Zhejiang Institute of Communications, formerly known as Communication School of Zhejiang Province, was established in 1958 and approved by Ministry of Education in 1999. It is a state-run full-time higher vocational and technical college. The institute is subordinate to the Department of Transport of Zhejiang Province and is praised as cradle for qualified people in the field of transport in Zhejiang.
The institute has the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal to the east, the Xixi wet land to the west, the beautiful West Lake to the south and the ancient city Liangzhu to the north. The campus has a beautiful environment, with modern and digital educational and living facilities. It covers an area of 41.5 hectares and a total construction area of 220,674 square meters. It has over 8,700 students and more than 500 faculty members.
The institute insists in the characteristic of “Depending on Communications, Serving Transport”, carries the mission of “Providing the Best Education for Students, Offering the Optimum Service for Society”, and advocates the spirit of “Endeavoring by Making a Determination, Pursuing Excellence”. The institute consists of 7 teaching schools which are Department of Roads and Bridges, Department of Automotive, Department of Maritime Studies, Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Department of Information Technology, Department of Business and General Studies and Department of Transport Management.
The institute advocates the excellent learning style of “Equal Stress on Learning and Thinking, Combination of Knowledge and Practice”, develops the students’ feature of “Being Dedicative like the Road, Being Tolerant like the Ocean”, and makes students study happily and grow healthily by the teaching principle of “Educating in Three Wholes” that are whole personnel, whole process and whole perspectives.
Honor of the Institute:
Praised as Advanced Unit of Vocational Education of Zhejiang Province by the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province in 2006
Praised as Demonstration Institute in Vocational Education of Communications Nationwide by Ministry of Transport in 2010
Listed as State Backbone Construction Unit of Vocational Institute by Ministry of Education and Ministry of Finance in 2010
Praised as Demonstration Higher Vocational Institute of Zhejiang Province by Department of Education and Department of Finance of Zhejiang Province in 2012