Zhejiang Shuren University was established in 1984 and it is one of the earliest full-time private-run, state-endorsed universities in China. The university now has a 34 hectare campus accommodating 16,000 full-time students. It boasts a construction area of 320,000 square meters and the library holding over 2,000,000 volumes of books. Currently the university has 9 schools with 28 undergraduate majors. Courses are offered in 6 main academic disciplines mainly Economics, Management, Literature, Engineering, Law and Art, among which International Economy and Trade is honoured by the state as the specialty with distinct features, whereas Environmental Engineering, Business Administration, Computer Science and Technology, are titled as the provincial key specialties.
There are 11 laboratories including Humanity and Social Science Lab Centre, Computer Lab Centre, Chemistry Lab Centre, Urban Construction Lab Centre, Information Technology and Electronics Lab Centre, which are listed in the provincial Model Lab Centres. A first-class sports centre, a standard track and field stadium, tennis courts and other facilities are in daily use. In addition, Tonglu Campus of 76.7 hectares is under construction. The teaching quality has been steadily improved over the years through policies and projects such as Teaching Quality Improvement Project, Good Class Project, Internship and Training Placement Programs, and Reform on College English and Computer Literacy Teaching. The university is becoming gradually teaching-oriented and producing students of higher quality.
In the University there is a International education school which was established in June 2003.The school commitments to the university’s international education projects. Guided by the university’s strategy the school actively expands its foreign exchange programs. At present, it has established strategic partnership with more than 30 universities in Japan, South Korea, Germany, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, sending outstanding students for advanced studies in these countries and regions.
The University offer various educational programs for overseas students. These courses are arranged with distinct features in order to attract international students. The University also offers various diploma projects for high school certificate students. The University doing project on Chinese Tea Project and also provide short-term course on Tea project. The University provide scholarship for overseas students and good campus environment for worldwide students. It also arrange extracurricular activities and national level conferences for students.