On October 1, 2007, the Tokyo University of Science and the School of Mechanical and Power Engineering of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, signed an academic exchange agreement.
Based on this agreement, both institutions will promote a collaborative relationship through instructor exchanges, student exchanges, and academic exchanges.
Outline of Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Year of establishment: 1896
Location: Shanghai, China
No. of students: 38,000 (undergraduates: 18,000; graduate students: 18,000)
No. of instructors: 1,400
No. of schools: 20 academic schools
- A comprehensive science university, Shanghai Jiao Tong University is a national key university affiliated with China's Ministry of Education.
- It possesses five campuses located within Shanghai.
- It ranks 10th in China in the number of overseas students accepted.
- The university has produced many leading figures in China's political, financial, and academic circles, including President Jiang Zemin.