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Shandong University of Finance and Economics

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  • Chinese Name : 山东财经大学

  • Province: Shandong

  • City: Zibo

  • Founded: 1952

  • Cost of living: $410-827 USD/year

  • Scholarships: Available

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World Rank
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Country Rank
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Shandong University of Finance and Economics is a post-secondary institution of education in Jinan, Shandong province, China. It is a full-time comprehensive institution of higher education which was founded upon approval by Shandong Provincial Government and originally known as Shandong Institute of Finance and Economics. 

(1). History 

Shandong University of Finance and Economics (SDUFE), located in Jinan, were established on July 4th, 2011 by combining Shandong Economic University and Shandong University of Finance. Shandong Economic University was established in 1952 as Shandong Institute of Finance and Economics, which was the earliest college in finance and economics in Shandong province, and one of the earliest in China. Shandong University of Finance and Economics was established in 1986 jointly by the Ministry of Finance of China and the provincial government of Shandong province. In August 2012, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education, and Shandong Provincial Government signed the agreement to support the development of SDUFE. In July 2013, SDUFE was entitled to initiate Ph.D. Programs. 

(2). Discipline and programs 

Shandong University of Finance and Economics is constituted of 4 campuses, and consists of 24 schools covering 62 undergraduate programs. SDUFE currently has over 1,900 teachers, among which more than 900 are professors and associate professors.Shandong University of Finance and Economics has an enrollment of 33,000 full-time students, including about 31,000 undergraduates and 2,100 postgraduates. Shandong University of Finance and Economics offers the doctoral degree of 3 first-grade discipline in applied economics, business administration, management science and engineering; and the master degree of 10 first-grade discipline (covering 73 secondary disciplines), 11 professional master degree programs, like MBA, MPA, etc. Shandong University of Finance and Economics has grown into an international, multi-disciplinary key university covering humanities, law, science engineering, art and education, while focusing on economics and management.

There are four key provincial disciplines (Accountancy, Information Management and System Engineering, Enterprise Management and Monetary Finance), two key provincial teaching reform and experimental subjects (Accounting, International Economics and Trade), two provincial teaching reform and experimental courses (principle of Management and the basis of Accountancy) and seven provincial excellent courses (Monetary Banking, Western Economics, Western Theory of Economics and Enterprise Financial Management etc.) 

(3). Academic facilities and Scientific research 

Shandong University of Finance and Economics has 1315 teaching and administrative staff. Among the 940 faculty members, 340 are professors and associate professors, 92 having obtained the degree of PhD, while 116 are studying for that. 75.43 percent of the teachers have the degree of Master or Doctor. Ten are tutors of Ph.D. candidates, 112 are tutors of postgraduates; four professors enjoy Special Grants from the State Council; 11 have been awarded the title of National or Provincial Excellent Teacher; 11 are distinguished with the title of Provincial Leading Talented Professional and 24 with the title of Young Leading Talented Professional and Leader of the Academic Field at university level; 112 have been selected to participate in the “231 Talents Project”. 55 are Adjunct and Emeritus Professors from both at home and abroad. 

(4). Great achievements 

During the past five years, 216 research projects have been undertaken; 25 of these are funded by the State Social Science Foundation, the State Natural Science Foundation, the State Soft Science Research Project or the Ministry of Education; 1 has won a State award; 41 have won awards from Shandong Provincial Government. Additionally, 2546 theses have been published in academic journals at home and abroad. The volume of research funds totals 49.8 million Yuan.

(5). Communication and international cooperation 

Shandong University of Finance and Economics is involved in international cooperation, academic exchange and research, joint programs, dual degree programs, articulation programs with more than 100 overseas universities and institutions from USA, Canada, Britain, Australia, France, Germany, Czech, New Zealand, and elsewhere for both students and academic staff. More than 80 foreign teachers and experts are employed annually. Shandong University of Finance and Economics was permitted to admit international students in 1993. At present SDUFE has language students, degree students and exchange students from USA, France, Holland, Czech, South Korea and elsewhere. In 1998, SDUFE established and then has subsequently been followed with joint programs with Edinburgh Napier University, Unitec Institute of Technology, and Dalhousie University. The students overseas study programs, like exchange programs, scholarship programs, dual degree programs, study tour programs, are being done with University of Minnesota, University of California-Irvine, University of Rennes 1, University of Economics, Prague, and others, and more than 500 students are given a chance to further their study in these well-known universities annually.

Shandong University of Finance and Economics has a small number of fully furnished rooms which are available to international students. It is possible to help with home-stay if the international students would like to live with a Chinese family. The inhabited environment is very pleasant and comfortable. Home appliances like air conditioner are provided by Shandong University of Finance and Economics. Students can also surf the internet at the dormitory rooms at the spare time. You can also enjoy separate toilet and bathroom.

Applicants Eligibility 

  1. Need to be Non-Chinese citizens
  2. Need to be in good health
  3. Age Limit: Bachelor Degree:18-25 Years old; Masters Degree:18-35Years old; PhD: 18-40Years old;Chinese Language:18-40Years old
  4. Need to have good academic result in highest education degree
  5. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 or TOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  6. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  7. Doesn’t have any criminal record in the past
  8. Need to have skill on research & publication(For Masters and PhD Degree )
  9. Need to have publication on good journal (For PhD Degree)
  10. Need to provide real and complete resume

Application Documents for Bachelor Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White/Blue Background)
  3. Higher secondary /A Level/Grade 12/High School Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  8. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  9. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  10. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  11. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

Application Documents for Masters Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Bachelor Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  8. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for PhD Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Masters Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  7. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  8. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the guardian(under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for Chinese Language courses:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Last academic Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  5. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  6. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  7. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  8. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  9. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

Bachelor Degree Scholarship Covers:

For the First year:

After Scholarship need to pay Tuition fees + Accommodation fees: 6000 CNY

From Second year:

1. 20% students can get tuition fees free and accommodation fees free

2. 80% students’ need to pay tuition and accommodation: CNY 6000 to 15000 per year based on academic performance.

 

Others costs all students should pay after coming to the University :

1. Insurance fees 800 CNY/Year

2. Medical 600  CNY (Only for one year )

3. Visa Fees 400 CNY/Year

 

4. Registration Fees:400 CNY(Only for First Year)

 

 

Bachelor Degree Major List Taught in English :

1. International Economics and Trade

2. Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

3. Accounting

 

The International students’ office is a valuable resource for international students, providing services designed to make the Shandong University of Finance and Economics campus life as productive and smooth as possible. The office will help international students with their student visa, residence permits, registration of school and dormitory reservation. The office sponsors regular social and cultural events as well as sightseeing trips around the region, to help students better understand and appreciate Chinese culture. 

Shandong University of Finance and Economics is equipped with modern instructional classrooms and laboratory facilities. The library has a wide variety of collection, as well as advanced electronic reading rooms and data retrieval systems. The University is equipped with a modern broadcasting center, a cable TV “virtual classroom” educational system and a campus network broadband which directly links with the China Education and Research Network. The campus is beautiful, safe, and convenient. It is equipped with great student service facilities including dormitories, auditoriums, stadiums, athletic facilities, and a modern indoor swimming pool. There are 3 student cafeterias and several restaurants on campus. The University has a fully equipped hospital which serves both the faculty and the students. 
There are 3 student cafeterias and several restaurants on campus. Student canteen has two layers and provides different kinds of food for breakfast. Porridge made of rice, beans, barley is very healthy for your body. Also, the price of the food is very cheap. In addition, many Chinese restaurants are around the school, where you can taste delicacies. “Work happily, live happily”, is the motto of the staff working at the canteens; and they try their best to create a better cooking culture. And if you want to eat at the students canteens, you’d better buy campus card to pay for them. 

1. I really want to study at your University, but I can’t speak Chinese, can I be instructed in English? 

Answer: Yes. The program is fully English medium program. 
 
2. Could you tell me how to get to Shandong University of Finance and Economics? 
 
Answer: If there is no direct flight to Jinan, the recommended flight is transit from Hong Kong to Jinan (around 2 hours), transit from Beijing to Jinan (around 1.5 hours), or transit from Shanghai to Jinan (around 1.5 hours), or transit from Guangzhou to Jinan (around 2.6 hours). Students can choose the travel route according to their location. 
 
3. How is the canteen in the University? Is the living expense higher in Jinan city? 
 
Answer: There are 3 student cafeterias and several restaurants on campus. The living expenses here are affordable for international students, around 150USD for food cost per month.
 
4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?
 
Answer: Sure, we can provide airport pick up service for the students in group from local airport - Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport to campus. But students should send detailed departure schedule to our college’s representative minimum 3 days in advance so that we can pick up without any delay. 
 
5. How can I exchange some Chinese currency for my pocket money when I just arrived in China? 
 
Answer: Students can exchange some Chinese currency in bank for shuttle/bus ticket fare and pocket money in the big international airport when they arrive in China. And students can buy telephone card from business counter in the airport to give international call and domestic call if students need. 
 
6. What about the transportation, telecom and internet in Jinan City? 
 
Answer: There is one airport, three train stations and many buses in Jinan. There are convenient public facilities for telecom and internet, you can buy telecom card to call in any time and there are lots of internet pub for going on internet.  
                                        
7. What’s the weather like in Jinan City? 
 
Answer: Jinan has a humid subtropical, or a humid continental climate. The average annual temperature is 14.7 °C (58.46 °F), and the annual precipitation is around slightly above 670 millimeters, with a strong summer maximum, and high variability from year to year. 
 
8. How is China’s Engineering Education in the world?
 
Answer: China is a largest producer of engineering graduates in the world.
 
9. How is China’s Business and Management Education in the world?
 
Answer: China has become the second largest economy and this has influential role in the global economy. 
 
10. Can a student open a Bank Account? 
 
Answer: You could open a bank account in your name to keep his surplus money safe. You could also use this account to have your family remit any additional money as required. 
 
11. Is learning Chinese language compulsory? 
 
Answer: Even though the program is taught in English, but international students must study Chinese language according to Ministry of Education, China. Chinese language classes are just offered in the first two years, three times per week, and international students are required to pass the basic level. Besides, it will be helpful for students in daily life if they learn some Chinese language.
 
12. Useful public contact number in China:
 
Answer:
Fire: 119
Police Station: 110
Time Report: 12117
Telephone Directory: 114
Telephone Repair: 112
Emergency Ambulance: 120
Earthquake Advisory Service: 2042691
 
13. What is the voltage used in China?
 
Answer: The voltage here is 220 V. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally.
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