Donghua University (DHU), formerly China Textile University, was founded in 1951. Located in the downtown area in Shanghai and adjacent to the Hongqiao Economic Development Zone, DHU is one of the state-key universities directly under the Ministry of Education of China.
Its feature disciplines, such as fashion design, textile engineering, international trade, material science, and information technology have received a high reputation both domestically and abroad. DHU is a multi-disciplinary university with a wide range of degree programs across a vast field of disciplines including engineering, economics, management, literature and art, laws, science, and education.
It has 13 colleges and schools, offering more than 100 undergraduate and master’s degree programs, 30 doctoral degree programs, and five postdoctoral research programs, among which are six state key disciplines and seven Shanghai municipal key disciplines. There are more than 2,800 faculty and staff and over 30,000 enrolled students at DHU.