Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) was founded to train China’s own railway engineers. Since our early days, we have been cultivating talents for the rejuvenation of Chinese nation and persevering in self-improvement with the motto “Diligence, Ambition, Tenacity and Loyalty”. By training our graduates to master cutting-edge technologies and to strive for excellence, we have been shaping the development of China's rail transit industry from the beginning. We have more than 300,000 graduates whose ideas, innovations and actions have generated a positive impact in China and the world.
As an outstanding academic community, it has always been our mission to serve the country and the world through scientific education, research, and innovation, to solve fundamental scientific problems and to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. SWJTU is situated in Chengdu, Sichuan’s capital, and is known as the home of the beloved Panda Bear. Our hometown, a “garden city” is regarded as one of the metropolitan cities with the highest quality of life in China. Furthermore, since it is a key node city along the “Belt and Road”, SWJTU is well positioned to adopt a global vision, with partners, cooperation projects, and alumni spanning the globe. Our growing scientific community attracts talents from all over the world and our students have opportunities to study, research, and work with outstanding and multidisciplinary teachers, alumni, and partners. Both rigorous and dynamic, the academic environment provides outstanding opportunities for the integration of theory and practice. As a member of the innovative, cooperative, and multidisciplinary community at SWJTU, you will have the chance to work in a community that serves as a key node of the Belt and Road Initiative, address the greatest global engineering challenges of today, and make a positive impact on the field of higher education with us. In addition, you can experience and enjoy our welcoming culture, highly praised by our international guests and visitors.