2020 Global Summer School at School of Aeronautics and Astronautics


Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) set up the earliest aeronautics and astronautics department in China. Numerous outstanding professionals have been cultivated since its establishment in 1935. To make more achievements for China’s aerospace industry, the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics (SAA) was founded in 2008.


In order to attract more international students to join us and help them learn newest knowledge in aerospace area, SAA will hold the Global Summer School in July 2020. During this two-week period, participants will have a good chance to know more about Shanghai, to have deep interactions with world’s top faculties and students. Furthermore, participants will have the opportunity to work with other young and brilliant international students and to show their potential for further study at SAA.


Basic information

  • Theme:  Outlook of Future Techniques in Aerospace Engineering
  • Duration:  2020.7.9-2020.7.24 (2 weeks)
  • Location:  SJTU Minhang Campus (800 Dongchuan Rd., Shanghai, China)
  • Credits:  2 Credits
  • Transcripts and Certificate: Official Transcripts and Certificate will be issued.
  • Class Size:  50 students


Course Description

Participants will learn the basics of aerospace engineering through lectures and aerodynamic demonstrations and experiments in a lab setting. They will also be given guide tour in SJTU research labs and learn how experimental data is collected in different research fields of aerospace engineering. Various experiments will be conducted on models. Participants will interact with our brilliant faculty, graduate researchers, and undergraduate students in the field.



  • University-enterprise cooperative curriculum: Field trips to Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMIC, big plane manufacturer) and  AECC Commercial Aircraft Engine Co., Ltd (commercial aircraft engine  manufacturer), AVIC institutes and Honeywell Shanghai.
  • The resources at a world-class university: The world’s top faculties; SJTU research labs; SJTU Qian Xuesen Library & Museum.
  • Internationalization of engineering education: To adopt new engineer training models; To pursue cultural integration, resources integration and discipline integration.


By the end of this 2-week study experience, students should have basic knowledge and understanding of the rich history, flourishing present and bright future of Aerospace Science and Technology Development.


Application Information


I. Please apply on the following website: 

II. Application deadline: 2020.4.30

III. Room Introduction and Reservation:

(The accommodation fee should be paid online).

IV. Fees:

Application fee

RMB 400 (USD 60)

Tuition fee

RMB 5000 (USD 760)


RMB 5400 (USD 820)


The culture trip fee is not included in the tuition fee.

Payment deadline: 2020.5.29



Program Director: Prof. Xingqun ZHAN (

Program Coordinator: Shan GAO (











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