China: Shanghai Jiao Tong University

SJTU is one of the first national institutions of higher education and has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized top 5 university in China. The university has 16,188 undergraduates and 28,842 postgraduates and 2,134 overseas students. SJTU is among KTH´s six strategic partner universities in the world, and have long history of collaborations at various levels with KTH. SJTU has nine major disciplines, namely economics, law, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and arts.

University in brief

Language of instruction: Chinese, English.
Academic calendar: September - January, February - June
Credit system: 1 credit is equivalent to 15-16 class hours
Website: global.sjtu.edu.cn
Note: Local insurance is required during entire period of study, 400RMB/semester. Summer programmes are available in July and August.

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: 8 spots per semester
Grade requirements: Minimum 3.75 point average (on KTH's scale of 5) HSK 5 at least for attending the Chinese language Taught Course (Original test certificate required). All exchange students will have the opportunity to take Chinese language courses at the beginnings’ level.

Programme specific information

If your programme is not listed below, contact the international coordinator at your school.