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About ECNU
As an outstanding institution of higher education in China, East China Normal University boasts abundant academic resources, advanced educational facilities, and a multicultural learning environment. We welcome you to engage in a new academic journey, where you can study alongside distinguished scholars and excellent students from around the world, learn from each other, and explore new horizons.
The University at a glance
Founded in Shanghai in October 1951, ECNU is one of the prestigious universities in China. In 2017, ECNU was selected as one of the Category A universities in China’s Double First-Class University Program, a higher education initiative launched by the Ministry of Education aiming to develop elite Chinese universities into world class institutions by the end of 2050.

ECNU, with a total area of more than 207 hectares, has long been known as a Garden University. This is because the university has two campuses, located in Minhang and Putuo districts of Shanghai, that are both full of unique nature and beauty.

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Adhering to the strategy of "Interdisciplinary, Internationalization and Informatization", the "Three Programs" – "Developing education excellence, Promoting interdisciplinary academic excellence, and Serving national strategies", and the mission - "Education, Civilization, Development", ECNU has made tremendous achievements in talent training, scientific research, community service, and international exchanges in the recent decades.

Today, ECNU is striving to transform itself into a world-class university, with a number of first-class disciplines and well-coordinated discipline programs development. The university also intends to lead in the development of China's teacher education, part of its faculty of education.

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