Organizer Brief

        Donghua University (DHU), formerly China Textile University, was  founded in 1951. Located in the downtown area in Shanghai and adjacent to  Hongqiao Economic Development Zone, DHU is one of the state-key universities  directly under the Ministry of Education of China. Its feature disciplines, such  as Fashion Design, Textile Engineering, International Trade, Material Science,  and Information Technology have received high reputation both domestically and  abroad.

        DHU  is a multi-disciplinary university with a wide range of undergraduate and  graduate degree programs across a vast field of disciplines including  engineering, economics, management, literature and art, laws, science, and  education. It has 12 colleges and schools, offering 54 undergraduate  programs, 59 master’s degree programs, 30 doctoral degree programs, and 5  postdoctoral research programs, among which are 6 state key disciplines and 7  Shanghai municipal key disciplines. Academic achievements have found  applications in areas such as aeronautics, military science, new material,  architecture, and environment protection. The number of valid patents ranks top  12 among Chinese colleges and universities.

         There are more than 2,800 faculty and staff, and over 30,000 enrolled  students at DHU. The employment rate maintains 100% for post graduates and over  95% for undergraduates in the past several years. So far, DHU has established  cooperation with over 100 well-known oversea universities, research institutions  and enterprise. DHU also successfully held international conferences and forums  in the fields such as textile, fashion, and material.

        As early as 1954, DHU commenced to accept international students who  were among the first group of overseas students enrolled by Chinese  universities. To date, DHU has brought up a huge number of international  students from over 100 countries. Almost all of undergraduate programs,  postgraduate and research programs are open to international students. Besides,  non-degree programs including Chinese language programs, Degree-Preparation  program, advanced study programs, and a variety of short-term programs are  available to international students.