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Shanghai Finance University
Zone:East China
Address:No.465 Minxing Rd.,SHANGHAI 200433
Institution (Private/Public):Public
Year Founded:1952
Started Semester: September
School Advantages
It was founded by the People’s Bank of China (China’s Central Bank) in 1952.

It is co-run by both Shanghai Municipal government and Shanghai Education Committee since 2000.

It has become the sole undergraduate education institution, with finance in its name in Shanghai and the Yangtze Delta District.

It started to enrol foreign students in 1993.

It has an excellent schooling environment.

There are multi-media rooms, computer labs, e-reading rooms, training bases and a variety of educational facilities on campus.
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University Profile

Founded in 1952, Shanghai Finance University (SHFU) is a full-time state-owned academic institution. The university has a very sound and comprehensive subject structures covering art, law, science and engineering with emphasis put on economics and management and finance taken as its core. SHFU has been committed to developing various skills required by China's economic and finance industries during the past few decades and as a result, SHFU is praised as a "Cradle of Future Financial Experts".

Situated in Pudong New District, SHFU is adjacent to many multinational corporations and several universities. It has a total area of more than 440,000 square meters and a construction area of 190,000 square meters. Its modern facilities include a library, multimedia computer rooms, educational training centers and campus-wide internet.

At present, SHFU has nine schools and five departments, offering 24 majors. The students are from 23 provinces and municipalities of Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. SHFU also has the qualification to enroll foreign students. At present the university has more than 8000 full-time students and a faculty of 564. 161 teachers have senior professional titles and three are entitled to State Special Allowance by the State Council.

Meanwhile, SHFU insists on internationalized schooling and attaches great importance to developing cooperation and exchange with overseas universities. It has successively established relationships with universities and organizations in the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Denmark, Switzerland, and Finland.

In addition, SHFU enjoys favorable connections with financial institutions in China and has gained a lot of support from the administrative departments of education at various levels, the central bank and other financial institutions. Meanwhile, SHFU has played a role in the development of China's economics and financial fields, especially in developing Shanghai into an international financial center.

Moreover, SHFU academic structure consists of six fields including economics, management, literature, law, science and engineering; at the same time these areas of study have taken its initial shape with finance, insurance, international economics and trade as the core subjects while being supported by the others. Currently, SHFU has one national level selected course, one national level development site for special disciplines, four municipal level undergraduate higher education bases, nine municipal level selected courses, one key discipline of Shanghai Education Commission, six municipal level teaching achievements, one municipal level award-winning teaching team and one municipal level famous teacher.

Furthermore, SHFU is a pioneering university exploring a new educational method to combine sports with teaching. SHFU's fencing team has achieved impressive results in different kinds of university fencing competitions at home and abroad.

Under the university motto "Display honesty and cultivate virtue, foster ambition and contribute to society", SHFU has set down the guideline of "being centered on the undergraduate study, teaching, quality and characteristics" and has been devoted to developing students with highly improved inter-disciplinary academic skills, practical abilities and creativity and an international mind.