• 2018 Calendar

  • January

    Winter Vacation

    From the middle of January, the winter vacation starts. Winter in shanghai is not too cold. You can either take advantage of this opportunity to visit and relax in Shanghai and its vicinities, or go back home and spend the holidays with your family. In case you want to improve your Chinese, Vacation Chinese Program would be your good choice.


    Spring Festival

    The week from Feb. 15th is the national holiday for Chinese Spring Festival. Everyone is surrounded by a festive atmosphere if you stay in China.

    Enrollment week of new semester starts from Feb. 26th. Students shall enroll on time in accordance with the Admission Notice (new students) or ICES's notice (old students).


    Class Begins

    Mar 5th is the day the first class starts. Everyone should be on time for class and keep learning hard.

    Beyond that, international student organizations and clubs start to recruit new members. Welcome to join them to enrich your spare time.

    You can follow us on Wechat (dhu-ices) to get first-hand information.


    Spring is Coming

    Spring in Shanghai is very attractive. The weather is temperate and flowers are blossoming everywhere. You are recommended to join the language excursions organized by ICES. It’s a good opportunity to hang out with classmates and even practice your Chinese!


    Sports Month

    The 15th "Tenglong Cup" International Student Sports Day is held in May.

    The Spring Sports Event of Donghua University may also be held in May.

    Let's exercise!


    Graduation Season

    In June, around the Dragon Boat Festival, comes the 11th "International Students' Dragon Boat Race of Universities in Shanghai". Are we going to win the first prize this year?

    During this graduation season, many students will leave the university, flying to all corners of the world to start a new chapter of life, while DHU, is always be here like your home in China! We look forward to seeing you back!


    Summer Holiday

    The summer vacation begins in mid-July and ends at the end of August. A hot summer may keep you from going out, but our Summer Chinese Programs could be a good place to cool you down. Your summer time will also be well used to improve the Chinese.

    If you decide to get away, you'd better go with someone. Do pay attention to the traffic safety, food hygiene, and make yourself keep in touch with ICES.


    Summer‘s Tail

    Summer vacation is over at the end of August. The new semester is about to begin. Please be prepared.

    New students shall carry the corresponding study visa (X1 / X2) or Residence Permit to enroll. Those who have reserved the dormitory shall make sure the reservation is successful. If the dormitory is full, please be ready to rent a house outside.


    New Beginning

    Welcome to Donghua University, new students from all over the world! The enrollment week for new semester starts from Sep. 3rd.

    Please be sure to bring all the materials required and get yourself enrolled on time.

    New semester officially starts from Sep. 10th. Apart from classes, don’t forget to sign up for all kinds of international student organizations and clubs, as well as Freshmen Welcome Party -- An unmissable opportunity to meet new friends!



    Culture Festival

    The 4th "Chinese Culture Festival" is held in October. As a major event of ICES held in turn with the "International Culture Festival" each year, it is a great opportunity for everyone to experience Chinese culture. Don't miss it!

    Scenery in autumn is extraordinary. Welcome to participate in our language excursions. Let’s record the beautiful travelling moments with pictures.


    Keep Warm

    Although the weather turns cold, our study life is still in full swing.

    The 6th "Orienteering Challenge Competition" is waiting for your participation. Let’s run with joy!

    The 10th "China Hand" Contest is also go through the preliminary round in October and enter the final in November. Who will be the Mr. or Ms. China Hand?


    End of the Year

    Looking back the year of 2018: have you fulfilled your new year resolution made one year ago?

    New Year Party will be held at the end of December. Teachers and students will enjoy a happy get-together and celebrating the arrival of a new year.

    Winter vacation starts from the middle of January. Let’s make wishes for the new year and start a brand new journey!

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