Tongji University has been recruiting international students since 1954. It is one of the first universities in Shanghai that offers programs to international students. The International Student Office is responsible for international student recruitment, teaching arrangements and student care. It also provides the teaching of Chinese, including a 4-year BA degree program in Chinese.
In 2002, more than 600 long-term and about 400 short-term international students from 58 countries were admitted to pursue their Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees in various disciplines, and to take language courses.
Two on-campus International Students Buildings are used for student accommodation. There are 307 standard rooms and 34 suites available to students. To facilitate student life, an International Student Cafeteria has been established in one of the buildings.
Undergraduate Programs (4-5 years)
69 programs, including 4-year BA program in Chinese
Master Degree Programs (2.5-3 years)
101 programs including business administration
Doctoral Programs (3 years)
39 programs including Structural Engineering
Advanced or In-service Programs (within 1 year)