基本概况 General Information
shanghai International Studies University(SISU)was founded in October 1949，originally known as Shanghai College of Russian. In 1963‘SISU became a national key institution of higher learning upon approval by the Council of the People's Republic of China. In 1994，approved by the Statfe Education Commission(SEC)，the University adopted its present name and was selected as one of the first universities in Shanghai to be jointly funded and administered by SEC and Shanghai Municipal Government. In 1996，SISU was granted to be a“Project 211”university by SEC，which，as a national educational priority for the 1 st century，was the State's endeavor to help China's top 100 institutions of higher learning and key disciplines to excel.The mission of SISU is to cultivate high-level foreign language professionals with multidisciplinary knowledge and international experties
学校现有虹口、松江两个校区。虹口校区位于上海市中心，占地16. 94公顷，主要用于研究生、留学生、走读生等专业的教学。新建的松江校区位于上海松江大学城，目前用于本科生教学，占地57. 82多公顷，建筑面积15万平方米。
SISU has now two campuses，one in Hongkou District and the other in Songjiang New District. The Hongkou Campus，covering an area of 16.94 hectares，is located in the center of Shanghai and runs programs primarily for graduate，international and part-time students. The Songjiang Campus，a newly-built facility located in the east of the Songjiang University Park，is currently for undergraduate programs. It occupies an area of 57.82 hectares，with a total floor space of 150000 square meters.
The two University libraries maintain a collection of 900 000 volumes and nearly 2000 newspapers and magazines in Chinese and foreign languages. It also manages the information center of the Ministry of Education for liberal arts and humanities，the ford English Teaching Materials Center and the Distribution andTransfer Center、of woks donated by the US Asian Foundation Currently，SUSU has an enrollment of 65S7 undergraduate students and 3-year associate degree students，1400 postgraduate students，and over 1200 international students patr-time students registered with SISU total 25000
The University has a full-time faculty of more than 500 with high academic level and rich teaching experience，including more than 300 full professors and associate professors，and a great number of promising young and middle-age lecturers.SISU comprises 20 academic colleges schools and departments. At present，SISU offers a total of 28 undergraduate programs in five disciplines，23 graduate programs at the master's level，9 doctoral programs at the second-level，1 doctoral programs at the first-level，1 post-doctoral research station，1 state research base for humanities and social science，1 state undergraduate training base for non-univernal language，state key disciplines and 3 Shanghai Municipal key disciplines SISU maintains close academic and exchange relations with universities overseas. So far，it has established collaborative relationships with more than 110 univarsities in over 30 countries and regions.
In the past more than 50 years since its fioundation，CUST has trained a great number of high一!evel foreign language talents and compound applicable personnel with global horizon and innovation consciousness who are now working all over the world. At the beginning of the new century，COST is strivinrt for ward to build itself into a world一renowned，first-class international siudies university.
历史变迁 Glorious History
1949 Shanghai College of Russian，the predecessor of Shanghai International Studies University，was founded.
1950 It was renamed Foreign Language Academy of East China People Revolutionary University.
1952 It was renamed Shanghai Azademy of Russian.
1956 It was renamed Shanghai Foreign Language Institute.
1958 English Department of Shanghai First Normal Institute merged into Shanghai Foreign Language institute
1994 Shanghai Foreign Language Institute was officially renamed Shanghai International Studies University.