📖 Introduction

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🏫 About University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST)

The University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST) is a municipal multidisciplinary key applied research-oriented university with engineering as its core, where engineering, science, economics, management, literature, law, art and other disciplines are well in coordinated development. In 2018, USST became a pilot unit for the construction of “a high-level local institution of higher education” in Shanghai. After an experience of over more than a hundred years of ups and downs, the prestigious university has bred large batches of patriotic youth and people with lofty ideals, nurtured a large number of academic elites, engineering experts and leading social figures, and trained more than 100,000 outstanding professionals for the country and society, earning itself the title of “Whampoa Military Academy in manufacturing industry” in China. In the process of integration, inheritance and innovation, the spirit of the school motto of “honesty, integrity, diligence, benevolence; learning, reflection, vision, aspiration” has gradually come into being, inspiring all USST people in the new era to adhere to their original mission and forge ahead. USST has two campuses, Jungong Road Campus and Fuxing Road Campus, covering an area of almost 1,000 mu or about 670, 000 square meters. There are altogether 17 schools, colleges and departments with more than 27,000 full-time students, including more than 18,000 undergraduate students and more than 9,000 graduate students. Of its 2,900 faculty & staff members, there are 9 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Chinese Academy of Engineering (adjunct academicians included), 75 national-level talents, 189 provincial or ministerial-level talents, 859 teachers with senior titles, and 260 doctoral supervisors. Having relied upon, served, and spearheaded the development of industry for a long time, USST has grown up to be a backbone university in the fields of equipment manufacture, medical equipment as well as publishing and printing industry. The disciplines such as Power Engineering, Engineering Thermophysics, Optical Engineering, Management Science and Engineering have long held the leading position in the country; USST also has a profound industry foundation in the fields of medical devices, as well as publishing and printing. In recent years, USST’s discipline layout has been continuously prioritized, with currently 60 undergraduate programs, 8 first-class discipline doctoral programs, 6 centers for post-doctoral studies, 27 first-class master’s degree programs, and 18 professional master’s degree programs. USST has 19 national teaching platforms, 51 provincial or ministerial-level platforms, 7 national scientific research platforms and 34 provincial or ministerial-level platforms. Its three disciplines, namely Engineering, Materials Science, and Chemistry, have long ranked the top 1% of Essential Science Indicators (ESI) in the world. USST is always ready to serve the local and national strategic needs by tapping the potentials of its 3 international labs of Future Optics, Intelligent Manufacturing, Medical Devices and Rehabilitation Engineering as well as its featured platform of Systems Management as the carriers to build its 5 first-class disciplines of Optical Engineering, Systems Science, Power Engineering and Thermophysics, Mechanical Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering as well as a high-level disciplinary construction in Management Science, continuously supports its disciplinary development and pushes ahead its high-level university construction. USST always adheres to the fundamental task of “Fostering Civic Virtue and Cultivating Talents”, carries forward the tradition of relying on industry and combining production, learning and research, and cultivates high-quality “engineering-oriented, innovative and internationalized ” talents. USST implements the concept of “docking industry, transforming programs and guiding employment.” Undergraduate education emphasizes “being solid in foundation, wide in caliber and competitive in practice,” whereas postgraduate education stresses “being interdisciplinary, innovative and industry-related.” USST is the Ministry of Education’s “Program of Education and Training of Excellent Engineers University,” “National Undergraduates Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Plan Implementation University,” “National Talent Training Mode Innovation Experimental Zone”, “National Innovative Talents Training Demonstration Base,” “National In-depth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Reform Model University,” as well as the “National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Model University.” One of the earliest institutions of higher education in mainland China to set up international cooperative programs in school-running, USST, which currently has nearly 1,000 international students, has established cooperative relations with more than 170 institutions of higher education in more than 30 countries and regions, such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Japan, Australia and Ireland. It has so far established two Sino-foreign joint educational institutions, namely, the Sino-British College and Sino-German College. Adhering to the strategy of coordinative development, USST has jointly established “Yangtze River Delta Higher Engineering Education Alliance” with Nanjing Tech University, Zhejiang University of Technology, Jiangsu University, and Anhui University of Technology; USST has established the “Medical-Engineering Innovation Research Institute” and “Medical-Engineering Interdisciplinary Graduate School” with Shanghai Jiaotong University; USST has been working together with such industrial leaders as Shanghai Institute of Process Automation & Instrumentation, Shanghai Power Equipment Research Institute Co., Ltd, Shanghai Electrical Apparatus Research Institute (Group) Co., Ltd, Shanghai Electric Cable Research Institute, Shanghai Research Institute of Materials, Shanghai Research Institute of E-toys, Shanghai Industrial Boiler Research Institute Co., Ltd and Central Institute of Shanghai Electric Group Company Ltd. to jointly establish “Shanghai Institute for Generic Technology of Machinery Industry” and “Shanghai Graduate School of Machinery Industry.” Besides, USST has carried out comprehensive strategic cooperation with such institutions and enterprises as Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC), HUAWEI, Shanghai Electric, Bright Food Group, Shanghai Branch of Bank of China, Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai Branch and No.8 Institute of Nuclear Industry. Relying on the construction of its National Science Park and nearly 30 technology transfer offices in the Yangtze River Delta, USST is cooperating with Yangpu District to promote the transfer and commercialization of findings and achievements in science and technology, industry incubation, and the development of the innovative neighborhood around USST campuses. Show less
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  • 40,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 40,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 40,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 40,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 40,000 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

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    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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