Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), located in Shanghai, is a national key university directly under the Administration of the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China and co-established with the Shanghai Municipal People's Government. It has been selected as one of the national high-level University government-sponsored graduate programs, the National College Students' Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Program, the recipient institutions of Chinese government scholarships for overseas students in China, and the first batch of national educational finance media construction pilot units. It is a founding member of the International Union of Asian-African Studies, Sino-British Humanities Alliance for Higher Education, Sino-Russian Comprehensive University Alliance and Sino-Japanese University Alliance for Cultural Exchange. It is also the location of the Asia-pacific Working Group of the Universities signed by the United Nations Memorandum of Cooperation and the International Association of Translation Schools. It has been awarded the highest rating by the International Association of Conference Interpreters in the world, and is the only professional conference interpreter institution in China that ranks among the top 15 in the world.
Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) was founded in December 1949 as the Shanghai School of Russian attached to East China People's Revolutionary University. It was the first institution of higher foreign Languages established after the founding of The People's Republic of China. In 1994, it was officially renamed Shanghai International Studies University.
As of December 2020, the university has two campuses, Hongkou and Songjiang. It has 22 teaching schools and departments, offering 53 undergraduate majors and 49 languages of instruction. It has 1 national "Double First-class" construction discipline and 3 national key disciplines. There are 3 post-doctoral research stations, 3 doctoral programs in first-level disciplines, 7 master's programs in first-level disciplines and 7 professional master's programs. There are 3,624 graduate students.
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