Step by step, Westlake University is towards a world-class echelon. Looking back, we proudly identify key milestones, which encourage us to embark on a new journey starting at a new height.

2015

2015

The seven prominent individuals, Yigong Shi, Shiyi Chen, Jianwei Pan, Yi Rao, Yingyi Qian, Hui Zhang, and Jian Wang, submitted A Proposal for Piloting a New Private Research University to the central government and received endorsement.

2015

2015

The seven proponents formed the Westlake University Preparatory Committee and registered the Westlake Education Foundation as the fundraising vehicle of Westlake University.

2016

 10 2016

The Founding Ceremony of Westlake Institute for Advanced Study was held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang.

2018

2018

Westlake University was established with the approval of the Ministry of Education of China.

2018

2018

The first meeting of the First Board of Trustees of Westlake University took place, with Yingyi Qian serving as the Chair. Yigong Shi was appointed as the first President of Westlake University.

2018

2018

Westlake University held the Founding Ceremony in Hangzhou, Zhejiang.

2015

2015

A Strategic Cooperation Agreement on the Establishment of Westlake University was signed.

2015

2015

Westlake Institute for Advanced Study was registered as the predecessor for Westlake University.​

2017

2017

The Zhejiang Provincial Government approved the establishment process of the Westlake University.

2018

2018

The construction of the Westlake University Yungu Campus was launched.

2015

2015

The seven prominent individuals, Yigong Shi, Shiyi Chen, Jianwei Pan, Yi Rao, Yingyi Qian, Hui Zhang, and Jian Wang, submitted A Proposal for Piloting a New Private Research University to the central government and received endorsement.

2015

2015

The seven proponents formed the Westlake University Preparatory Committee and registered the Westlake Education Foundation as the fundraising vehicle of Westlake University.

2016

 10 2016

The Founding Ceremony of Westlake Institute for Advanced Study was held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang.

2018

2018

Westlake University was established with the approval of the Ministry of Education of China.

2018

2018

The first meeting of the First Board of Trustees of Westlake University took place, with Yingyi Qian serving as the Chair. Yigong Shi was appointed as the first President of Westlake University.

2018

2018

Westlake University held the Founding Ceremony in Hangzhou, Zhejiang.

2015

2015

A Strategic Cooperation Agreement on the Establishment of Westlake University was signed.

2015

2015

Westlake Institute for Advanced Study was registered as the predecessor for Westlake University.​

2017

2017

The Zhejiang Provincial Government approved the establishment process of the Westlake University.

2018

2018

The construction of the Westlake University Yungu Campus was launched.