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Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, China

Are you curious about China? Why not go for exchange at Jiangsu University of Science and Technology (JUST)? The University is located in Zhenjiang city of Jiangsu Province, and offers English taught programs on bachelor, master and doctoral degree levels. So far, there is about 504 oversea students in JUST.

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    Jinshan Temple
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    Xinjin Ferry
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    Jiangsu University

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Information about the area and institution:

Jiangsu University of Science and Technology (JUST) is a national university, located in the eastern central coastal province of China, Nanjing is the capital in the province. Jiangsu has a high concentration of hill and water landscapes, gardens, scenic historic sites, and cities of cultural interest and has become a major tourist attraction. The province has a population of 79,986,000 (2016) and ranks the 1stamong all provinces according to it is per capital GDP, overall competitiveness, regional development and life index.

Jiangsu University of Science and Technology (JUST) history dates back to 1866 when the Fujian Shipping and Polity School was founded. There are around 25, 600 full time students. JUST offers study programs in the fields of: Engineering, Science, Management, Economics, Education, Literature, Art and History. The university is known for their education and reseach within Shipbuilding and Marine and Ocean Engineering.  

University of Stavanger (UiS) and JUST have an exchange agreement . The agreement is open for 3 students one semester, a total of 15 students during a five year period. Exchange period is one semester.  Students form Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Material Science / studying MA in Marine and Offshore Technology have first priority.

Language of instruction
English (and Chinese)

Language requirements
Norwegian students: a minimum grade 4 from Upper Secondary School in English.

Number of exchange places
3 students, one semester, no fee

Courses available in English 
The University offer some master programs in English.


Academic calendar
Autumn semester: Beginning of September – End of January
Spring semester: Beginning of March- mid July

Study points / Credits abroad
Study points in China is different from Norway. More and more universities have a system for credits and study points, but there is not one common national system. A master program in JUST is normally 2.5 years. The number of teaching hours corresponding to one credit in JUST.

Preapproval of courses needs to be done on indivual basis. 
For most master programs  15 credits at Jiangsu University of Technolgy = 30 Ects/studypoints.

JUST would assist with housing for International students.

The on-campus accommodation condition is 2 students sharing one room with bathroom, heater and air conditioner. The accommodation fee for each student is RMB 2300 per semester (water and electricity charge not included). 


China: Students need visa for studying in China. “ F” from is necessary :
Application form link
For more information:  link


Other questions about exchange possibilities;

Contact international office: utveksling@uis.no


Students reports from exchange studies here.