It is one of the most influential academic institutions in China, having educated many of China’s leading politicians, intellectuals, scientists and engineers.
It has become increasingly internationalized, the ICEC at Jiao Tong University began in fall of 2005 to offer classes for adult foreigners living in Shanghai.
The classes are taught in English by foreign teachers, many of whom are professionals working in Shanghai in their respective fields of expertise.
The 65 air conditioned classrooms and new computer lab at ICEC are each equipped with multimedia devices to facilitate learning.
Around 700 students from nations across the globe have enjoyed the classes at ICEC.
Upon completing a course, each student receives a certificate with the Jiao Tong University official stamp.
For students taking the TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) course, the certificate is proof of qualification to teach by TEFL standards.
The mission of the ICEC foreigners’ classes program is to meet the continuing education needs of adult foreigners living in Shanghai.