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Education & Training

ShanghaiTech University campus structure

Founded in 2013, ShanghaiTech University is a small-scale research university located in Shanghai, China.


ShanghaiTech is committed to serving the Chinese national development strategy by finding innovative solutions to address the challenges that China faces in the energy, material, environment, and human health fields.  

Governance and Administration

ShanghaiTech was jointly established by the Shanghai Municipal Government and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Shanghai Municipal Government provides land, financial support, and other resources for faculty recruitment; teaching and research activities; and university operations. The Chinese Academy of Sciences provides ShanghaiTech the service of its faculty members as well as open access to its research facilities, library and information resources.


The campus covers approximately 0.6 square kilometers. Based on being “faculty and student-oriented” and the concept of “interaction and integration”, the design of the campus won the 2012 American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) Awards for Urban Design.


Conveniently located in Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Park of CAS in Zhangjiang InnoPark, ShanghaiTech is in the vicinity of several national research institutes and large scientific facilities, such as CAS Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, National Center for Protein Science •Shanghai, New Drug Research Platform of Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Shanghai Engineering Center for Microsatellites, Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility. It is also close to industries and venture funds within the Zhangjiang InnoPark.


  1. Take a taxi.

    Please be advised to go to the official taxi place and wait for a taxi. Do NOT go with any person who wants to persuade you to take his car. Travel time is:

    • 40 minutes driving distance from Hongqiao International Airport
    • 30 minutes driving distance from Pudong International Airport
  2. Take Metro

If you arrive at the Pudong International Airport (both the Terminal 1 and Terminal 2), take Shanghai Metro Line 2 (the green line in the map) directly to the Zhangjiang High Technology Park station.

If you arrive at the Hongqiao International Airport Terminal 1, take Shanghai Metro Line 10 (the purple line in the map) to East Nanjing Road Station, and then transfer to Shanghai Metro Line 2 (the green line in the map) to the Zhangjiang High Technology Park station.

After you arrive at the Zhangjiang High Technology Park station, walk out from the No. 2 exit turn right (Keyuan Road) and then walk straight for 3 minutes to find the shuttle Bus to ShanghaiTech University (with ShanghaiTech University /SIST).