Aurora University (French: Université l'Aurore, Chinese: 震旦大學; pinyin: Zhendan Daxue) was a preeminent Catholic university in Shanghai from 1903 to 1952.
The University was founded on 27February, 1903 by Father Joseph Ma XiangboS.J. (1840-1939) and French Jesuits. Ma Xiangbo left in 1906 and the university was kept by French Jesuits until the coming of Communist Revolution. From 1908 onwards it was located in Shanghai's French Concession.