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Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Antai Global Summer School
Shanghai, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter (Jun - Aug)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
Program Type:
Exchange Short-Term
Anticipated Places:
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Agreement Scope:
Arts and Social Sciences, Engineering and Information Technologies, Science
Short-term Type:
Short-term Duration:
2-3 weeks
Program Description:


Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Antai Global Summer School
'Understanding China, Communicating with the world'

Location: Shanghai, China
Program dates: 1 – 20 July 2018
Exchange application deadline: 25 February 2018
Non-exchange application deadline: 31 May 2018
Duration: 3 weeks 
Type: Exchange / Non-exchange

China - SJU - Building

Program Description
In 2013, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), established the Antai Global Summer Program (AGSP) to satisfy the growing need of helping international students understand China from a business perspective. University of Sydney students have the opportunity to spend 3 weeks of their winter holidays undertaking classes, corporate visits, and cultural and social activities at SJTU. There is an undergraduate and postgraduate option, each with a different focus.

Courses are led by faculty staff from top business schools around the world who will provide you with a deep understanding of the Chinese economy and culture through class work, company visits, social events and tours.The program also includes guest speakers from top level multi-national corporate executives, successful Chinese enterprise executives and start-up founders.

View full program details on the SJTU website.

Academic Information

Level: Undergraduate / Postgraduate
Language:  Classes are instructed in English
Relevant subject areas: Economics, business, management
Credit points: 3 SJTU credits
General conversion: 5-6 credits at SJTU is equivalent to 6 USyd credits

View the full class schedule for both UG and PG levels.

Applying for academic credit
You must have approval from your faculty to receive academic credit towards your Sydney course to be eligible for an exchange place. The approval will need to be uploaded to your Sydney Abroad application prior to the exchange deadline, Sunday 25 February 2018.

If you are admitted as a non-exchange students can apply to receive academic credit towards your Sydney course and must have approval from your faculty prior to departure.

Learn how to apply for academic credit

Useful Information 

Local Overview
Shanghai is the heart of China’s economic development and a major business center in the world. This huge city evokes history, glamour and mystique. It is famous for its architecture, food, shopping and commerce. On first glance it looks like a modern metropolis of skyscrapers and 'megamalls'. Among it all, there are hundreds of bustling markets, funky shops and possibly the best nightlife scene in China.

Host Institution
SJTU Is a public university located in Shanghai, China. Established in 1896 by an Imperial edict issued by the Guangxu Emperor, it is renowned as one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China.
During the program period, students are housed in a three-star residence hotel on Xuhui campus, which is within 15-minute-walking distance from Antai college.


Application fee: USD $80 (approx. AUD $100)
Program fee:  USD $1,500 (approx. AUD $1,890)
Program fee includes: Accommodations, some meals, field trips, activity fee.

Other costs: flights, living expenses, visa, additional travel

Scholarships: 2 x AUD $1,000 Sydney Abroad exchange scholarships are available (no application required).
These Sydney Abroad scholarships are only available to currently enrolled University of Sydney students who are accepted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) as an exchange student. 

Tuition: The University of Sydney has an exchange agreement with SJTU, which allows students from each institution to study at the other, as part of the student exchange program. University of Sydney students in this course will be enrolled in an exchange unit of study at the University of Sydney and will pay tuition fees at Sydney for this unit. You will not pay tuition fees at SJTU, however you must ensure you budget for all other expenses.

Travel insurance: If you are approved by the University of Sydney to participate in this program you will be covered by the University's Student Travel Insurance Policy. This is a complementary policy to cover you for the duration of your University of Sydney mobility experience. Please refer to the Audit and Risk Management website for all travel insurance queries.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place, where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required

How to Apply

2018 applications open soon!