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1 Zhejiang University/University of Rhode Island Dual Degree Bachelor/Master program 3+x Contact: Dr. Sigrid Berka

2 Want to add a master’s degree from a U.S. university to your ZJU bachelor’s degree? Get a master’s degree from the University of Rhode Island through the ZJU/URI 3+x program in 5+ years: B.S. from ZJU, M.S. from URI. Who is eligible to apply? ZJU juniors & seniors are eligible to apply. Juniors will be conditionally admitted; seniors go through direct grad admission process. How do I apply? Apply for admission for graduate studies for any of the following engineering fields Why should I apply? $5000 scholarship towards your international student tuition! The University of Rhode Island is ranked #1 in New England and #13 Nationwide in "Return on Investment" ESL (English as a Second Language) classes in the summer prepare you linguistically for graduate studies through the ACE at

3 University of Rhode Island/ Zhejiang University dual B.S./M.S. Program Enjoy a top location on the East Coast of the United States….

4 New 3 +x (4+x) Dual B.S./M.S.program between Zhejiang University and University of Rhode Island Dual Bachelor/Master degree ZJU/URI Juniors and Seniors eligible Bachelor in Engineering from ZJU Master in Engineering from URI

5 3 + x (4 +x) dual B.S./M.S. program ZJU/URI Apply for graduate admission at URI in 3 rd or 4 th year of study at ZJU For Juniors: –Finish your ZJU B.S. requirements in 1 st yr at URI –Begin master level classes in 1 st yr. at URI –Finish M.S. in 2 nd yr. at URI –Come to URI in summer before 3+x and earn research credits –Receive Scholarship of $ 5000 towards your international tuition per year

6 3 + x (4 + x) Dual degree B.S./M.S. program ZJU/URI) For ZJU Seniors: –Receive B.S. degree from ZJU –Finish master’s degree at URI in 1 yr. (or longer) –Come to URI in summer before 4+x and earn research credits –Receive Scholarship of $ 5000 towards your international tuition per year

7 3 + x (4 + x) Dual masters degree program ZJU/URI Apply for admission by February 1 Submit application online through Contact Luo Jian at ZJU Foreign Affairs Office: Contact Dr. Sigrid Berka for more

8 Summary of added values gained in international undergrad and grad dual degree programs Transfer of knowledge gained abroad –Broadened scope of methods/skills; –Capitalizing on different strengths and “engineering cultures” to create innovative discoveries Raising of technical competitiveness –Benefit through complementary offerings –Increase in Depth and Breadth of research Competitiveness for global market –Cross-cultural skills and savviness –Advanced High/superior language proficiency through one year stay abroad –Exposure to corporate world and experiential learning through international institute research and internships Personal Growth –Transformational change in attitude –Life-long skills to navigate other cultures, academic systems, corporate cultures


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