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International Master of Business Administration (iMBA)

24 months
16800 USD/year
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The International Master of Business Administration (iMBA) program at Zhejiang University is dedicated to advancing leaders who can envision and implement original business concepts. Scholars and students of diverse backgrounds benefit from the collaborative learning environment, world-class research and academic theory which is integrated with business practice.


Program Highlights

  • Cross-border Education
Cooperating with top universities outside of China, the International Master of Business Administration (iMBA) program at Zhejiang University offers global classroom opportunities and allows students to take short courses or lectures overseas to develop their ability to analyze business issues and challenges from an international perspective.
  • International Faculty
Through cooperation with peer universities globally, ZIBS brings leading global professors, scholars and industry experts to the classroom to establish a truly international faculty which blends theory and practice.
  • Corporate Support

    Zhejiang University International Business School is pleased to partner with Ant Financial, a leading global technology firm headquartered in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. 

    As a strategic supporter of the iMBA Program at ZIBS, Ant Financial provides access to expertise and corporate executives who ensure the relevance of the program to the needs of the business community and unique insights about developments in technology which are transforming the way we do business globally. Through this partnership, students enrolled in the full-time iMBA format also have the opportunity to engage in an individual professional project as a formal part of the program, further deepening their professional experience. 

  • International Student Environment
The iMBA Program provides a unique environment for students to learn from each other. Through both in-class and after-class activities, students will have the opportunity to develop their cross-cultural communication skills, establish their own international contacts and explore potential cooperation opportunities. The International Campus provides an ideal setting for global connection.
  • In-company Experience
The program actively promotes practical cooperation with top domestic and international firms. It encourages students to expand their professional opportunities and to apply their MBA learnings to real, practical situations.
  • Language Courses (for non-native speakers)
The part-time iMBA format provides English training opportunities to help its students better master the content of the program, express their ideas and exchange views in English, and make full use of the advantages of international bilingual teaching courses. The full-time iMBA format provides Chinese training opportunities to help students take full advantage of their China experience and opportunities.

Programme Structure

  • A select series of courses, which have been chosen and vetted by ZIBS, may be taken online. 
  • The formal curriculum is supplemented by guest lectures and webinars, which provides further insights into current business trends and best practice. 
  • For both part-time and full-time formats, the curriculum is composed of three main course elements: required coursework, core subjects and electives.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent with relevant working experience
  • Prefer to have 2 years of working experience
  • For part-time program, international students are required to be fluent in Chinese language, e. g. with an equivalent level of HSK 5 or above; for full-time program, there is no requirement for Chinese language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

iMBA Full Time 218,000 RMB for 2 years

iMBA Part Time 278,000 RMB for 2.5 years


We are offering prominent applicants 'ZIBS First Year Student Scholarship (10,000-20,000 RMB)'. This scholarship is to reward individuals with outstanding global leadership potential and it is open to all first-year international students.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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International Master of Business Administration (iMBA)
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