History of Donghua University (2)

Publisher:宋玮Release time:2014-10-02Browse the number:266

1912: The history can be traced back to the establishment of Dyeing and Weaving Academy (later developed into Textile Department of Nantong College) in 1912.


1951: East China Institute of Textile Science and Technology was established.


1960:Approved as a state-key university.


1972:Renamed as Shanghai Institute of Textile Science and Technology.



1981: Among the first batch of institutions to be authorized to grant doctoral degree.


1985: Renamed as China Textile University


1995: Passed the pre-audit of '211 Project' construction.


1998: Incorporated into Ministry of Education from China National Textile and Apparel Counci


1999: Renamed as Donghua University


Today, Donghua University is a multi-disciplinary university with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs across a vast field of disciplines including engineering, economics, management, literature and art, laws, science, and education.