📖 Introduction

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), as one of the higher education institutions which enjoy a long history and a world-renowned reputation in China, is a key university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People’s Republic of China and co-constructed by MOE and Shanghai Municipal Government. Through 117 years’ unremitting efforts, SJTU has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized top university in China.

🏫 About Shanghai JiaoTong University (SJTU)

With profound cultural background, an age-old tradition on education, strenuous development history, and great achievements made since the reform and opening up, SJTU has attracted wide attention both inside and outside China. Carrying the mission of preserving cultural heritage, and seeking for the truth, bearing the responsibility of invigorating the Chinese nation and developing for the benefits of mankind, today this centennial university is sailing for the aim of becoming a comprehensive, research-oriented and internationalized world-class university.

SJTU Library

The Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Library, from its humble origin as a small reading room built in 1896 upon the establishment of the Nan Yang Public School, is now one of the most venerable university libraries in China today. The SJTU Library system has come a long way since the construction of the first university library building in 1919. Laters additions included the Pao Sui-Loong Library on the Xuhui campus (October 1985), the Pao Yue-Kong Library on the Minhang campus (October 1992), and the Main Library on the Minhang campus (September 2008). The School of Agriculture Library from the Qibao campus became a member of SJTU Library system in September 1999, as did the School of Medicine Library from the Luwan campus, in June 2005.

SJTU Library has been committed to fostering innovation, practice and academic excellence, since its founding over a century ago. Over the years, SJTU Library has made great progress and achievements. SJTU Library system, with a total area of 63,700m2, currently comprises a number of branches covering a wide range of fields on natural and social science and technology. Affiliated libraries and reading rooms are housed in different schools and departments. Equipped with rich resources and state of the art facilities, SJTU Library is now boasts an open and integrated service system that facilitates and promotes research initiatives in all areas.

Campus Life

Stadiums and gymnasiums

The New Gymnasium (SJTU Sports Arena)

The New Gymnasium is located at the north-western corner of Minhang Campus with first-class equipments and magnificent decoration. This comprehensive gymnasium has hosted many lectures, concerts and games, including the basketball games of Shanghai Special Olympic Games in 2007.

Guangming Stadium

Located at the southwest corner on Minhang campus, this outdoor stadium has hosted many significant assemblies and ceremonies as well as the sports meetings. There is also a tennis court and a basketball court to the south and north of the stadium.

South Stadium and South Gymnasium

The stadium and gymnasium are seated in the center of the student activity zone. The stadium offers grounds for soccer, baseball and jogging, and the gymnasium houses table tennis courts and a basketball court on the first floor and badminton courts on the second.

Student Associations

Student associations of SJTU offer a wide variety of unique and popular activities, and play an important role in the students’ extracurricular life as a supplement for curricular programs and an important part of SJTU’s campus culture. There are now 168 student associations which can be classified into five main categories: politics and economicsvolunteer and charityacademics and scienceculture and art, and sports and fitness. The total number of the students in these associations has reached 17,000, of which 8,000 are active members.

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  • 45,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 45,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 45,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 45,500 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 45,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 🏠 Accommodation

    You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.

    You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.

    How to book:

    • Make a booking online after you have been accepted (in this case please let us know your choice when you apply).
    • Register when you arrive - its not possible to reserve a room before arriving. You can arrive a few days before and book it

    📬 Admissions Process

    3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

    Application step 1

    Application step 2

    Application step 3

    Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

    Required documents:

    • Passport
    • Graduation certificate
    • Passport size photo

    Preparing documents:

    You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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    Application process:

    Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

    The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

    Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

    After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

    The university may contact you directly for further questions.

    We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

    After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

    Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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    Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

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