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

Restricted Courses: School of Medicine, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance. Antai College of Economics & Management doesn’t accept university-level graduate exchange students

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


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

Subjects Available at Host: All

Program Type: Study

Accepting Applications: Yes

Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 14, 2021
Winter Deadline: April 1, 2021

Timeline: Fall (Sep-Jan), Winter (Feb-Jun), Year-long (Sep-Jun)

Country: China

City: Shanghai

Institution: University

Language of Study: English, Chinese

Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate

Credit: Yes

Open to Programs at UofT: All

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: No fee

Funding: IE Award and Chinese government's scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 3 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates)