Overview

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

City: Shanghai
Language of instruction: Chinese, English
  • University's name comes from the book Yi Jing: literally, 'Jiao' means unite and 'Tong' means harmony - in the book it is said that "when heaven and earth unite in deep harmony, peace and blessing descend upon all living things; when leaders and people unite and combine their influences, the nation enjoys universal flowering and prosperity"
  • A dynamic and comprehensive university for excellent education, cutting-edge scientific research and social service
  • 37,452 students (over 5,900 are international)
  • 31 schools (departments), 63 undergraduate programs, 250 masters-degree programs, 203 Ph.D. programs, 28 post-doctorate programs, and 11 state key laboratories and national engineering research centers
  • Staff and faculty include: 40 academics of the Academy of Sciences and Academy of Engineering, 95 accredited professors and chair professors of the "Cheung Kong Scholars Program," 2,000+ professors and associate professors
  • Old tradition/slogan: "high starting points, solid foundation, strict requirements and extensive practice"

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Partner university's areas of study

ArtsCommerce (UBCV)Land and Food Systems

Notes on Language of Instruction

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)Summer

Who can go?

  • Recommended to Asian Studies students and students interested in improving their Mandarin Chinese

Term dates

  • Semester 1: Early September - Late January
  • Semester 2: Early February - Mid July

Summer program

Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • Same as UBC credits
     

Passing grade

60

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline.  You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g., application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

Information about the transfer credit portal.

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)Undergrad research

Course information and restrictions

  • Commerce students may take courses from Antai College of Economics and Management
  • Students wishing to take Mandarin will take courses from the School of International Education
  • Chinese language courses are not included in exchange, but can be taken on a fee-paying basis (2 awards available from SJTU to cover the cost of these courses - please indicate in your application if you would like to be considered for this award)
  • This information is subject to change - when selecting courses, ensure that they are available in the semester for which you are applying

Partner Course Information

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Arts
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: 2000 years of Sino-Foreign Cultural Exchange
Partner course code: CL 025
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-06-05
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Management Psychology
Partner course code: BU 002
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-04-11
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Marketing
Partner course code: EC 414
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-04-11
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Supply Chain Management
Partner course code: BU 415
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-04-11
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Management Information Systems
Partner course code: MIS AM004
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-04-11
UBC course: ECON 302
Title: Intermediate Macroeonomics
Partner course code: EC 311
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-18
UBC course: ECON 371
Title: Environmental Economics
Partner course code: EC 312
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-17
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Business Communication and Ethics
Partner course code: SP 217
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: COMM 370
Title: Corporate Finance
Partner course code: FI410
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-09-23
UBC course: COMM 370
Title: Corporate Finance
Partner course code: FI410
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-10-03
UBC course: COMM 371
Title: Investment
Partner course code: FI 303
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-04-11
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Antai Global Summer School with Case Study
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Principle of Management
Partner course code: BU 103
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-10-07
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Management Psychology
Partner course code: BU 202
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-10-07
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Consumer Behaviour
Partner course code: AM 303
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-07
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Quality Management
Partner course code: BU 308
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-04-30
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Corporate Governance
Partner course code: EC 320
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-03-22
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Bank Management
Partner course code: FI 323
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-04-30
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Cross-Culture Mangement
Partner course code: BU 412
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-04-30
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Antai Global Summer Program Business and Culture in China
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-01
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Antai Global Summer Program Business and Culture in China
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: E-Business
Partner course code: AM 007
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-15
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Marketing in China
Partner course code: BU 016
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-03-22
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Marketing in China
Partner course code: BU 016
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-04-30
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: E-Commerce: Innovation and Strategy
Partner course code: AM 070
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-04-30

UBC Okanagan

Arts and Sciences
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Summer Program: Business, Culture and Chinese
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-09

Other

Others
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Performance and Compensation Management
Partner course code: HR 404
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-04-11
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • Summer students attend through our exchange agreement and pay tuition to UBC based on the number of credits earned at the partner institution
  • Other summer program fees paid directly to the partner
  • Language Courses are not part of the exchange agreement - extra fees may apply

Scholarships + awards

  • General Scholarship Information
  • New scholarship available through the Chinese Government, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, for eligible BC students to study abroad (Further information can be found here)

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ forFederal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
Housing

Types of accommodation available

Off-campusOn-campus
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