The predecessor of the School of Law and Politics of Zhejiang Normal University was the Department of Political History, which was founded in 1977. It was renamed the Department of Politics and Education in 1982, the Department of Political Science and Law in 1994, the School of Law, Politics and Economics in 1999, and the School of Law, Politics and Public Administration in 2006. The name was changed to the School of Law and Politics, and the motto of the school was "Culting in Virtue and Law, Seeking Reality and Going Far".
The School of Law and Politics currently has more than 70 faculty members, including 11 professors, nearly 30 associate professors, and nearly 50 doctors (including those currently studying). There are 8 candidates for the "Provincial 151 Talent Project", 5 young and middle-aged academic leaders in provincial colleges and universities, 1 provincial teaching teacher, 3 doctoral tutors, and 2 members of the Discipline Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education. The college has appointed a group of well-known domestic scholars as visiting professors. There are nearly 750 full-time undergraduate students and nearly 800 graduate students (including professional degree graduate students), including 40 international students.
The college currently has one provincial first-class discipline in sociology . There are three undergraduate majors: law, social work, and administrative management. Among them, the social work major is a national-level first-class professional construction site, the law major is a provincial-level first-class professional construction site , and the social work and law majors are provincial emerging specialty majors ; administrative management majors It is a school-level key major, and its professional evaluation has been rated as national A+ and A for many times . There are currently 3 first-level discipline master's degree authorization points such as sociology, law, and public management , and more than 10 second-level discipline master's degree authorization points such as sociology, civil and commercial law, and administrative management. Master of Public Administration (MPA), Social Work There are 3 professional degree authorization points including Master (MSW) and Master of Laws (JM).
Centering on the national development strategy of the rule of law, safe China and healthy China and the Belt and Road Initiative, the college continuously explores the characteristics of disciplines and majors. In terms of public safety, public services, and rural revitalization, it has gradually formed its academic and professional advantages, and cultivated several discipline teams with cohesion and scientific research potential. The college has 6 school-level scientific research institutions, including the Yangtze River Delta Institute of Social Governance, the Jinhua Municipal Institute of Local Legislation, the Institute of Civil and Commercial Law, the Institute of Sociology, the African Law and Social Development Research Center, and the Social Work and Social Policy Research Center.
In recent years, the college has won more than 50 national, provincial and ministerial-level projects, published more than 100 books of various types, and won nearly 10 provincial and ministerial-level awards. He has published more than 500 papers in core journals at home and abroad such as Management World.
The talent training model of the college has distinctive characteristics and has achieved remarkable results. A large number of graduates have grown into political elites, university leaders, famous middle school teachers and entrepreneurs. Wu Ping won the first prize of the 8th "Challenge Cup" National College Students Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Works Competition, Tu Jia was awarded the 8th Zhejiang Province "Top Ten Outstanding Youths", Wu Hequn was awarded the "Zhejiang Province Youth Student" Moral role model", Lv Linjing was awarded the fifth "Top Ten College Students" in Zhejiang Province.
For a long time, the college has actively adapted to the needs of basic education and national economic, political and social development, deepened the reform of education and teaching, vigorously strengthened the construction of disciplines and talent teams, and strived to improve the quality of running schools. The quality of student training has been generally recognized by the society, and the overall strength of running schools And the level of running schools has been continuously improved. The college has won honorary titles such as "Advanced Grassroots Party Organization in Zhejiang Province", "Advanced Grassroots Party Organization in Zhejiang Province Colleges and Universities", "Zhejiang Province Organizational Work Innovation Award", "Zhejiang Province College Party Branch Construction Innovation Award" and other honorary titles.
The college actively promotes international education, and has successively cooperated with Hong Kong Baptist University, Taiwan's Pingtung University of Science and Technology, and the University of Southern California. .
The college will uphold the spirit of the college motto of " cultivating people, advocating academics, seeking truth and innovation, and striving for excellence" and the school-running philosophy of "cultivating people-oriented, advocating academics, seeking truth and innovation, and pursuing excellence" and "establishing the college by quality, promoting the college by academics, and strengthening the college by talents." , Harmony and Honor", and make unremitting efforts to accelerate the construction of a multi-disciplinary, open, high-level and distinctive teaching and research college.