International College(Confucius Institute) of Zhejiang A&F University(ZAFU) is in charge of the enrollment, education and daily management related with the international students. It was initially established as the International Education Center of Zhejiang Forestry University in 1999,and became International College of ZAFU in 2002.
The college consists of Administrative Office, Office of Students’Management, Office of Academic Affairs and a team of professional Chinese teachers.Scholarshipsin various levels for international students include International Chinese Teacher’s Scholarship, Zhejiang Provincial Scholarship, ZAFU’s Scholarship, Corporate Scholarship and so on, which are open to the top international applicants. The collegeis officially approved to hold"HSK" and "HSKK"tests and enjoys relevant practical bases.
Since 2016, the number of international students has been increasing and remains to be over 1000, including about 700 students of bachelor and postgraduate programs, the number of which ranks among the top ten in Zhejiang according to the data of Department of Education of Zhejiang Province.
The college will continue to foster international students’ability to tell the China stories well, and build up an educational pattern to help international students know more about the Chinese national conditions in a multilateral, multipleand multi-perspective way. Committed to forming a cultural education system for international students with characteristics of ZAFU, the college will strain every nerve to cultivate a group of international students who "know, befriend, andsupportChina" in the new era.