Zhejiang University, School of Management (China)

Hangzhou, China

Program Overview

Term Start Date End Date Application Deadline
Spring 2021
Nov 01, 2020
Language(s) of Instruction
Class Standing
Second semester Sophomore

Only open to RBS students.



Program Advisor

The Program

Spend a semester on the beautiful Zhejiang University campus. Map your new running routes around the iconic West Lake nearby. Be inspired by the booming economy of Hangzhou. Share innovative ideas with students and faculty at the leading management school.

Zhejiang University (ZJU) in Hangzhou, China, is among the oldest and most prestigious universities in China. Founded in 1897, ZJU is a member of China’s prestigious C9 league, with 37 Colleges and Schools and 54,641 students (7,074 international students). The School of Management (SOM-ZJU) is known for encouraging innovative entrepreneurship and for training business thinkers. The international conferences and symposium organized by SOM regularly attract scholars and experts all over the world. SOM has been awarded multiple research funding by the National Natural Science Foundation of China every year. SOM is one of only a handful of business schools worldwide that are triple-accredited by AMBA, EQUIS, and AACSB.


Program Location



Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang Province, and less than a 2-hour train ride to Shanghai. It is known for its scenic beauty, and many historical and cultural sites. Hangzhou has always been an important city to silk industries as well as tea plantation. In the most recently years, the city is rapidly becoming an economic and technological center and attracts companies such as Nokia, Alibaba Group, and Alipay.


Zhejiang University's School of Management (Business) includes 7 departments: Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Data Science and Engineering Management, Service Science and Operations Management, Leadership and Organization Management, Marketing, Finance and Accounting, and Tourism and Hotel Management. The undergraduate program offers three majors: Business Administration, Information Management and Information System, and Accounting. There are 18 core courses to choose from ranging from Political Economics to Innovation Management. There are also over 15 courses taught in English ranging from Econometrics to Strategic Management. In order to have an idea of what classes are available, please visit the Zhejiang University's School of Management website.

You will need to be sure that you are registered as a full time student according to Zhejiang and Rutgers University. It is not possible to take classes as not-for-credit or pass/fail.

For information about Study Abroad credit transfer, registration, and transcripts please visit the Academics section of our website.

Academic Calendar

To view the current academic calendar, please visit the ZJU web page.

*All dates are subject to change.  Do not book your flight until you have been accepted by the university and the academic dates have been confirmed.

Housing and Meals

Zhejiang University provides on-campus housing and dinning for exchange students. A single room in the Zijingang Campus International Students Dormitory (West Campus) will be reserved once the student receives their Admission Notice. Included in the room are: beddings, desk and storage locker, air-conditioning, hot water, bathroom, and wired/wireless Internet access. This resident hall is also equipped with public facilities such as: a kitchen, direct drinking water dispenser, laundromat and student cafeteria. For additional information about the university housing, please visit the Housing website.

Financial Information

Program Costs

Students participating in Study Abroad @ Home programs with a hybrid component (i.e. classes offered at both the partner institution and Rutgers remote course) will be billed Rutgers tuition and fees based on residency and school. To preview these costs, visit the student accounting website.
Program Cost SA@Home
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Program Cost includes:
  • Tuition

Out-of-Pocket Costs

These are estimated expenses that are not part of your term bill. Students will need to pay for these expenses out-of-pocket.
Housing $2,000
Meals $1,000
Books and Classroom Materials $150
Local Transportation $300
Personal Expenses $1,000
Total $4,450.00
Out-of-Pocket Cost includes:

The above costs are estimations and represent the known out-of-pocket costs students encounter during their time abroad.

Some of these expenses will be paid for prior to going abroad, such as an airline ticket, while some of these expenses, such as meals and personal expenses, will be paid in-country as part of your daily expenses. As you plan, you will need to budget these costs and spend wisely throughout your time abroad.


Available to all Rutgers students participating in a Rutgers Global–Study Abroad program. Applications can be found inside of your study abroad program application. For more information, please visit the Scholarship section of our website.

Available to study abroad students who receive a Pell Grant.  For more information about the scholarship and additional eligibility requirements please visit the Gilman website.