v3.8.0.1
Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
May 09, 2018
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  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   72,737,556
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2018  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1