Shanghai Jiao Tong University is one of the famous institutions of higher learning with the longest history and reputation at home and abroad. It is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education and jointly built with Shanghai Municipality. After 125 years of unremitting efforts, Shanghai Jiao Tong University has become a domestic first-class and internationally renowned university, and further defined the vision on constructing a “comprehensive, innovative and international” world-class university.
The fundamental task of Shanghai Jiao Tong University is mainly to cultivate talents. Over the past 100 years, the university has cultivated talents in various aspects for the country and society, including a group of outstanding politicians, scientists, social activists, industrialists, engineering and technical experts and medical experts. Since the reform and opening up, a number of young alumni have emerged in all walks of life around the world. SJTU offers undergraduate programs covering 9 major disciplines: economics, law, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and arts. “Learning at SJTU” a unique brand of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in the new era. Carrying forth the mission of preserving cultural heritage, seeking truth, bearing the responsibility of invigorating the Chinese nation and all humankind, today, this centennial university is sailing towards the goal of becoming a comprehensive, innovative, and internationalized world-class university. Shanghai Jiao Tong University belongs to China, but more so, it belongs to the world.