📖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 109,000 RMB per year.

📅 Application deadline:

Application deadline are on May 30. This program starts in September.

📙 Program type:

Master

📍 Location:

Haining

📚About the Program

Master’s in International MBA (iMBA) at Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS)

At ZIBS we cultivate senior managers and future leaders with global vision, social responsibility and innovative entrepreneurship. The program ensures that students master solid foundational theories, effective leadership, interdisciplinary vision and cross-cultural business skills which prepare them to face the challenges of an increasingly complex business environment. Cross-border Education Cooperating with top universities outside of China, the program offers global classroom opportunities and allows students to take short courses or lectures overseas to develop their ability to analyze business issues and challenges from an international perspective. International Faculty Through cooperation with peer universities globally, ZIBS brings leading global professors, scholars and industry experts to the classroom to establish a truly international faculty which blends theory and practice. Corporate Connections In order to ensure the relevance of the iMBA coursework to challenges being faced in today’s increasingly complex business environment, corporate support provides opportunities for practical exchange with professionals and experts in their fields. The partnership with Ant Financial brings to ZIBS and its students a deep level of access to current practices. In addition, guest speakers from industry are often invited on campus for discussions and exchange. International Student Environment The iMBA Program provides a unique environment for students to learn from each other. Through both in-class and after-class activities, students will have the opportunity to develop their cross-cultural communication skills, establish their own international contacts and explore potential cooperation opportunities. The International Campus provides an ideal setting for global connection. In-company Experience The program actively promotes practical cooperation with top domestic and international firms. It encourages students to expand their professional opportunities and to apply their MBA learnings to real, practical situations.

  • Language Courses (for non-native speakers) The full-time iMBA format provides Chinese training opportunities to help students take full advantage of their China experience and opportunities. Graduates of the iMBA program will obtain the diploma of Master of Business Administration of Zhejiang University.

Curriculum:

At ZIBS we cultivate senior managers and future leaders with global vision, social responsibility and innovative entrepreneurship. The program ensures that students master solid foundational theories, effective leadership, interdisciplinary vision and cross-cultural business skills which prepare them to face the challenges of an increasingly complex business environment.

A select series of courses, which have been chosen and vetted by ZIBS, may be taken online. The formal curriculum is supplemented by guest lectures and webinars, which provides further insights into current business trends and best practice. For both part-time and full-time formats, the curriculum is composed of three main course elements: required coursework, core subjects and electives.

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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:

109,000 RMB per year

💸 Scholarship Information

The ZIBS First Year Student Scholarship is established to reward individuals with outstanding global leadership potential. It is open to all first-year international students.

The Scholarship will be paid to students monthly as a living allowance, starting one month after the student registration period. The scholarship will be disbursed over the period of one school year (10 months). Students are, however, required to pay the tuition in full upon registration.

📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

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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:

  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • English Language Certificate (You can take the Engllish test online here)
  • First Recommendation Letter
  • Second Recommendation Letter
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • Personal Statement Letter
  • 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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