School of International Studies, Zhejiang University

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School of International Studies (SIS) boasts an enduring history dating back to 1928, when its predecessor, Branch of Foreign Languages at College of Arts and Sciences, Zhejiang University (ZJU), was established. It 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.

 

SIS has 179 faculty and staff members, including 28 full professors, 51 associate professors, and 7 senior lecturers; 31 Ph.D. supervisors, and 68 M.A. supervisors; 1 Professor of Distinction in Humanities of Zhejiang University, 1 Cheung Kong Scholar Chair Professor, 1 Cheung Kong Distinguished Young Scholar Professor, 1 National Teaching Master, 1 member of the New Century National Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talent Project, 3 professors selected into the Trans-Century Training Program Foundation for the Talents by the Ministry of Education, 2 Qiushi Distinguished Scholar of Zhejiang University, 1 Leading Scholar in Humanities of Zhejiang University. In addition, the College English teaching team was appraised as the first national team of its kind in 2008.

 

Motto

Pursuing education via a fusion of Chinese and Western studies.

Expanding knowledge via an investigation of the natural world.

 

Mission Statement

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


Educational Rationale

Within ZJU’s framework for educational reform, SIS explores new models of foreign language disciplines, taking humanities, critical thinking, application and research as the fundamental objectives of language teaching. Oriented towards social development, SIS strives to cultivate well-rounded students with Eastern and Western humanistic spirit, interdisciplinary knowledge, and practical capabilities.

 

Discipline & Programs

PhD   Programs

Primary Discipline

Foreign   Languages and Literatures

Secondary Disciplines

English   Language and Literature

Linguistics and Applied   Linguistics in Foreign Languages

German   Language and Literature

Russian   Language and Literature

French   Language and Literature

MA   Programs

Primary   Discipline

Foreign   Languages and Literatures

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

MA   Professional Programs

English   Translation

Education   (Subject Teaching-English)

BA   Programs

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


N.B.:The statistics are valid to  April 2018