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School of International Finance

 

The School of International Finance is one of the earliest established schools. The School consists of five departments: Finance, International Finance, Finance Planning, Credit Management and Finance Engineering respectively. In addition, it has its own four research institutions which include finance service, financial physics, real estate finance and compliance and anti-money laundering. We have quality faculties with different majors and backgrounds. Currently, there are 59 faculty and administrative staffs in the School including 7 professors and 17 associate professors. 28 teachers have gained doctor’s degree. Meanwhile we invite one oriental scholar and two overseas teachers to serve as advisors for the academic programs. Most of the teachers have oversea education background and working experiences in financial institutions.

 
The school is one of the earliest schools nationwide that sets Finance, Foreign Exchange (International finance) and Finance Planning major. At present, there are 3 undergraduate majors, namely, Finance, Finance Engineering and Credit Management. Meanwhile, the School also has two graduate programs, the master of finance (joint) and finance MBA (cooperation). There are 1948 students studying in this School right now.
 
Years of educational experiences form the distinctive characteristics. International Finance major was approved as the first batch of key majors by the Chinese People’s Bank in 1994. The Ministry of Education renamed it as a demonstrative major in 2001. In 2007, the finance program was designated as the key program by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission. The finance major has been listed by the Ministry of Education as the nation’s special program. The School has high academic standing as well as professional recognition. At present, we undertake two highland programs of Shanghai undergraduate education, one state-level quality course, six municipal fine courses, four key courses designated by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission. In recent years, a great many teachers have won various awards, such as "high teaching quality prize", "outstanding educating teacher prize", "Baogang excellent teacher prize" and "distinguished teacher", to just name a few. The International Finance and Finance Planning teaching groups were entitled the "outstanding teaching group of Shanghai". We are now carrying on the projects of excellent program (finance) and comprehensive reform in programs and majors.