2018 Shanghai Summer School (African program)

1. Program review

Shanghai Summer school (African program), sponsored by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, is held by SMU. The program offers African students the opportunity to learn Chinese language and culture, thus enhancing their interest and understanding in China and Chinese culture. Moreover, it will also deepen the relationship between Chinese universities and African universities so as to create better opportunity for further mutual exchanges and cooperation.

The curriculum of the program is composed of Academic courses and Chinese language courses. Academic courses focus on shipping knowdge popularization and experience , with all courses taught in English by our outstanding scholars. Chinese language course features Chinese spoken language and business Chinese for future economic and logistic professions. In addition, extracurricular activities are offered to African students in order to help them learn more about Shanghai and China such as local culture experience, Chinese culture experience and port-related sites experience, etc.          


2.  Program features:

Specially-tailored full-English lectures for international students;

An opportunity to learn shipping knowdge, Chinese language and business Chinese, etc;

Experience Chinese culture and visit famous historical spots will be provided;

On-campus accommodation;


3.  Program Duration: 4 weeks, from June 18th to July 13th, 2018 .


4.  Required documents from candidates:

Application Form for International Students at Shanghai Maritime University

(Please print the required information.)

Latest transcript in your current school / college
Photocopy of valid passport
Passport-size photo (digital and printed)

Deadline for application: April 30th, 2018


5. Fee: students ONLY need to pay for the international flights.

     Students will be considered as a formal candidate ONLY after the flight itinerary is provided.


Shanghai Municipal Education Commission will SPONSOR fees including tuition, registration fee, books and materials. Free on-campus student dormitory (double room) will be provided. A certain amount of cash will also be provided for students’ meals during the one month.

SMU will provide free transfer from airport to university on arrival & departure and tickets for all scheduled visits.


6. Contact

MS. SHEN Panpan

International Education College

Shanghai Maritime University

1550, Haigang Avenue, Lin Gang New City, Pu Dong District, Shanghai,

201306, China


Tel: 86-21-38284997

Fax: 86-21-38284999

Email: ppshen@shmtu.edu.cn