Shanghai University of Finance and Economics| December 07, 2023


Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) is a multi-disciplinary key university that focuses on finance and economics and maintains coordinated development in economics, management, law, arts and science.

SUFE was one of the very first universities in China to create post-doctoral research centres in the fields of economics and management, and it was also one of the first universities to offer MBA and EMBA programmes.

SUFE has been selected as one of China's Project 211 universities and "Double First-Class" universityes, which were developed by the Chinese government to attain world-class status in higher education.

The university's three campuses cover a total area of about 54.19 hectares, with the main campus located at No 777 Guoding Road.

Its economics and business, social sciences, engineering and environment and ecology programmes continue to rank among the top 1 percent in the world in ESI. In the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject, its economics and econometrics programme ranked 109th in the world, and accounting and finance ranked between 151-200; in the 2023 U.S. News ranking of the world's best universities by subject, its economics and business programme ranked 100th in the world; in the 2023 Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, its finance programme ranked 43rd, economics programme ranked between 76-100, and management and statistics and public management programmes ranked between 101-150.


A view of the SUFE campus. [Photo/Official website of SUFE]

SUFE has a full range of programmes for international students, including undergraduate, master's and doctoral programmes taught in both Chinese and English, non-degree programmes in Mandarin and Business Mandarin, foundation programmes, exchange programmes, and visiting scholars involved in economics, management, law, liberal arts, science and other disciplines, providing a variety of professional choices for international students.

Majors such as finance, international economics and trade, and international Mandarin Chinese education are highly popular among international students. The university has a total of 19,483 students, including 8,040 undergraduate students, 7,226 graduate students, 1,408 doctoral students and 344 international students. Most of the international students chose degree programmes, and some studied Mandarin and Chinese business culture at SUFE's International Cultural Exchange School.

SUFE has established a multi-level and multi-category scholarship funding system including Chinese Government Scholarships, Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarships, Confucius Institute Scholarships, and University Academic Scholarships to attract more outstanding international students.

In addition to academic studies, international students in SUFE can also enjoy an active campus life. An annual international cultural festival is held to celebrate diverse cultures, and extra-curricular cultural activities with traditional Chinese characteristics help international students further understand Chinese culture. If students wish to make friends with similar interests, they can sign up for various cultural or sports clubs.

By offering visits to historical sites, cities, mountains and the countryside, SUFE allows international students to better understand China's history and present.

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Address: 321 Wudong Road, Shanghai

Post code: 200433


(Statistics as of September 2023)