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Zhejiang University EXC
Hangzhou, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2)
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Zhejiang University 
Location: Hangzhou
Year Established: 1897
Student Population: 45,000 (5,300 international students)

Sometimes referred to as Zheda, Zhejiang University is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions for higher learning in China.

Zhejiang University encourages all of its faculty members and students to abide by its motto of “Seeking the Truth and Pioneering New Trails.” It is a comprehensive research university with national and international impact. Research at Zhejiang University spans 12 academic disciplines: agriculture, art, economics, education, engineering, history, law, literature, management, medicine, natural sciences, and philosophy. In the Essential Science Indicator (ESI) rankings of 22 disciplines, Zhejiang University ranks among the top 1 per cent in 15 disciplines, and is listed in the top 100 of the world’s academic institutions in four disciplines.

Unique Characteristics
In recent years, Zhejiang University has established and maintained a leading position in China in output indicators including publications, and patents, and has made important achievements in science, technology, humanities and social sciences. 

The university campus is located in the city of Hangzhou, approximately 180 km southwest of Shanghai. It is described as one of China’s most illustrious drawcards with panoramic lakes, surprisingly large green areas for a Chinese city, parks and great food and drink.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s:

Arts and Social Sciences






Exclusions apply

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Autumn Semester: September- January
Spring Semester: February - June

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University



The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
Marks are awarded by the host university based on the 100-point scale.

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period



Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in Chinese.


What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

Housing options
 are offered by the host university.
Cost of Living
In addition to the cost for housing, you will need approximately RMB900-1,200 per month

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
For specific information for exchange students provided by the host university, consult Sydney Abroad.
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar
Orientation will be held at the beginning of the semester.
Support Services 
The International College provides services and assistance to exchange students.
Information from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Australia

Student Experiences

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