The concept of International Summer Schools originates in American universities. It is aimed at utilizing high-quality teaching resources of universities which tend to be idle during summer vacations, to enrich students’ summer experience. By attending summer schools, students can experience world-class education as well as various learning and academic environment shaped in different universities.
For Shanghai Jiao Tong University, running ISS is an opportunity to attract professors and students from universities all around the world to our campus and class，which further facilitates the collision，exchange and integration of different thoughts here. It offers our university fresh vitality and diverse international vision.
SJTU SCE International Summer School is operated by the School of Continuing Education of Shanghai Jiao Tong University and mainly designed for SJTU students, international students, and high school students. The Summer School has successfully been run for three years since 2017, which offered students a precious chance to gear to the world top university education.
SJTU SCE Summer School will open three sessions in January, June and July 2020. The first session (January Session) is from December 16 2019 to January 7 2020; The second session (June Session) is from May 25 to June 19 in 2020, and the third session (July Session) is from June 29 to July 24 in 2020. All the courses are designed to teach in a face-to-face classroom form with a small class size, fewer than 60 students. The courses cover the field of Economics, Business, Social Sciences, Humanities, Mathematics and Natural Sciences etc. Students are allowed to take 1-3 courses in each session. Each course bears 4 credit units.
Each January, June and July, Shanghai Jiao Tong University would like to warmly welcome professors and students all over the world to join the summer sessions, to meet and know each other and to create wonderful and unique memories at SJTU.