About Our Vision Facts & Figures Milestones Dean’s Message Leadership Team Organizational Structure The UM-SJTU Partnership Board Academic Program Group Development Advisory Board Administrative Offices Administration Office Human Resources Office Finance Office Research Office IT Office Undergraduate Education Office Graduate Education Office Student Affairs Office International Programs Office Domestic Undergraduate Recruitment Office International Undergraduate Recruitment Office International Student Service Office Tang Junyuan Student Innovation Center Communications Office Lab and Facility Office Institutional Advancement Office U.S. Office Faculty & Staff Faculty Directory Staff Directory Long Bin Building Maps & Directions Job Opportunities Milestones 06JUN 2005/06 The President of the University of Michigan, Mary Sue Coleman, visited Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The two universities signed the Agreement on Establishing the UM-SJTU Joint Institute. 04APR 2006/4 UM-SJTU Joint Institute was officially founded with the plaque unveiled. 10SEP 2006/9 With the enrollment of the first 196 undergraduates, University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute embarked on its international talents cultivation. 01MAR 2010/3 JI was awarded the sixth National Teaching Achievement Award for Higher Education by Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China. 01MAY 2010/5 The first Dual Degree undergraduates graduated from University of Michigan. 01AUG 2010/8 The first UM-SJTU Joint Institute undergraduates graduated from SJTU. 01DEC 2011/12 JI was recognized by Chinese government as National Model of Higher Education Reform 01APR 2012/4 JI was awarded the first model institute of Sino-foreign cooperative education by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission in Shanghai. 01JUN 2012/6 Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of Michigan signed a ten-year agreement on continuing the development of UM-SJTU Joint Institute. 01MAR 2014/3 UM-SJTU Joint Institute became the first Chinese educational institute winning Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education presented by the Institute of International Education. 01AUG 2016/8 Mechanical Engineering program and Electrical and Computer Engineering program of UM-SJTU Joint Institute were accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology(ABET). 01MAY 2018/5 The UM-SJTU Joint Institute held the opening ceremony of Long Bin Building. Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of Michigan signed the second ten-year agreements. 01AUG 2019/8 The tenth batch of undergraduates graduated from UM-SJTU Joint Institute.