China - Jinan - Shandong Jiaotong University


in order to study at Shandong Jiaotong University, the following steps need to be carried out:

  1. The student fills in the Application form as well as the Resume Form.
  2. The students sends these two forms, together with the documents mentioned below, to Joy Wang.
    - Passport copy
    - Copy of the signed and stamped Sports Medical Examination (only needed if students would like to study at Shandong Jiaotong University for more than one semester)
    - current Transcript of Records
  3. Joy Wang then requests the JW202 Form which is needed for visa application. In addition, she prepares an admission letter which is send to the students via mail.
    It is important to keep in mind that the JW202 Form as well as the admission letter will be needed again after the arrival to China in order to apply for residence permit (only relevant for one year-porgrammes).


Semester Dates

Winter term: Late August - Mid-January

Summer term: Late February - Mid-July



Please find an overview of the courses that are offered in English here.

As soon as the students got nominated for an exchange to Shandong Jiaotong University by their home university, they are asked to send an email to the International Office to announce that. The International Office then forwards the relevant information to the heads of the respective faculties which will then inform the international students about the course choice and the course descriptions. 

Grading system: In each examination, students can achieve a maximum score of 100.
This results in the following grades:
90-100: Excellent/ Outstanding - A
80-89: Very good - B
70-79: Good - C
60-69: Passed/ Acceptable - D
unter 60: Failed - F

At the end of the semester students receive a transcript which included all individual grades of the courses they have taken. At the same time, a scanned version will also be send to the home university of each student.


Further Information

Accommodation: In general, international students live in one of the university's dormitories which are located in a walking distance of 20 minutes to the university. The apartments in the dormitory cost around 900 Yuan (approx. 115 Euro) per month. 
In addition, one should count around 600 Yuan (appr.ox 77 Euro) per month for for food if one cooks oneself or eats at the student cafeteria. 

Buddy Programme: The Buddy Programme offers international students the possibility to get an assigned student from Shandong Jiaotong University who will help with any questions about the university, the life in China etc. In order to become part of this programme, students need to tick the box "Buddy Needed" on the application form.

Pick-up service: Students are asked to state their arrival date to Jinan as soon as they have booked the tickets. The university will then organize a pick-up service by teachers or student buddies. 

Welcome party: At the beginning of each semester, a welcome party takes place for the new students. At this event, students receive important information on the administrative processes at Shandong Jiaotong University as well as more information on the different institutions and services. In addition, there is the chance to get to know the other international exchange students. Many course lecturers will also be there and the students will receive their time tables, text books and dining cards (if they applied for it beforehand).