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Founded in 1993, Yiwu Industrial & Commercial College (YWICC) is a full-time public college specializing in industry and trade. It also nurtures specialized talents in such fields as liberal arts, management, economics, and art design. The college covers over 160 acres and boasts a building floorage of more than 239,000 square meters. It enrolls approximately 9,600 full-time students from home and abroad. The College consists of 6 schools offering 29 programs; the School of Culture & Tourism, the School of Mechatronics & IT, the School of Economics & Management, the School of Foreign Studies, the School of Architecture & Arts, and the Business Starting School. The College also offers the School of International Education, the School of Self-study, the MBA Center, the Distance Education Office, and the Adult Education Correspondence Center. Together these institutions provide a wide variety of programs for the community.
YWICC now has 421 full-time staff. It has 2 National Excellent Courses, 2 Practice Training Base of Central Financial Support and other Provincial excellent achievements. After years of endeavor and dedicated effort, YWICC has shaped its own major educational characteristics, unique among its peers in China’s higher learning. These characteristics are manifested as Entrepreneurship Education, Innovative Culture, and International Education. The College has established a Business Starting Park, a Business Starting School, an E-Business-Starting Class, a DHgate Class and an eBay Class. These platforms function as incubation for business-starting students. The annual total of YWICC students’ earnings exceeds USD 5.8 million. Over 60% of them sustain their own living through working part-time. Each year over 98% of the students are employed in one way or another by the time of their graduation. The College is accredited as “Best Cradle for E-businessman in the world” and “Pilot Entrepreneurial University/College of Zhejiang”.
Yiwu Innovation Park, administered by the College, is a practice platform which has introduced 55 R&D institutions and more than 60 higher institution design departments at home and abroad. It serves as a powerful innovation engine for the transformation and upgrading of the Yiwu economy.
YWICC has been enrolling international students since 2007. At this time more than 3000 international students from over 60 countries have studied here. We are among the top 10 in numbers of international students in higher institutions in Zhejiang. YWICC is the testing center for HSK, BCT and YCT. International students at YWICC can apply for the Zhejiang Province Government Scholarship and the Yiwu Government Scholarship as well as YWICC College Scholarships.
YWICC homepage: http://www.ywu.cn/
School of International Education: http://wsc.ywu.cn/
International Student Admission: http://lxs.ywu.cn/