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Pandemic Update: For updates on the current status of each opportunity, please contact the Advisor listed, or for courses, check the linked Class Roster page.


Terms and Dates:

  • Fall 2020
  • Spring 2021
    February 22, 2021 to June 25, 2021


Rebecca Dlubac

Cornell Affiliations:

Global Learning




Unique opportunity to study at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Open to Cornell undergrad students

Citizens and permanent residents of China; residents of Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan

Opportunity Description

As you study away from Cornell, enjoy the many benefits of a residential academic experience at Shanghai Jiao Tong University! Students can take courses from various SJTU schools and colleges in engineering, agriculture, computer science, economics, international and public affairs. 

Participating students on this program are responsible for securing their own housing arrangements.


  • Keep on track at Cornell with 12-15 credits online, offered asynchronously
  • Take 1 course with local students
  • Enjoy access to SJTU student facilities, libraries, and activities

Health and Safety

Shanghai Jiao Tong University follows the government coronavirus regulations required by the local and national government.

Application Process

If you are eligible for more than one study away option, complete only ONE application for your first choice, and indicate your back-up choice. 

  1. Use the "Apply" button below to complete Cornell application by November 29, 11:59pm, EDT - late submissions cannot be considered
  2. Once selected,*
    • commit to the study away program by communicated deadline - students who fail to commit by the deadline will have their applications withdrawn
    • Register with Study Away partner**  

*Please refer to the Study Away webpage for information on timeline and selection processes.

**Additional steps you will need to take to enroll with the study away partner will be included in your acceptance email from Cornell. Students must follow the study away program's process and timeline to apply for housing and course registration.


  • Cornell advisor for study away application process: Each "Study Away" opportunity has a dedicated advisor in the Education Abroad team of the Office of Global Learning.  The advisor for this program is listed above in the side panel.
  • Cornell school/college contacts: To see if you are eligible to participate, check the “Requirements” tab.  Your college/school at Cornell can address questions about how study away can fit towards your degree.  Study Away students will have online access to all student services as a registered Cornell student.


While we cannot bring "The Hill" to you, you can share your Cornell spirit with peers as you live and study together.