📖 Introduction

Shanghai Second Polytechnic University (SSPU) is a higher education institution located in Shanghai, China. Established in 1960, SSPU is a public university that has developed a reputation for its focus on polytechnic education and applied sciences. Committed to providing practical and industry-relevant education, SSPU has played a significant role in training professionals for various technical fields.

As a polytechnic university, SSPU emphasizes hands-on learning and practical skills development, preparing students for careers in engineering, technology, and other applied sciences. The university's curriculum is designed to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and real-world applications, fostering a learning environment that encourages innovation and problem-solving. While specific rankings may vary, SSPU's commitment to practical education and its contribution to producing skilled professionals in the technical and engineering sectors make it a valuable institution in the higher education landscape of Shanghai and beyond.

🏫 About Shanghai Second Polytechnic University (SSPU)

Shanghai Polytechnic University (SSPU), founded in 1960, is a municipal public university that boasts strengths in engineering and well-coordinated development of disciplines in management, economics, literature, science and arts. The main campus is located at Jinhai Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai. The university is committed to training applied innovative talents who are professional, responsible and international. SSPU has 16 colleges and schools, including School of Intelligent Manufacturing and Control Engineering, School of Computer and Information Engineering, School of Resources and Environmental Engineering, School of Energy and Materials, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Economics and Management, School of Applied Arts and Design, School of International Exchange, College of International Vocational Education, Shanghai Model Worker College, Shanghai Vocational & Technical Teacher Education School, School of Continuing Education, Department of Physical Education, School of Marxism, Engineering Training Center, and Art Education Center. SSPU offers 6 professional master’s degree programs in the fields of Electronic Information, International Business, Translation and Interpreting, Materials and Chemical Engineering, Resources & Environment and Arts, 45 bachelor’s degree programs and 20 higher vocational programs. It has 13,442 full-time students (including 10, 681 undergraduates, 2, 125 higher vocational students, 47 preparatory students, 480 postgraduates and 109 international students) and 6,859 part-time students. It now has 1,129 faculty and staff, of whom 838 are faculty members, 346 are professors and associate professors, and 342 have doctoral degrees. In the past three years, the students have participated in 213 competitions of various kinds at provincial and ministerial levels and above, and won 739 awards in total including 325 national awards. On average, over 1,500 students per year participated in college student innovation projects in the university and in Shanghai. In the1st Vocational Skills Competition of the People’s Republic of China in 2020, 2 SSPU students won a gold medal and a bronze medal respectively. SSPU has some provincial and ministerial bases and platforms, such as Shanghai Engineering Research Center of Advanced Thermal Functional Materials, Shanghai Collaborative Innovation Center for WEEE Recycling, Shanghai Collaborative Innovation Center for Reverse Logistics and Supply Chain, China Bicycle Intelligent Manufacturing Demonstration Base and China Bicycle Intelligent Manufacturing R&D Center. SSPU has jointly established Shanghai Key Laboratory for Application and Evaluation of Engineering Materials with Shanghai Research Institute of Materials (SRIM) and co-built SSPU Lab Affiliated to Key Labs under Ministry of Industry and Information Technology with State Radio Monitoring Center Testing Center (SRTC). SSPU Science Park was approved as a national university science park. Shanghai Polytechnic University has established partnerships with over 150 universities and institutions from 36 countries and regions, keeping close cooperation in Sino-foreign cooperation education, teacher exchange, student mobility, research, joint laboratories, etc. It is a member of Sino-Finnish Alliance of Universities of Applied Science. SSPU has jointly set up a Sino-foreign cooperation institution—Queensland College with TAFE Queensland, Australia, and 2 Sino-foreign cooperation programs with Broward College, the U.S. The university has also established Monita College, cooperating with Monita International Group, Hong Kong China.

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🏠 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

31 Days

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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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