Located in the metropolis Shanghai, SHNU boasts special features and strength in international cooperation and exchanges. Currently, the university has established links with about 228 universities and educational institutions in 32 countries and regions, including Harvard University, Waseda University, French National Academy of Science, Brazil National Academy of Science, etc. Furthermore, SHNU has been quite active in promoting Chinese language learning in foreign countries by founding three Confucius Institutes Overseas in Japan, Botswana and US.


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