Zhejiang Yuexiu University (ZYU), built in 1981, is a full-time institute offering regular undergraduate education. It is located in Shaoxing, hometown of the famous writer Lu Xun and a well-known ancient city with rich cultural heritage. The present ZYU 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 440,000 square meters. Presently, the university has an enrollment of over 16,500 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. The university consists of 14 colleges/schools and the curriculum involves 16 foreign languages in it, including English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Thai, Czech, Turkish, Polish, Bahasa Indonesia and Farsi. ZYU's achievements have been praised and affirmed by the society. In the rankings of Wu Shulian and China Alumni Association, ZYU ranked among the top 20 private universities in China and was rated as "China's top private university". In the ranking of internationalization level of colleges and universities in Zhejiang Province, ZYU has ranked first among bachelor’s level colleges and universities for five consecutive years.