Jiaxing University is a public university approved by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. Jiaxing University covers an area of 274 acres in total.
The total value of teaching and scientific research equipment is over $78 million. The library has a collection of 2.22 million print volumes and 2.3 million electronic volumes respectively. Jiaxing University has 17 teaching units, more than 15,900 full-time students, and 8 affiliated hospitals.
Lu Jun, the president of Jiaxing University, is an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Professor Zhu Jingwu, honorary president of Jiaxing University, is a world-famous physicist and former president of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Jiaxing University has more than 1,660 faculty members and staff, including 3 full-time academicians, 9 part-time academicians, national special experts and so on. There are 2 provincial key innovation teams and 4 provincial teaching teams.There are 59 undergraduate programs. Up to now, 2 majors are selected into national -level first-class undergraduate construction plan and 13 majors are selected into provincial-level first-class undergraduate plan. In addition, university boasts 11 national and provincial experimental teaching platforms. Jiaxing University has been dedicated to promoting the integration of industry and education and school-enterprise cooperation. Jiaxing University ranks the first among peer universities in Zhejiang province for five consecutive years.
Jiaxing University has cooperated with more than 80 universities or institutions in 22 countries or regions. It has established PhD Research Program with universities in Australia, DBDM (Dual Bachelor’s Master’s Program) with universities in Germany, and dual degree programs with universities in the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan, South Korea and other countries. In the past five years, more than 1,500 Chinese students have been recommended to over 40 overseas universities for study and exchange. Over 600 international students from about 30 countries and regions have been enrolled in Jiaxing University in the recent few years. Jiaxing University has jointly carried out scientific research activities with experts from many countries, hosted the East Asia Economic and Cultural Forum, Starlit South Lake Summit and other international seminars, and organized China-Japan-Korea International Exchange Exhibition.
Adhering to the motto of “Integrity and Tenacity; Diligence and Prudence” and building the ethos of “To pursue the reality, the truth and the right path”, Jiaxing University is committed to improving capacity of talents cultivation, scientific research, social service, cultural inheritance and innovation, and international communication and cooperation ability as well as striving to build a local comprehensive application-oriented university with distinctive features and good innovation.
(Updated in March, 2022 )