Lily Wu
Xionian Li, Ph.D (

Memorandum of Understanding signed on June 20th, 2012

The Zhejiang University of Technology (ZUT) is a comprehensive key university owned by the Zhejiang Provincial Government, and it was established in the Year 1953. The history of the University can be traced back to 1910, when the Zhejiang Intermediate School of Technology was first founded.

The ZUT is situated in Hangzhou, a picturesque historical and cultural city in China. As a century-old university, ZUT has gone through various historical periods, namely Hangzhou Chemical Engineering School, Zhejiang Secondary Chemical School, Zhejiang Chemical College, and Zhejiang Engineering College.

The present University, as a provincial key comprehensive university, offers not only engineering courses, but also a large range of disciplines like science, liberal arts, law, agriculture, philosophy, economics, pharmaceutical science, management, education and art. And with a national key laboratory and a post-doctoral program, the University is entitled to confer degrees of master, doctor, MBA. In addition, it has been granted the right to recommend outstanding undergraduates as candidates for graduate programs in other universities without entrance examinations and the right to recruit international students as well as students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan.

A Memorandum of Understanding in Academic Cooperation and Exchange between The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, University of California, Irvine and Zhejiang University of Technology agreed to encourage and promote the following academic and educational activities:

  •   Exchange of students
  •   Exchange of faculty and staff members
  •   Other activities such as deemed appropriate by mutual consent