Shanghai Jiao Tong University is a key university in China. It was founded in 1896. It is one of the oldest universities in China. The University has nurtured large numbers of outstanding figures, include former China President Jiang Zemin, and etc.
SJTU boasts 20 academic schools, There are 60 undergraduate programs, 152 masters-degree programs, 93 Ph.D programs, 21 post-doctorate programs, 16 State key doctorate programs and 14 State key laboratories and National engineering centers. It has a good number of famous scientists and professors, including 22 academicians of the Academy of Sciences and Academy of Engineering, 35 "Changjiang Chair Professors" and more than 1, 420 professors and associate professors.