International Summer Session of East China Normal University
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Program Briefing

        East China Normal University is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China since its establishment, East China Normal University has attached great importance to international exchanges with other universities and enjoyed a sound reputation globally. In 2010, the Global Education Center of ECNU launch the first ECNU International Summer Session at its North Zhongshan Road Campus and became the first Chinese university to host accredited American-style summer sessions in mainland China. In the past eight years, ECNU International Summer Session has developed its great reputation in terms of teaching quality, credit transfers and student satisfaction. Each course is 4 credits. During the summer session, various kinds of events and lectures will be provided to enrich the social and cultural experience of both the instructors and students from North America and other places all over the world.

ISS Curriculum

        In the summer of 2018, the International Summer Session program will continue to bring students more courses and an unforgettable experience, offering two sessions. The 4-week session will run from June 4th to June 30th and the 5-week session will run from July 5th to August 8th. ECNU ISS will invite altogether 25 esteemed professors from renowned North American universities and offer courses in a wide range of subjects, including Art History, Business, Economics, English, Mathematics, Philosophy etc. Transcripts will be issued by Academic Affairs Office of East China Normal University after the summer session ends. We sincerely welcome you to join us here at the ECNU International Summer Session and enjoy the wonderful summer holiday!

Application Eligibility

ECNU International Summer Session requires all applicants to prove their English language proficiency. Applicants must meet at least one of the following conditions:

  • Registered undergraduates at East China Normal University
  • Native English speaker
  • Studying at or graduated from an institution where English is the main language of instruction
  • Have a valid TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score which is higher than 80 (iBT) or equivalent scores in other forms of TOEFL tests
  • Have a valid IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score which is higher than 6.0
  • Have a GPA above 2.5(2.5 not included)

For Undergraduates at ECNU

Undergraduates at East China Normal University are required to fill out the Application Form(attachment) and submit it to Mr. Lin at the Academic Affairs Office. Application period of validity is to be determined by ECNU Academic Affairs Office and please follow the news on the website.
For 4-week session, classes are held from Monday to Friday for the whole four weeks. ECNU ISS offers 72 instruction hours for each course. Professors hold 135 minutes per course.
For 5-week session, classes are held from Monday to Friday.  ECNU ISS offers 72 instruction hours for each course. Professors hold 110 minutes per course.
Academic credits our students earn from ECNU International Summer Session are recognized as public elective courses and accepted as parts of their total credits they are required to graduate from ECNU.The credits could be recognized as majorelective courses if approved by the academic affair office of the department.
Classrooms are to be updated. Students who have passed the entrance examination are regulated by the academic rules of ECNU. Course Drop is not permitted; otherwise it can be reported as an exam absence.


Mr. Lin

Email: dllin@admin.ecnu.edu.cn
Tel: (86)021-54344642
Add: Room 211, Administrative Building, Minhang Campus;

For non-ECNU Students

Email: iss@ied.ecnu.edu.cn

Tel: (86)021-32514240

Add: Room 269, Physics Building, ECNU, 3663Zhongshan N Road, Shanghai, China (200062)


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