Its characteristic disciplines of Fashion Design, Textile Engineering, International Business, Material Science and Information Technology are at the top level in China and share high reputation domestically and abroad. Donghua University is a multi-disciplinary university with engineering, economics, management , liberal arts, law, science and education. At present, Donghua University has 18 colleges, three postdoctoral programs and has been authorized to offer 29 doctoral programs, 61 master programs and 47 bachelor programs. The university has a total enrolment of over 25,000 students.
Donghua University is an institution of higher learning on the Program of Admitting International Students under Chinese Government Scholarship. She is one of the Chinese universities which first accepted international students in China , beginning to recruit overseas students in 1954. Since then a big batch of international students from over 80 countries have been nurtured and graduated from Donghua University . International students can apply for bachelor programs, master programs, doctoral programs or postdoctoral programs, and also can apply for long-term Chinese training program, special program and short-term training program.
International Cultural Exchange School of Donghua University is exclusively in charge of recruitment, education and management of international students as well as international cultural and educational exchanges. She advocates the idea of normative management, teaching reform and humane service and will endeavor to build herself into a high level international school with the feature of opening to the outside.