Master’s in Contemporary Chinese Studies

Introduction to the Program

The Master’s in Contemporary Chinese Studies at ECNU is a two year Master’s degree program taught in English.

About East China Normal University

Founded in Shanghai in October 1951, East China Normal University (ECNU) is one of the most prestigious universities in China and is sponsored by the national programs “Project 211” and “Project 985”. For more information visit the ECNU page here.

About the Program

Contemporary Chinese Studies (CCS) is a two-year international master program that provides students with theoretical toolkits, practical knowledge and analytical capacity of Chinese politics, economics and diplomacy. This program is designed for overseas students who have interests to study and do research in China. The main purpose of this program is to introduce the new development, new ideals and new achievements of Chinese politics, economics and diplomacy, also help students understand China from Chinese perspectives on global issues that affect the world today.

Start Date of the Program


Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Scores from TOEFL, IELTS or other international or national English proficiency examinations

Application Deadline

15th June

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB25000 per year. The total for the 2 year program is 50,000 RMB.


There are four international student dorms on Zhongshan Rd. Campus: International Exchange Service Center, No.1 International Student Residence Hall, No.2 International Student Residence Hall, and No.12 Student Residence Hall. For further information on the accommodation visit the accommodation page here.

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