Wenzhou University (温州大学)

About the university

Location: Wenzhou, China

(official name – Wenzhou University China, abbreviated – WZU, in Chinese – 温州 大学) is an internationally recognized state accredited educational institution. Therefore, students from many countries of the world study here. The University actively participates in international programs in order to implement the chosen strategy of internationalization education. WZU teachers attach great importance to international education, therefore, they include international research in various sciences in their training programs.

WZU University was founded in 1933 and was called the College. Later in 1984 it passed state accreditation and became known as the Highest Institution of China of international standard.

University ranking and benefits

State Wenzhou University is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. In the world ranking, it ranks 70th among the best educational institutions, in China it is in the TOP 10. WZU is in the TOP 5% of the strongest universities on the planet.

Advantages of the WZU University:

  • participation in international programs and research;
  • providing grants to foreign students;
  • granting scholarships on an equal footing with Chinese students.

The institution is fully supported by the state, therefore, foreign students are eligible for a legislative scholarship established in the region.

University Composition and Infrastructure

The Comprehensive University has combined 6 separate schools to form a significant institution in China that showcases the highest cultural atmosphere and Chinese teaching traditions.

The infrastructure of the university includes the following facilities:

  • 6 separate schools;
  • 9 research centers;
  • sports centers and stadiums;
  • library;
  • dining room;
  • dormitory.

Both local students and foreign students who wish to acquire international education in various areas of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are trained.

Full composition of the institution:

  • more than 1000 teachers from different countries;
  • about 33,000 students, of which more than 1,000 are foreign students;
  • 13,000 students in the correspondence department.

The university is one of the ancient native speakers of the Chinese language with a specific Wenzhou dialect, so foreign students study their Bachelor’s degree in English.

Admission and tuition fees at WZU

Admission is made on the same basis as in other institutions in China. That is, the student must provide a Certificate for 11 classes, an international passport and a medical card. Before entering the Bachelor’s degree, students take preparatory courses that last from 4 to 12 months. Based on the results of testing, the first course is enrolled. The cost of training depends on the chosen direction and ranges from 20,000 to 45,000 yuan per year.


International students who have a high subject score are eligible for legislative grants. Grants provide an opportunity for free or preferential education at the university. To receive grants, you must apply in advance.

Studying programs

Wenzhou University provides 9 disciplines of international education, which include 55 programs available to international students.

The multidisciplinary university WZU offers specialized training, namely:

  • obtaining a certificate – 1 year;
  • short-term preparatory courses – from 2 to 12 months;
  • specialized courses, advanced training – 2 years;


  • Bachelor’s degree – from 3 to 5 years;
  • Master’s degree – from 1 to 3 years
  • Doctorate – over 4 years.

The duration of the preparatory courses depends on the chosen direction and the comprehensive preparation of the student.


Main training programs:

  • Languages ​​and Literature;
  • Culture and art;
  • Humanitarian sciences;
  • Social Sciences;
  • Business Administration;
  • Medicine and medical equipment;
  • Economics and Law;
  • Technical education.

On campus, the College of Chemistry and Engineering is located, which offers specialized training in such Bachelor’s programs as: chemistry, applied chemistry, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering.


The WZU provides a student residence that is located on the main campus. In order to be guaranteed to get a room in a hostel, you must indicate this information in the application when submitting the initial application.


www.wzu.edu.cn (in Chinese) en.wzu.edu.cn (in English)

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