Development of ZJSU
With the development of internationalization and the overall improvement, ZJSU has hosted and sponsored in recent years more than 20 large-scale international activities and important academic conferences, including "2010 International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) Conference of North East Asia", "the 20th International Association of Feminist Economics", "Academic Conference of East Asian Culture" co-organized with University of Columbia and "2012 Bangkok Asia Food Science Forum" co-hosted with Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.
May 2011 witnessed the 100th Anniversary of ZJSU, for which nearly 100 friend universities in the US, UK, Canada and other countries sent their congratulatory messages, such as Harvard University, Cornell University, etc.
In 2012, Complete Works of Dickens by the university publishing house was used as the state gift at the Book Fair of London.
In 2013 ZJSU held “International Education Week”, which was hosted by ZJSU and co-organized by more than 20 partner universities from the USA, UK, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, and Republic of Northern Cyprus.
In recent years, the university has employed over 300 foreign teachers from the United States, Britain, Germany, Australia, Japan, South Korea, etc, among which 3 foreign experts were awarded Zhejiang provincial government "West Lake Friendship Award".
ZJSU invited foreign experts and scholars to give over 500 short-term courses or lectures; and had over 2000 foreign guests and visitors, such as Nobel Prize winner Professor Luc A.Montagnier, French Academician of College de France Pierre Devolve. ZJSU attaches great importance to international education.
Since 2009, ZJSU established scholarship for international students, more than 100 students got this scholarship and at the same time about 100 international students got "Zhejiang Provincial Government Scholarship".
To expand the number of international students and increase degree students, ZJSU has established 27 foreign-language-taught degree programs specially designed for international students.
Now, the total number of international students doubles the rate every year. More than 300 foreign students are pursuing bachelor, master and doctoral degrees, and hundreds of international students annually study Chinese, Chinese culture and Chinese Business in the university.