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IES Abroad Shanghai Direct Enrollment – Engineering: Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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What better place to study engineering than the world’s fastest growing economic and manufacturing center? In this program, you will study either Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, or Materials Science in English at one of the top universities in China: Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). A member of C9 League, SJTU is part of the Chinese equivalent to the Ivy League. The University boasts numerous technological achievements and notable alumni in the field of engineering, and is ABET accredited.

Study at the University of Michigan–SJTU Joint Institute, where you will have access to high caliber international faculty, research laboratories, and a wide range of Englishtaught courses. Course topics may include Computer & Data Science, Electricity & Magnetism, Fluid Mechanics, Physics, Probabilistic Methods in Engineering, and a range of liberal arts topics.

To help ease your immersion into the local culture, you will be required to enroll in a Chinese language course. During the fall, you will enroll in a semester-long, 4-credit Chinese language course on SJTU’s Engineering campus. In the spring, you will complete a four-week IES Abroad intensive Chinese language course with the option of continuing language study once your engineering coursework starts on the SJTU Engineering campus.



  • Engineering
  • Chinese Language
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering (Electrical)
  • Engineering (Computer)
  • Engineering (Mechanical)

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Application Procedure:

Applying to an IES Abroad program is easy—just follow the three study abroad application steps outlined below. If you have any questions during the application process, visit the FAQs or contact your Program Advisor at 800.995.2300. You can do this!

1.    Check the application deadline and review the application requirements for your study abroad or internship program of interest. Plan to submit all of the required information by the deadline.

2.    Create an account or log in to complete and submit the initial online study abroad application.

3.    After 1-2 business days, sign in to your MyIESabroad account to view and submit the rest of the application requirements. You will also receive regular emails about deadlines and missing items.

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