Shanghai Jiao Tong University / 上海交通大学

 

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Number of students 1
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study September 2017 - July 2018
Location 800 Dongchuan Rd., Shanghai 200240, P.R.China
University profile Established in 1896 as Nan Yang College, Shanghai Jiao Tong University is one of the first national institutions of higher learning in China. The name “Jiao Tong” comes from the book Yi Jing. Literally, “Jiao” means unite and “Tong” means harmony. In the book it says, when heaven and earth unite in deep harmony, peace and blessing descend upon all living things; when leaders and people unite and combine their influences, the nation enjoys universal flowering and prosperity. SJTU, as it is fondly called, is a dynamic and comprehensive university for excellent education, cutting-edge scientific research and social service. From the early stage of its development, SJTU took first-class talents education as its principal mission. And today, it has been developed to the talent education idea of knowledge exploration, capacity development and personality nurturing. Today SJTU has 31 schools (departments), 63 undergraduate programs, 250 masters-degree programs, 203 Ph.D. programs, 28 post-doctorate programs, and 11 state key laboratories and national engineering research centers. SJTU boasts a large number of famous scientists and professors, including 40 academics of the Academy of Sciences and Academy of Engineering, 95 accredited professors and chair professors of the “Cheung Kong Scholars Program” and more than 2,000 professors and associate professors. Its total enrollment of students amounts to 37,452, of which over 5,900 are international students. There are 19,632 undergraduates. After more than a century of operation, Jiao Tong University has inherited the old tradition of “high starting points, solid foundation, strict requirements and extensive practice.” Students from SJTU have won top prizes in various competitions, including ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, International Mathematical Contest in Modeling and Electronics Design Contests.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students List of Courses in English http://ecc.sjtu.edu.cn
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students School of Medicine and MBA/IMBA/EMBA/MIB programs of Antai College
Graduate programs open to exchange students http:// www.gs.sjtu.edu.cn/
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students School of Medicine and MBA/IMBA/EMBA/MIB programs of Antai College
Minimum GPA (UG) 3.0 on a 4-point scale
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) Students who wish to take classes instructed in Chinese: HSK Level 5
Students who wish to take classes instructed in English: IELTS 6.0 or TOFEL iBT 90 is recommended
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar 2016 FALL SEMESTER:
  Classes begin: September 12, 2016
  Classes end: January 15, 2017

2016 SPRING SEMESTER:
  Classes begin: February 22, 2016
  Classes end: June 26, 2016
Important university website for exchange students http://global.sjtu.edu.cn/
http://global.sjtu.edu.cn/students/student-exchange
Scholarship information isc.sjtu.edu.cn
Dormitory information The exchange students under the university-wide agreement (such as Keio studnets) are guaranteed accommodations. SJTU has two main campuses: Minhang & Xuhui. For the new incoming exchange students, we will send the accommodation booking guidance to each exchange student.
Other information The exchange students under the university-wide agreement (such as Keio studnets) are free to choose Chinese language courses for 8 class hours/week, consisting of various levels of learning and training, which is normally one or two modules from the intensive Chinese language program. Courses usually start the first week of each semester.