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Shanghai University

Academic Opportunities

Shanghai University was founded in 1922, and has been developed into a university with profound academic traditions and outstanding research facilities, embracing students from various countries with its global outlook. Just like the city of Shanghai, Shanghai University has undergone dramatic changes in the past few decades, turning into a multicultural community with tremendous opportunities and resources. As one of the fastest growing universities, Shanghai University is ranked as the 22th best university in China and is placed in the top 300 universities around the world. It is also supported by the national Double First-Class Initiative. The University has 11 disciplines entering the top 1% of the ESI global rankings; while material science, chemistry and engineering have already reached the top 1‰.

Shanghai University is proud of its outstanding faculty, including 6 full-time academicians from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, 13 double-appointed fellows, 11 overseas academicians, about 200 national talents, and 3,500-plus full-time faculties. The university has an enrolment of over 38,000 students, among which there are 2500+ international students coming from more than 160 countries and regions.

Based on the contribution of our top-level faculty and diligent students, the University now has more than 250 global partners, including Rutgers University, Loughborough University, University of Technology Sydney and Tohoku University, focusing on co-teaching, student mobility, and research collaboration.

SHU has 4 international joint-venture schools formed in the fields of engineering, arts, and business. So far, 6 overseas educational institutes have been established in collaboration with universities in Asia, Europe, and Latin America.

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