Donghua University

Donghua University (DHU, simplified Chinese: 东华大学; traditional Chinese: 東華大學) is a public research university in Shanghai, China.”Donghua” literally means East China. Established in 1951, it is directly administered by the Ministry of Education of China as part of the Double First Class University Plan and former Project 211 for National Key Universities. It is best known for its research and education in engineering, management, design and materials science disciplines.

As of 2021, Donghua University is ranked among the world top 800th universities according to some of the most-widely read university rankings in the world such as the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and the U.S. News & World Report Best Global University Ranking. It is ranked as the top 1 school for Textile Engineering, Fiber Materials Science, and Fashion Design in China in the recognized Best Chinese Universities Ranking.

Donghua University has two campuses: one in Changning District and the other in Songjiang District in Shanghai. Most bachelor courses are taken in Songjiang district.