Huzhou University is a full-time comprehensive university of regular undergraduate. Its history can date backs to the year of 1916 when the Qiantang Dao(“Dao” is an old administrative unit, almost likes the “county”) set up the NO.3 Teachers’ Training School. It began to carry out higher educational program in 1958, and started to recruit undergraduates in 1994. In March 1999, Huzhou University was founded, by consolidating three former colleges and schools: Huzhou Normal Junior College, Huzhou Teacher’s School and Huzhou Teacher’s Training School. The later year in May, the former Huzhou Medical School merged into the newly founded university. Huzhou University passed the assessment of undergraduate teaching work organized by the Ministry of Education with evaluation of “good”in November 2005.The university has been entitled as the National Civilized Unit. It is qualified to recruit and cultivate both undergraduates and postgraduates and among the list of pilot universities to implement the national education training programs called “Excellent Doctors” and “Excellent Talents of Agriculture and Forestry”. Huzhou University is one of the key universities in the process of enrollment of regular institutions of higher learning in Zhejiang Province.
Huzhou University is located in Huzhou, Zhejiang Province. It is a historical city with beautiful landscape and transportation convenience. With Shanghai in the east, Hangzhou in the south, Nanjing in the north and facing Suzhou and Wuxi between the Lake Taihu, Huzhou boast for profound cultural background and excellent ecological environment, and has outstanding regional advantages. As the only one of full-time undergraduate university in Huzhou , Huzhou University is a bright pearl lying on the southern bank of Lake Taihu.
Huzhou University covers an area of 1600 Mu, including 550000 square meters of buildings,350000 square meters of green area. It constitutes three campus- eastern, central and western campu