Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), as one of the higher education institutions which enjoy a long history and a world-renowned reputation in China, is a key university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People's Republic of China and co-constructed by MOE and Shanghai Municipal Government. Through 119 years' unremitting efforts, SJTU has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized top university in China.
Established in 1816,and part of the French « Grandes Ecoles » system the School has held onto its core values: education, research, and dedication to economic development. Throughout its history, École des Mines de Saint-Etiennehas been delivering academic programs and research relevant to the requirements of today’s and tomorrow’s business. In two centuries, the School has been transformed from an elite vocational school to a fully integrated graduate research college.