Zhejiang A & F University

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.

Distance Learning Courses

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Social Sciences (1)



  • 1958, the Tianmu College of Forestry was founded.
  • 1960, the Zhejiang College of Agriculture, the Tianmu College Of Forestry and the Zhoushan College of Fishery were merged into the Zhejiang Agriculture University.
  • 1962, the Tianmu College of Forestry was separated from the Zhejiang Agriculture University to be independently operated.
  • 1966 the school became Zhejiang Forestry University


The Industry of Biological Species

  •  Plant genome, germplasm innovation
  •  Breeding of new varieties, seed technology
  •  Facility agriculture

Food Quality & Safety, and the Processing and Trade of Agroforestry Products

  •  Prevention and control of forest pests
  •  The safety and intensive processing of agroforestry products
  •  The trade of agroforestry products


ZAFU focus on 10 research orientations: the industry of biological species, breeding healthy animals and biological agents, bio-based materials and biomass energy, agroforestry carbon sink and ecological environment rehabilitation, smart agroforestry, food quality & safety and the processing and trade of agroforestry products, cultivation of forest resources, inhabitation environment design and green architecture, eco-culture and Chinese farmers’ development. In the past five years, the university has received RMB 970 million in research funds for national research projects, and it has successively won eight national scientific research awards, published 5,595 articles, and obtained 1,307 patents.


Library services

Library collection: 2.44 million volumes

Hangzhou, Zhejiang Sheng, China

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