Zhengzhou University was established in 1956.It is the first university established by the PRC in Henan province.Shandong University helped them greatly. In 1992, Huanghe University (Yellow River University) was merged to Zhengzhou University. On July 10, 2000, Zhengzhou University of Technology and Henan Medical University were merged to Zhengzhou University.
The University is the only one of the national “211 project” universities in Henan. Now this public university has two PRC national key subjects Material processing project， Condensed matter physics.And Chinese ancient history is her PRC national key （developing）subject.
The School of International Education is responsible for the enrollment of international students, overseas Chinese or students from Taiwan, Hongkong and Macau, handling foreign-related formalities, student registration and administration of student status， teaching and daily life, etc.
It is in charge of the application and management of cooperation programs and cooperatively running schools. It has the rights to admit students for cooperatively-running programs or training programs and administrate other things related to the international education.
The foremost task of SIE is to attract a great number of overseas students to study in Zhengzhou University ( to make Zhengzhou University known to the world); vigorously develop cooperatively-running schools, and to foster a large number of high-quality international-oriented compound talents (to help Zhengzhou University join the world); by the way of training overseas students, on the basis of communicating and cooperating with foreign universities and colleges as well as educational institutions, we could introduce advanced education recourses in, make good use of them and continuously improve the international position and influence of Zhengzhou University in the world