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Hangzhou Dianzi University

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  • Chinese Name : 杭州电子科技大学

  • Province: Zhejiang

  • City: Hangzhou

  • Founded: 1956

  • Cost of living: $410-827 USD/year

  • Scholarships: Available

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Located in the historical and cultural city of Hangzhou, China, Hangzhou Dianzi University is an institution of higher learning that offers multiple disciplines, including engineering, science, economics, management, literature, law and education. While highlighting electronics and information science, the university is also fairly strong in the disciplines of business management.

1. History

The predecessor of the university is Hangzhou Aviation Finance and Economics School which was founded in 1956. In 1980, ratified by the State Council, Hangzhou Institute of Electronic Engineering was set up, which was later renamed Hangzhou Dianzi University in 2004. Throughout decades the university was successively affiliated to the No.4 Ministry of Mechanical Industry, the Ministry of Electronics Industry and later the Ministry of Information Industry. The university has been under ministerial and provincial joint leadership with the Provincial Government playing the major role in management since 2000. So far, Hangzhou Dianzi University has developed into a teaching and research oriented university with the great support from authorities of Zhejiang Province for further development.

2. Overview of Campus

Hangzhou Dianzi University consists of four campuses, Xiasha Campus, Wenyi Campus, Dongyue Campus and Xiasha East Campus which cover more than 2,000 mu in size, with a building area of 670,000 square meters. The university has a current enrollment of more than 28,000 full-time undergraduates and postgraduates and a staff of 2,200.

3. Academic Facilities and Scientific Research

Hangzhou Dianzi University attaches great importance to the discipline development and academic researches. It has an outstanding research faculty comprising leading experts with outstanding achievements and profound knowledge, and young and middle-aged professors and doctorate holders. 

Hangzhou Dianzi University takes the lead among its peers in terms of teaching and research facilities. 7 provincial and ministerial key laboratories are available for researches in following subjects: Large-Scale Integration Circuit Design, System Integration Circuit Design, E-Business and Computer-Based Accounting, Special Materials Processing, Computer Science and Technology, Signal and Information Processing and Electronic Materials and Instruments. The university also boasts a ministerial educational project research center of Instrument Detection and Automatic System Integration Technology, a provincial and ministerial laboratory for Radio-Frequency Circuit and System, 2 national experiment teaching demonstration centers for Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, and 3 Provincial experiment teaching demonstration centers, 2 provincial public platforms for technological innovation in fields of Integrated Circuit Design and Software, a well-equipped project center to cultivate talents for advanced network-based manufacturing technology. The machines and equipments for teaching and research total nearly 200 million CNY; the total library collection amounts to 1.67million items. The good conditions of teaching and research have laid solid foundations for the continual improvement in education quality of the university.

4. Discipline Construction and Programs

Since its foundation, the talent fostering system continues to improve and the university has come to offer programs at a variety of levels, such as undergraduate, graduate and continuing education and vocational education. The university is also entitled to enroll overseas students as well as students from Hong Kong , Macao and Taiwan. The university is composed of several schools, including School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Automation, School of Finance & Economics, School of Management, School of Computer Science, School of Software, School of Electronics & Information, School of Communication Engineering, School of Sciences, School of Foreign Languages, School of Humanities & Arts, School of Publishing and Press Industry, School of Continuing Education, The National Demonstrative Vocational School of Software Technology, and School of Information Engineering (Independent School) which is affiliated to the university. The university has 45 undergraduate specialties, which fall into 7 major disciplines, namely, engineering, management, economics, science, literature, law and education. Six specialties like Electronics and Information Engineering are designated as state priority management. In 2003, with approval from the Ministry of Education, the university launched its doctoral program and set up 1 post-doctoral research station and one joint-doctoral station with Zhejiang University, also Hangzhou Dianzi University has 2 Joint Doctoral Programs with Dublin City University, Ireland and Queen’s University, Belfast, UK; 15 disciplines are qualified to Doctor’s (PhD) Degrees, 6 specialties like Software Engineering are key disciplines of Zhejiang Province. Furthermore, 6 primary disciplines and 54 secondary disciplines are qualified to confer Master’s Degrees. Meanwhile, the university is also authorized to grant Master’s Degrees to on-the-job candidates and confer Master of Engineering (ME) in 9 academic fields. Moreover, there are 2 key-in-key provincial disciplines, 7 provincial key disciplines, 7 ministerial key disciplines in the university.

5. Great Achievements

In the course of its long-time running, the university keeps adhering to the right educational orientations. A balanced development is pursued by coordinating such factors as quality, scale, structure and efficiency. Quality talents are cultivated with creative spirits and practical skills in a comprehensive way for all round development of morality, intelligence and physical strength. A host of graduates have become prominent leaders in domestic and international IT industries and high-level managers in business administration. The university’s premium educational quality is rewarded by extensive support and acclamation the society. Moreover, students from HDU are awarded in a row in domestic and international discipline competitions such as “Challenge Cup”, “Mathematical Modeling” and “Electronics Design”, exhibiting a good command of fundamental theories, practical skills, creation and overall quality. With these solid theories and skills in practice, graduates from the university are highly acclaimed and well received by employers and various sectors of society. The university is also one of top universities in terms of first-time employment rate and first-time admission rate to master programs.

6. International Communication and Cooperation

Hangzhou Dianzi University has extensive international academic exchange and cooperation with foreign prestigious universities, multinational enterprises and research institutes in many countries, such as America, Canada, Britain, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Belarus, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, etc. Foreign professors and experts are invited to assume teachings and research at the university. Teachers are selected for further study in foreign countries and international academic exchanges every year. Collaborations are carried out for intensive academic research and talent fostering. Some excellent students are annually selected to study and exchange in America, UK, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Spain and Japan.etc. The university is gradually characterized by globalization.

Hangzhou Dianzi University offers international students on-campus accommodation with single rooms and double rooms. International students can choose to live in apartment in the postgraduate living area, it is a complex with 3-4 single rooms in one suite. There is a bed, wardrobe, desk, chair, bookshelf and air conditioner in each room, and shared refrigerator, couch, water heater, shower and washing machine in the public area of the suite. Students can buy bedding materials at the dormitory manager’s office if needed.

There are rules and regulations for accommodation, students shall read carefully after reached University.

Applicants Eligibility 

  1. Need to be Non-Chinese citizens
  2. Need to be in good health
  3. Age Limit: Bachelor Degree:18-25 Years old; Masters Degree:18-35Years old; PhD: 18-40Years old;Chinese Language:18-40Years old
  4. Need to have good academic result in highest education degree
  5. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 or TOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  6. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  7. Doesn’t have any criminal record in the past
  8. Need to have skill on research & publication(For Masters and PhD Degree )
  9. Need to have publication on good journal (For PhD Degree)
  10. Need to provide real and complete resume

Application Documents for Bachelor Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White/Blue Background)
  3. Higher secondary /A Level/Grade 12/High School Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  8. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  9. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  10. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  11. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

Application Documents for Masters Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Bachelor Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  8. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for PhD Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Masters Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  7. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  8. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the guardian(under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for Chinese Language courses:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Last academic Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  5. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  6. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  7. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  8. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  9. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

Scholarship: The student will get Belt and Road Scholarship for First Year which is 20000CNY.From the Second Year, Students need to pay all the costs by the student. But in the meantime, students can apply for Scholarships according to HDU rules and regulations.

Bachelor Taught in English : 
Intelligent Manufacturing EngineeringBiomedical EngineeringElectronic and Information Engineering
Telecommunication EngineeringElectrical Engineering and AutomationComputer Science and Technology
Software EngineeringInternational Economics and TradeBusiness Management
EconomicsStatisticsNew Media Communications
EnglishSociology

The School of International Education (SIE) at Hangzhou Dianzi University began preparations for its establishment in 2009 and was formally established in June 2012. SIE is the window of Hangzhou Dianzi University to promote international education and teaching Chinese as a foreign Language. It is also a training center for international students and cross-cultural talents. The functions of SIE are to be in the fields of international student management and teaching Chinese as a foreign language. Since its international student education program started in 1996, some of the international students from more than a dozen countries such as Norway, Sweden, Austria and Spain have come to Hangzhou Dianzi University to attend the program. Currently, 32 international students are studying in Hangzhou Dianzi University (HDU).

SIE’s motto is Integration of the East and West, Cultivation for the Future. The school is striving to help international students involved into campus life and have a thorough understanding of the Chinese and Western cultures by organizing activities:  “International Students Cultural Festival”, “1+1Language Exchange Partner” program and “Chinese Family Day”. SIE is making efforts to cultivate future-oriented and interdisciplinary students with international background.

There are 6 cafeterias in 3 buildings on the campus of Hangzhou Dianzi University, and 1 cafeteria at the international student dormitory area, offering many different styles of food. The cafeterias are open from 6:30 am to 8:00 am for breakfast, 11:00 am to 13:00 pm for lunch, and 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm for supper.

Besides, special Hangzhou cuisines are also worthy of tasting. Hangzhou cuisines are much favored by both students and tourists.

1. I really want to study at your University, but I can’t speak Chinese, can I be instructed in English?

Answer: The program is fully English medium program.

2. How is the living standard in Hangzhou city? What about the canteen in the University?

Answer: The living here is approximately 150USD/month for food cost. There are 6 cafeterias in 3 buildings on the campus of Hangzhou Dianzi University, and 1 cafeteria at the international student dormitory area, offering many different styles of food at favorable price.

3. How can I arrive in Hangzhou city, the location of University?

Answer: If there is no direct flight to Hangzhou, the recommended flight is transit from Beijing to Hangzhou (around 2 hours and 10 minutes), or transit from Shanghai to Hangzhou by High Speed Rail (around 1 hour), or transit from Guangzhou to Hangzhou (around 2 hours), or transit from Hong Kong to Hangzhou (around 2 hours and 20 minutes). Students can choose the travel route according to their location.

4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?

Answer: Hangzhou Dianzi University offers international students in group Airport Pick-up service from the local airport – Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport to the campus. But international students should send detailed schedule of departure, transfer and arrival to us in advance so that the university can pick up without any delay.

5. How can I exchange some Chinese currency for my pocket money when I just arrived in China?

Answer: Students can exchange some Chinese currency in bank for shuttle/bus ticket fare and pocket money in big airport when they arrive in China. And students can buy telephone card from business counter in the airport to give international call and domestic call if students need.

6. How are the transportation, telecom and internet in Hangzhou City?

Answer: there is 1 airport, 3 train stations, several lines and many buses to most cities in China and many foreign cities. There are convenient public facilities for telecom and internet, you can buy telecom card to call in any time and there are also lots of internet pubs for going on internet.

7. How is the climate in Hangzhou City?

Answer: Hangzhou has a subtropical monsoon climate with four distinct seasons. It is warm and humid with sufficient sunshine and plentiful rainfall. Spring and autumn are short, winter and summer are long. Its average annual temperature was 17.3 °C(63.14°F).

8. How is China’s Engineering Education in the world?

Answer: China is the largest producer of engineering graduates in the world.

9. How is China’s Business and Management Education in the world?

Answer: China has become the second largest economic entity, which has made China an influential role in the global economy.

10. Can a student open a Bank Account?

Answer: Yes, a student could open a bank account in his name to keep his surplus money safe. He could also use this account to have his family remit any additional money as required.

11. Is learning Chinese language compulsory?

Answer: Even though the program is instructed in English, but international students must study Chinese language according to Ministry of Education, China. Chinese language classes are just offered in the first two years, three times per week, and international students are required to pass the basic level. Besides, it will be helpful for students in daily life if they learn some Chinese language.

12. What is the voltage used in China?

Answer: The voltage here is 220 V. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally.

13. Useful public contact number in China:

Answer: Fire: 119

Police Station: 110

Time Report: 12117

Telephone Directory: 114

Telephone Repair: 112

Emergency Ambulance: 120

Earthquake Advisory Service: 2042691

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