Friday, 03 December 2021

The first Shanghai Jiaotong University Astronomy Summer School Notice

     The Department of Astronomy of Shanghai Jiaotong University was established in April 2017. It is affiliated to the School of Physics and Astronomy. Its predecessor was the Astronomical and Astrophysics Center of Shanghai Jiaotong University, which was established in September 2012. The Department of Astronomy has first-class international competitiveness in the direction of galaxy cosmology and is actively expanding in other directions. The Department of Astronomy has 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 5 winners of the National Outstanding Youth Fund, 2 professors of the Ministry of Education, 2 of the 973 Chief Scientists, 2 of the Foundations of the Innovation Research Group of the Fund Committee. 8, doctoral tutor. At present, he has presided over many important topics such as the 973 project of the Ministry of Science and Technology (1 item), the fund group innovation group (1 item), and the key point (5 items). Hosted CLAUDS observations, led the China Alliance to participate in the PFS fourth-generation dark energy survey, participated in SKA, BINGO and other projects. The Department of Astronomy also works closely with the Institute of Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics of Shanghai Jiaotong University and the Li Zhengdao Institute in the frontier areas of dark matter and dark energy. See for details.


First, the application qualification

1. Undergraduate third-year students in colleges and universities nationwide (especially 985, 211, national key disciplines);

2. Devotion to astronomy major, ambitious in academic research, and potential research ability;

3. Excellent academic performance and comprehensive evaluation during the university. The first three years of the overall evaluation results in the top 30% of the professional rankings, English CET6 ≥ 425 (TOEFL ≥ 90 or IELTS ≥ 6.0), and other outstanding performance (such as already in important academic journals) Publish papers, etc.) can be appropriately relaxed;

4. Good moral character, good academic style, and good health.


Second, the application method

1. Online registration: Please log in to the Graduate School of Shanghai Jiaotong University before June 15, 2017. - Online registration - Summer camp online application, online registration, download and print Shanghai Jiaotong University Summer Camp Application Form.

2. Please submit the following application materials by email: (1-5 submit a scanned copy, 6 fill in an Excel form)

(1) "Shanghai Jiaotong University Summer Camp Application Form" downloaded and printed online (the professional ranking needs to be stamped by the administrative department of the school or department)

(2) Undergraduate transcripts (certified by the administrative department of the school or department)

(3) 2 letters of expert recommendation

(4) English grade 6 or TOEFL, GRE scores

(5) Other types of award certificates, published papers, etc., which reflect the overall quality and academic level of the individual.

(6) "Summer School Registration Information Summary Form" (see attachment for template)

3. Please send the above application materials (scanned or photo, subject to the identifiable text) to the designated registration email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before June 15, 2017. The email is named "Applicant School - Application Name of person - the intended unit of registration (example: Xiamen University - Zhang San - registration of Shanghai Jiaotong University Astronomy Department), the electronic version of the material is sent as an attachment, the attachment is named "applicant school - applicant name - the intended unit of registration" ( The example is the same as above. After receiving the confirmation email, it is considered as successful submission of the application materials.

4. Application description:

(1) The application for the master class and application for tutors in the summer school registration period is for reference only. It is not the final admission basis. Students are allowed to change their application volunteers after attending the summer school.

(2) Both the “Online Registration” and “Mail Submission Application Materials” must be carried out to complete the summer school application operation. The summer camp referred to in “Online Registration” is the same activity as the summer school of this notice.


Third, qualification review

   According to the applicant's materials, the applicant's educational background, academic level, scientific research ability, comprehensive quality, etc. are the main evaluation basis. The Shanghai Jiaotong University Astronomy Department will review the applicant's qualifications. The list of students will be before June 25, 2017. Notify me by email.


Fourth, interview assessment

   In the final stage of the summer school activities, the Astronomy Admissions Committee will conduct interviews with the participants, select the candidates for the comprehensive interview and the application materials submitted by the applicants, and provide preferential policies for admission. The summer school interview results will be in July 2017. Announced in mid-term.


Fifth, preferential policies

  The school is in the process of determining a unified preferential policy, which will be announced after the School Research and Research Office has confirmed the relevant preferential policies.


Sixth, summer school treatment

   Summer school activities require participants to participate in the whole process, and provide all the meals and accommodation expenses for all students in Shanghai during the summer school activities, as well as the two-way tolls for students from foreign universities to come to Shanghai (up to the standard for hard tickets for train tickets). Bill reimbursement). The summer school will purchase personal accident insurance for all participating students. The medical expenses incurred and the accidents caused by personal actions shall be borne by the insurance company and the trainees themselves.

Seven, contact information

  Contact email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note: Please pay close attention to the email notification and the unit homepage announcement for more relevant content of the summer school.


Department of Astronomy, Shanghai Jiaotong University

                                                                                                                                                                                              May 10, 2017