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Southern University of Science and Technology

  • Details and Cost

    About the Program

    Please note: This program is currently paused and will not be accepting applications until further notice.

    Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a research oriented public university founded in Shenzhen, China's innovation center.  It is intended to be a top-tier international university that excels in interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world.

    SUSTech has 17 existing academic programs, ranging from financial mathematics to environmental and water resources engineering.New programs are being offered continuously to meet growing demands. All together, SUSTech offers an unparalleled learning and research experience at the scientific and technological frontiers.

    Location Shenzhen, China
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Language of Instruction English, Chinese
    Budget Available upon request
    Living Arrangements On-campus housing is mandatory, additional information will be provided upon acceptance.
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.


    GPA 3.0
    Other Requirements Students must be non-Chinese passport holders matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.
    Application Deadline Fall/Acadmic Year admissions: March 1

    Spring admission: October 1
    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    Please use the link below to view the fall 2021 courses offered at this university. Students may use the fall 2020 and spring 2021 lists to check already approved Stony Brook Equivalencies (direct course equivalency and/or SBC). For courses not on the list, IAP will request department approval and evaluate for SBC at a student's request for the Fall 2021 Home Abroad Program.

    Fall 2021 Course List

    Spring 2021 Approved Courses

    Fall 2020 Approved Courses

    Please note: The course evaluations are not guaranteed and could be reevaluated or changed per the appropriate academic department.

    Academic Policies

    • Students must maintain full-time status while abroad
    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • Grades earned in a Partner University program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.
    • Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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