International Programs

International Programs ——Chinese-German Cooperation
Learning from the talent cultivation mode of German universities of applied sciences, our University has implemented the joint education projects between Zhejiang Provincial government and German Niedersachsen State government and between China-German Governments. To date, the University has set up cooperative relationships with 24 universities in Germany.
The university has set up research institutes including Zhejiang Chinese-German Science and Technology Center, Chinese-German Media & Design Institute, Chinese-German ZEHN Institute of CheBio- Processing of Farm Products, Chinese-German Green Architecture Institute, Sino-German Uni-Auto Technology Institute, Zhejiang Sino-German Modern Logistics Institute, and ZUST-UDE International Cooperation Research Base. Dozens of scientific research projects of international cooperation have been carried out. By the means of undergraduates and graduates joint education programs, cooperation in international specialties, cooperation in building Chinese German Institute of Applied Engineering, transnational internship and graduation design as well as the adoption of project teaching, our university has made remarkable achievements in cultivating internationalized application-oriented high quality talents. By now, the Sino-German joint education program has sent 895 undergraduates to Germany to further their study, and they have won over 20 prizes of all kinds so far.
1985—1994 Education Cooperation Project between Zhejiang Province and Lower Saxony State of Germany
1991—1999 Chinese-German Governmental Cooperation Project
1996—present Successively established close cooperation relationship with 24 German universities.
1998—present German Academic Exchange Center Cooperation Project Art Design(1998-2002)
Civil Engineering(2002-)
International Economics and Trade(2009-)
Electrical Engineering(2009-)
Machinery Manufacturing(2009-)
Civil Engineering(2010-)
Cooperation Project between Education Department of Zhejiang Province and Education Department of Lower Saxony State of Germany
Developed Chinese-German joint undergraduate training program with 9 German applied Science universities in 9 professional categories.
September 2007 In order to strengthen Chinese-German cooperation in the area of high-level application-orientated talents cultivation and to promote the prosperity of both Chinese and German high education, Zhejiang University of Science and Technology proposed and held the first Chinese-German Education Forum (CDAH Forum) Cultivation of application orientated high-level talents” in September 2007. The CDAH Forum is dedicated to provide a dialogue platform for the universities, experts and scholars in China and Germany to cultivate application-oriented talents, enhancing mutual understanding, promoting the establishment of partnership and deepening exchange and cooperation The Second Forum was held in Hannover Germany in September 2009; The Third Forum was held in Nanjing China in September 2011; and The Fourth Forum was held in Lubeck Germany in September 2013; in October 2015 the 5th forum will be held in Ningbo, China. By December 2014, the forum has 47 member universities from China and Germany and more universities are applying for membership.
Chinese-German Institute of Applied Engineering

Our university obtained the qualification to accept foreign students in 1994, and became a member university to receive Chinese government scholarship students, China National Confucius Institute scholarship students and Zhejiang Province government scholarship students. In 2014, our university enrolled 1466 foreign students, including 782 diploma-oriented undergraduates and 15 diploma-oriented postgraduates. International student population has increased rapidly in recent years, which contribute positively to international campus culture.
The university has set up two Confucius Institutes, one jointly with Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca in Romania, and the other with Erfurt University of Applied Sciences in Germany under the support of Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters. Two Chinese teaching sectors in University of Cluj-Napoca have received approval to be upgraded to “Confucius Classrooms.” The university works hard to promote Chinese language and culture, also commits to strengthen Chinese-Rumania and Sino-Germany communication and cooperation in the filed of culture.