Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China

A key training and research base for the financial industry and its senior level management personnel.

Originally founded as the Shanghai Guanghua University in 1925, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) is a key training base for senior level management personnel in the financial and economic sectors and key research base for the development of the financial industry. The university addresses the financial and economic issues contributing to the socio-economic development of western China.

The university attracts over 16000 full-time undergraduate students and 7000 graduate students from all parts of China. The university also has four bachelor degree programs and two masters degree programs delivered completely in English and these programs have trained several thousand foreign students from over 100 countries.

In addition, SWUFE has cooperative relations with nearly 100 prestigious universities, financial institutes and enterprises from around 30 countries and regions worldwide, helping to promote international standards and practices in educational management of economics. It is also home to the Center for Macroeconomics Research, the Western Economics Research Center and the Research Center for Finance of China.

SWUFE is part of the 211 Project and 985 Innovative Platforms for Key Disciplines Project - initiatives of the Chinese government as part of a national endeavor to build world-class universities in the 21st century.

Current SWUFE students

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer