Exchange: Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is a university under direct administration of China’s Ministry of Education and sponsorship of both the Ministry and Shanghai Municipality. It is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in China, and has brought up over 100,000 talented people for the country. Students have taken courses here in Life Sciences, Engineering and Statistics.

Credit Equivalency: 30 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses: Check here. (Undergraduate Courses List here.  Graduate Courses List here)

Restricted Courses: All courses from School of Medicine and Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance. Graduate Programs offered by Antai College of Economics & Management. Undergraduate courses are not available for Graduate students. English-taught courses in the KoGuan Law School and School of International and Public Affairs are offered only for graduate exchange students. Please note that not all of the graduate courses are available to undergraduate exchange students.

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed but the host institution will assist in securing housing. Please find more information here.

Note: This destination is only open to Full Year or Winter exchange.  This destination’s term date does not align with U of T’s. If you have any questions, please email

SJTU does not accept Chinese citizens (including Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao) through the general exchange pathway.


Country(ies): China
City: Shanghai
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Sep-Jan), Winter (Feb-Jun), Year-long (Sep-Jun)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024


Language of Study: Chinese, English
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award and Chinese government's scholarship


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 3.0 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates). Language Requirement: HSK 5 for courses in Chinese