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Profile of Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press


Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press (SJTUP) is the official publishing house of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, one of China’s leading universities and research institutions. It furthers the university’s goals of excellence in academic research and education, and disseminating knowledge. It is one of the most prestigious publishing houses in China.



Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press is the oldest university press in the People’s Republic of China. Originally the Book Translation Institute of Nanyang College (the predecessor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University), SJTUP was founded at the end of the 19th century. It has translated and published a number of books, including the first Chinese edition of Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations, translated by the renowned translator Yan Fu.


Scale and Brand

SJTUP has expanded rapidly in recent years. It now publishes more than 800 new titles annually and reprints around 500 titles covering a wide range of subjects. Thanks to the unique and profound academic background of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, SJTUP has published many high quality monographs, reference titles, and textbooks. Highlights include the academic works of former Chinese President and Professor Jiang Zemin, On the Development of China's Information Technology Industry and Research on Energy Issues in China. The English versions were published by Elsevier and made their debut at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2009.


SJTUP specializes in books in the natural sciences, engineering (especially aerospace, maritime, and material engineering), medicine, the humanities, social sciences, English and Japanese language teaching, economics, management, and textbooks for higher, vocational, and primary education.


Mission and Aim  

SJTUP aims to be a world-class academic information solution provider, offering comprehensive content resources. Working closely with both established and upcoming scholars, SJTUP disseminates science and promotes learning for the international academic community. It works to meet the needs of the full spectrum of readers, authors, and customers.


International Co-operations

SJTUP has maintained good relationships with many renowned international publishers such as Elsevier, Springer, John Wiley, McGraw-Hill, Cambridge University Press, and Nauka Publishers.  It is also engaged in copyright trade and co-publishing programs with them, providing efficient, professional services. Playing an increasingly important role in international publishing activities, SJTUP has spearheaded the drive to publish Chinese scholars’ academic works worldwide.  SJTUP welcomes every customer as a business partner and a good friend. 


Honor and Book Award

Model University Press 1995                        Ministry of Education of China

Fine Publishing House 1997-2000         General Administration of Press and Publication of China


A History of Chinese Science and Technology           China Book Award 2010

Chinese-English Language Dictionary                   China Book Award 1998

English-Chinese Dictionary of Computer Science        China Book Award 1994