Zhejiang University



Nathaly Bejarano Serrano

Speaker for Internationalization


+49 241 80 27787




Zhejiang University is one of the oldest universities in China. It dates back to 1897, when the Qiushi Academy was founded. The university with its seven campuses is located in the City of Hangzhou, one of the most picturesque cities in the country. With strong research in many disciplines, ZJU is in the top three universities on the Chinese mainland and the top 100 in the Times Higher Education and QS World University rankings. 18 disciplines at ZJU were selected for China's Double-First Class Initiative.

General Information







Number of Students




International Office

Fact Sheet


Type of Agreement

Partnership with Faculty 3 and Partnership with Faculty 4

Who can Apply?

Bachelor’s students in the 3rd semester or higher

Master’s students

Doctoral candidates

Students who are Chinese nationals cannot be nominated.

Type of Stay

Studies and research

Length of Stay

One to two semesters

Time of Stay

Winter and/or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

five for Faculty 3, five for Faculty 4

Study Details

Semester Dates

Academic Calendar

Partnering Faculties / Departments College of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Study Possibilites

Please note that, in general, you must take most of your courses at the partnering department. You may take some courses at other Faculties or departments if you meet the course prerequisites.

Faculties and institutes

Offers for exchange students

Course Offerings

Please go directly to the partner university’s website to find out which courses they offer. Feel free to contact the partner university if you have any specific questions about the courses or the course offerings in general.

Course catalog in English

Course catalog in Chinese: Bachelor

Course catalog in Chinese: Master

Language Courses

The University offers language courses throughout the semester.

Language Requirements

English: B2

Mandarin: HSK 4

The language requirements depend on the language of instruction of the respective courses. Students who only choose courses in English do not have to know Mandarin.

Application Deadline at the International Office of the Faculty of Civil Engineering

January 31: 1 to 2 semesters from winter semester of the same year

Application Portal of Faculty 3

Application at the Partner University Information on applications and application documents

Candidates first apply at the partner university once they have successfully applied to RWTH.

Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Costs Travel, living, and accommodation
Average Cost of Living

350 to 600 euros

Country information

Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad

RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
PROMOS scholarships abroad
Financing a study abroad

Practical Information
Accommodations Information from the partner university
Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage. We highly recommend health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad. Some partner universities have particular requirements for insurance protection.
Experience Reports See the experience reports at MoveOn Exchanges
Additional Information

Foreign Office