Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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    800 Dongchuan Road Minhang Shanghai Shanghai Shi 200240 China
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Founded in 1896, Shanghai Jiao Tong University is a public research institution situated in Shanghai, China. Regarded as one of the most selective, oldest and prestigious universities in China, the university is popular for its impressive research work. It is spread across 5 campuses- Minhang Campus, Qibao Campus, Fahuazhen Road Campus, Chongquing Road Campus and Shangzhong Road campus.

With an enrolment of more than 40,000 students including over 15,000 undergraduates and more than 20,000 postgraduates, SJTU is home to around 2,000 international students. The university today comprises more than 30 academic departments like- Economics and Management, Humanities, Law, Media and Design, Foreign Languages and Micro-electronics among others.

SJTU offers more than 60 undergraduate, over 200 master’s programmes, around 200 Ph.D. degree programmes and over 25 post-doctorate programmes to the students. Also, the university operates around 10 laboratories and engineering research centers. It comprises the teaching staff of more than 1500 faculty members – including academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering and Academy of Sciences and more than 90 accredited senior professors.

For the university which is popular for its highly-regarded research work, excellent education and teaching remain a necessary component to university’s ethos. SJTU includes more than 10 national development centers for teaching, over 5 off-campus education bases and more than 5 experimental teaching centers on national level.

In the research arena, the university is considered as one of the best performing institutions in China. Among its notable alumni are An Wang, Chen Zhu (Biologist) and Jiang Zemin.

With a profound background of culture in education, great achievements and strenuous history of development, Shanghai Jiao Tong University is aiming to become a comprehensive, world-class and research-oriented university.