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Useful information for exchange students


2019 Spring semester exchange student guide.pdf 

Shanghai Jiao Tong University Fact Sheet 2019-2020.docx.pdf


2018-19 English Taught Courses for undergraduate students(to be updated).rar


**The final list for 2019 Fall semester will be available in July. If you need more information, please refer to the relevant school, and the contact information is in the fact sheet.

Chinese Language Course for University - Level Exchange Students.pdf

Chinese Language Course for School- Level Exchange Students.pdf

The introduction to the Chinese Language Courses--初级汉语.docx

Explanatory notes for Transcript.pdf

Jaccount application.pdf

Visiting Student Program CLARIFICATION.docx

Exchange Certificace.docx 

Application Form to ProlongShorten Exchange Period.docx

Major Change Application Form for Exchange Students.docx


Study at SJTU 


1.  Academic Year Schedule:

Spring Semester   February to June

Summer Session    July

Autumn Semester   September to January

Summer break: Begins from August and usually lasts for six weeks.

Winter break: Follows the schedule of Chinese New Year, which varies from year to year. Usually lasts about six weeks.


2.  Registration at university:

(a).University Level Registration:

Register at the International Mobility Office at SJTU with your original Admission Notice, Visa  

Application for study in China (JW202 form) and passport.

Contact :
    Tel: +86-21- 54744225
    Address : B 809 New Administration Building, 800 Dongchuan Rd. Shanghai 200240, China

(b).School Level Registration:

Register at the school (or college) where you will study during the exchange term at SJTU. The school (or college) will provide detailed academic information including course schedule and course selection.


3.  Registration Date:

Exchange students should register at the time specified in the Admission Notice issued by SJTU.


4.  Late registration:

Students who will be late for registrations must notify the coordinator of home university at first and seek permission from SJTU secondly. If students fail to notify on time and get approval from SJTU, it will be regarded as spontaneous abandonment of study at SJTU.


5.  Course selection:

Exchange students only can choose the courses according him/her level. School of Medicine and MBA/IMBA/EMBA/MIB programs of Antai College are not open to exchange students.

Undergraduate English - taught course website:


Postgraduate English- taught course website:

Whether those courses listed in the data base are available or not, please contact the relevant college/department coordinator at SJTU.


6.  Free Chinese course:

A. All the incoming exchange students will have the opportunity to take Free Chinese language courses at the beginners’ level.

 Students should choose this course at the first 2 weeks of new semester from website of

B. University - level exchange students are free to choose Higher Level of Chinese language courses for 8 class hours/week, consisting of various levels from the intensive Chinese language programme, Courses usually start during the first week of each semester.


University -level exchange students:students from universities signed agreements with Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

School - level exchange students: students from universities signed agreements with the relevant college/department at SJTU.


7.  Buddy program:

Buddy program is to match a buddy for each exchange student upon their arrivals. It aims at helping exchange students could familiarize the campus life and get adjust to the new environment as conveniently as possible.   

School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering and Antai College of Economics and Management have their own buddy program. Students apply for the above School/College should contact the secretory from the corresponding School/College regarding the buddy program. Other exchange students shall contact International Mobility Office for more information. 


8.  Extend or Shorten Exchange Study Duration:

Please consider thoughtfully about the change of study duration, then seek the permission from home university at first. After reviewed by your home univeristy and the relevant school/college at SJTU, please hand your application form to Student Mobility Office.

If your request is approved, then your study duration will be extended or shortened. If there is no very special reason, your request will not be considered.


Application Form to ProlongShorten Exchange Period.docx

Major Change Application Form for Exchange Students.docx





















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