Introduction of school

Zhejiang University of Science and Technology is a full-time engineering based provincial university with multi-discipline. The predecessor of ZUST is Hangzhou Technical College affiliated to Zhejiang University which was set up in 1980. School of Civil Engineering and Architecture is subordinate to the university which was founded in 2005. The school unswervingly pursues the way of characteristic schooling, and formed a characteristic application-oriented schooling way from the cooperation with German University of Applied Sciences combining with the Chinese national conditions. The School aims to train high-level application-oriented and international talents with strong ability of practice and innovation capacity.

Xiao Heshan Campus is located in Hangzhou which is famous for its natural beauty and historical and cultural heritages. The campus covers an area of 1690 acres in which 4.5 million square meters of building area. Anji campus is located in Anji city which received the UN Habitat Scroll of Honour Award in 2012. The campus covers an area of 500 acres in which 16.5 million square meters of building area. The School comprises 5 undergraduate majors including Civil Engineering, Water Supply and Drainage Engineering, Architecture, Urban and Rural Planning and Engineering Costs, which covers the basic construction fields. Civil Engineering is the provincial key major and ranks in national level as a characteristic major. Water Supply and Drainage Engineering is a key developing major of ZUST. Civil Engineering is the first-class discipline of Zhejiang province in the 13th Five-Year plan, and it was authorized to award Master Degree as first-level discipline. The Architecture Experimental Center is provincial exemplary teaching center. The School has more than 1800 full-time undergraduates and graduate students, including around 200 overseas students. The total value of the teaching and research instruments the School owned is about 37 million yuan.


International communication and cooperation is the important developing strategy of the school, and also the distinctive characteristics of schooling. ZUST is the pilot university of Sino-German joint training program and the basement of Sino-German forum, and has became an important window of communication and cooperation with Germany in education, science and technology and culture for Zhejiang province and even China. Internationalization of ZUST ranks in the fourth place in Zhejiang province. School of Civil Engineering and Architecture has been at the forefront of internationalization in ZUST which has tried different mode of talents training with great influence, such as Sino-German joint training program and Sino-France joint training program. At present, the school has cooperation with more than 10 overseas universities including Germany, France, the United States, Belgium and Japan etc, including joint training program cooperated with France which admitting around 90 students every year, English-taught bachelor program in Civil Engineering cooperated with San Francisco State University in U.S.A, and postgraduates program which admitting international students only. English-taught bachelor program was selected as construction project of international major by Education Ministry of Zhejiang province. Moreover, there are lots of different kinds of study tours every year in the School, which covers students of all the majors. Till now, more than 500 students in the School participated in international program. Graduates with excellent performance have an opportunity to further their study in Germany, France, the United States, Japan, Belgium etc.

With the concept of “Optimizing basis, strengthening capability, improving quality, developing personality, encouraging creativity”, the School pays attention to the combination education of theoretical teaching and practical training in construction site, which has obtained excellent results. The School takes active attempts to revolutionize the way of high-qualified applied talents training. The curriculum of Civil Engineering was made according to “the Plan for Education and Training Excellent Engineers”. Now Civil Engineering is the provincial key major, national characteristic construction project, provincial dominant specialty in 12th Five-Year Plan and the new international major with characteristics. The School now has one National Engineering Practice Education Center, one provincial key project of 12th Five-Year Plan for exemplary teaching, one provincial exemplary teaching center, forty off-campus education practice base and two provincial excellent courses. In recent years, the students won more than 300 awards in various provincial and above academic competitions, including 5 international awards, more than 80 national awards and 280 provincial awards. The school admits students with the score of first and second batch in the university entrance exam, the quality of students was continuously improved. The employment rate of graduates around 98% and job suited rate is around 80%.

The school has formed advantages in lots of aspect by tailing to the development of frontier disciplines, taking discipline construction as the leading direction, and the adaption to the need of the economic transformation and upgrading and strategic emerging industry layout as orientation. The school undertook lots of projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China and Zhejiang province, and other social service projects. Now the School has one provincial key discipline, one provincial key laboratory and provincial research project with international cooperation. In recent years, the School won more than 10 provincial awards in scientific research in which one second prize of State Technological Invention Award as second unit. Research funds of the School is more than 40 million yuan. More than 400 research papers of the School were published, in which around 100 papers belong to the Three Index Database- SCI、EI and CPCI-S, and academic journals of humanities and social science. The school has more than 70 research and development centers cooperated with enterprises.

School of Civil   Engineering and Architecture



Honorary Dean

Academician of Chinese Academy of   Sciences: Manchao He

Dean, Deputy   Party Secretary

Jianzhong Xia

Party Secretary

Shusheng Shen

Vice Dean

Baoping Zhou

Deputy Party Secretary,   Vice Dean, discipline committee

Yangfei Huang