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We envision that, in ten or twenty years, Westlake University stands in Hangzhou, Zhejiang as a world-renowned institution of higher education that is founded and well-integrated in China. Here, Westlake University hosts some of the most outstanding scientists in the world, nurtures the best young talent, engages them in cutting-edge basic and applied research, searches for the optimal organization and practice for research and education most suitable for China, and serves as a powerful driving force to promote sustainable high-tech development, and ultimately contributes to the world civilization in ways that are worthy of the Chinese nation!
At Westlake, we strive for excellence in advanced research and nourish talented change-makers to make a better world.
At Westlake, we focus on selected disciplines from natural and life sciences, and engineering that are future-oriented and feature impactful cutting-edge research. Furthermore, we aim to stay small and refined to ensure research and education quality.
At Westlake, we dedicate ourselves to fundamental research and original technologies, and translate our research findings to real-world applications.