浙江越秀外国语学院是经国家教育部批准设立的全日制普通本科院校。学校坐落于中国首批历史文化名城、著名的江南水乡、鲁迅故里——浙江绍兴,始创于1981年,2008年经国家教育部批准升格为本科高校,2017年被浙江省学位委员会列为硕士学位授予权立项建设单位。

学校现有稽山、镜湖两个校区,占地面积近1300亩,校园建筑面积44万余平方米。图书馆馆藏中外文纸质图书204万余册,其中,原版外文纸质图书22万册;电子图书114万余册,数据库51个。

学校设有英语学院、东方语言学院、西方语言学院、国际商学院、数字贸易学院、网络传播学院、中国语言文化学院、酒店管理学院、东部理工数据科学与传播学院(国际学院)、应用外语学院、艺术学院、马克思主义学院、留学生教育学院、继续教育学院等14个二级学院,有全日制在校生16500余人。目前开设43个本科专业,涵盖英语、法语、德语、俄语、西班牙语、意大利语、葡萄牙语、捷克语、土耳其语、波兰语、日语、朝鲜语、阿拉伯语、印度尼西亚语、泰语15个外语语种以及文学、经济学、管理学、艺术学、工学、教育学6大学科门类,形成了“英语+辅修(微专业)”“小语种+英语+辅修(微专业)”“非通用语种双外语+辅修(微专业)”“非外语类专业+英语(或小语种)+辅修(微专业)”等人才培养模式,是目前浙江省外语语种最多、特色亮点鲜明的本科高校。

学校重视学科、专业建设,已形成以外语为特色,文学为主体,经济学与管理学为两翼、多学科协调发展的“一体两翼”学科专业布局。外国语言文学是浙江省一流学科,外国语言学及应用语言学、法语语言文学、中国语言文学、日语语言文学4个学科是绍兴市重点学科。根据武书连中国民办大学学科门类排行榜,我校文学学科连续多年位居第1名,社会科学、经济学、管理学多年位居全国民办高校前20强。翻译、汉语国际教育2个专业为首批国家级一流本科专业建设点,法语、朝鲜语、日语、编辑出版学、国际商务、酒店管理、翻译、汉语国际教育8个专业为省级一流本科专业建设点;朝鲜语、英语、法语、传播学、国际经济与贸易、翻译、酒店管理、国际商务8个专业为省级优势(特色)专业;英语、商务英语、西班牙语、电子商务专业为绍兴市重点专业;《东方遇见西方——跨文化交际之旅》课程是首批国家级一流本科课程。

学校坚持“人才强校”战略。现有教职工1000余人,其中专任教师中硕士、博士学位教师占比80%以上,高级职称教师占比超过42%。学校大力实施“高层次人才引进计划”“中青年骨干教师培养计划”“教师国境外研修计划”、设立“张巨昌教育奖”等,为教师发展搭建多维度、多层次的平台,努力为学生的成长成才和学校的建设发展提供强有力的人才保障。目前拥有来自美国、英国、加拿大、韩国、日本等国家的外籍教师100余名。

学校是“联合国学术影响”组织成员,科研、教研水平不断提升。近年来教师主持立项国家级科研项目43项(其中,重点项目2项)、省部级科研项目102项(其中,重大项目2项),获各类科研奖80余项。东北亚研究中心是教育部国别与区域研究中心,非洲大湖区研究中心是教育部国别与区域研究备案中心;现有省级重点建设实验教学示范中心2个,“十三五”省级大学生校外实践教育基地1个,市级文化创新团队3个,市级重点实验室1个,市级新型智库1个,市级实验教学示范中心7个。学校积极开展校企合作,与阿里巴巴合作共建“阿里巴巴数字贸易学院”,培养数字经济人才。

学校大力推进国际化办学。在浙江省教育厅发布的浙江高校国际化水平排名中,学校有5年位居全省非硕博高校国际化总体水平第1名。目前已与30多个国家和地区的170多所高校和教育机构开展合作,每年派出700余名学生出国(境)进行长短期语言文化交流,开展本科双学位、本硕连读等留学项目,部分专业学生出国比例达到100%。每年招收外国留学生500名左右。学校现有本科层次的中外合作办学机构1个。

学校办学成绩受到了社会各界的赞誉与肯定。在武书连、中国校友会等相关排行榜中,连续多年位居中国民办大学前20强,被评为“中国顶尖民办大学”。至今,学校毕业学生已累计超过5万名,毕业生凭借扎实的外语水平和专业知识,以及综合素质高、实践能力强等优势,受到用人单位的广泛欢迎,毕业生就业率始终位居省内高校前列,就业质量不断提高。20155月,现任全国政协副主席、时任中共浙江省委书记夏宝龙同志来学校调研办学情况时指出:“越秀很有活力,学校的办学目标很清晰,办学思路很明确,祝愿今后在创新、特色的道路上继续前行,发展得越来越好”,这既是对学校办学的充分肯定,更是对学校今后发展的殷切期望。

当前,面对新时代高等教育改革发展的机遇和挑战,学校坚持质量立校、特色强校,全面落实立德树人根本任务,着力加强内涵建设,提升教育教学质量,努力培养“双高”“两强”(思想素质高、专业水平高,跨文化交际能力强、实践创新能力强),具有国际视野、中国情怀、能直接参与国际合作与竞争的应用型人才,并朝着创建中国民办大学“双一流”、 打造中国民办大学卓越品牌的目标砥砺奋进。




ZYUFL in Brief

 

Zhejiang Yuexiu University of Foreign Languages (ZYUFL), a full-time institute offering regular undergraduate education, is located in Shaoxing, hometown of the famous writer Lu Xun and a well-known ancient city with rich cultural heritage. The history of ZYUFL dates back to its founding in 1981. After decades of development, it was accredited in 2008 by the National Ministry of Education of China as a four-year university.

The present ZYUFL comprises two campuses, i.e., Jishan Campus and Jinghu Campus, covering an area of 1,300 mu (approximately 214 hectares) with a total floor area of about 420,000 square meters. The library possesses a collection of 1.82 million conventional books/publications and 1.14 million e-books.

Presently, the university has an enrollment of over 16,000 full-time undergraduates against a teaching staff of more than 1,000. Over 42% of the 1,000 regular teachers are full or associate professors, and 80% have received master’s and/or doctoral degrees. Also engaged in the university’s teaching and research are 100 or so foreign teachers/experts from such countries as the US, Britain, Canada, South Korea, Japan and so on.

The university consists of 14 colleges/schools and the curriculum involves 15 foreign languages in it, including English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic,Thai,Czech,Turkish,Polish and Bahasa Indonesia.

ZYUFL has established an overall structure of majors and disciplines which revolve around a variety of foreign languages and literature, characterized by a focus on liberal arts and accompanied by a range of academic courses in economics, business management, network communication, etc. It facilitates the complementary interaction between subjects and disciplines, enabling their coordinated growth. Consequently, ZYUFL has won official recognition at different levels due to merits in its disciplinary construction and development. For instance, the university has been ranked in the provincial list of main subjects for its key discipline of Foreign Languages and Literature; in the municipal list for its key disciplines of Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics as well as French Language and Literature,Chinese Language and Literature and Japanese Language and Literature.Meanwhile, ZYUFL’s Korean language subject is recognized as a key major in Zhejiang Province and given priority for support. Some other majors including English, French, network communication, and international trade & finance, have been honored as emerging majors with distinctive local features.

As a member of the United Nations Academic Impact, ZYUFL has made steady progress in scientific research. In recent years, the university had 23 projects supported by National Foundations, 66 programs sponsored at provincial or ministerial level, and as many as 228 items concerning educational reform won project approval at the municipal level (Shaoxing).

ZYUFL possesses advanced equipment and facilities for teaching and practice. It boasts a provincial-level center for foreign language experiments, and four municipal-level demonstration centers for teaching practice. All the centers are equipped with laboratories of one kind or another, such as Simultaneous Interpreting, Language Lab, Lab for International Business and Trade, and other relevant apparatus as well. And there are language salons for minority language learners.

In May 2015, Xia Baolong, then Party Secretary of Zhejiang Province, paid an inspection visit to ZYUFL, during which he pointed out with satisfaction that the university was making vigorous strides forward with clear and practical goals and had made great achievements.

In the coming years , the university is to achieve its set goals with painstaking efforts and innovative practice, so as to be fully obliged to the duty of an accredited university in pursuing excellence in teaching and scientific research, in developing students in accordance with the requirements of the society and employers.