed countries 2 people, 5 leading talents in the National "Ten Thousand Talents Program", 2 Changjiang Scholars Distinguished Professors of the Ministry of Education, 1 Chair Professor, 1 Young Scholar, 1 winner of the National Natural Science Foundation of China Outstanding Youth Science Fund, Outstanding Youth Science Fund 1 winner, 5 national-level candidates for the "New Century Talent Project", 1 young and middle-aged expert with outstanding national contributions, 2 cultural masters and "four batches" talents, and "New Century Excellent Talents" by the Ministry of Education 7 people in the “Support Plan”, 3 young and middle-aged scientific and technological innovation leaders from the Ministry of Science and Technology; 4 provincial special experts, 3 provincial "Ten Thousand Talents Program" outstanding talents, 6 scientific and technological innovation leaders, 1 teaching teacher, and 4 young top-notch talents There are 10 "Qianjiang Scholars" distinguished professors in provincial universities, 9 provincial experts in young and middle-aged with outstanding contributions, 5 provincial teaching teachers, and 27 first-level training personnel (including key funding) of the "New Century 151 Talent Project" ; 12 people enjoy the special government allowance of the State Council; a group of well-known experts and scholars at home and abroad are hired as part-time professors and Jinsha scholars.
The school strives to improve scientific and technological innovation and has completed a series of national science and technology plan projects and national and provincial funded scientific research projects in many fields. It has won 8-second prizes for national technological invention, 8-second prizes for national scientific and technological progress, and third national scientific and technological progress. 1 prize, 1 Lu Xun Literature Award, 2 Science and Technology Innovation Awards from the He Liang He Li Foundation, and 169 provincial and ministerial awards in the past five years. The comprehensive indicators of scientific and technological work have always been among the top universities in Zhejiang Province.
The school adheres to open education and has established cooperative relationships with 149 educational and scientific research institutions in 45 countries and regions. It has established two Confucius Institutes with the University of Mauritius and the University of Suriname. The education of international students has developed rapidly.
Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, with a history of 124 years of running a school, will continue to uphold the fine tradition of "seeking knowledge, truth-seeking, innovation, and entrepreneurship", vigorously promote the school spirit of "seeking truth and solidity", seize new opportunities in the new era, and bravely undertake new missions to speed up construction Strive hard for a distinctive high-level teaching and research university!