Shanghai Jiao Tong University, formerly the Nang Yang Public School, was founded in 1896 by Mr. SHENG Xuanhuai. It is one of the oldest universities in China. The University, through its century-long history, has nurtured large numbers of outstanding figures and made significant contributions to the thriving and prosperity of the nation and the development of science and technology. Its famous alumni include JIANG Zemin, LU Dingyi, DING Guangen, WANG Daohan, QIAN Xuesen and others. Of all the academicians in China's Academy of Sciences and Academy of Engineering, more than 200 are alumni of Jiao Tong University.
Today SJTU boasts 20 academic schools: the schools of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Mechanical & Power Engineering, Electronics & Electric Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Sciences, Life Science and Technology, Humanities and Social Science, Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Economics & Management , International and Public Affairs, Foreign Languages, Agriculture and Biology, Environmental Science and Engineering , Pharmaceutics, Medical, Law, Media & Design, Micro-electronics, Information Security, Software and 2 directly affiliated departments: Department of Plastic Technology and the Department of Physical Education, plus a Graduate School. Furthermore, it has a School of Continuing (adult) Education, School of Online Learning, School of International Education, and a Vocational School. There are 60 undergraduate programs, 152 masters-degree programs, 93 Ph.D programs, 16 post-doctorate programs, 16 State key doctorate programs and 14 State key laboratories and National engineering centers.
EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) is an international membership organisation, based in Brussels, Belgium. It has over 750 member organizations from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 81 countries.
EFMD is recognized globally as an accreditation body of quality in management education with established accreditation services for business schools and business school programmes, corporate universities and technology-enhanced learning programmes. It runs the EQUIS, EPAS, CLIP & CEL accreditation schemes which deal with the very diverse approaches to management education and development that exist around the world. Its goal is to promote and enhance excellence in management development internationally, which is a unique forum for information, research, networking and debate on innovation and best practice in management development.
The Antai College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University was set up in 1918, previously known as Railway Management Department, and is now one of the leading business schools in China. It consists of a School of Economics, a School of Management¡ and more than thirty research institutions and centers. ACEM aims to develop the highest-level managerial talent, with thoroughly international viewpoints and capacities, in order to compete in the global economy. While focusing on academic research, the college is also committed to serving national and international corporations and institutions, through leading-edge consulting and research, as well as the development of outstanding future managers. Already a top-ranked school in China, ACEM is striving to be recognized as a top management school in Asia with a worldwide reputation. The college was triple-accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA, and was the first in mainland China which is with the three crowns.