Shanghai University (simplified Chinese: 上海大学; traditional Chinese: 上海大學; pinyin: Shànghǎi Dàxué) is a public, comprehensive university located in Shanghai, China. The university has named its chancellor Chien Wei-zang since 1982, who is a well-pronounced academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Motto written by Weichang Chien
Shanghai University is one of the nation's leading research universities. The university is amongst the list of Project 211 for top national universities. It is also the biggest institution of higher learning run by Shanghai Municipality. Shanghai University has 11 post-doctor stations covering Sociology, Language & Literature, Mathematics, Dynamics, Mechanical Engineering, Materials, Metallurgy, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Communication & Information Engineering, Control Theory. There are 5 first-class and 32 second-class disciplines offering doctoral degrees, 131 Master programs and 67 bachelor programs. There are 4 key disciplines nationally standardized, 8 key disciplines provincially or ministerially standardized.