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Fudan University launched its business discipline in 1917, and later established the School of Business in 1929. But the management education was suspended in 1952, when the waves of restructuring hit all the universities and colleges nationwide. After China started to implement the reform and opening-up policy, Fudan University took the lead to resume the management education, and started to enroll undergraduates in Management discipline in 1977. The University later set up the Department of Management Science in 1979 and finally reestablished the School of Management in 1985.


Integrated Disciplinary System

After rapid development over three decades, the School now consists of 8 departments and 28 cross-disciplinary research institutes. It includes 5 disciplines and 13 sub-disciplines that award doctoral degrees, and 5 disciplines and 16 sub-discipline that award master’s degrees. The School provides 5 professional master’s degree programs including MBA/EMBA, Master of Professional Accountants (MPAcc) Program, Master of International Business Program, Master of Finance Program, and Master of Applied Statistics Program. It also has 7 undergraduate programs and 4 mobile stations for post-doctoral research. In the 2018 China University Professional-degree Rankings released by the China Academic Degrees & Graduate Education Development Center, Fudan University received an A+ in the discipline of Business Administration.


Strong Faculty Team

The School boasts a total of 154 faculty members, including 55 full professors and 63 associate professors. 97.4% of the faculty holds a PhD degree, among them 71 faculty members obtained PhD degrees from overseas, accounting for 46.1% of the total faculty members.


Outstanding Research Strength

Several decades of hard work have led to great achievements in various disciplines and research areas, with some being highly influential both home and abroad, as well as a long list of top-level academic papers, theses and patents, an array of outstanding leaders in all kinds of academic researches, and plenty of high-quality research teams. FDSM ranks 83rd worldwide in the 2022-released UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings (2017-2021), landing again at No.1 in Chinese mainland and among the global top 100, a position it has maintained for 7 consecutive years.


Incubator of Management Talents

Every year, many students are attracted to FDSM for further studies due to its rigorous scholarship and favorable learning environment. The School has developed batches of management elites since its reestablishment. By the end of 2021, the School has a total of 846 undergraduates, 5,959 master students and 202 PhD students. Currently, the number of FDSM alumni has come to more than 53,000. In addition, the Executive Education Center (EE) trained 48,000 person times in 2021, and so far, a total of about 65,400 managers of enterprises have participated in training. EE has served more than 800 enterprises in total.


Extensive Global Cooperation

Since its re-establishment, FDSM has been adopting an internationalization strategy and actively exploring opportunities of international exchanges. It has built up cooperation and exchanges with 110 well-known universities and research institutions from 32 countries and regions, such as USA, Italy, Norway, UK, France, Singapore, Australia, South Korea, and Hong Kong. The internationalization strategy has covered a wide range of areas including student exchange, faculty exchange, collaborative scientific research, curriculum development, corporate links and international cooperative research, etc.


Leading International Accreditations

In order to promote the exchanges and cooperative research with the world’s top business schools and develop more diversified global resources, the School has also joined many prestigious international organizations for business education. In 2007, FDSM was admitted as a formal member of the Partnership in International Management (PIM) and in 2009, became the 173rd full member of Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The School jointly launched the Council on Business and Society (CoBS) in 2011 and joined the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) as a founding member in the year of 2012. The School was awarded the EQUIS Accreditation by EFMD in 2009, and received the five-year EQUIS re-accreditation in 2012 and 2017 respectively. Meanwhile, the School achieved the AACSB Accreditation in 2010 at a fast pace and obtained the five-year AACSB re-accreditation in 2015 and 2020 respectively.


Steady Progression in International Rankings

In the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2022, Fudan MBA Program is ranked No.32 in the world, No.3 in the Asia-Pacific region and No.1 in Chinese mainland. In the Financial Times Global EMBA Ranking 2021, all 4 programs of the School are ranked among Top 50. Fudan EMBA Program is ranked No.13 worldwide; Washington University-Fudan University EMBA Program is ranked No.23 worldwide; The University of Hong Kong-Fudan University IMBA Programme is ranked No.32 worldwide; BI Norwegian Business School-Fudan University MBA Program is ranked No.45 worldwide. 


Extensive cooperation with enterprises

The School has been propelling school-enterprise cooperation in multi-dimensions to promote talents cultivation and the development of the School, with an aim to give back and serve the society. The enterprises promote their corporate brands and select talents through campus talks, career fairs, campus competition, practical courses, internship placement, scholarship, Open Day, Workshop, iLab, Mentor Program and Career Development portal, etc. Meanwhile, the School has hosted a variety of forums such as Fudan SVB Forum of Management Masters, Fudan Thought Leadership Forum, Bosihui HR Club, Join Forum, serving as the bond of cooperation between the School and enterprises. The School also established a professional team dedicated to developing corporate relations. Many well-known companies both home and abroad have provided strong support to the School’s development. And the major forms of cooperation between the school and enterprises including company visit/ Open Day, Internships, Joint Forums, Practical Courses, Case Study, Industry-University-Research Collaboration, fund and materials support, strengthen the interaction and communication between academia and industry.


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