China college

Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University

Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University, was established in June 2001 by the Ningbo Municipal People’s Government and Zhejiang University. Approved by the Ministry of Education and Zhejiang Provincial People’s Government, it is invested and constructed by the Ningbo Municipal Government and Zhejiang University is responsible for school management. Undergraduate colleges and universities are Ningbo municipal institutions with independent legal personality.

  The school is located in Ningbo Higher Education Park, covering an area of about 1,200 acres, with a total construction investment of 840 million yuan and a total construction area of about 360,000 square meters. The school has advanced and complete teaching and experimental supporting facilities, and invested more than 200 million yuan to build 55 high-standard laboratories of various types. The dedicated optical fiber with gigabit bandwidth is directly connected to the headquarters of Zhejiang University, sharing various digital resources. The library with a total area of 20,000 square meters has a collection of more than 1.3 million books.

Relying on famous cities and famous schools, the school inherits and promotes the spirit of "seeking truth and innovation" of Zhejiang University and the essence of academic culture in East Zhejiang. According to the development positioning of "talent training and application, scientific research and development support, and social service regional", the school focuses on "focusing on discipline construction" "Promote teaching quality, raise the level of scientific research, and run a high-level application-oriented university", adhere to the path of connotative development, enhance core competitiveness, adhere to the path of open education, achieve leap-forward development, and strive to build a high-level application-oriented university.

   The school insists on talent training as the center, and has formed a talent training system that focuses on undergraduate education, and complements graduate education, adult education and continuing education. There are now 9 colleges including the School of Business, the School of Law and Politics, the School of Foreign Languages, the School of Media and Design, the School of Information Science and Engineering, the School of Computer and Data Engineering, the School of Biological and Chemical Engineering, the School of Mechanical and Electrical and Energy Engineering, and the School of Civil and Architecture Engineering. There are 42 majors registered by the Ministry of Education, recruiting students from 15 provinces (regions) across the country, and there are currently more than 11,000 full-time undergraduate students. The school is committed to cultivating high-quality "applied, compound, and export-oriented" innovative and entrepreneurial talents, and advocates a rigorous and practical style of teaching and learning. After studying and passing the grades, students will be awarded a bachelor's degree certificate from Ningbo Institute of Technology of Zhejiang University; those who meet the requirements for a bachelor's degree will be awarded a bachelor's degree certificate from Zhejiang University's Ningbo Institute of Technology; first-year qualified students can be transferred to relevant majors of Zhejiang University. . More than 30,000 students in the 13th class have graduated successfully. The satisfaction of graduates with their alma mater has reached about 95%, and the one-time employment rate has remained at about 95%. The good comprehensive quality of graduates has been fully recognized by the society.

   The school adheres to the discipline construction as the leader, and has formed a discipline and professional system with engineering as the main subject, science, literature, law, economics, and management supplemented by each other. Through the construction of disciplines, the school coordinates personnel training, scientific research, social services, faculty and resource allocation, strives to build a discipline and professional system with distinctive characteristics and outstanding advantages, and promotes the integration of disciplines and specialties. There is 1 international science and technology cooperation base of the Ministry of Science and Technology, 1 regional and national research base of the Ministry of Education, 1 R&D and service center of the State Oceanic Administration, 6 provincial-level key disciplines, and 11 provincial key (featured) majors ("ten Since the 25th Five-Year Plan period), 1 provincial key laboratory (co-construction), 1 provincial major technological innovation service platform (co-construction), 2 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers, 10 municipal key disciplines, brand specialties and characteristics ( Key points) 10 majors, 5 key laboratories, 3 humanities and social science research bases, 9 innovation teams, 1 collaborative innovation center, 1 characteristic college, 1 applied talent training base, and established Zhejiang University Ningbo Postdoctoral workstation, scientific research base, etc.

   The school implements the strategy of “strengthening the college with talents”, and has built a high-level faculty team with characteristics, specialized and combined by implementing the “9211 Talent Special Support Program”, “1131 Talent Project”, and “Elite Program”. At present, 47% of the full-time faculty of the school have the title of associate professor or above, 58% of the teachers have a doctorate degree, 42% of the teachers have overseas study or further study experience, and foreign teachers account for nearly 3%, and they enjoy the special allowance of the State Council. , National and provincial "Thousand Talents Program" distinguished experts, "New Century Talent Project", Zhejiang "151 Talent Project", Ningbo "3315" Innovation Team, "Yongjiang Scholars", Ningbo City Leaders and Top Talents, etc. There are 144 candidates for various talent projects above the municipal level. 60 well-known scholars at home and abroad, including academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, have been employed as honorary professors and part-time professors. School leaders and main middle-level management cadres are appointed by Zhejiang University, and the school advisory committee and professional construction steering committees are held by professors, experts and senior managers from Zhejiang University, government departments and famous enterprises. The school has taken the lead in implementing the chief lecturer professor and professional responsible professor system in China. It has hired well-known professors of Zhejiang University to serve as leading professors and outstanding teaching professors of the "9211" discipline, and hired professors and associate professors with rich teaching experience to teach the main courses and guide graduation. Design (thesis).

   The school has more than 120 postgraduate tutors, including more than 30 doctoral tutors. The school relies on Zhejiang University to carry out postgraduate training. There are currently more than 250 doctoral and master students in the school to carry out learning and scientific research. The school has an Adult Education College and a Continuing Education College to carry out undergraduate and junior college level academic education and non-academic education. The school and the Organization Department of the Ningbo Municipal Party Committee jointly organized the Ningbo Managers Institute, opened an advanced training class for the president of superior backbone enterprises, and carried out training of senior management talents. More than 4,000 entrepreneurs have been trained.

   The school insists on serving the society as its orientation, and has gradually formed a social service system based on the local and facing the whole country, combining politics, industry, learning, and research. The school has carried out comprehensive cooperation with local governments and many enterprises and institutions, and has established 70 research institutions at all levels and various types (including 27 research institutions at the city level and above), and is the first to obtain the National Natural Science Foundation of China among similar institutions in the country. Supported by the National Philosophy and Social Science Foundation. In 2017, the school's total funding for external scientific research reached 83.47 million yuan.

The school has extensively carried out international exchanges and cooperation. It has established friendly cooperative relations with more than 20 countries including the United States, Britain, Australia, Japan, Central and Eastern Europe along the “Belt and Road”, and many universities in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. The University of Slovakia organized a Sino-foreign cooperative education project, and jointly established the "Ningbo Polish Research Center" with Poznan Mickiewicz University, and established the "China-CEEC International Logistics and Service" in cooperation with the Białystok University of Technology in Poland. College".

In 2016, Zhejiang University and Ningbo Municipal People’s Government signed the second round of strategic cooperation agreement, and the two parties jointly established the Ningbo “Five-in-One” campus of Zhejiang University (including the transformation and upgrading of Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University, the relocation of the School of Software, Zhejiang University, and the establishment of a new Zhejiang University. Ningbo Research Institute, Ningbo International Cooperation College of Zhejiang University, Ningbo Branch of Zhejiang University College of Engineering). After completion, the Ningbo campus of Zhejiang University will occupy a total area of 1,650 acres. The school will firmly seize this period of strategic development opportunities, continue to emancipate the mind, change concepts, and develop scientifically, and strive to build a high-level applied university with regional characteristics.