Maps of Zhejiang University
Zhejiang University is located in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, a beautiful and prosperous province in southeastern China with rich cultural heritage as well as fine traditional products such as silk and tea. Honored as "the most beautiful and magnificent city in the world" by the Italian traveler Marco Polo, Hangzhou was the capital of China in the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). As a tourist resort with world fame, it now boasts many scenic spots and historic sites such as West Lake, Soul-Conceal Buddhist Temple, Six-Harmony Pagoda and the primitive Liangzhu Relics as well as four national museums of silk, tea, traditional Chinese medicine and pottery respectively. Hangzhou enjoys a mild climate throughout the year with four distinct seasons of special beauty. Hangzhou is only two hours from Shanghai by train or by bus. Many cities like Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Kunming and Hongkong are all within easy reach by train or airplane.
Yuquan Campus is located in the northwestern corner of the West Lake, and next to the Plant Park. The total area is over 1,700 mu. There are buildings with areas of 700,000 square meters, where administration offices are located. Currently, administration offices of the following 3 Faculties 21 school (department) are located in this campus: Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Information, College of Electrical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Energy Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, College of Information Science and Engineering, College of Biomedical Engineering and Instrumental Science, Department of Chemical Engineering & Biochemical Engineering, School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, College of Computer Science and Technology, College of Economics, and College of Public Administration, and etc.
The Xixi Campus is located in the Hangzhou High Technology Development Zone, northwest of Hangzhou City. The campus occupies a field of 46 hectares, and there are buildings with areas of total 370,000 square meters. Xixi is the former Hangzhou University. Currently in this campus, there are administration offices of three colleges, that is, College of Humanities, College of Education, and College of Media International Culture, Teaching and Research Institute of Political Theory. In addition, there are one national leading academic discipline. There are also a computing center, a central laboratory, a multimedia center, and a library holding 1,650,000 copies of books and 11,570 types of Chinese-English magazines.
The Huajiachi Campus is located in the east side of Hangzhou City. The campus occupies a field of 99 hectares, and there are buildings with areas of 280,000 square meters. Huajiaci is the former Zhejiang Agricultural University. In this campus, there are three national leading academic disciplines, and one national basic research and teaching personnel training base. Additionally, there are a multimedia center, a computing center, a computer network center, and a library holding 800,000 copies of books.
The Zhijiang Campus is located in the south of Hangzhou City, and near the Qiantangjiang River. At present, School of Guanghua Law is located at the Campus.
The Zijingang Campus is located at the north-west of the city and just 5 km away from the Yuquan Campus, Zijingang Campus is the main campus of Zhejiang University, where administration offices of the following 3 Faculties 7 school (department) are located in this campus: Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, School of Interrnational Studies, College of Life Sciences, School of Basic Medicine Sciences, School of Public Health, College of Pharmaceutical Science, School of Management. Zijingang Campus has now buildings of 600,000 square meter floor space, accommodating the University's 13,000 first- and second-year students.