The Zhejiang University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (ZJU-UIUC) Institute is a new engineering college on the new Zhejiang University (ZJU) International Campus in Haining, China, about 120 km southwest of Shanghai. The ZJU-UIUC Institute conducts teaching and research in broad program themes of engineering and system sciences; information and data sciences; and energy, environment, and infrastructure sciences. The Institute offers Undergraduate and graduate degrees in the following disciplines:
- Civil and environmental engineering
- Computer engineering
- Electrical engineering
- Mechanical engineering
The Zhejiang University - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute formed a partnership as an engineering college on the new Zhejiang University International Campus in Haining, China, about 120 km southwest of Shanghai. Beginning in Fall 2016 undergraduate students began studying computer engineering & electrical engineering at the Institute. Beginning in Fall 2017 civil engineering and mechanical engineering disciplines were added. Students studying at the Institute have the ability to earn a degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Disciplines include Electrical, Computer, Civil and Mechanical Engineering.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is a renowned public research university located in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. Founded in 1867 as a land grant institution, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is consistently ranked among the top public universities in the country, with many fields receiving top-rankings including The Grainger College of Engineering.
Founded in 1897, Zhejiang University is one of China's oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher education. Reporting directly to the Ministry of Education, Zhejiang University is also a “211 Project” and “985 Project” university with full support from the central and local governments. It is a member of the C9 League and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.
The engineering programs of Zhejiang University ranked 4th in the Best Global Universities Rankings by 2016 US News & World Report.