The Ocean Embraces All Streams
in Pursuit of Excellence
President Qian Xuhong
East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) is located in Shanghai, a cosmopolitan metropolis where distinguished people, diverse society and exquisite attractions can be found. It is a key research university in China featuring distinctive disciplines and a balanced curriculum of science, engineering, materials, computer, economics, management, arts and law. The university emphasizes the campus motto of “Industry, Pragmatics, Inspiration and Morality”, by continuously reviewing our performance and exploring operating models, to attract more and more industrious young students to further their education here. Over the last 50 years, ECUST has provided one group after another of elite graduates to better society. In 1988, when the university was celebrating the 30th anniversary of its Petroleum Refining Department, Chairman Jiang Zeming cheerfully wrote a motto: “Talented people come to the fore in great numbers” in commemoration.
East China University of Science and Technology has a top quality teaching and R&D staff represented by nationally renowned educators as well as very competitive scientific research teams based in many state-level key laboratories and engineering and technological research centers. The highly accomplished faculty and scientific research competency create a favorable learning environment for our students. The three beautiful campuses in Xuhui, Jinshan and Fengxian are like tranquil and elegant parks allowing our students to study free of worry and earthly affairs.
East China University of Science and Technology has been affirmed by China’s Education Ministry as an university for admitting foreign students supported by Chinese government scholarships. It has been very attractive to international students since the 1950s, with thousands from over 80 countries having completed their education here. The humane management, teaching and service have left a very positive impression on them all.
Over its history, ECUST has actively adapted to the trend of international education development. With the spirit of “Embracing All Streams in Pursuit of Excellence”, ECUST is taking the road of open education and is actively strengthening communication and cooperation with universities across the world. Today, ECUST has established long-term and wide-ranging academic exchange relationships with over 60 universities, enterprise groups and scientific research institutions from America, Japan, France, Germany, Britain, Canada, South Korea and Australia.
Young talents from around the world, we sincerely welcome you to further your education at East China University of Science and Technology. I am confident that this university with its fine traditions and distinctive features will become an important and memorable chapter in your voyage of life. ECUST is the ideal choice to realize your overseas-study dream!