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) and jointly built with Shanghai Municipality.

Through 125 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

  • Business
  • Computer studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Engineering
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Film Studies
  • International Relations
  • International
  • IT
  • Japanese Language
  • Marketing
  • Math
  • Psychology
  • Social Science

More information can be found on the host program website. UQ Students are able to select courses from the 2024 July Session (in person) course list. Please contact SJTU to request the relevant course syllabus required for your application. 

Applicants are advised to submit 2-3 courses on their application for credit form for faculty assessment credit in case of course cancellation. 

Credit Equivalent 

4 Credits = 2 UQ Units. You will be able to choose a maximum of one course. Maximum of 2 UQ units if 4 credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Please review the host university webpage for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the short-term experience eligibility criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.  

If you are intending to undertake your experience for-credit, it is strongly recommended that you submit your application to IGET at least 4 weeks before applying to the host to allow sufficient time for Faculty to complete the credit assessment. Please note however that it is your responsibility to meet the host application deadline.  

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Cost

The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad. The program fee is $5,710 AUD. Earlybird discounts are available. Detailed information regarding program fees and inclusions can be found on the host program website

Accommodation 

Limited accommodation may be available in on-campus housing or hotel on a first-come, first-served basis at an additional cost. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host university website.

Funding

Internships and Global Experiences Grants

When you submit your application for an experience, you are considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding page for details. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 14 April 2024
Host: 14 June 2024

Program Dates

Start: 24 June 2024
End: 12 July 2024

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Shanghai, China
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

OS-HELP Loan application deadlines close before the Summer and Winter Short-Term Study application deadlines. Please visit the OS-HELP Loan website for deadline dates as late applications will not be accepted.

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

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.​

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