Introduction of SHIFT

Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade
Introduction of SHIFT
School of International Studies
Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade
SHIFT ’s Mission
--Creating Business Talents
with Global Vision
Introduction of SHIFT
 Founded in 1960, public university
Strong history in business education
Sole business-oriented university in
east China
Attractive Location
 Two Campuses
Gubei Campus (in CBD of downtown)
Songjiang Campus (in suburb of Shanghai)
Location of Shanghai
Pacific west coast, the middle of China coastline, the mouth of the
Yangtze River
Basic Figures
 34 undergraduate programs & 20 graduate
programs; a multitude of certificates
 Over 11,000 Students (including 1000 fulltime postgraduates, some 600 international
 SHIFT has a staff of some 900.
Structure & Organization: Schools
SHIFT has 11 Schools:
School of International Studies
Business School
Language School
Finance School
Law School
Management School
Accounting School
School of Tourism and Event Management;
School of Business Information Management;
School of Continuing Education;
School of Graduates
Structure & Organization: Research Centers
 We have many Research Centers in SHIFT:
• Research Center of International Business
• Research Center of Australian Studies
• Research Center of WTO Studies
Recommended Programs for Int’l Students
Undergraduate programs
 International Business and Trade;
 International Business Administration
 Business Chinese
 International Finance
 Human Resources Management
 International Accounting
 International Business Law
 International Relationship
 E-Business
 Event management
Recommended Programs for Int’l Students
Postgraduate programs
 International Trade
 International Finance
 International Law
 Civil and Business Law
 Enterprise Management
 Translation (E-C)
Data & Recognition
 Students' scores rank No. six or seven in
Shanghai in China’s College Entrance
 SHIFT keeps No. 1 in passing rate in China’s
two national English tests for many years.
--TEM (Test for English Major )
--CET ( College English Test )
 SHIFT students got world championship in
SIFE competition in 2006.
Data & Recognition
 According to the survey data jointly
conducted by MyCOS, GALLUP Inc. and
Horizon Research Consultancy Group, SHIFT
ranked No.1 among the 2113 universities in
China in the area of employment rate in 2008.
 According to, SHIFT ranked No.2
among all the universities in China in the the
area of employment rate in 2010.
International Programs
 The Programs Offered by School of International
 Degree student, HSK required, China Scholarship
and Shanghai Municipal government scholarship
 Language student program
6-level Chinese language training program
 Exchange student program (semester and yearly)
(including one-way exchange)
 Study tour student program
(both incoming and outgoing)
Qualifications for International Programs
SHIFT now is:
Member of AACSB;
Member of EQUIS
China Scholarship listed university;
Confucius Institute Scholarship listed university;
Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship
listed university;
The hosting university of Shanghai Summer
School Program (3S Program)
Our Global Partner Institutions
 The U.S.A:
 UCLA, Seton Hall University, Sage College,
Suffolk University, Northern State University,
 The U.K:
 Oxford & Cambridge, University of Central
Lancashire, Kingston University
 Australia:
 University of Queensland, RMIT University,
Griffith University, University of Melbourne
Deakin University
Our Global Partner Institutions
 Canada:
 UBC, Brock University, Douglas College
 France:
 Grenoble Ecole de Management, IDRAC Business
School, University of Nantes, ISC Paris School f
Management ,Grenoble I.A.E, Catholique
University de Lyon, Clermont Graduate School of
 Germany:
 University of Applied Science Osnabrueck
 Hochschule Pforzheim University
Our Global Partner Institutions
Rotterdam Business School
Kokushikan University, Asia University, Toyo
University of Ljubljana
University of Zagreb
New Zealand:
University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic
Programs with Our Global Partner Institutions
 Exchange Student Program (semesterbased and yearly-based)
 Study Tour Program ( summer or winter)
 3+1 program
 4+1 program
 Staff exchange
 Dual degree program
Welcome to Shanghai
Learn Business,
Choose SHIFT!