Zhejiang A&F University in Brief

Established in 1958, Zhejiang A&F University (ZAFU) is a provincial-level key university jointly built by the provincial government and the National Forestry and Grassland Administration.

Over the past 60 years, the university has grown to cover three campuses, with a total area of 213 hectares. As a multidisciplinary university, it offers eight discipline classes, with strengths in agriculture, forestry, and the biological environment. Currently, the disciplines of Engineering, Plant & Animal Science, and Agricultural Science rank in the top 1% of Essential Science Indicators; ZAFU is now ranked in the National Top 200 Universities according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities.



Zhejiang A&F University is a comprehensive university with a favorable academic atmosphere. “Pursuing the Truth and being Dedicated” is the motto of the university. The beautiful campus, famous for its abundant plant species, surrounded by mountains and waters, is an ideal place for study and research.

We focus on education as a journey of self-discovery and personal fulfillment. The degree programs were designed to improve students’ competences which will promote their employ-ability in the long term.

International cooperation is one of the key objectives of the university. You will discover a dynamic and ambitious university supported by energetic and committed staff. We look forward to meeting you here in ZAFU.

  • Chancellor

    Professor Manhong SHEN 

  • President

    Professor Xi SHEN


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