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The East China Normal University (ECNU), one of the premier institutions of higher learning in the People’s Republic of China is a comprehensive research university, spread across two campuses located in the Minhang and Putuo Districts, encompassing a total area of over 207 hectares. The university is a part of the prestigious “Project 211” and Project 985 of the Chinese Government and is also well known as a “Garden University” for its scenic campus.
TRACING ITS ROOTS
Set up in the first half of 1951, ECNU was formed by incorporating the arts and science departments of the Great China University and Kwang Hua University and also some other departments Fudan University and Tongji University, etc.
THE DIFFERENT DEPARTMENTS AND SCHOOLS OF STUDY
This prestigious seat of higher learning offers 70 undergraduate programmes in science, engineering, economics, humanities, education, management, philosophy, psychology, law, history and art in the 21 schools and colleges and 5 advanced research institutes functioning under it. Moreover the university also offers 38 master’s programs of the State Primary Disciplines, 17 professional master’s programs, 26 doctoral programs of the State Primary Disciplines, one professional doctoral program, and 18 post-doctoral mobile research stations.
FIRST TEACHER TRAINING CENTRE
ECNU being the first normal university set up in China, training of teachers has remained one of the main features of the university, over the years. The Training Center for Secondary School Principals in the university, run by the Chinese Ministry of Education has earned the reputation of being “Huangpu Military School” for secondary school principals. This training centre serves as a centre for advanced studies of teachers from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
The East China Normal University has 7 Key Labs or Engineering Centers and 3 Social Sciences Innovation Bases and Studios for Shanghai Municipality, 2 State Key Labs, 7 Key Labs or Engineering Centers, 1 National Field Observation and Research Station, 7 Key Research Bases for Humanities and Social Sciences and one Base for Strategic Studies of the Ministry of Education.
The university library boasts of a collection of over 4,000,000 volumes on varied subjects and moreover the university facilitates the publication of more than 20 academic journals and periodicals.
INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMME AND COOPERATION
ECNU has established cooperative relationships with a number of reputed educational institutions around the globe. The university has strategic cooperative relationships with world renowned universities like Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (ENS Cachan), New York University, Pennsylvania University, and Tokyo University, etc. It also has entered into bilateral agreements of academic collaboration and exchange with more than 15o universities and research institutes. In 2008, it set up the Study and Training Base for International Chinese Teachers under Hanban, the National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language.
Shanghai is the largest Chinese city by population and the largest city proper by population in the world. It is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of the People’s Republic of China, with a population of more than 24 million as of 2013. It is a global financial center, and a transport hub with the world’s busiest container port. Located in the Yangtze River Delta in East China, Shanghai sits at the mouth of the Yangtze in the middle portion of the Chinese coast. The municipality borders the provinces of Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the north, south and west, and is bounded to the east by the East China Sea.
For centuries a major administrative, shipping, and trading town, Shanghai grew in importance in the 19th century due to European recognition of its favorable port location and economic potential. The city was one of five opened to foreign trade following the British victory over China in the First Opium War while the subsequent 1842 Treaty of Nanking and 1844 Treaty of Whampoa allowed the establishment of the Shanghai International Settlement and the French Concession. The city then flourished as a center of commerce between east and west, and became the undisputed financial hub of the Asia Pacific in the 1930s. However, with the Communist Party takeover of the mainland in 1949, trade was reoriented to focus on socialist countries, and the city’s global influence declined. In the 1990s, the economic reforms introduced by Deng Xiaoping resulted in an intense re-development of the city, aiding the return of finance and foreign investment to the city.
Shanghai is a popular tourist destination renowned for its historical landmarks such as The Bund, City God Temple and Yu Garden as well as the extensive Lujiazui skyline and major museums including the Shanghai Museum and the China Art Museum. It has been described as the “showpiece” of the booming economy of mainland China.
Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate and experiences four distinct seasons. Winters are chilly and damp, and cold northwesterly winds from Siberia can cause nighttime temperatures to drop below freezing, although most years there are only one or two days of snowfall. Summers are hot and humid, with an average of 8.7 days exceeding 35 °C (95 °F) annually; occasional downpours or freak thunderstorms can be expected. The city is also susceptible to typhoons in summer and the beginning of autumn, none of which in recent years has caused considerable damage. The most pleasant seasons are spring, although changeable and often rainy, and autumn, which is generally sunny and dry. The city averages 4.2 °C (39.6 °F) in January and 27.9 °C (82.2 °F) in July, for an annual mean of 16.1 °C (61.0 °F). With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 34% in March to 54% in August, the city receives 1,895 hours of bright sunshine annually. Extreme temperatures within the municipality range from 40.8 °C (105 °F) on 7 August 2013, down to -12.1 °C (10 °F) on 19 January 1893
Shanghai has an extensive public transport system, largely based on metros, buses and taxis. Payment of all these public transportation tools can be made by using the Shanghai Public Transportation Card.
Shanghai is a major hub of China’s expressway network. Many national expressways (prefixed with G) pass through or terminate in Shanghai, including G2 Beijing-Shanghai Expressway (overlapping G42 Shanghai-Chengdu), G15 Shenyang-Haikou, G40 Shanghai-Xi’an, G50 Shanghai-Chongqing, G60 Shanghai-Kunming (overlapping G92 Shanghai-Ningbo), and G1501 Shanghai Ring Expressway. In addition, there are also numerous municipal expressways prefixed with S (S1, S2, S20, etc.). In the city center, there are several elevated expressways to lessen traffic pressure on surface streets, but traffic in and around Shanghai is often heavy and traffic jams are commonplace during rush hour. There are bicycle lanes separate from car traffic on many surface streets, but bicycles and motorcycles are banned from most main roads including the elevated expressways.
Shanghai has four major railway stations: Shanghai Railway Station, Shanghai South Railway Station, Shanghai West Railway Station, and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. Three are connected to the metro network and serve as hubs in the railway network of China. Two main railways terminate in Shanghai: Jinghu Railway from Beijing, and Huhang Railway from Hangzhou. Hongqiao Station also serves as the main Shanghai terminus of three high-speed rail lines: the Shanghai-Hangzhou High-Speed Railway, the Shanghai-Nanjing High-Speed Railway, and the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway.
Shanghai is one of the leading air transport gateways in Asia. The city has two commercial airports: Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. Pudong Airport is the main international airport, while Hongqiao Airport mainly operates domestic flights with limited short-haul international flights. In 2010 the two airports served 71.7 million passengers (Pudong 40.4 million, Hongqiao 31.3 million), and handled 3.7 million tons of cargo (Pudong 3.22 million tons, Hongqiao 480 thousand tons).
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