Exchange: Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University (ZJU) is one of China’s top higher education institutions, as well as one of its oldest; its roots can be traced back to 1897 and the founding of the Qiushi Academy. The University prides itself on a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. ZJU researchers are making an impact across many priority areas that address global challenges, including artificial intelligence, assembly technology for large aircraft, clean energy, ocean technology, industrial control technology, and global public health initiatives related to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.

Credit Equivalency: 30 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses:  Check here for tentative course list for Undergraduate (Subject to change, for reference ONLY)

*Some course are listed with Chinese and English as the teaching languages. This implies that the learning materials are in English, but the instructors may speak in Chinese, or vice versa.

Restricted Programs: MBA, LLM, Medicine

Housing: On-campus housing is guaranteed.

Note: This destination is only open to Full Year or Winter exchange. This destination’s term date does not align with U of T’s. If you have any questions, please email

Zhejiang University does not accept Chinese citizens (including Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao) through the general exchange pathway.


Country(ies): China
City: Hangzhou
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Sept-Jan), Winter (Feb-July), Year-long (Sept-July)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024


Language of Study: Chinese, English
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 Language requirement: Chinese language proficiency equivalent to new HSK 5 or above may be needed for courses taught in Chinese.