Humanistic design, emphasizing the humanistic spirit in design and education and the cross-disciplinary between design and humanities, design and technology, design and business
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.
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.
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
Deadline for Spring Semester: November 15th, Deadline for Autumn Semester: May 15th
Chinese and English
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