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East China Normal University

Note: The UVic department of Pacific and Asian Studies must recommend you to study at this partner institution. For more information, contact the UVic Chinese Language Program

Location: Shanghai, China 
WebsiteInformation for exchange students   
Language of instruction: English and Mandarin
Terms: Fall (September - January) or Spring (February - July)
Registration options: Full-time only. A reduced course load is not possible.


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  • ECNU is located in one of the most international cities in the world; Shanghai. The campus hosts incredible gardens and scenery.
  • Home to 4,000 faculty and approximately 30,000 students.
  • One of the worlds highest ranking, world famous research universities with a strong focus on cultivating creative talents and cross-disciplinary education.


  • The ECNU International Office coordinates accessbility supports for students.
  • There are limited housing options with accessibility requirements available on campus at ECNU. Students are advised to contact the International Student Office in advance before applying for housing.
  • The Chinese Language Program has a fixed timetable for course instruction. Taking a reduced course load for this program is not possible.

Area of study

  • Chinese Language Program

Exchange credit history

Exchange credit history: See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from the East China Normal University. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.


  • On-campus housing: Available - fees apply
  • Off-campus housing: May be available

How to apply

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