School of International Studies, Zhejiang University

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The School of International Studies (SIS) of Zhejiang University boasts an enduring history dating back to 1928, when it was established as Branch of Foreign Languages, College of Arts and Sciences at Zhejiang University (ZJU). The branch was renamed School of International Studies in 2003.

 

Famous scholars: Mei Guangdi, She Kunshan, Chen Jia, Fang Zhong, Qi Shuhan, Lin Tianlan, Guo Binhe, Chen Kui, Olga Demant, Jiang Bingxian, Zhang Junchuan, Bao Lvping, Zheng Ruzhen and Suo Tianzhang once held teaching positions in the School, as well as Hu Qiaomu, Bo Bing and Qiu Ke¡¯an once studied in the School.

 

At present, SIS has a staff of 180, among whom there are 27 full professors, 59 associate professors (associate professors of translation and senior lecturers included), 29 supervisors for doctoral candidates and 65 supervisors for master candidates. In addition, among the faculty, there is 1 national distinguished teacher, 2 Qiushi distinguished scholars, 1 leading talent of ZJU¡¯s liberal arts, 3 teachers in the ¡°New Century Excellent Talent Support Program¡± of the Ministry of Education, 1 member of the national ¡°Talent Program¡±. In addition, the College English teaching team was appraised as the first national team of its kind in 2008. SIS currently has 999 full-time students, including 576 undergraduates, 178 MA candidates, 89 PhD candidates and 156 overseas students.

 

Motto

Pursuing education via a fusion of Chinese and Western studies.

Expanding knowledge via an investigation of the natural world.

 

Mission

SIS aims to cultivate foreign language talents with global visions, interdisciplinary knowledge, potential leadership skills, and excellent humanistic qualities.

 

 

Discipline  Programs

Ph.D. degrees

Primary discipline

 

Foreign Language and Literature

Secondary disciplines

 

English Language and Literature

Linguistics and Applied Linguistics in Foreign Languages

German Language and Literature

Russian Language and Literature

MA degrees

 

Primary discipline

 

Foreign Language and Literature

Secondary disciplines

 

English Language and Literature

Linguistics and Applied Linguistics in Foreign Languages

German Language and Literature

Russian Language and Literature

Japanese Language and Literature

French Language and Literature

Master degree programs

 

 

Translation and Interpretation

Education (Subject Teaching • English)

BA degree programs

 

English, Japanese, German, Russian, French, Translation and Interpretation, Spanish

  

N.B.:The statistics are valid to March 2016