International nursing student currently studying in universities and nursing schools are welcomed to apply for the International Nursing Student Prgoram. Every student coming to SAHZU will be received and assigned by Nursing Department of SAHZU an experienced and English speaking nurse to be in charge of your elective. You will be placed in one or more specialties depending on your choice. There is possibility for you to have hands-on opportunities under the supervision of your tutors during the program. International nursing students from overseas nursing schools such as Azusa Pacific University based in southern California have completed their elective program at SAHZU since 2011. The program is high regarded by all the nursing students. 


The program is structured and well developed. If you are accepted in the program, we will offer you:

1. A tailor designed studying schedule that will place you in one or more specialties based on your learning objectives

2. A team of senior English speaking nurses that will take you to work along with them and are keen to answer your questions

3. Lectures about Chinese healthcare system

4. Possible extra activities such as workshops, seminar or tours to local community healthcare center

5. White coats and a hospital ID card that gives you access to most of hospital’s public facilities such as library, gym or canteen

6. An apartment for rent at a lower-than-market price

7. Support on visa application

8. A program completion certificate when the program finishes


We hope whoever apply for this program is a student who is/has:

1. Currently studying at universities for a degree in Nursing and have completed at least 2 years of nursing studies

2. A clear goal to this program and open minded about different culture

3. A basic knowledge of China and Chinese culture

4. A certain level of either Chinese or English language ability


If you want to apply for this program, please submit the following materials to the International Affairs Office via iao_sahzu#zju.edu.cn at least 3 months prior to proposed program dates.

1. Exchange Application Form

2. One profile picuture

3. Personal CV

4. Application form, with detailed description of learning objectives

5. Health proof within 3 months prior to the visit, including negative proof of TB (PPD test report or chest X ray report)

6. Two recommendation letters, if no exchange agreement signed between SAHZU/Zhejiang University and the applicant’s home institute

7. Academic transcript or letter of good standing stating the applicant’s curriculum and performance at classes

8. BLS/ACLS certificate


Please consult the International Affairs Office via iao_sahzu#zju.edu.cn if you have any questions.


*Please note if the applicant has no BLS/ACLS certificate or cannot provide proof of having been trained for CPR, he or she will be required to take CPR training course at SAHZU before entering the program. 


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