Application Guide for ZIBS Undergraduate Programs 2024
2023.11.22 Editor in charge: Zhejiang University

1. Application Duration
Early Action Deadline: February 29, 2024
Final Deadline: May 31, 2024
We receive a high volume of applications, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible or in the Early Action Round.
Note: Applicants must complete the application in the Online Application System for International Students (Link) before the deadline, provide all materials in full as required, and pay the application fee.

2. Application Fee and Tuition Fee
  1. Application Fee: RMB 800 (non-refundable)
  2. Tuition:
Program Global Communication and Management (4 years)
School Fee RMB 65,000 per year
  1. Way of Payment: Application fees and tuition fees should be paid in the online application system. If one fails to make the online payment, then one MUST pay the application fee to the University’s Bank Account(Link), and upload the remittance letter to the System. 

3. Eligibility
  1. General Requirements
1.1 Applications must be non-Chinese citizens and valid passport holders.
1.2Under the age of 25 for the undergraduate program. Applicants must have graduated from high school (Those who provide pre-graduation certificate or student status certificate during application MUST provide the graduation certificate no later than registration).
1.3With proper moral conduct, in good health with no infectious disease or any physical or mental disease that may affect the normal study.
  1. Requirements on Citizenship
Requirements of the regulations set in Documents 12 (2020) of the Ministry of Education of the PRC should be met(Link).
2.1 Applicants who have given up their original Chinese citizenship (including residents in Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan) and become foreign citizens, must acquire foreign citizenship before April 30, 2020, and must have lived abroad more than 2 years from April 30, 2020 to April 30, 2024 (more than 9 months of residence abroad per year can be considered as one year, taking entry and exit stamps as evidence).
2.2 If the applicants have acquired foreign citizenship automatically at the time of birth in a foreign country, whose parents were both Chinese citizens, or one of the parents was a Chinese citizen, the parent’s (with Chinese citizenship) permanent resident in a foreign country should be obtained prior to the birth of the applicant. Applicants must have lived abroad for more than 2 years from April 30, 2020 to April 30, 2024 (more than 9 months of residence abroad per year can be considered as one year, taking entry and exit stamps as evidence).
Note: If the applicant is concluded to have Chinese citizenship by the Chinese public security department after application, admission, or enrolment, the applicant will be disqualified from application, admission or enrolment, or withdrawal from school will be required.
  1. Language Proficiency Requirements
3.1 If applicants’ native language is not English, they should provide score report of English language test. English Language Entry Requirements: TOEFL (minimum 80), IELTS (6.5 or higher) or other proof of proficiency. TOEFL DI Code of ZIBS is C603. TOEFL MyBest score is accepted.
3.2 There are no Chinese Language proficiency requirements for the applicants of English-taught program.

4. Documents for Application
Applicants must log in to the Online Application System for International Students of Zhejiang University (Link), fill in clearly, and upload the original or notarized scanned copies of the following materials as required.
  1. A photocopy of the passport front page. Passports should be valid on or after December 31, 2024.
  2. Senior high school diploma. Current high school students shall provide an official pre-graduation certificate. The original or notarized copy of the high school graduation certificate must be submitted no later than registration.
  3. Academic transcripts for all the courses in senior high school.
  4. Applicants for English-taught programs must provide grade report of the TOEFL or IELTS test, or other proof that can reflect the applicants’ English proficiency. (Not required for English native speakers)
  5. Two recommendation letters from high school teachers. (Teachers’ signature, contact phone number, and email address must be put on the letter.)
  6. An 800-word personal statement, in Chinese or English, should include study experience, reasons for application, and personal strengths.
  7. Award-winning Certificates related to academic courses during your senior high school period. (If applicable)
  8. Applicants who have given up their original Chinese citizenship and become foreign citizens shall provide:
8.1 Documents certifying the cancellation of Chinese citizenship
8.2 Documents certifying the cancellation of Chinese household registration
8.3 Documents certifying the acquirement of foreign citizenship.
8.4 Exit and Entry Record on passport, from April 30, 2020, to April 30, 2024.
  1. Applicants who have acquired foreign citizenship automatically at the time of birth in a foreign country, whose parents were both Chinese citizens, or one of the parents was a Chinese citizen shall provide:
9.1 Documents certifying acquiring foreign citizenship at the time of birth,
9.2 Documents certifying parent’s (with Chinese citizenship) permanent residence in a foreign country before the birth of the applicant.
9.3 Exit and Entry Record on passport, from April 30, 2020, to April 30, 2024.
  1. Applicants under the age of 18 (by September 1st, 2024) should submit:
  2. Letter of Guardian Guarantee(Download)and the guardian must be an adult living in Hangzhou.
  3. A notarized copy of the Guardianship Authorization from the applicant’s parents.

  1. Results of international standard tests (e.g. SAT/IB/GCE A-LEVEL/ACT/STPM/GED/UEC/OTHER) or university entrance exams of the applicant’s country are accepted. It is strongly recommended to provide the student’s relative ranking or the percentile in the school if the applicant could only submit the test scores from the school.
  2. The above application materials must be in Chinese or English, and notarized copies of translations must be provided for texts in other languages.
  3. Please DO NOT mail the hard copies of the application materials or send them by email. Application materials sent by post or email will NOT be reviewed and processed.
  4. Applicants are required to attend an online interview, which will be usually held within 1-2 months after the applicant has uploaded all required materials, submitted their application and paid the application fee through the application system.
  5. Zhejiang University may ask the applicants to submit supplementary materials if necessary.

5. Selection Process, Admission and Notification
  1. Students are enrolled on the basis of competitive selection according to their academic performance in senior high school (50%) and their performance in the interview (50%). The university will determine the name list of preliminary admission in different batches according to the application received. Applicants can also log on the Online Application System (Link) to track the admission process.
  2. Applicants who receive the Pre-Admission Notice should prepay the first year tuition fee on the Online Application System within the specific time period stated on the Notice. If the applicant is not able to make the online payment due to certain reason, then one MUST pay the tuition fee to the University’s Bank Account (Link), and upload the remittance letter to the System. The pre-admission will be canceled if applicants fail to prepay the first-year tuition fee within the stated time period.
  3. Admission Notice will be mailed out from the end of July 2024, in different batches. Download link of the electronic Visa Application Form will be sent to the permanent email address filled in the application system by the applicant.

6. Registration
  1. Undergraduate programs of Zhejiang University usually start in late August or early September every year. For exact registration dates, please refer to the Admission Notice.
  2. Admitted applications should register with the university according to the time specified in the admission notice. The original graduation certificate and original language proficiency certificate will be checked upon registration.
  3. Those who fail to provide the original copy will be disqualified from enrolment.

7. Scholarships
  1. ZIBS Hai Scholarship (RMB 5,000-30,000 Yuan)
The ZIBS Hai Scholarship is established to reward individuals with outstanding potentials. It is opened to all ZIBS international applicants. The scholarship will be paid to students after the student arrive in the international campus physically. Students are, however, required to pay the tuition in full upon registration. Applicants should fill in the Hai Application Form and submit it together with other application materials via the application system. *The final interpretation of the ZIBS Hai Scholarship belongs to the ZIBS Admission Office.

1. Medical InsuranceFee: RMB 800 / per academic year
According to the regulations of the Ministry of Education, international students who study for one semester or longer must purchase comprehensive medical insurance in mainland China as a necessary requirement for their registration for the new semester.
Students who fail to purchase the comprehensive medical insurance as required will NOT be registered by the university.
Information related to purchasing insurance will be notified in detail before registration. The admitted students should handle insurance affairs strictly according to the instructions on the notice.

2. Accommodation
For accommodation details, please refer to the Current Student-Accommodation (Link) on the website of the International College of Zhejiang University. Please refer to further notices for specific arrangement for accommodation.

General Admissions:
Zhejiang University International Business School
Address: 718 East Haizhou Rd., Haining, Zhejiang
Phone: +86 571 8757 2718

For specific inquiries about the program:
Tel: +86 571 8757 2610

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Application Guide for ZIBS Undergraduate Programs 2024