Founded in 1896 as the “Imperial Chinese Railway College”, Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) is one of the earliest institutions of higher engineering education in China. It has become known as “the cradle of railway engineers in China”.
As an outstanding educational community, Southwest Jiaotong University strives to become a center of academic excellence with international impact, characterized by top-tier research, independent and innovative thinking, and the highest-quality teaching.
SWJTU promotes interdisciplinary scientific innovation and combine basic research with the application of extensive knowledge in rail transit and experience handling a wide range of engineering challenges.
SWJTU offer students global education in a various forms, including summer schools, exchange programs, joint school and educational programs, study abroad programs sponsored by CSC.
SJU conducts research of the highest standard across all disciplines, contributing to better understand the changing world and to solve global problems of our time.
SJU promotes interdisciplinary scientific innovation and combine basic research with the application of extensive knowledge in rail transit and experience handling a wide range of engineering challenges.
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SWJTU is situated in Chengdu, Sichuan’s capital, and is known as the home of the beloved Panda Bear.
Although I have achieved relatively good results in my undergraduate studies. But I feel that I am always in a closed environment. I have to study in accordance with the prescribed courses. The law major of my university does not have much freedom of choice. I am eager to experience a free academic environment, and I will not be unable to publish papers due to sensitive...
I had a tremendous time studying at SWJTU. When I first got there, I had serious issues with language. Some courses were in Chinese! The staff and classmates were very helpful. I grew into a better student and found the library very rich in material. Due to the online browsing restrictions, I couldn't access Google or most websites for research. My supervisor assisted by...
Apart from dedicating myself to fundamental concepts, I have also attached great importance to applying theories to practical research projects. During my undergraduate studies, I actively participated in various interdisciplinary research programs combining electrical engineering with mathematical modeling, logistics and renewable energy. Among these experiences, one...
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