Founded in 1902, Shanghai Jiao Tong University is one of the oldest and most selective public research universities in China. The main campus is located in the southwestern part of Shanghai metropolis and is well known for the hard sciences, engineering and business. Total enrollment overall is 16,800 undergraduates and 24,500 graduate students. The abbreviation of SJTU is commonly used for the university, and the shortened form of the name in Chinese is JiaoDa (Da is the first syllable of daxue, which means university).
ANTAI COLLEGE OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
Founded in 1903, this college focuses specifically on economics and management and has created several MBA tracks parallel to the original one taught in Chinese. The total enrollment at the College is 4668 students. This includes 1,630 undergraduates, 1494 MBA students in the full-time program, 286 doctoral students, and an additional 640 MBA students in various specialty tracks. About 10% of the total student population is international students.
The Antai College is located just a 15 minute walk from Shanghai's booming commercial center called Xujiahui. The Antai College campus on Fahuazhen Road is about a 20 minute walk from the main campus, and closer to the Central Yan-an elevated highway. The nearest subway station is the Yan'an Road stop.
The campus is comprised of several administrative and classroom buildings, a dining hall, library, indoor sports hall suitable for badminton, table tennis and billiards, as well as an outdoor basketball court.
Antai College was accredited by EQUIS and AMBA in 2008 and by AACSB within the last few years. It offers more than 80 courses taught in English and 100 bilingual courses at all levels. The college was ranked 41st and 46th respectively in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2008 and Management Science Ranking 2010.
Sample MBA course titles include:
- Managing Supply Chains in China
- Corporate Risk Management
- China Finance
- Management for the Creative Industries
Antai College also offers free basic Chinese classes for those interested.
For more MBA program course titles, consult the IMBA brochure loaded below, page 9. Courses are taught as two-week intensive modules that are taken one at a time. During the fall semester, students will need to take 4 of these modules.
Students are ultimately responsible for finding off-campus apartments with the help of a fellow MBA student from Antai College who will be designated as their "mentor." Antai College campus does not have any on-campus housing for international students. More information is being requested from Antai College on this topic.
ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR FALL 2013
- Suggested Arrival Date: September 7, 2013
- Orientation: September 9, 2013
- Classes start: Probably September 10, 2013
- Exams end: January 14, 2014
Students are expected to manage the transition between Pudong International Airport or Hongqiao Airport on their own. Directions will be provided in the International Student Handbook.
The dining hall provides low-cost meals on campus on a cash basis. In addition to Chinese food, they also offer halal-style food for the Muslim students on campus. Snacks and juice drinks are also available for purchase. Around the campus there are many small eateries where students can purchase simple meals on a cash basis.
INTERNATIONAL MBA BROCHURE 2013: Shanghai JT Univ. IMBA brochure 2013