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ZJU- Imperial Joint Lab for Applied Data Science

General Information

Imperial College London enjoys a prestigious academic reputation internationally. It is a key strategic partner for ZJU to expand international cooperation, join the ranks of world-class universities and increase its international influence. ICL and ZJU signed a MoU for framework cooperation in May 2013. They agreed on further cooperation in talent cultivation, scientific research and techonlogy transfer. On March 30, 2014, the signing ceremony of the contract of ZJU-Imperial Joint Lab for Applied Data Science was held in London. in September 2015, ZJU-Imperial Joint Lab for Applied Data Science was officially opened in ICL’s Data Science Institute.

Talent Cultivation

ZJU-ICL joint student training program began in early 2014. In 2014 and 2015, nearly a hundred students were sent abroad for academic programs. Based on the cooperation agreement, ZJU students are eligible to apply for a one-year Master’s degree program at ICL. Upon successful completion of the programs at both universities, students can be awarded the dual degrees from ZJU and ICL. Students must register at the Master’s program of ZJU before attending the program at ICL. Upon completion of the program at ICL, students should come back to continue their degree program at ZJU. The credits they earned from ICL can be transferred for relevant courses at ZJU.On September 30, 2014, the ZJU-ICL joint graduate training program was included in the first group of International Cooperative Training Project for Innovative Talents by China Scholarship Council.

History

May 2013ZJU and ICL signed a MoU on framework cooperation. They agreed on further cooperation in talent training, scientific research and technology transfer.

Mar. 2014ZJU and ICL signed a contract in London on the establishment of ZJU-Imperial Joint Lab for Applied Data Science.

May 2014The unveiling ceremony of ZJU-Imperial Joint Lab for Applied Data Science was held in ZJU.

Late 2014ZJU sent its first research group to ZJU-Imperial Joint Lab for Applied Data Science.

Sep. 2015ZJU-Imperial Joint Lab for Applied Data Science was officially opened in ICL’s Data Science Institute.

Mar. 2015Chinese President Xi Jinping inspected ZJU-Imperial Joint Lab for Applied Data Science on a visit to the UK.

Contact Us

Address: 718 East Haizhou Rd., Haining, Zhejiang 314400, P.R. China
Tel: +86 571-88208084 
E-mail: intlcampus@zju.edu.cn


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