Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University
Introduction of NIT
Ningbo Institute of Technology, ZhejiangUniversity, abbreviated as NIT, was founded in 2001 with the approval of the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province. Funded over 840 million RMB yuan by the People’s Government of Ningbo Municipality and administered by ZhejiangUniversity, NIT is a full-time institution of higher education which acts as an independent legal entity. It is located on over 80 hectares in the Ningbo Higher Education Zone, with a total floor space of more than 330,000 square meters.
With the influential support of Zhejiang University (ZJU) through its discipline preponderance, NIT sets the specialties closely based on social demands. The institute currently comprises sight schools with thirty one specialities, including School of Information Science and Engineering, School of Biological and Chemical Engineering, School of Mechanical, Electrical and Energy Engineering, School of Civil and Architectural Engineering, School of Foreign Languages, School of Law Science and Media, School of Economics and Trade, as well as School of Management. At present, it holds over 11,000 full-time students.
NIT carries out a unique operational method of its own―the chief professor system to enhance the teaching quality of foundation courses. The chief professors are all renowned ones of ZJU, and the department deans and chief professors of the specialities are also leaders and/or professors of the corresponding colleges of ZJU. While fitted in with the overall educational plan of ZJU, NIT’s teaching contents and materials, set according to ZJU’s, has its own distinctive features. The teaching quality and standards are guaranteed by assigning major courses to experienced full professors and associate professors from ZJU. NIT students are cultivated in the style as required by ZJU and diplomas are conferred on the students by NIT. And those who satisfy the specific requirements set by ZJU can be awarded the bachelor degree by ZJU.
NIT has inherited and will carry forward the spirit of "seeking truth and being innovative" characterized by ZJU. NIT strives for a high-quality creative personnel development system based on an up-to-date educational concept. With a strong team of faculty member