Jinhua Polytechnic About us

Jinhua is located in the south of the Yangtze River Delta, the center of Zhejiang Province. It is famous for its history and culture and already becomes one of the most famous historical cities in China.

Jinhua Polytechnic has more than 100 years’ history in vocational education area. It is currently a national model of higher vocational college, a national advanced college of vocational education, and one of the Top Fifty National Advanced Colleges for Graduates Employment.

Jinhua Polytechnic covers 147.8 hectares with a gross floor area of 600,000 square meters. Its fixed assets are worth 1.1 billion RMB, teaching equipments are valued at 140 million RMB. The college also has 126 Chinese government authorized patents and near 1.4 million copies of books, 12 faculties, an affiliated hospital, 79 majors, more than 300 experimental training rooms, more than 700 off-campus teaching and scientific research bases. At present, the college employs more than 1000 professional teachers which includes over 80 professors and 350 associate professors, and has more than 23,000 full-time students.

Jinhua Polytechnic has been making great efforts to expand cooperation and communication with overseas organizations. It has established long term cooperative relationships with more than ten universities and educational institutions from the USA, Canada, Russia, Australia, France, Egypt, South Africa, Finland, UAE, Singapore, and the region of Taiwan and Hong Kong. The inter-school exchange programs cover teaching training, research collaboration, students exchange, Sino-foreign cooperative projects and other programs.

Jinhua Polytechnic has four Sino-foreign cooperative programs approved by the national ministry of education, which are the Sino-Australian Nursing Program Sino-American Accounting Program, Sino-Canadian Hospitality Management Program and Sino-Australian Building Design Program, with 493 full-time students. The Nursing is a national Demonstrative major; the Hospitality Management Major is a Provincial-level characteristic major; the teachers of the Sino-American Accounting Program have rich oversea-education background and business experience; the official enrollment of the Sino-Australian Building design Program will begin in 2012.

Jinhua Polytechnic has developed student exchange projects with Finland of European, Egypt of African, Singapore of Asian and Taiwan. In recent years, the college has established a positive cooperative and interactive trend with six science and technology universities in Taiwan including Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Overseas Chinese University, Ta Hwa Institute of Technology, Shu-Te University, St. John's University, and Southern Taiwan University of Technology, meanwhile Jinhua Polytechnic has successfully held the cultural activities of Jinhua and Taiwan students named Passionate Youths, Elegant Cross-strait Culture twice, The college now has more than 80 students study abroad.

Jinhua Polytechnic offers recruitment and teaching services for oversea students in various majors such as fields of Chinese language, machinery and motor vehicles, electronics, business and hotel management, etc. In recent years, there have been more than 100 international students from more than 10 countries studying in our college.

The strategic conceptions on international education of Jinhua Polytechnic in its 12th Five-Year Plan are: firstly, to create a new model of international cooperation for vocational colleges; based on the current foundation, add two Sino-foreign cooperation majors such as Sports Service and Management, etc.; to import at least two international qualified certificates; secondly, plan to recruit 50 diploma level international students, to create a diploma level international students recruitment system of vocational colleges, and provide skill training for the Third World countries, such as African countries as well; thirdly, the number of exchange students will reach 100; fourthly, increase the number of bilingual courses or foreign language delivered courses up to 75, which will at least include 40 qualified foreign imported courses; fifthly, plan to set up a non-independent Sino-foreign international college.

With the improvement of the opening-up of education, Jinhua Polytechnic will further broaden the field of international communication, and learn from each other to continue the improvement of personnel training quality.

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