Global Summer School
Program overview

SJTU welcomes undergraduate and graduate students from all over the world to study in Shanghai, one of the most dynamic cities in China this summer. Enhance your academic credentials, advance your career, or explore an interest.


2017 Global Summer School provides excellent opportunities for students to learn about China through academic and cultural immersion during this summer. A wide range of courses in various disciplines are provided, including Public Policy and City Governance, Brain Science and Technology, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture, Urban Horticulture and Its Culture, and Discovering Chinese Creativity, each of which will be accompanied with Chinese language courses for both beginners and intermediate learners. 


In addition to academic lectures, local excursions, cultural activities and field trips are also available for International participants. From these extracurricular activities, students will learn more about Chinese culture, history, politics and latest development. Here is a chance to experience Chinese culture firsthand and to make friends from China and around the world. 


Join us for this summer and discover how SJTU can help you realize your potential!


session A(2 weeks)

TOPIC 1: S021 Urban Horticulture and Its Culture

School of Agriculture and Biology

TOPIC 2: S022 Public Policy and City Governance

School of International and Public Affairs

TOPIC 3: S023 China’s Policy on Climate Change, Energy and Environment

School of International and Public Affairs

TOPIC 4: S024 Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture

School of Pharmacy


SESSION B (4 weeks)

 TOPIC 5: S001 Discovering Chinese Creativity 

USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry

TOPIC 6: S002 China Studies

School of Humanities

TOPIC 7: S003 Brain Facts

School of Life Science and Biotechnology

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