Zhejiang University of Science and Technology is a public university located in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.The university was founded in 1980. It one of the first ten local pilot universities of implementing the national project of “Cultivating Excellent Engineers”. ZUST has successfully established formal cooperation 64 universities in Germany, USA, Italy, UK, Australia, France, Japan, Korea, Holland, Belgium, Romania, etc..
ZUST is a full-time regular public university, which focuses on engineering, with additional disciplines in science, arts, economics, management, and education. Combining the technical know-how of German Applied Science Universities with its own experience, ZUST explores ways of cultivating international specialists with applied skills. ZUST has 13 schools and offers 50 undergraduate programs across a wide range of fields, among of which there are 3 national-level key majors--Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Technique, Art and Design and 4 English-taught majors---Civil Engineering, International Marketing, International Economics and Trade, and Computer Science and Technology. ZUST has 9 provincial-level key majors, 1 provincial-level key lab and 6 provincial-level key disciplines. Recently, there are about 21000 students, 1200 staff members and more than 1000 international students.
ZUST is designated by the Chinese Government as a pilot institution of Chinese-German cooperation in cultivating high-level career-focused talents, as the standing organizer of “Chinese-German Education Forum”, and as one of the first pilot universities of implementing the national project of “Cultivating Excellent Engineers. More than 1700 international students from 104 countries are studying on the campus.