Founded 60 years ago, Shanghai Finance University (SHFU) specializes in developing graduates in management for the rapidly expanding financial industry. It has earned the name "Cradle of Future Financial Experts". SHFU has more than 8,000 full-time students from 23 provinces in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, with whom you will study. Every year about 400 foreign students from around the world are enrolled at SHFU. Located in Shanghai's Pudong District, SHFU is located near other universities and many multinational corporations.
One semester or a year in International Finance, International Trade, Economics, Accounting and Marketing. Courses in Mandarin Chinese (required) and China Studies are also offered. See the full course offering here.
You will have an opportunity to apply for internships with local multinational corporations, which will enhance your studies and your resume. Social service opportunities with local NGO's will also be available.
You will live at SHFU's International Exchange Center on the campus. There are three options: Single Room, Twin Room (small) and Twin Room (big). Rooms conform to international standards.
$7,300 per semester. Click here for what is included, and additional expenses, including meals, airfare and miscellaneous.
November 1st for Spring 2014.
Shanghai is the most populous city in China, and in the world. A leading global city, it is a center of business, culture, finance, media, fashion, technology and transport. At the mouth of the Yangzi River, and the East-West trade center from the 19th century until the 1930's, it is now again a leader - the busiest container port in the world and fast becoming a regional financial center. Shanghai has driving entrepreneurial dynamism and cosmopolitan flair. The skyscrapers of Pudong contrast with the fashionable colonial French Concession.s atmospheric streets full of shops and restaurants offering international cuisine and nightlife.
To learn more about living in Shanghai, visit www.smartshanghai.com.
In town, you can visit the historic Bund, the Shanghai Museum, with its outstanding collections of Chinese art, and the 400-year-old Yu Gardens. Farther afield, you can visit Suzhou with its world-famous gardens; Hangzhou, home of the West Lake; and the unchanged river towns of neighboring Zhejiang province. You will also spend one week visiting other cities in China.
Spring 2014: Late January through May. Dates are approximate, as Chinese universities may not confirm semester dates until shortly before the term starts. There will be an on-site orientation after the start of classes.