Alba and Shanghai University of Finance & Economics, College of Business in China signed an exchange partnership agreement a few days ago. This is the 3rd Chinese Business School that signed an agreement with Alba the last 2 months.
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) began as a business program at the Nanjing Higher Normal School in 1917. SUFE has enjoyed a reputation of being one of the best finance and economics universities in China for many years.
The university had been consistently ranked No. 1 in the “finance and economics” category in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008 by the Chinese university ranking (Netbig).
Since 2005, the university has achieved substantial improvements in terms of research and started to gain international reputation. According to Tilburg University’s Economics Schools Research Ranking in 2012, SUFE is ranked 120th in the world, 9th in Asia and 3rd in mainland China, only after Tsinghua University and Peking University (Alba’s partner). In 2014 and 2015 the university is ranked 151-200th in economics/business category in the world by ARWU. According to Quacquarelli Symonds, SUFE ranks 110th amongst BRICS universities, 182nd amongst universities in Asia, amongst the top 150 Accounting & Finance universities in the world, amongst the top 150 Economics & Econometrics universities in the world, and amongst the top 450 Social Sciences and Management universities in the world. According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities, SUFE is ranked amongst the top 75 universities in the world for statistics, amongst the top 100 universities in the world for finance, amongst the top 150 universities in the world for economics, and amongst the top 300 universities in the world for management. In 2005, SUFE introduced the academic tenure and became the first university in China to adopt this system. The university comprises 12 academic schools, one graduate school and more than 20 finance and economics research centers.
SUFE received international accreditation of its MBA programs by the London-based Association of MBAs (AMBA) in the second quarter of 2012. SUFE is currently a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).