International Joint Programme
In order to introduce the advanced foreign educational resources, learn international schooling philosophy, Zhejiang Fashion Institute of Technology speeds up the construction of the teachers’ team, improves the talent cultivation model, promotes the educational reform, improves the level of schooling and actively applies for conducting Sino-foreign cooperative education programme. Its International School takes developing Sino-foreign cooperative education and foreign overseas students education as the main mission. The college has developed 2 Sino-foreign cooperative education programmes, including the cooperative education programme with Sugino Fashion College, Japan: Fashion Design (programme approval No.: PDE33JP3A20090250N); the cooperative education programme with Daegu Technical University of South Korean: Figure Design (Programme approval No.: PDE33KR3A20110536N). The cooperative colleges will communicate with each other regularly and cooperate with each other whole-heartedly. At present, 2 educational programmes are conducted smoothly. Two Sino-foreign cooperative educational programmes have been completed, including the cooperation of Fashion Design programme with Raffles Lasalle Institute, Singapore (programme approval No.: PDE33SG3A200301350) and Fashion Marketing and Management programme (programme approval No.: PDE33SG3A200301360).
Sino-Japan cooperative educational programme
Since September 2010, ZFIT has conducted the educational cooperation with Sugino Fashion College and has organized cooperative educational programme for full-time 3-year high Programme Fashion Design Programme so as to cultivate modern international skilled and applied talents with good foreign language level and high professional quality for local economic construction. The students in this field can obtain the corresponding high Programme (higher vocational) graduation certificate issued by Zhejiang Fashion Institute of Technology and the Sino-Japan costume specialized courses completion certificate issued by Sugino Fashion College after completing the courses specified in the training program of the programme and passing the examination. 
Since September 2010, Sino-Japan cooperative Fashion Design Programme has enrolled annual session of students and has enrolled four sessions of students in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 respectively, among which the students of 2010 had successfully graduated in June 2013. In the first year, the programme opened two classes and enrolled 66 students. Since the establishment of the programme, the source of students is stable and shows an increasing tendency year by year. 
Sino-Japan cooperative Fashion Design Programme aims to cultivate the international applied costume professionals with all-round development of morality, intelligence, physique and art, innovation sense, advanced fashion idea, broad international vision and good professional quality and requires students to master Japanese, costume style design and expression, computer-aided Fashion Design and plate-making and other knowledge and skills required for the jobs or post cluster. Graduates are suitable to engage in work such as costume product design and development, costume industrial plate-making, costume production process and process sheet layout, costume exhibition and display design. Therefore, when setting up the courses for the Programme, the professional course system is designed in a scientific and reasonable manner in strict accordance with the knowledge structure requirement and skill structure requirement set for students in the training objective of the Programme and the job vocational ability requirement. 
The college owns 10 full-time and part-time Chinese managers at present and more than 30 full-time and part-time Chinese teachers, among which the number of teachers with title of a senior professional post accounts for 23% and the number of teachers with master degree or above accounts for 71%. In order to guarantee the teaching quality, since the establishment of the programme, Sugino Fashion College will dispatch 6 excellent professional teachers to ZFIT every semester to participate in professional teaching and assume 42% of the teaching tasks and participate in the teaching management of the college. At present, a teaching and teaching assistant team with high level of expertise, high comprehensive quality, reasonable age structure and even title distribution has been established for the programme. 
 
Sino-Korea cooperative educational programme
In order to introduce the high-quality educational resources, advanced educational and teaching philosophy, schooling and management experience of South Korean, ZFIT has conducted the educational cooperation with Daegu Technical University since May 2012 and has organized full-time 3-year high Programme character image design Programme cooperative educational programme. The students in this field can obtain the corresponding high Programme (higher vocational) graduation certificate issued by Zhejiang Fashion Institute of Technology and the beauty and art course completion certificate issued by Daegu Technical University after completing the courses specified in the training program of the programme and passing the examination. If the students go to study in Daegu Technical University in the third year and complete the specified courses and scores and pass the examination, the students can obtain the certificate of bachelor’s degree of beauty and art (associate degree) issued by Daegu Technical University. 
Since the establishment in September 2012, Sino-Korean cooperative character image design Programme has enrolled annual session of students and has enrolled two sessions of students in 2012 and 2013 respectively. In the first year, the programme opened one class and enrolled 42 students (including 4 transferred students). Since the establishment of the programme, the source of students is stable and shows an increasing tendency year by year. 
Sino-Korean cooperative character image design Programme aims to cultivate international applied and skilled talents with international vision that can meet the modern fashion service industry development requirement, that can master professional knowledge and operating skill of character image design, that is familiar with or engaged in make-up design, beauty salon, character overall design and other relevant work operation, management and operation and that have a good command of Korean. In accordance with the knowledge structure requirement and skill structure requirement set for the students in the field by the society and the market and in accordance with the job vocational ability requirement of the Programme, both colleges jointly establish a set of scientific and reasonable market-oriented talent cultivation scheme that is geared to practical situations and that focuses on practice. 
The college owns 10 Chinese full-time and part-time managers at present and nearly 30 Chinese and Korean full-time and part-time teachers, among which the number of teachers with master degree or above accounts for 83%. Daegu Technical University will averagely dispatch 2-3 excellent professional teachers to ZFIT to conduct professional teaching every semester and undertake 47% of the teaching tasks and participate in the teaching management of the college. At present, a teaching and teaching assistant team with high level of expertise, high comprehensive quality, reasonable age structure and even title distribution has been established for the programme. 
 
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