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China: Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University is a comprehensive research university and constantly ranked top 5 in China. Research at Zhejiang University spans 12 academic disciplines, covering philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, art, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, etc. There are a total of approx. 47,000 full-time students enrolled at Zhejiang University. It is located in the historical and picturesque city of Hangzhou just 200 km one hour from Shanghai with high-speed train. It is one of the most internationalized cities in China.

University in brief

Language of instruction: Chinese mandarin, English.
Academic calendar: September-January, February-June
Credit system: 1 Chinese study credit is equivalent to 2,0 ECTS at Bachelor's and Master's level of study.
Note: Possibility to receive local scholarship. Local insurance required during entire period of study, 300RMB/semester. Do NOT accept student with Chinese citizenship.

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: Approx. 10 semester spots per year
Grade requirements: Minimum 4.0 grade point average (on KTH's scale of 5). No requirement for English or Chinese language certificates at the moment. However, a very good English proficiency is required.

Programme specific information

If your programme or school is not listed below, contact the international coordinator at your school.