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Q:Who can apply for Summer School of SJTU?

A:All full-time undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in the universities are welcome to apply for the program. We also welcome high school students who have good English proficiency, as well as the working professionals and those who would like to experience the Foreign University courses. We will assist and help applicants based on their conditions.

Q: How to apply for Summer School?

A:For SJTU students, please register your courses via the course selection system.
For non-SJTU students, please log onto the“Application”to register for courses.

Q: When can I apply for this program?

A: The application system for 2021 Summer School is open, and we will upload the course syllabi. We encourage students to contact their Academic Advisor at home university with the most recent version of course syllabi and apply for the program as early as possible, in order to secure your place for the selected courses.

Q: What should I do if I have problem during application?

A:Please call us at 021-62934274 or send us email to iss@sce.sjtu.edu.cn;inquiry@sjtusummer.org, or scan the QR code to raise your inquiry, and our staff will walk you through the process.

Q:Can I change/add/drop the courses?

A:Yes. Students can change/add/drop courses in the application system after paying full tuition fees, on condition that the courses are not fully enrolled. In case you change the number of courses you selected, which result in the change of tuition fees, please call us at 021-62934274 or send us email to iss@sce.sjtu.edu.cn;inquiry@sjtusummer.org.


Q: When will the SCE Summer School start?

A:In 2021, SJTU SCE Summer School will open three sessions in January, March and July. The first session is from December 17, 2020 to January 8, 2021(Sunday to Thursday),  the second session is from March 22, 2021 to June 11, 2021, the third session is from June 28, 2021 to July 23, 2021 (Monday to Friday). Please refer to “Course List”for detailed arrangement, and aware of the class schedules in case of time conflicts.

Q: Where can I find detailed course information?

A:Students can find course syllabi in the“Course List”Each course syllabus includes information about class time, professor information, course description, textbook information, course requirements and grading policy, etc.

Q: How many courses can I take at most?

A: In order to ensure the quality of learning, students are advised to select one to three courses in June and July session, one to two courses in December session.

Q: How many students in each class?

A: The limitation of each class is 70 students, except that up to 25 students in English Writing and Public Speaking classes.

Q:Do I need to buy my own textbooks?

A:Textbooks are not provided and students are required to obtain their textbooks before the start of the classes. The textbooks can be purchased on Amazon and Course Smart, which are convenient and less expensive. Please refer to the course syllabi in the “Course List”or the textbooks.

Q:When is the examination? What is the format?

A:Generally speaking, each course will have the mid-term and final exams, which will be arranged by the professors. The format of the exams may include close-book examination, papers or group presentation. Please refer to the course syllabus for details.

Q:How can I receive my transcript after the program?

A:We will start to process and mail students’ transcripts right after the program, which usually takes four to six weeks for students to receive their transcripts. The transcripts will be sent to the address that students provided during course registration. If you request additional transcripts, please send email to iss@sce.sjtu.edu.cn;inquiry@sjtusummer.org. Students need to pay RMB 50 for each additional transcript and be responsible for the mailing cost occurred.


Q: Will SCE Summer School provide accommodations?

A: We will provide students will limited off-campus accommodations. Due to limited resources, the accommodation reservation will be on “first come, first serve” basis according to the payment time

Q: Are there any meal options around the campus?

A: There are a variety of choices for students to eat around the campus to meet their tastes.

Q: Besides attending courses, what other activities are available?

A: Shanghai is an international city, and we have prepared a huge variety of leisure activities for you to communicate with the professors and classmates, and build up your own social network. Besides, you can also arrange your own activities with classmates and friends, and to spend a wonderful summer.

Q: Can I access to campus facilities?

A: The study rooms are free to use. Other sports facilities, such as badminton, table tennis need to pay extra fees.