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Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Last Updated on 1 April 2023

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Established on 8 April 1896 as Nanyang Public School by an imperial edict issued by Emperor Guangxu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is referred to as “the MIT of the East” since the 1930s.

The five campuses of Xuhui, Minhang, Luwan, Qibao and Fahua of the university take up an area of around 400 hectares, housing a variety of activities from student life, athletics, and entertainment to research with laboratory facilities among the best in China.

Today, SJTU has 31 schools (departments), 67 undergraduate programmes, 250 masters-degree programmes, 203 PhD programmes, 28 post-doctorate programmes, and 11 state key laboratories and national engineering research centres. The university has more than 1,900 professors and associate professors, including 22 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 24 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 139 accredited professors and chair professors of the “Chang Jiang Scholars Program”.

Programmes Offered

SJTU has 67 undergraduates programmes covering 9 major disciplines, including Economics, Management, Law, Literature, Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, and Arts.

Our schools include:

School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering
School of Mechanical Engineering
School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering
School of Materials Science and Engineering
School of Environmental Science and Engineering /
School of Biomedical Engineering
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics

School of Mathematical Sciences
School of Physics and Astronomy
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Zhiyuan College

Life Medical Sciences
School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology
School of Agriculture and Biology
School of Medicine
School of Pharmacy

Humanities and Social Sciences
Antai College of Economics and Management
KoGuan Law School
School of Foreign Languages
School of Humanities
School of Marxism
School of International and Public Affairs
School of Media and Design
Dpeartment of Physical Education
Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance
School of Design

Joint Institute
UM-SJTU Joint Institute
SJTU-ParisTech Elite Institute of Technology
USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry
China Europe International Business School
China-UK Low Carbon College


The admissions decision is based on a comprehensive evaluation of applicants’ academic and interview performance. Applicants can check their admissions result in the application system within one month after the interview. Students should then pay tuition and confirm the enrollment within two weeks. The admissions package will be sent to the admitted applicants at the end of June. SJTU will review all students’ original application materials on the registration day and reserve the right to cancel students’ admissions if there are any irregularities.

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800 Dongchuan RD. Minhang District, Shanghai, China
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +86 21-54743244
Facebook: sjtu1896
Twitter: @sjtu1896
LinkedIn: shanghai-jiao-tong-university
YouTube: SJTU

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