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1. What kind of university is Shanghai University?

Shanghai University is a comprehensive university affiliated to Shanghai and a key construction of the national "211 Project". It is a university jointly established by the Ministry of Education and the Shanghai Municipal People's Government, and the National Defense Technology Industry Bureau and the Shanghai Municipal People's Government. It is the first batch of high-level universities in Shanghai. A pilot program for the construction of local universities, and a first-class discipline construction university by the Ministry of Education.


2. When was Shanghai University founded?

Shanghai University, established on October 23, 1922, was the first regular university founded by the Communist Party of China


3. Where is Shanghai University?

99 Shangda Road, Baoshan District, Shanghai.


4. How many colleges are there at Shanghai University?

There are now 30 colleges, 1 department (in preparation) and 1 school management department.


5. How many majors does Shanghai University have?

There are 94 undergraduate majors, 43 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, 1 second-level discipline master degree authorization point (not covered by first-level disciplines), 22 master professional degree categories; 24 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 2 second-level discipline doctoral degrees (not covered by first-level disciplines), 8 interdisciplinary doctoral programs, and 20 post-doctoral research mobile stations. It has 4 national key disciplines, 4 Shanghai Type III peak disciplines, takes the lead in the construction of 1 Shanghai Type IV peak discipline, 10 Shanghai Type I plateau disciplines, 6 Shanghai Type II plateau disciplines, and 10 disciplines have entered ESI Ranked in the top 1% of the world.


6. How many students are there at Shanghai University?

The school currently has 16,967 postgraduates, 20,191 full-time undergraduates, 63 preparatory students, and 18,188 adult education students.


7. How about the faculty of Shanghai University?

There are 3299 full-time teachers, including 792 professors, 1168 associate professors, and 2442 teachers with doctoral degrees. There are 6 full-time academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 6 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 10 dual-employed academicians, 1 foreign academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 16 overseas academicians; 33 people enjoying the "Special Allowance of the State Council"; 83 national-level young and middle-aged leading talents, national There are 41 young talents at the provincial and ministerial level, 8 artistic talents, 226 provincial and ministerial-level young and middle-aged leading talents, and 82 provincial and ministerial-level young talents.


8. How about the food at Shanghai University?

There are student cafeterias on each campus, which provide all students with delicious and varied meals every day.


9. Is it convenient to shop when I study at Shanghai University?

There are supermarkets, convenience stores, vegetable markets, etc. near each campus, making life and shopping convenient.


10. Does Shanghai University provide airport pick-up service?

Deposit: Free

Service fee: normal 400 yuan

For group transfers (more than 3 students), we will provide this service free of charge.

For flights arriving from 21:00 in the evening to 7:00 in the morning, the service charge will be increased by 50%

Scheduled deadline: 5 working days in advance.


11. Can I book the dormitory of Shanghai University in advance?

The Shanghai University International Student Apartment Building adopts an online reservation system. All students will book rooms online during the opening period of the reservation window, and the scheduled time will be notified to the students by email.

Online reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Students who miss the scheduled time or fail to make a reservation will not be able to check-in. In the case of housing permits, it is possible to open the second round of the booking window, please pay attention to the email notification in time.


12. If I am admitted to Shanghai University, can I reserve a designated room?

No. Online reservations will automatically allocate campuses and room types based on student status. In principle, degree students live in the Baoshan campus, language students live in Yanchang campus, and other students will be allocated according to the location of the college.


13. Do I need to pay a deposit to stay in the dormitory of Shanghai University?

A deposit (RMB1000) is required for online booking, and the deposit will automatically be used to cover the room charge when checking in. If you fail to check in on time after booking, the room will not be reserved and the deposit will not be refunded.


14. I am studying at Shanghai University, what type of dormitory do I live in?

The dormitory rooms for international students are arranged by the Logistic Service Center of the college. In principle, language students, undergraduates, and graduate students are arranged in double or quadruple rooms, and doctoral students are arranged in single rooms.


15. Can I use the induction cooker in the dormitory of Shanghai University?

It is forbidden to use electric blankets, induction cookers, electric ovens, electric frying pans, electric frying pans, electric heaters, electric irons and other electrical equipment with high power or power above 1000W and low-quality electrical appliances.


16. Does the dormitory of Shanghai University have access control?

The apartment building has a 24-hour access control system. Only one swipe card is provided to each student to access the building. Please return to the apartment before 24:00 or register for late access in advance if returning later than 24:00.


17. During the study period at Shanghai University, can I live in the dormitory during winter and summer vacations?

Under the premise of housing permits, it can meet the needs of long-term winter and summer accommodation.


18. How much does the accommodation cost of Shanghai University?

A. Baoshan campus:

Dormitory Type

Room Facilities

Fees (RMB/Bed/Day)

Single-bed room

1 single bed, 1 desk, 1 wardrobe, air conditioning, Internet, independent bathroom

100 (utilities excluded)

Apartment with three rooms and one hall

Single room

3 independent bedrooms, 1 public living room, air conditioning, Internet, 1 public bathroom, refrigerator

75 (utilities excluded)

Twin-bed room

2 single beds, 2 desks, 2 wardrobes, air conditioning, Internet and independent bathroom

50 (utilities excluded)

Four-bed room (limited availability)

2 bunk beds, desks, wardrobes, air conditioning, Internet, and independent bathroom

25 (utilities excluded)


The type and fees of the Shenyuan International Apartments in the east side: (for self-paid students only)

The Dormitory Type

Room Facilities

Fees (RMB/Bed/Day)

Two room suite

2 single beds, 2 wardrobes, 2 desks, 1 living room, independent kitchen, independent bathroom, air conditioning, refrigerator, washing machine, Internet.

100 (utilities excluded)


Yanchang campus:

The Dormitory Type

Room Facilities

Fees (RMB/Bed/Day)

Single-bed room

1 single bed, 1 desk, 1 wardrobe, air conditioning, Internet, independent bathroom

140 (utilities excluded)

Twin-bed room

4 twin-bed rooms, 1 public living room, 1 public bathroom, air conditioning, Internet, refrigerator

70 (utilities excluded)


19. How to pay for the accommodation fees of Shanghai University?

You can choose to pay online or pay on-site when you check-in.

A. For online remittance, please present the remittance voucher upon check-in.

B. On-site payment can choose Renminbi cash or credit card payment (1. International credit cards or debit or credit cards handled by Bank of China overseas branches are subject to bank handling fees. 2. Bank cards handled in China do not need to pay handling fees).


20. I want to apply for the Chinese language undergraduate program at Shanghai University. What courses are there?

Chinese Reading and Writing (Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced), Chinese Listening and Speaking (Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced), Chinese Reading (Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced), Basic Chinese Writing, Overview of China, Chinese Folklore, Modern Chinese, Ancient Chinese, Chinese Idioms, Overview of Chinese Culture, Mandarin Phonetics Training, Chinese Human Geography, etc.


21. How long is the school system for the Chinese language program of Shanghai University in general?

Generally four years. Those who have completed the required credits in advance and passed the thesis defense and new HSK level 6 can graduate early.


22. What are the requirements for graduation from the Chinese language major of Shanghai University?

Students of this major mainly study the Chinese language and culture. It is required to pass Putonghua phonetic training to achieve correct pronunciation and intonation. Through the study and practice of vocabulary, grammar and text, master common Chinese vocabulary and expression methods, familiar with Chinese grammar knowledge, and have strong daily Chinese conversation ability, reading comprehension ability and Writing skills, and pass the HSK level 6 of the Chinese Proficiency Test. In addition, students should have a better understanding of Chinese culture, or have a richer knowledge of economics and trade.


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