Founded in October 1922, Shanghai University（SHU）is a comprehensive university with a variety of disciplines including science, engineering, liberal arts, history, law, fine arts, business, economics and management. It is one of the major universities in Shanghai directly under the jurisdiction of the Municipal Government and one of the 100 key institutions of higher learning the Chinese Central Government will construct in the national “211 Project”. The University consists of 28 colleges or schools and 1 independent department, offering 71 undergraduate majors, 229 Master’s degree programs, and 111 doctoral degree programs. It has a high-quality faculty of more than 2800 full-time faculty members among whom 1597 has obtained doctoral degree, 11 are members of the Academy of Sciences of China and the Academy of Engineering of China,545 are full professors and 924 are associate professors. At present, Shanghai University has 4 key subjects of the Ministry of Education, 22 key subjects of Shanghai municipality, 4 superior subjects of Shanghai municipality, 5 characteristic subjects of Shanghai municipality, and more than 100 research institutes or research centers. Its current student body totals around 41600, of whom over 24711 are undergraduates, about 10237 are postgraduates. As one of the first universities granted the permission by the Ministry of Education to enroll international students, Shanghai University began to admit international students in 1966, and since then more than 20000 international students from 124 countries have studied in the university. There are on campus approximately 3632 long-term international students. Among them, there are 600 Degree-Seeking students.