About Us

The Institute of International Exchange, Shanghai Open University, established in 1993, is a specialized institute responsible for Sino-foreign degree programs, cultural exchange and academic exchange activities. It takes responsibilities of student recruitment, management and services for Sino-foreign joint programs, teaching Chinese as a foreign language, and bringing in and exporting quality teaching resources/courses for the Shanghai Open University.

The Institute attaches great importance to and actively develops the cooperation and exchanges with overseas colleges and universities, and actively develops the programs and courses for international students to study in China. So far, the Institute has established cooperation with the Open University of Netherlands, the Open University of UK, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, ESSCA, the Open University of Catalonia, and Saratov Socio-Economic Institute of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.

By building the excellent talents for the world and developing friendship among people, we strive to make new contributions, cooperation and exchanges every year.


4F Learning World Plaza, No.288 Guoshun Road, Shanghai China
Post Code: 200433
Tel: (86 21) 25653006
Fax: (86 21) 25653267
Email: iieoffice@sou.edu.cn