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  • Locations: Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
  • Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

    All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.
Dates / Deadlines:

Exchange Program (Semester/Year) applicants: Scroll down to the Program Description to view exchange application deadlines.

All other programs: There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Key Experience Criteria
Key Experience Criteria
Study level: Undergraduate Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3
Click here for a definition of this term Language of instruction at host institution: English Program type: Global Work
About your Experience
Asia skyline**Apply directly to SJTU by 30 April 2018**
Only students who have been accepted by SJTU should proceed with their registration here. The registration form on Mobi will be opened until 15 June 2018.

Program Details:
  • Program Dates: 6 July - 31 August 2018
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is a higher education institution in China, which enjoys a long history and a world-renowned reputation. Through 120 years of unrelenting effort, SJTU has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and top international university in China. SJTU Summer Research Internship Program aims to promote international research collaboration and enhance of the academic environment at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. It offers top undergraduate students from around the world the opportunity to spend a summer studying at world-class research laboratories, side-by-side with prominent research professors. It will prepare undergraduate students for further study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors and enrichment activities.

This program is suitable for students studying:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Agriculture and Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Pharmacy
For more details and a list of available research projects, please see the SJTU's 2018 Internship brochure

Program Cost:
The approximate cost of this program is $100.
This cost is associated with the non-refundable application fee. 

Additional costs to consider:
  • RMIT Tuition Fee
  • Airfare
  • Accommodation
  • General Living Expenses
  • Visa (if applicable)
  • Personal Expenditure
Travel Insurance
Students on approved overseas activities receive complimentary travel insurance (policy number: 41443), although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances.
For more detailed information, please refer here.

  • Enrolled in at RMIT
  • Completed at least one year of the program
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
Academic Credit:
To be confirmed by your school. 

All research internship participants will be enrolled in 4 SJTU credits.  If you want to transfer them back to your academic program at RMIT, you must submit an approved study plan before departure (instructions on how to complete your study plan can be viewed here). 

SJTU Application / GEO registration process:
  1. Apply directly to SJTU by 30 April 2018
    • You will be required to submit the following:
      • Copy of your passport
      • Passport photo
      • CV/Resume
      • Copy of your most recent academic transcript
      • Motivation letter
      • Recommendation letter
  2. Successful applicants must register through this program page with the Global Experience Office (GEO) by 15 June 2018.
Outstanding candidates may receive a scholarship of 7,200RMB (approximately AUD$1,500) provided by Shanghai JiaoTong University. 
  • Additional criteria for scholarships administered by SJTU
    • Minimum GPA of 3.4
    • Previous research experience.
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.

For enquiries, please contact Anie at

Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.