Donghua University

Introduction

Introduction Located in Shanghai, Donghua University is composed of the Yan’an Road Campus in the downtown area and the Songjiang Campus at the historical cradle of the city. The history of Donghua University can be traced back to the establishment of Nantong College in 1912 by Zhang Jian, a famous industrialist in Qing dynasty. In 1951, East China Institute of Textile Science & Technology was founded; in 1985, the name was changed to China Textile University; in 1999, it was changed again to Donghua University. Donghua University was approved as the state-key university in 1960 and it is one of 75 universities that directly under the Ministry of Education of China. 26 doctoral degree programs, 53 master’s degree programs, and 52 undergraduate programs are available to international students. There are over 2700 faculty and over 30,000 enrolled students. The leading disciplines of Donghua University are Textile, Fashion, Materials, and Trade, etc. Textile Science & Engineering, the state-key discipline, ranks No. 1 in the Assessment of the First-level Discipline announced by China Academic Degrees & Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC). Since 2005, the number of its research paper abstracted in SCI, EI, and ISTP has outnumbered the total of 9 other similar famous textile institutions worldwide. Besides, many research achievements have found applications in the fields of aviation and aerospace, military, construction, environmental protection, new materials, etc., special contributions have been made to China’s Manned Space Projects such as Shenzhou V, Shenzhou VI, and Shenzhou VII. Donghua University values international cooperation and exchanges. It has established cooperation with more than 100 famous universities, research centers and enterprises all over the world. Since 1995, it successfully hosted the International Fashion Forum during the Shanghai International Fashion Culture Festival. Apart from the 83rd World Textile Conference, Donghua University has held many high-leveled international academic conferences such as International Academic Forum for Ph.D. Students on Textile Science & Engineering, the 25th International Data Engineering Conference, 2009 American Fiber Society Conference, and International Conference on Environmental Science & Technology, etc. As early as 1954, Donghua University commenced accepting international students who were among the first group of overseas students enrolled by Chinese universities. It has been appointed by Shanghai Municipal Government to accept international students with Shanghai Government Scholarship. In 2002, International Cultural Exchange School was established, taking full responsibilities of the recruitment, cultivation, and management of the international students. Thereafter, international student education has developed by leaps and bounds, and for several successive years, its scale’s growth ranks top among the higher education institutions all over the country. In 2013, 4562 international students from 140 countries studied at Donghua University. This population ranks No. 5 in Shanghai and No.11 in China.

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2015-2016 Intensive Chinese Program

Campus Full time 15 - 42 weeks September 2018 China Shanghai

An intensive Chinese program with six class hours every day, aim to achieve intermediate level in about 10 months, especially suitable for those who will continue academic study in China. [+]

Teaching Objectives.

Aim to help beginners achieve the following goals: Lay a solid foundation in basic knowledge of Chinese and gain intermediate comprehensive abilities in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Reach the language entry requirements of Chinese-instructed undergraduate and graduate programs at Donghua University (HSK 4 above 210 scores, or HSK 5 above 180 scores).

Program Features.

Diverse Teaching Method: The minimum size of each class is 8 students and the average is about 15. Morning classes will focus on the training of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Colorful language practices will be held in the afternoon, such as customized training, listening and speaking practice in the language lab, language excursions and cultural experience.... [-]


2016 Summer Chinese Program (session 1)

Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2019 China Shanghai

4 weeks in July 2016, more than learning Chinese and using the language confidently. On the downtown campus, meet new friends, experience new adventures, feel the traditional culture, involve in the locals' life, and creating an amazing summer for yourself! [+]

On the tranquil campus that locates in the downtown area of the international metropolis, guided by a group of dedicated, young and experienced teachers, you will have new adventures and maximize your Chinese language skills development with new friends from all over the world!

Class duration: Jul. 12 ~ Aug. 5, 2016 Chinese classes: 9:00am ~ 12:30pm, Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Application deadline: Jun. 3, 2016 Enrollment day: Jul. 11, 2016

Main Features

Language Skills + Firsthand Cultural Exploration.

Chinese classes: Help students master the language points and improve their ability to communicate in Chinese in daily life. Outdoor language practice: Practice in real day-to-day situations to enable students to use Chinese with greater confidence. Cultural Experience: lecture/workshop twice a week will help students go in-depth into the culture and the daily life of Chinese people ... [-]

2016 Summer Chinese Program (session 2)

Campus Full time 3 weeks August 2019 China Shanghai

3 weeks in August 2016, more than learning Chinese or using the language confidently. On the downtown campus, meet new friends, experience new adventures, feel the traditional culture, involve in the locals' life, and creating an amazing summer for yourself! [+]

On the tranquil campus that locates in the downtown area of the international metropolis, guided by a group of dedicated, young and experienced teachers, you will have new adventures and maximize your Chinese language skills development with new friends from all over the world!

Class duration: Aug. 9 ~ Aug. 26, 2016

Chinese classes: 9:00am ~ 12:30pm, Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri.

Aplication deadline: Jul. 1, 2016

Enrollment day: Aug. 8, 2016

Main Features

Language Skills + Firsthand Cultural Exploration.

Chinese classes: Help students master the language points and improve their ability to communicate in Chinese in daily life. Outdoor language pracice: Practice in real day-to-day situations to enable students to use Chinese with greater confidence. Cultural Experience: lecture/workshop twice a week will help students go in-depth into the culture and the daily life of Chinese people ... [-]

General Chinese Programs A

Campus Full time 15 - 18 weeks September 2018 China Shanghai

This is the most popular Chinese language program that hundreds of international student from more than 100 countries enrol each semester. 2015 spring semester is from Mar.10 to Jul.10; 2015 autumn semester is from Sept.7 to Jan.8 (2016). [+]

High-standard teaching group, diversified teaching modes and modern teaching facilities.

All the teachers in the teaching group are equipped with professional background in “Teaching Chinese as a Second Language” and with rich teaching experience. Traditional classroom teaching and colourful activities are combined in order to integrate amusement in teaching. ICES also have plenty multimedia classrooms, language labs, reading rooms and self-study rooms to assist language education.

Comfortable and convenient surroundings, high-quality and efficient service.

Yan’an road campus is located in the downtown area of Shanghai and is surrounded by several business circles with many banks, supermarkets, dozens of subways and bus lines, which greatly contributes to the convenient transportations. ICES can offer multilingual services in English, Korean and Japanese. Online application systems also make it easier for students to apply.... [-]