I. General Information for Undergraduate Programs

Zhejiang University is a national key university directly under the administration of Ministry of Education and among of the first batch of 'double first-class' universities in China. Nearly one hundred undergraduate majors are offered by colleges and departments affiliated to the seven faculties of science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, information technology, humanities and social sciences. With program length of 4-6 academic years, undergraduate programs are instructed in Chinese generally, while some English-taught programs are also available. Graduates fulfilling all the degree requirements will be awarded the bachelor’s degree.

Catalog of Chinese-taught undergraduate programs 2024Download.

Catalog of English-taught undergraduate programs 2024Download.

The catalog of undergraduate programs is subject to change. Please pay attention to the updated information on this website.

II. Application Duration

From now on to February 29, 2024.

Deadline for certain majors is May 31, 2024. Please refer to the program catalog for details.

Application for scholarships will be processed according to the schedules of different scholarships respectively.

Note: Applicants must complete the application in the Online Application System for International Students(Link) before the deadline, provide all materials in full as required, and pay the application fee.

III. Application Fee and Tuition Fee

1. Application Fee: RMB 800 yuan (non-refundable).

2. Tuition:

Chinese-taught programs

Literature, History, Philosophy   

RMB19, 800 Yuan/Academic Year

Science, Engineering, Agriculture,       

Economics, Business, Education, Law    

RMB24, 800 Yuan/ Academic Year

Medical Science, Art     

RMB29, 800 Yuan/Academic Year

English-taught  programs

MBBS program      

RMB42, 800 Yuan/Academic Year

Dual Degree Programs

 RMB200,000Yuan/Academic Year

Engineering ProgramsZJU Degree Only

RMB80, 000 Yuan/Academic Year

Global Communication and Management

RMB65, 000 Yuan/Academic Year

 To find the tuition and other information of a specific program, please refer to the catalog of undergraduate programs.  

3. Way of Payment:Application fee and tuition fee should be paid in the online application system.If one fails to make the online payment, then one MUST pay the application fee to the University’s Bank AccountLink, and upload the remittance letter to the System.  

IV. Eligibility

1. General Requirements

1.1 Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and valid foreign passport holders.

1.2 Under the age of 25. Applicants must have graduated from high school (Those who provide pre-graduation certificate or student status certificate at application MUST provide, the graduation certificate no later than registration).

1.3 With proper moral conduct, in good health with no infectious disease or any physical or mental diseases that may affect the normal study.

2.Requirements on Citizenship

Requirements of the regulations set in the Document No. 12 (2020) of Ministry of Education of the PRC should be metLink.

2.1 Applicants who have given up their original Chinese citizenship (including residents in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)and become foreign citizens, must accquire foreign citizenship before April 30, 2020, and must have lived abroad more than 2 years from April 30, 2020 to April 30, 2024 (more than 9 months of residence abroad per year can be considered as one year, taking entry and exit stamps as evidence).

2.2 If the applicant has acquired foreign citizenship automatically at the time of birth in a foreign country, whose parents were both Chinese citizens, or one of the parents was a Chinese citizen, parent’s (with Chinese citizenship) permanent resident in foreign country should be obtained prior to the birth of the applicant. Applicants must have lived abroad more than 2 years from April 30, 2020 to April 30, 2024 (more than 9 months of residence abroad per year can be considered as one year, taking entry and exit stamps as evidence).

 Note: If the applicant is concluded to have Chinese citizenship by the Chinese public security department after application, admission or enrollment, the applicant will be disqualified from application, admission or enrollment or withdrawal from school will be required.

3. Language Proficiency Requirements

3.1  Applicants for Chinese-taught programs must have HSK certificate. Specific HSK requirements could be found in the catalog of Chinese-taught undergraduate programs. Applicants whose compulsory courses were taught in Chinese during secondary education (junior and senior high school) can be exempt from submitting HSK certificate.

3.2 There are no Chinese language proficiency requirements for the applicants of English-taught programs. If applicants’ native language is not English, they should provide score report of English language test (e.g. TOEFL/IELTS/OTHER).

V. Documents for Application 

Applicants must log in to the Online Application System for International Students of Zhejiang University(Link), fill in clearly and upload completely the original or notarized scanned copies of the following materials as required.

1.A photocopy of the passportfront page. The passport should be valid before December 31, 2024.

2.Senior high school diploma. Current high school students shall provide an official pre-graduation certificate. The original or notarized copy of the high school graduation certificate must be submitted no later than registration.

3. Academic transcripts for all the courses in senior high school.

4. Language proficiency certificates.

Applicants for Chinese-taught programs must provide the photocopy of HSK certificate.  

Applicants for English-taught programs must provide grade report of TOEFL or IELTS test, or other proof which can reflect the applicants’ English proficiency. (Not required for English native speakers)

5. Two recommendation letters from high school teachers. (Teachers’ signature, contact phone number and email address must be put on the letter.)

6. Personal statement, in Chinese or English, should include study experience, reasons for application, personal strengths. Less than 800 words.

7. Award-winning Certificates related to academic courses during your senior high school period. (If applicable)

8. Applicants who have given up their original Chinese citizenship and become foreign citizens should provide:

8.1Documents certifying the cancellation of Chinese citizenship

8.2Documents certifying the cancellation of Chinese household registration

8.3 Documents certifying the acquirement of foreign citizenship.

8.4 Exit and Entry Record on passport, from April 30, 2020 to April 30, 2024.

9. Applicants who have acquired foreign citizenship automatically at the time of birth in a foreign country, whose parents were both Chinese citizens, or one of the parents was a Chinese citizen should provide:

9.1Documents certifying acquiring foreign citizenship at the time of birth,

9.2Documents certifying parent’s (with Chinese citizenship) permanent residence in foreign country before the birth of the applicant.

9.3 Exit and Entry Record on passport, from April 30, 2020 to April 30, 2024.

10. Applicants under the age of 18 (by September 1st, 2024) should submit:

10.1 Letter of Guardian GuaranteeDownloadand the guardian must be an adult living in Hangzhou.

10.2A notarized copy of the Guardianship Authorization from the applicant’s parents.


1.Results of international standard tests (e.g. SAT/IB/GCE A-LEVEL/ACT/STPM/GED/UEC/OTHER) or university entrance exams of applicant’s country are accepted. It is strongly recommended to provide the student’s relative ranking or the percentile in the school if the applicant could only submit the test scores from the school.

2.The above application materials must be in Chinese or English, and notarized copies of translations must be provided for texts in other languages.

3.Please do NOT post the hard copies of the application materials or send them by email. Application materials sent by post or email will NOT be reviewed and processed.

4.Zhejiang University may ask the applicants to submit supplementary materials or take a video interview if necessary.

VI. Selection Process, Admission and Notification

1.Students are enrolled on the basis of competitive selection according to their academic performance in senior high school, language proficiency and performance in the interview,etc. The university will determine the name list of preliminary admission in different batches according to the application received. Applicants can also log on the Online Application System (Link) to track the admission process.

2.Applicants who receive the Pre-Admission Notice should prepay the first year tuition fee on the Online Application System within the specific time period stated on the Notice. If the applicant is not able to make the online payment due to certain reason, then one MUST pay the tuition fee to the University’s Bank Account(Link), and upload the remittance letter to the System. The pre-admission will be canceled if applicants fail to prepay the first year tuition fee within the stated time period.

3. Admission Notice can be downloaded from the Online Application System(Link) from the end of June, 2024. Download link of the electronic Confirmation Form for Study in China (for visa)will be sent to the permanent email address filled in the application system by the applicant.


1.When wiring tuition fee to the university bank account, you must fill in the application serial number, applicant’s name.

2.The university would only reserve study places for students who have paid the tuition for the first academic year in advance. If students later, for personal reasons, give up schooling or apply for withdrawal procedures after registration, resulting in a vacancy in the school’s enrollment, prepaid tuition fees for the first academic year will NOT be refunded.

3.For the admitted students who are disqualified by the university as they fail to meet the school’s registration requirements, the prepaid tuition fee will NOT be refunded.

4.The selection process is subject to change according to the policy of superior department.

VII. Registration

1. Undergraduate programs of Zhejiang University usually start from late August or early September every year. For exact registration dates, please refer to the Admission Notice.

2. Admitted applicants should register with the university strictly according to the time specified in the admission notice.The original graduation certificate andoriginal language proficiency certificate will be checked upon registration. Those who fail to provide the original copies will be disqualified fromenrollment.

VIII. Scholarships

1. Chinese Government Scholarship-Bilateral Program (CSC Type A) (Link)

Only open to Chinese-taught programs. Applicants should directly contact the dispatching authorities for overseas study of their home countries. When completing the scholarship application form, the applicant should select Zhejiang University as the first priority institution.

2. Zhejiang Government Scholarship (for New International Undergraduate Students)

Only open to Chinese-taught programs. Applicants need to fill in the Zhejiang Government Scholarship Application FormDownloadand upload it together with other application materials to the online application system.

3. Scholarships for English-taught Dual Degree Programs

4.Scholarships for English-taught Engineering Programs ZJU Degree Only(Link)

5.Scholarship for English-taught Global Communication and Management Program (Link)

6.Scholarship for MBBS program (for New International Undergraduate Students)(Link)

IX. Medical Insurance

Fee: 800 RMB yuan/academic year

According to the regulations of Ministry of Education, international students who  study for one semester or longer must purchase comprehensive medical insurance in the mainland of China as a necessary requirement for their registration for the new semester.

Students who fail to purchase the comprehensive medical insurance as required will NOT be registered by the university.

Information related to purchasing insurance will be notified in detail before registration. The admitted students should handle insurance affairs strictly according to the instructions on the notice.

X. Accommodation

For accommodation details, please refer to the Current Student-Accommodation(Link) on the website of the International College of Zhejiang University. Please refer to further notices for specific arrangement for accommodation.

XI. Contact

Mailing address: Room 418, International College Building, West Zone, Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University, HangzhouChina

Post Code:  310058

Email:  admission2@zju.edu.cn(Chinese-taught program)  

admission5@zju.edu.cn(English-taught program)  

Tel:  +86 571 87951456           

Fax:  +86 571 87951755

Website:  https://iczu.zju.edu.cn/iczuen/

For more information, please visit the website of the International College of Zhejiang University or follow our Wechat official account “lxzdZJU”.

Should there be any change in the above content, the final interpretation from the International College of Zhejiang University shall prevail.