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East China University of Science and Technology

ECUST is right on its way turning into an inclusive community in which collision, interaction and fusion of culture are much valued. For the past decades, we have been committed to establishing partnership.

Master's Programmes



In 1952 East China Institute of Chemical Technology was founded with the approval of the central government.

It was the first single-subject chemical institute in China and was formed through the consolidation of the chemical departments of Jiaotong University, Aurora University, Utopia University, Soochou University and Jiangnan University. 


 The university has 16 academic schools. Currently, there are more than 16,400 full time undergraduates, 9,600 postgraduates including 1,800 doctoral students studying at ECUST. The number of faculty and staff members has reached 3000 among whom there are more than 1100 professors and associate professors.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Housing services

  • Shared Facilities:Laundry rooms and kitchens
  • Room Facilities:A private bathroom, internet access, air-conditioner, fridge, basic furniture, bedding sets, etc.

Library services

Established in October, 1952, with after 60 years of construction and expansion, the Library of East China University of Science & Technology (ECUST) which is directly under the Ministry of Education has become a modern and resourceful research library that hasmulti-disciplines collection featured with chemistry and chemical engineeringas well as science, engineering, management and liberal arts.

ICT services

Students are allowed to apply for the installation of the network in dormitory.

Medical services

  • Hospital on Xuhui campus: the west side inside the school gate
  • Hospital on Fengxian Campus: the west side inside the school north gate
  • Zhongshan Hospital
  • Shanghai International Travel Health Care Center
According to the relevant regulations issued by the Ministry of Education of People’s Republic of China, international students shall purchase the Comprehensive Insurance for International Students. 

Student Life

Campus life

ECUST is comprised of more than 1.7 million square meters on 3 campuses. The main campus, being 17 kilometers from Hongqiao Airport and 45 kilometers from Pudong International Airport, is situated in the prosperous and energetic Xuhui District. In addition to its downtown location, the university also features two other campuses in Fengxian and Jinshan District.

Sports facilities

  • Gym: the first floor of the stadium (next to major playground)
  • Badminton hall: the second floor of the stadium
  • Table tennis hall: the first hall of stadium / the first floor of International Students Building II
  • Outdoor basketball courts: next to No. 1 canteen and No. 4 canteen
  • Indoor tennis court: next to the stadium
  • Outdoor tennis courts: next to the stadium / Qinfen Road
  • Outdoor soccer field: one side of Qinfen Road
  • Outdoor volleyball court: one side of Qinfen Road
  • Swimming pool: next to the stadium (only open in summer)