The July 2021, SJTU Global International Schoolwill be offered virtually

This experience may require live attendance at lectures, webinars and group work sessions, at a time decided by the partner organisation. No special considerations will be extended to any successful applicant if an approved experience coincides with the commencement of Semester Two studies at UQ. We strongly recommend you consider the time zone differences prior to application.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) enjoys a long history and a world-renowned reputation in China, is a key university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People's Republic of China and co-constructed by MOE and Shanghai Municipal Government. Through 121 years' unremitting efforts, SJTU has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized top university in China. To facilitate the internationalization of our university and to offer more courses taught in English, SJTU runs summer school and invites students from other universities to study at SJTU.

Field of Study

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Information Technology
  • Public Policy

More information can be found on the host program website.

Session A

  • Start: 08 July 2021
  • End: 23 July 2021
  • Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Session B
  • Start: 08 July 2021
    End: 30 July 2021
  • Credit: For-credit only

Credit Equivalent 

4 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ units after successful completion of experience (pending UQ faculty approval).

Students from the below faculties may be eligible to receive credit for this experience:

  • BEL
  • EAIT
  • HaSS
  • Science

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the SJTU entry requirements.

Session B impacts on UQ Semester 2 dates. UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

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The tuition fee is approximately $1,100 AUD per course. More information regarding fees can be found on the host program website. 


New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grant

Eligible students are considered for one of several AUD$1,050 New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grants for Shanghai Jiao Tong University International Summer School. 

When you submit your application to the Internships and Global Experiences team, you are automatically considered. There is no additional application required. Applicants will need to submit supporting documentation (host acceptance, bank details) by the relevant deadline.  

This grant is not guaranteed even if all selection criteria are met. 

Short-term Experience Grant

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May (for winter programs) or late-October (for summer programs) if they are eligible for grants and scholarships awarded by the Internships and Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your experience.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 30 April 2021
Host: 30 April 2021

Program Dates

See the 'Program' tab for more different program dates

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Shanghai, China (Virtual)
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​