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Zhejiang University - Exchange


City: Hangzhou   Country: China

Zhejiang University Website


What Zhejiang has to offer:

  • One of China's oldest institutions of higher education
  • Named, "The Best University in China," by China University Rankings
  • 12 branches of learning; including philosophy, literature, history, education, science, economics, law, management, engineering, agriculture, and medicine
  • One of the largest academic libraries in the country, with approximately 6.9 million volumes
  • 11 national key laboratories, two national engineering research centres, three national engineering technology centres
  • Over 50 student organizations; including the internationally renowned Wenqin Art Troupe
  • Located in Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province, noted for its beautiful West Lake and surrounding scenic places of historic interest

Students who are Canadian citizens applying for this program are encouraged to apply for funding through the Canada Learning Initiative in China (CLIC) program.

Students applying for this exchange who are not Canadian citizens have other funding options open to them.

Why don't you combine your participation in this exchange with participation in an internship as well?  We could send you on a TusStar Internship or an IWE internship in Hong Kong before or after your exchange.  If you are interested in going out on two programs please contact Michal Guzowski at michal.guzowski@ualberta.ca for more details.

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Fall, Winter, Full Year

Term Dates:

Semester 1: August – January

Semester 2: February – July

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

See Eligibility

Zhejiang University reserves exchange opportunities for students who are not from China and includes students from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan in this exclusion.

Course Information

Language of Instruction: English (limited), Chinese

Field of Study: All

If the students want to take the courses taught in Chinese in the fields of liberal arts and law, they should have the Chinese language proficiency equivalent to grade 5 in the old version of HSK or score 210 in new HSK grade 4 or above.

Zhejiang University Course Information

Zhejiang University Credit Information


Accommodation for exchange students will be automatically reserved. Exchange students will be provided housing on or near the campus where their specialty College/Department is located. Due to the limited capacity, usually two students share one room without the kitchen. 

Zhejiang University Accommodation

Program Contact

University of Alberta International, Education Abroad

Credit Transfer History

  • Zhejiang University
    Course at Host Institution  Faculty UAlberta Subject Area UAlberta Course Equivalency  Credit Hours Notes 
     Entrepreneurship in China Business  BUS  3XX