📖Introduction

Headquartered in Yangtze River Delta, one of the world's most dynamic regions, Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS) has a presence in global business hubs including Silicon Valley in the USA and London, UK.

Zhejiang University is one of the top 5 ranked Chinese Universities, and ZIBS is located in Haining. The campus was built in 2017 which is one of the newest and most modern campuses in China. Haining is located 30 minutes by train between Shanghai and Hangzhou.

💰 Fees:

The tuition fee is 65,000 RMB per year. Total tuition is 260,000 RMB.

Insurance is 800 RMB.

📅 Application deadline:

Application deadline are on May 31. This program starts in September.

📙 Program type:

Bachelor

📍 Location:

Haining

📚About the Program

Bachelor’s in Global Communication and Management (GCM) at Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS)

Overview:

Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS) offers a Bachelor of Arts degree program in Global Communications and Management (GCM), enrolling students from 2020. The program may be completed in four years of study.

Adhering to the long-standing international teaching philosophy of Zhejiang University, the GCM program is committed to training entrepreneurs and future business leaders who combine interdisciplinary knowledge, expertise in financial and business analysis, and a deep understanding of China's business environment to excel in China and compete globally. Students will graduate with bilingual proficiency in Chinese and English, cross-cultural communication skills and a solid foundation of knowledge about China. Equipped with the fundamentals of communication and management, students will be able to succeed in multinational corporations and Chinese enterprises in the fields of management, business, communications and marketing and will be well-equipped to serve as a bridge between China and the world.

Program Features:

1) Interdisciplinary business program: The program of GCM is Zhejiang University's first undergraduate business program to welcome international students. The trailblazing program is also the first of its kind to combine management, finance, communication, and China studies into an interdisciplinary platform for international undergraduate students.

2) Applied and bilingual curriculum: Practical courses in Chinese language and culture, communications, finance, and global business are offered. English is the primary language of instruction, with Chinese being used in applied settings and research. Cross-cultural communication is stressed throughout the program.     

3) World-class learning environment: The Zhejiang University International Campus, where the program is located, is a model for international cooperation and integration of Eastern and Western styles of education. The campus brings together prestigious Chinese and foreign professors and a large international student community and admits several hundred highly qualified Chinese high school students each year.     

4) Outstanding platform for practical experience and development: Beyond the classroom, ZIBS provides exceptional opportunities for professional practice, industry internships, and cultural experiences. ZIBS has established strategic partnerships with Ant Financial and other leading firms, providing students the ability to participate in a 6+ month practical training program in world-leading firms.

Academic Regulations:

GCM is a full-time program and requires students to accumulate at least 140 credits over 4 years. Course offerings include topics such as the Chinese language, Chinese culture, contemporary China studies, intercultural communication, finance, business, and management. Students will also engage in an internship during their course of study.

GCM is hosted at Zhejiang University Haining International Campus and is administered by ZIBS. The Zhejiang University International Campus Residential College provides students with private, single-person rooms in dormitories and is responsible for student services. The Zhejiang University College of Media and International Culture provides academic support, professional assessment, and other services.

Scholarships:

All new students are eligible to apply for a ZIBS scholarship, with an award of up to 30% of tuition. The scholarship will be awarded based on applicants’ transcripts in senior high school, interview performance, and potential contributions. Part-time administrative positions are available at ZIBS. Please find more scholarship information at International College, Zhejiang University, http://iczu.zju.edu.cn/english/redir.php?catalog_id=22232. 

Curriculum:

GCM is a full-time program and requires students to accumulate at least 140 credits over 4 years.

Module 1:
Chinese Language, Culture and Current Affairs
Students will acquire proficiency in spoken and written Chinese and develop an understanding of modern Chinese culture. Students will master the research methods of Chinese Studies and be able to apply them to analyzing concrete problems.

Module 2:
Intercultural Communication
Students will understand the fundamentals of communication and be knowledgeable of leading theories and research trends in communication. Students will receive practical training in communications research methods, public affairs management and news production.

Module 3:
Finance, Business Analysis, and Corporate Management
Students will acquire the fundamentals of management, receive systematic training in current management and business methods and learn the analytical tools of management. Students will be skilled in economic analysis, business forecasting and comprehensive management methods.

Module 4:
Business Practice and Internship
ZIBS has established strategic partnerships with Ant Financial and other leading firms, providing students the ability to participate in a 6-month practical training program in world-leading firms.

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🏫About Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS)

Headquartered in Yangtze River Delta, one of the world's most dynamic regions, Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS) has a presence in global business hubs including Silicon Valley in the USA and London, UK.

Zhejiang University is one of the top 5 ranked Chinese Universities, and ZIBS is located in Haining. The campus was built in 2017 which is one of the newest and most modern campuses in China. Haining is located 30 minutes by train between Shanghai and Hangzhou. 

ZIBS was launched in 2018 and has attracted talented leading international faculty. It is set to be a leading player in China and globally. 

Their vision is to be a leading global ecosystem with business education as its core pillar. Their mission is to train business talents who are ready for the new global economic era, with a particular focus on new technologies, new economies, and new finance. They will achieve this by drawing on China's leadership in these emerging sectors, leveraging the interdisciplinary strength of the university and forging and expanding their partnerships with leading peer academic and corporate institutions across the globe.

By cooperating with Academy of Internet Finance and Institute of China Studies, Zhejiang University, ZIBS currently offers an International Master of Business Administration (iMBA) program with two tracks: Fin-Tech Industry Management and International Management; ZIBS also offers the track of China Business Studies under the Master of China Studies which is tailor-made for international students. Their Executive Education Center provides programs across a wide range of topics, both for open enrollment and customized corporate needs. Programs are taught on their campuses in Hangzhou, Haining, Shanghai and globally.

Location

The International Campus is situated in Haining, within Zhejiang Province and under the jurisdiction of Jiaxing. It is only 35 minutes by highspeed train from bustling Shanghai, and 20 minutes from the beautiful Hangzhou. The city has a population of more than 800,000 inhabitants and is known mainly for its leather industry, science park, colorful lanterns and spectacular boreal tide in Qiantang River.

Haining was voted in the top 10 of the Forbes survey of mainland China top county-level cities and was ranked 18th in the China top 100 cities list. It is a rapidly growing city, with new stores and hotels being built every day. New, high-end stores like Prada and Gucci are making their way into the city, with its growing international community. The Hangzhou subway is being extended to Haining, with a stop adjacent to the International Campus, making access to Hangzhou and the main ZJU campus even more accessible.

Alongside the beautiful old town, Haining also has a range of tourist spots including large shopping malls, the leather markets, cinemas, museums, gorgeous parks and a variety of bars and nightclubs.

Campus

Zhejiang University International Campus is located north of Juanhu Park in Haining, covering 200 acres. It is an extraordinary international community full of creativity, energy and entrepreneurial spirit. Students not only enjoy international standard liberal arts and professional education but also have the opportunity to work with partners around the world, in a rich and colorful living environment.

Food Services

ZIBS has three canteens in their campus: Large Canteen, Halal restaurant, and their Fusion Café. The canteen offers a large mix of western and Chinese style food served daily. The Halal restaurant offers a variety of halal food and has late opening hours. Students, faculty, and staff come together to enjoy the culinary offering of both East and West.

Library Services

Students in ZIBS have access to a wide range of library resources, from books and journals to electronic databases and articles. Next to the Bell Tower, the library is one of the landmarks of the International Campus. Standing by the northeast side of the central lake, it is an elegant three-floor octagonal building occupying 9606 square meters, with six hundred seats and thousands of books.

Gymnasium

The gym offers a variety of quality equipment and is open from 9 am to 9 pm each day. The Olympic-sized swimming pool is open from May to September each year. There are a large number of sporting facilities on campus, including badminton, tennis, squash, basketball, football and more. Facilities are open for personal use at any time.

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🏠 Accommodation

💰 Fees

Application fee:

$115 USD

Tuition fee:

65,000 RMB per year

260,000 RMB in total

Insurance is 800 RMB.

📬 Admissions Process

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Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Photograph (Please upload a photo of yourself. This should be a passport type photo.)
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • English Language Certificate (You can take the Engllish test online here)
  • Personal Statement
  • First Recommendation Letter
  • Second Recommendation Letter
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • Your Passport Copy

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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