East China Normal University
Founded as China’s first teacher-training school, East China Normal University (ECNU) is a key national institution that reports directly to the Ministry of Education. ECNU is a comprehensive research university with world-class facilities, numerous key state laboratories, and cooperative agreements with some 80 Asian, Australian, European and North American universities. In Shanghai’s Putuo District, ECNU’s superbly landscaped gated campus is a tranquil sylvan learning refuge, insulated from yet integrated into the bustling life of a cosmopolitan world-class city. ECNU’s international campus and its Global Education Center bring a sizeable cohort of foreign students and scholars into cordial contact with Chinese students, faculty and staff.