Shanghai University (hereinafter referred to as SHU) is one of the top 40 Chinese universities, top 100 Asian universities, the premier university of Shanghai, and a member of China Project 211 Universities. It is a comprehensive university offering 94 undergraduate programs, 180 graduate programs, and 95 doctoral programs in various disciplines including science, humanities & social sciences, engineering, economics & management, art, etc.
SHU was founded in 1922, and has been developed into a university with profound academic traditions and outstanding research facilities, embracing students from various countries with its global outlook. Just like the city of Shanghai, SHU has undergone dramatic changes in the past few decades，turning into a multicultural community with tremendous opportunities and resources.
SHU is inspired to build a highly effective platform for “Developing Talent”, “Conducting Science & Technology Research”, and “Serving Society”. Faculty and students can grow together in a supportive and pleasant learning environment. Through the continuous improvement of the “All-round and whole-person” education model, SHU aims at providing society graduates cultivated with global vision, citizenship consciousness, humanity mindset, innovative spirit and practical ability to meet future challenges. The university currently has 18,021 graduate students, 19,921 undergraduate students, and 2,268 international students. Students graduated from SHU are widely welcomed by employers from various firms and companies.
There are currently 3,413 faculty members working for the university, including 769 professors and 1,062 associate professors,8 Highly Cited Researchers. Based on the contribution of our top-level faculty and diligent students, SHU has achieved collaboration with 243 universities in 54 nations and regions, managing 5 Confucius Institutes with partners in North America, Europe, Asia, etc.
With a clear educational mission and objectives on talent cultivation, combined with global perspectives and creative awareness, SHU aims to become a key player in both the domestic and overseas education sectors.
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