Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) ) is a world-renowned higher education institution and one of the top universities in China. It has established itself as a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized university and ranks 60th worldwide (QS 2020).
China-UK Low Carbon College (LCC) was established by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) with the joint efforts of the University of Edinburgh (UoE) and Shanghai Lingang Government in May 2017. LCC is the first college in China that pioneers in low carbon research and education. The vision of the college is to become a world-leading higher education institution with international influence, providing a platform for graduate education, scientific research, executive training, and innovation and incubation in the low carbon field. LCC has established partnerships with first-class universities including the University of Edinburgh, University College London, Warwick University, etc.
LCC is located in China Pilot Free Trade Zone Lingang Special Area which is an emerging low-carbon city in Shanghai. Lingang is an important carrier for realizing the regional function of shanghai as a global economic center, financial center, trading center, international shipping center, and innovation center. The flexible policies at Lingang attract domestic and international investments, advanced technology and management expertise.