Document and Entity Information
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]  
Entity Registrant Name Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc.
Entity Central Index Key 0000837852
Trading Symbol ssc
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company
Document Type S-1
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2017
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