Located in the historical and picturesque city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang University is a prestigious institution of higher education with a long history. Qiushi Academy, the predece...
Brief of Zhijiang Campus of Zhejiang University
Located in the historical and picturesque city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang University is a prestigious institution of higher education with a long history. Qiushi Academy, the predecessor of Zhejiang University, was founded in 1897, and was one of the earliest modern academies of higher learning established in China. In 1928, the academy was named National Zhejiang University. In its 120-year history, Zhejiang University has always been committed to cultivating talent with excellence, advancing science and technology, serving for social development, and promoting culture, with the spirit best manifested in the university motto “Seeking the Truth and Pioneering New Trails.”
As one of the seven campuses, Zhijiang campus is located in the Yuelun Mountain, which is by the Qiantang River and Liuhe Tower. As a national university standing by River Qiantang, Zhejiang University is striving to build itself into an innovative comprehensive research university with a world-class status. Zhejiang University will be adhering to the spirit of seeking the truth and pioneering new trails, dedicating itself to creating and disseminating knowledge, inheriting and advancing civilization, serving and leading the society, and promoting national prosperity, social development and human progress.