China Jiliang University (CJLU) is a university distinctive for its metrology, standards, quality, market regulation, inspection and quarantine. Its predecessor, Hangzhou Metrology School, was established by the State Metrology Bureau in 1978. In 1985, the school was upgraded to China Institute of Metrology with the approval of the Ministry of Education. It was renamed China Jiliang University in 2016. Since 2019, CJLU has been jointly supported by the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province and the State Administration for Market Regulation, and it has been a key university co-sponsored by the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province and the People’s Government of Yiwu City. In 2021, CJLU was authorized to confer doctoral degrees with the approval of the State Council Academic Degrees Committee.
CJLU offers 2 doctoral programs and 15 master’s degree programs in the first-level disciplines and 11 professional master’s degree programs. CJLU has 19 colleges (departments or centers). There are over 16,000 undergraduates and over 3,600 postgraduates studying full time on campus. In the evaluation of general undergraduate universities in Zhejiang province, CJLU ranked first in multi-disciplinary teaching and research universities as well as universities with master’s degree programs for four consecutive years. In Shanghai Ranking’s 2020 Best Chinese Universities Ranking, CJLU took the lead among universities with master’s degree programs.
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