Getting Started

Before you apply, you need to know that exchange admission procedures need decisions by both Shanghai Jiao Tong University International Student Development Center Mobility Office (SJTU-ISDCMO) and School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering (SEIEE). So although SEIEE have some autonomy,  works closely with admission on technical, administrative and policy issues.


Understanding the role of the Graduate School and the role of SEIEE will help you successfully navigate graduate admissions at the SJTU. It will also help you know who to contact when you have questions.


The role of the SJTU-ISDCMO in exchange students admissions:

  •     establish  admission requirements
  •     set application deadlines (April 30 for fall semester exchange program and  Nov.30 for the spring semester)
  •     support the online application system for exchange study at the SJTU
  •     verify application materials
  •     make half admission decisions
  •     communicate with SEIEE and other related offices
  •     provide admission letter, JW202 and related documents

The role of SEIEE  in graduate admissions:

  •     coordinate admission procedure
  •     Find portential supervisor for research-targeted exchange students
  •     contact applicants for further information
  •     make half admission decisions
  •     communicate with SJTU-ISDCMO and with applicants


Before Application

Now that you know more about graduate admissions at the  SJTU, here are tips for getting started:


1. First of all, exchange Programs only accept international students from partner universities and students should be nominated by the program coordinator of the home university. Please check with your home university to see if it has any student exchange program agreement with SJTU.

If yes, you may choose to attend all courses at SJTU except for restrictions stated in the agreement.You may also check SEIEE partnering universities list to see whether you are qualified. If your university is not in the list, please consult SEIEE Graduate Office for more information.


2. After check all the SEIEE Graduate courses in English if you come for courses, or check all the available advisors if you come for research, please also review all SJTU information in the official SJTU Exchange Students Website  and two brochures:

Shanghai Jiao Tong University Incoming Exchange Guide 2014-2015

Shanghai Jiao Tong Fact Sheet (2014-15).pdf


3.  Please find the exchange program coordinator in your home university, he/she is the one to initiate your application.


Application Procedure

Ready to apply? Please ask the exchange program coordinator to nominate you to SJTU-ISDCMO or SEIEE. After normination, SJTU-ISDCMO would send out an application link so you can submit all the information online.

Here is the preview of application material, you may prepare it before application:

An application form
A copy of current passport
An ID photo (28 mm×22 mm)
Recommendation Letter from the student’s Home University
CV/resume of the applicant
Official transcript


Application Deadline

Spring Semester

Nomination deadline: October 15th

Online Application deadline: November 15th

SEIEE Admission deadline:  November 30th

Admission Letter and JW202 Delivery: Before December 15th

Fall Semester

Nomination deadline: March 30th

Online Application deadline: April 30th

SEIEE Admission deadline: May 31th

Admission Letter and JW202 Delivery: Before June 30th


Admission Procedure

After you succefully submit online submission, please check your status change on the application website. After you get admited, SJTU-ISDCMO would coordinate to send you Admission Letter and JW202 as soon as possible.

[ 2013-11-28 ]
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