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SUFE signed a cooperation agreement with University of Maryland


Recently, SUFE signed a cooperation agreement with the University of Maryland, which includes the framework agreement between the two universities and a cooperation agreement for Master’s degrees in both universities.

According to the framework agreement, both sides will carry out pragmatic cooperation and seek common development in the fields such as talent cultivation and scientific research in the future.

According to the cooperation agreement for Master’s degrees, SUFE students will receive a Master's degree in International Finance or a Master’s degree in International Organization from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, and a Master's degree in Finance or a Master's degree in Financial Measurement from the University of Maryland. The agreement is valid for 5 years. 

The double-degree program includes the academic advantages of the two universities. It is also another excellent cooperation program after the cooperation with Queen Mary University of London, Fordham University, George Washington University and the Singapore Management University. It enables SUFE students to stay competitive and offers diversified alternatives. More importantly, it promotes the construction of the first-tier majors and the quality of postgraduate education.

For the next step, the two universities will discuss the details to lay solid consolidation for talent cultivation and joint development.

The University of Maryland (UMD or UMCP) was founded in 1856 and is located in College Park, Maryland, USA. It is one of the prestigious public research universities and is also one of the 61 members of the Association of American Universities. UMD ranked 82 among the global universities in 2019 according to Times Higher Education, while its major of Business and Economics ranked 67 and the social sciences ranked 73. For the same year, it ranked 63 among American universities according to the U.S. News. Its major of Economics and Econometric Measurement ranked between 51 and 100, while Statistics and Operations Analysis were between 51 and 100 according to the QS Ranking.

Translated by Huang Jiaqi

Proofread by Dominic Graham

( From Office of International Exchange and Cooperation)