Founded in 1958, Zhejiang Ocean University(ZJOU) is situated in the urban area of Zhoushan Archipelago New Area which is the first state-level new area featuring marine economy. It is a province-affiliated institution of higher learning with the characteristics of ocean science, fisheries science and naval architecture & ocean engineering, and the multi-disciplinary coordinated development of science, agronomy, engineering, liberal arts, economics, management and pedagogy, etc..
For about sixty years, the university has persisted in running school on islands, having made great contributions both to the marine talent education in East China Sea (simplified as ECS hereafter), and to the sustainable development of fisheries industry as well as the transformation and upgrading of the marine economy. It has won the 1st prize, the 2nd prize and the 3rd prize of National Science and Technology Progress, and the prizes of National Science Congress. Till now, it has become an oceanic institution of higher learning and has important influence both at home and abroad in marine circle.
Campus in Dinghai of Zhoushan
Campus in Changzhi Island of Zhoushan
Covering an area of some 2596.88mu, including a floorage of more than 461,300, and boasting a collection of 320 million RMB yuan of teaching and research equipment, the university has 10 schools and 3 research institutions, i.e., Marine Fisheries Res. Inst. of Zhejiang Province, Innovation &Application Res. Inst., and ECS Development Res. Inst.; it has over 1,100 full-time faculty and staff members, among which there are 655 faculty members, 427professors, and 230people with Ph.D. degrees. Some of them are national ”Faculty 1000”members, some have won China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists, and some of them are specially invited professors of Zhejiang Province. There are 10205 full-time students. In addition, there is a constituent school, Donghai Sci-tech school.
Scientific Research Vessel "ZHE HAI KE 1"
At present, as the “Strategy to Build Up a Strong Oceanic Power” is being implemented in China, taking the chance both of the establishment of marine silk-road and of the construction of Zhoushan Archipelago New Area, Zhejiang Ocean University, adhering to connotation-oriented development, collaborative innovation, and international educational and sci-tech cooperation, is optimizing management, developing its characteristics, strengthening advantages, promoting teaching and research quality, striving to become an important cradle for cultivating professional marine talents, a R&D platform for marine science and technology, an incubator for marine high-tech industries, a talents-importing base for marine professionals and a vital center for China oceanic culture and social science research in the ECS area, in a hope to develop itself by 2025 into a high-level oceanic university with great influence both at home and abroad with prominent characteristics.
Honorary President:Mr. Feng Shizuo ( academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences )
Secretary of the Party Committee: Liu Hongming
President: Professor WU Changwen
Contact Address: No.1, South Haida RD, Lincheng Street, Dinghai District, Zhoushan City,Zhejiang 316022, P R China