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). Through 121 years' unremitting efforts, SJTU has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized top university in China.
Today SJTU has 64 undergraduate programs covering 9 major disciplines: economics, law, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and arts. Since 2000, there are 47 national higher education teaching achievement prizes (31 completed independently)
SJTU enjoys an increasingly high scientific research level and technology innovation level. Up to 2016, SJTU led the country for the 7th consecutive year in terms of both the project number and the amount of money issued by National Natural Science Foundation of China. The number of SCI included papers in terms of the Article, and Review hit a historical high with the total number of 6,027. Among them, international outstanding paper reaches 2,497. The total number of domestic SCI-cited papers reaches 26,749, ranking the first in China. 2,414 papers were regarded as "doing-a-good-job" papers, ranking the third in 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.
The International Student Council is the governing body of international students at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Founded in November 2009, it is an embodiment of Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s commitment to its international students and the School of International Education’s dedication to excellence.
The equipments and facilities in dormitory vary from room types, buildings and campus, however, air-conditioner, telephone, cable television, self-laundry and internet access service are provided in all dorm rooms and buildings. Moreover, the basic furniture such like bed, desk, chair, wardrobe and bed textiles such like bed linen, pillow, quilt and mattress are also offered for free use. Lianxing Building, Asian Youth Center (Tao Li Yuan) on Xuhui Campus and No. 8, 9, 10 Dorm Building are equipped with individual bathrooms. No.9 Dorm Building on Xuhui Campus and No.12, 51 Dorm Building on Minhang Campus are equipped with shared bathrooms.
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.
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.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.
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 economics, volunteer and charity, academics and science, culture 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.
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.
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