Shanghai Jiaotong University – Overview
Conveniently located in Shanghai; a metropolitan city that also serves as China’s most important financial center, Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJTU) is among the oldest, highly influential universities in China. This is the first university that hosts our China study abroad programs; the other one being Fudan University. The university covers a well-developed and broad infrastructure base of more than 200 hectares. Originally known as the Nan Yang School in 1896, by the 1930s many were referring to it as the “Eastern MIT”. Find yourself learning Chinese in Shanghai at the Jiaotong University, which has more than 4 000 overseas students. It has a rich culture, a long history spanning over a hundred years and a vibrant arts scene, providing endless opportunities to experience and enjoy quality education. If you wish to study abroad in Shanghai, this university should be at the top of the list of places you should consider; Shanghai language programs are increasingly popular due to the fame that comes with the city. Alternatively, GAC will help you find a smallaer Shanghai Mandarin School if you don't want a large campus.
Notable alumni of Shanghai Jiaotong University include the former President of China, Jiang Zemin; Nobel Prize Laureate for discovery of HIV; Ding Junhui, China’s top professional snooker player.
Having the mission of developing in the present-day society Jiao Tong University has an increasingly high scientific research level and concentrates on technology innovations that allow students to conduct profound researches and succeed in their academic careers. To sum up, SJTU has a perfect combination of profound cultural background and great achievements in the modern history that attract wide attention of students from inside and outside China to experience student life in Shanghai.
Why Jiaotong University?
Teachers' staff of more than 70 experienced professors
More than 3000 international students, including 500 degree students, 2,000 long-term and 500 short-term language students
Since 2003 the University is one of the HSK examination centres
Modern Chinese class and excellent multimedia facilities.
XuHui campus offers convenient transportation options and perfect learning environment.
Global university with numerous overseas partners
Transcripts & Certification
Upon successful completion of the GAC Shanghai study abroad program at Shanghai Jiaotong University, you will receive an official certificate and results transcript from the university, which are accepted by most universities around the world. Successful completion requires an 80% attendance rate and passing grades for the exams and overall course. Once you have completed the course, Go Abroad China will provide you with all the necessary documentation and assistance for credit transfer.