City universities to offer AI majors
May 16, 2019
Two universities in the city will welcome the first batch of undergraduates majoring in artificial intelligence in September.
Shanghai Jiao Tong and Tongji are among 35 universities nationwide approved by the Ministry of Education to set up four-year AI majors amid the country’s drive to build a strong AI talent pool.
Tongji plans to admit about 30 students for the new major this year while Shanghai Jiao Tong has not yet revealed numbers.