ShanghaiTech is a new STEAM research university located in the midst of Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in Shanghai, China. We encourage and strive to build a university environment powered by innovation, open-mindedness, and exploration. Our students are active and take initiative to help ShanghaiTech grow into an internationally-renowned research university.
Founded in 2013 by the Shanghai Municipal Government in partnership with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, ShanghaiTech is proud of its student-centered educational approach which allows students to grow and develop both academically and personally during their academic career. With a goal of nurturing China’s future scientists, entrepreneurs and inventors, ShanghaiTech admits top ranking students from around China. In 2017, 355 undergrad first year students, 458 Master’s students and 200 PhD students were admitted. In the future, the undergraduate student body will reach 2,000 and the graduate student body will reach 4,000.
ShanghaiTech welcomes visiting international students to take part in their Summer Research Lab Project. Since 2015, 13 international students have researched at ShanghaiTech over the summer. Applications can be found in the Global page of this website.