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Donghua University

  • Category Public University
  • Attribute 211, world-class discipline universities
  • City Shanghai
  • Preponderant Discipline

    Art, Engineering, Science, etc…

  • Key Majors

    Applied Physics, Clothing and Clothing Design, Environment Engineering

  • Total Students 30,000
  • International Students /
  • Program Taught in English

    Ancient Textile Materials and Technology, Biological and Biomimetic Materials, Biomaterials Science

  • Monthly Living Cost(RMB) 1650
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Master Degree
Doctor Degree

Donghua University general information

Donghua University is directly under the Ministry of Education, the national "211 Project", and the national "Double First-Class" construction university. Adhering to the school motto of "honoring morality and learning, and striving for realism", the school has continued to forge ahead and has developed into a multidisciplinary and high-level university with distinctive features and advantages in textiles, materials, and design.

The school is located in Shanghai, China. It has Songjiang Campus, Yan'an Road Campus, and Xinhua Road Campus, covering an area of nearly 2,000 acres and a total construction area of more than 830,000 square meters. The school is "Shanghai Garden Unit" and "Shanghai Civilized Campus". Songjiang Campus is a national water conservancy scenic spot.

The school has 2,289 faculty members and 1,462 full-time teachers, including 2 full-time academicians, 2 senior academicians, 17 part-time academicians, and more than 60 high-level talents such as the Ten Thousand Program, Changjiang Scholars, and National Outstanding Youth, and teachers with other senior titles. More than 900 people. The school has 14,422 undergraduates, 7,255 master's students, 1,404 doctoral students, and 705 international students.

Donghua University education

The school now has 17 colleges (departments), 6 post-doctoral mobile stations, 11 first-level discipline doctoral programs, 3 doctoral degree authorization categories, 29 first-level discipline master programs, 2 second-level discipline master programs, There are 17 professional degree and master authorization categories, and 59 undergraduate majors, covering nine disciplines of engineering, science, management, economics, art, literature, law, history, and education. There are 2 national "Double First-Class" construction disciplines and 1 class I peak discipline in Shanghai universities. Textile Science and Engineering maintains a leading position in China and is awarded an A+ subject. Seven disciplines of chemistry, engineering, mathematics, materials science, computer science, environmental science and ecology, and biology and biochemistry were shortlisted in the top 1% of ESI in the world, and the discipline of materials science entered the top 1‰ in the world. It has 1 national key laboratory, 1 national engineering technology research center, 22 provincial and ministerial-level key scientific research platforms, 2 national intelligence introduction bases, and national university science and technology parks.

Donghua University Scholarship

Freshmen can apply for:

Comprehensive Chinese Program: Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC), International Chinese Teacher Scholarship

Undergraduate/Postgraduate: Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC), Shanghai Government Scholarship (SGS)


The students who are selected will receive:

Comprehensive Chinese Program: Outstanding Student Award, Progress Award

Online Chinese Program: Outstanding Student Award, Progress Award

Undergraduate/Postgraduate: Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC), Donghua University Outstanding International Student Award

International Exchange and Cooperation of Donghua University

The school vigorously promotes the opening up of education in the new era, actively connects with the important national “Belt and Road” initiative, and establishes the “Belt and Road” World Textile University Alliance with 35 textile universities in 18 countries. a good cooperative relationship. Approved by the Ministry of Education's "China-Africa Universities 20+20 Cooperation Program", and established the world's first Confucius Institute at Moi University featuring textiles and clothing at Moi University in Kenya. In cooperation with the University of Edinburgh, Donghua University Shanghai International Fashion and Innovation College was established to cultivate world-class fashion and creative talents.

Donghua University began to recruit foreign students in 1954 and was one of the first institutions to recruit foreign students. Donghua University is not only a Chinese government scholarship and Shanghai government scholarship institution, but also has a Donghua University student scholarship to reward outstanding international students. The School of International Cultural Exchange was established in 2002 and is fully responsible for the enrollment, training, and management of international students. Since then, the education of international students has begun to develop by leaps and bounds, and it has become one of the institutions with the fastest growth in the number of international students in colleges and universities in China for several consecutive years. In 2019, 4,907 international students from 137 countries came to our school to study.

The School of International Cultural Exchange of Donghua University is aimed at international students and expatriates in China. It is committed to promoting cross-cultural exchanges between Chinese and foreign students and cultivating international talents who are familiar with Chinese culture and are committed to the common development of all countries in the world.

The School of International Cultural Exchange adheres to the student-oriented service concept, actively introduces high-level teachers and management talents, equips advanced teaching facilities, implements a strict teaching quality supervision system, and strives to become a high-level export-oriented and open international school.

International students can apply for undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees at Donghua University through the School of International Cultural Exchange, for professional training or post-doctoral research, and they can also take long-term and short-term non-academic Chinese training in the School of International Cultural Exchange and participate in various specialties. Short-term classes, customized groups, etc.

The School of International Cultural Exchanges is an international family and welcomes international students from all over the world to join the family. Here, international students can get all-around help in study and life from the college and the International Student Association, and can also participate in various clubs and cultural exchange activities to spend an unforgettable time at Donghua University.