East China Normal University, School of Design

mission statement

Humanistic design, emphasizing the humanistic spirit in design and education and the cross-disciplinary between design and humanities, design and technology, design and business

international role

The School of Design, East China Normal University has collaboration relationships with 51 universities in all over the world, and the BA 2+2, MFA 1+1+1 double degrees programs covered for all the course directions. It receives  more and more international students. It had  fundings from Erasmus and JoRISS Programs and organizes every year a high amount of international workshops, summer schools, joint research projects, and international conferences and lectures.

national role

The core  philosophy of the School of Design of East China Normal University is humanistic design. Relied on the humanities background of East China Normal University -the comprehensive university, it emphasizes the cross-disciplinary integration of design and art, design and technology, design and business, especially in the training of students' humanistic spirit, cultural accomplishment and artistic sense, which has a irreplaceable status and extensive social recognition in China and Shanghai.

East China Normal University has close relationships with the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Tsinghua University, China Academy of Art, Donghua University, Tongji University, Zhejiang University, and Jiangnan University.

School of Design signed strategic agreements with many famous big dimension companies for projects and researches.

main focus

BA, MFA, Public Art, Photography and Video, Visual Communiation, Environmental Design, Product Design

faculties and departments

Department of Product Design, Department of Public Art, Department of Environmental Design, Department of Visual Communication

bachelor level programs

BA in Visual Communication Design, BA in Digital Art, BA in Animation Design, BA in Product Design, BA in Public Art, BA in Fashion Design, BA in Photography and Video, BA in Environmental Design, BA in Landscape Design, BA in Space and Exhibition Design

 

master level programs

MA and MFA in Environmental Design, MA and MFA in Urban Renovation Design, MA and MFA in Visual Communication Design, MA and MFA in Product Design, MFA in Public Art, MFA in Animation and Video Design

 

research activity and main areas

Town and Village Renovation Design, Design for Special Groups of People(Product Design for Elderly People), Mordern Furniture Design, AI Lighting Design, Modern Food and Packaging Design, Modern Women Business and Casual Wear Design

doctorate level programs

DA in Urban Renovation Design

subject areas for exchange students

All the BA and MFA/MA programs are open for exchange students

application deadlines

Deadline for Spring Semester: November 15th, Deadline for Autumn Semester: May 15th

teaching languages

Chinese and English

semester dates

Spring Semester: Late February -Late June, Winter Semester: Early September- Middle January

cost of living per month (studying and living)

Tuition Fee: 1250euros/Academic Year, House Renting Fee: around 300-600euros/room

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