Founded in 2013, ShanghaiTech is a young resource-rich university with a modern residential campus in the heart of Shanghai Pudong’s Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park. With an academic focus on STEM research, ShanghaiTech is committed to serving China’s national challenges in economic and social development with the focus on science and technology, and nurturing the next generation of innovative scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs.
With the backing and support of Shanghai Municipal Government and Chinese Academy of Sciences, ShanghaiTech’s six schools and four research institutes are committed to tackling the challenges that China and the world are facing in the fields of energy, materials, biology, environment, human health, information technology and mathematics.
ShanghaiTech's innovative university-wide tenure-track system attracts talented faculty members with a wealth of experience from around the world. 19% are foreign nationals and almost 80% of the faculty have overseas experience either working or studying.
ShanghaiTech has six schools and four research institutes: