📖 Introduction

Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (SUIBE) is a comprehensive university located in Shanghai, China. Established in 1960, SUIBE is a public institution that specializes in international business and economics education. The university is committed to providing high-quality education in areas related to international trade, economics, finance, and business management.

SUIBE distinguishes itself through its focus on internationalization and globalization, aiming to cultivate talent with a strong understanding of global business practices. The university has developed partnerships with various international institutions and encourages an international perspective among its students. While specific rankings may vary, SUIBE is recognized for its contributions to international business education and its efforts to prepare students for careers in the global marketplace. The institution emphasizes practical skills, cultural exchange, and a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of international business environments.

🏫 About Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (SUIBE)

Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, known as Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade before 2013, is a public university in Shanghai, China. Founded in 1960, SUIBE is an institution of higher learning formerly subordinate to the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation. Since 1994 it is under the administration of the Shanghai Municipal Government. SUIBE is among the first institutions across the world selected for hosting a WTO Chair. With a view to adding to Shanghai's and China's strengths in international trade and economy, SUIBE is actively engaged in high-level researches in fields related to international trade on the platforms provided by such research institutes as the Shanghai Research Centre for Strategies on International Trade and the Shanghai Research Institute for Development Strategies, which is designated as a Key Research Base for Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences conducted by Institutions of Higher Learning in Shanghai and Shanghai Innovation Research Base for Social Sciences. Spearheading high-level studies in international trade, some SUIBE professors are recognized as chief experts at the Shanghai Innovation Research Base for Social Sciences and the Studio of the Shanghai Research Institute for Development Strategies.

🏠 Accommodation

You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.

You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.

How to book:

  • Make a booking online after you have been accepted (in this case please let us know your choice when you apply).
  • Register when you arrive - its not possible to reserve a room before arriving. You can arrive a few days before and book it

📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

Application step 1

Application step 2

Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required documents:

  • Passport
  • Graduation certificate
  • Passport size photo

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

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