Shanghai University of Sport

Shanghai University of Sport (上海体育学院; Shànghǎi tǐyù xuéyuàn) is a public university in Yangpu District, Shanghai, China. Founded in 1952, it is the first university of its kind in the People’s Republic of China. It is a Chinese state Double First Class University, included in the Double First Class University Plan identified by the Ministry of Education.

Shanghai University of Sport consistently ranks the best in China among universities specialized on sport in the recognized Best Chinese Universities Ranking. As of 2021, Shanghai University of Sport ranks first in Asia and 51–75 in the world according to “Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments 2021” released by Shanghai Ranking.

In over 60 years of construction and development, SUS has grown into a multi-disciplined university with six categories of education: management, science, literature, medicine and arts featured with sport science. SUS has established a complete education system covering bachelor, master and doctoral programs and set up a mobile station for post-doctoral research in sport science.

SUS has more than 4000 full-time undergraduate students on campus, 1000 postgraduate students, 1400 overseas students, 1400 adult students, and more than 700 teaching and administration staff, among whom 82 are professors and 170 associate professors.