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Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is widely recognized as one of China’s top five universities.

 

History

SJTU was founded in 1896 by ShengXuanhuai and is therefore one of the oldest universities in China. SJTU has nurtured large numbers of outstanding individuals and made significant contributions to the prosperity of the nation, particularly in the development of science and technology. Our famous alumni include former General Secretary of the Communist Party JiangZemin, the founder of the PRC’s rocketry program Qian Xuesen, and hundreds of others.More than 200 academicians of China's Academy of Sciences and Academy of Engineering are alumni of SJTU.

 

Students

SJTU’s total enrollment exceeds 38,000, about half of whom are undergraduates, with the other half enrolled in graduate programs.

 

International influence

SJTU has established relations with more than 100 renowned universities and colleges globally as well as connections with many research institutions, corporations and enterprises at home and abroad. Our guest faculty have included the Nobel Prize winners and physicists Yang Zhenning, Li Zhengdao and Ding Zaozhong.