Tongji University

study.edu.sh.gov.cn | Dec 29, 2023

Cherry blossoms bloom at Tongji University in Shanghai. [Photo/Sipa]

Tongji University is a prestigious institution of higher education that is directly under the Ministry of Education and supported by Shanghai Municipality. After 116 years of development, it has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and international university with strong influence both at home and abroad.

Tongji University offers 11 disciplines, including engineering, science, medicine, management, economics, philosophy, literature, law, education, arts, and interdisciplinary studies. It offers a wide range of programs including undergraduate, master's, doctoral, and international student programs.

Tongji University currently has four main campuses, namely Siping Road Campus, Jiading Campus, West Shanghai Campus and North Shanghai Campus. The university has 29 colleges, 11 affiliated hospitals, and 10 affiliated primary and secondary schools. It also has multiple national key laboratories and research platforms, as well as a national demonstration base for fostering innovative talent.

The university boasts top-notch faculty with 2,815 full-time teachers, including 17 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 26 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and 30 foreign academicians.

Tongji University, which has strong historical ties to Germany, mostly collaborates with European universities, but it is also actively growing its influence in North America, Asia, and Africa. It has so far created 12 international cooperation platforms in collaboration with Germany, France, Italy, Finland, Spain, and UN organizations, and established partnerships with over 200 overseas universities

Tongji University has a complete scholarship system for outstanding students, including national scholarships for international students, scholarships provided by ministries and commissions, local government scholarships, president scholarships, and scholarships provided by corporations and social organizations.

(Statistics as of May 2023)


Tongji University's library. [Photo/en.tongji.edu.cn]

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