Jiao Tong University, Shanghai

Jiao Tong University, Shanghai

Shanghai Jiao-tong University (in Chinese, 上海交通大学) is one of Shanghai's most famous Chinese universities, founded in 1896. Jiaotong or Jiao Tong is the transcription of the Chinese word 交通 (pinyin : Jiāotōng ; EFEO : Kiaot'ong). This difficult word to translate means "traffic", "transport" and "communications" (which connects, connects). It is often used in the names of Chinese universities and has been introduced in English.