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Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

About Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE)

Founded in 1917, SUFE is the oldest and best university of finance and economics in China. It was the first of its kind in China’s history of higher education. With generations of dedicated efforts, SUFE now has become a renowned academic powerhouse where a range of topics in humanities, sciences and law and their intersections are passionately explored for the public good.

Since the very establishment, the unique global outlook has been wired in our culture genes. In 2013, SUFE officially adopted “Global SUFE” as a pillar of the roadmap to international excellence. It touches every aspect of the efforts in global engagement. Up till now, SUFE boost an ever-enriching network of over 200 partners coming from around 47 countries and regions. Through extensive collaboration and dynamic exchanges, we extended expertise to address issues and challenges of global relevance and to set Sufers up for future success.

According to the U.S. News Ranking released in 2019: Best Global Universities for Economics and Business, SUFE was ranked the 156th (ranked the 7th among the universities in mainland China).

About College of Business (COB)

To comply with the trend of the times, COB has been divided several times. Based on long-term development, COB provides diversified training paths and personalized learning experiences to cultivate high-end financial professionals and future business leaders who can adapt to the global competition with outstanding innovation ability and leadership. Currently, COB has developed into a leading domestic business school covering three first-level disciplines of “Business administration”, ”Applied economics” and “Theoretical economics”. COB mainly has 9 Academic Departments, 3 Research Institutes. With regard to our degree program, COB has 2 specialties for the undergraduate program: Management and Economics. 2 professional master’s degree programs: MBA and MIB. 2 Doctoral programs: Ph.D. of Management and Ph.D. of Economics,  and also we have Executive Education.

At present, there are 84 full-time faculty numbers in our college, 96% of them have a doctoral degree, and nearly 45% of them earned their doctoral degree overseas. At the same time, COB has engaged more than 20 scholars from well-known overseas universities as distinguished professors and co-directors of academic departments, who participate in the daily teaching and research activities .

COB is also committed to actively developing and cultivating internationalized talents in the business world. In the recent years, COB has obtained AMBA international accreditation, Chinese Advanced Management Education Accreditation (CAMEA) and AACSB international accreditation successively.

COB was ranked the 131st worldwide (6th in mainland China) by the UTD Business School Rankings Based on Research Contributions for the period of 2014-2018. The academic subjects of Accounting, Finance, Economics and Econometrics of SUFE were ranked among the top 150 worldwide by QS Ranking in 2019.