International Admissions

East China Normal University (ECNU) warmly welcomes international students from all over the world. There are around 6,000 international students from over 130 countries studying at ECNU each year, ranking the top 10 in China’s mainland. ECNU offers a variety degree and non-degree programs for international students, including BA, MA & PhD Programs. ECNU offers a wide range of Semester Chinese Language Programs and Credit-Courses Programs taught in English, or Short-term Sessions and Custom-tailored Programs.


As a comprehensive research university, ECNU offers all levels of degree programs to international students covering liberal arts, science and technology, economics and management, education, etc. English-Taught Degree Programs are available in the fields below:

Undergraduate Program
Graduate Programs
English-taught majors:
Undergraduate programs
Global China Program
The Global China Program provides an excellent opportunity for participants to learn about China through academic and cultural immersion. It is open to college students who wish to study in China for one semester. This program offers Chinese language courses and content courses on China Studies and other fields such as Business & Economics, Sociology, History & Culture, Philosophy, and Media.
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Chinese Language Programs
Chinese language programs help students improve their knowledge of Chinese language and cultural skills. Students have a broad range of choices for studying an entire semester at ECNU, including Standard Chinese Program, Business Chinese Program. Online Chinese language programs are available as well.
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Short-term Sessions & Custom-tailored Programs
Winter/Summer sessions of Chinese language & cultural programs with field trips and excursions in and out of Shanghai provide participants a great opportunity to take a glimpse of China. Custom-tailored programs are offered as well.
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International Educator Certificate Program
The Graduate Certificate of International Education (GCIE) program of ECNU is the first and only IB Educator Certificate (IBEC) program in mainland of China certified by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be familiar with IB educational philosophy and be proficient in using IB teaching modes. The students who have completed the program will be awarded the IB certificate in teaching and learning (DP) by IBO.
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ECNU provides excellent international students with different kinds of scholarships, which include Chinese Government Scholarship, Shanghai Government Scholarship, International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship and ECNU Excellent Freshmen Scholarship.

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Room 253 International Students Office, Physics Building, ECNU, 3663 North Zhongshan Road, Shanghai, China


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