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International MBA (Taught in English)
- General Information

    1. Program Introduction

    Editor Notes: This program offers students a global perspective with a Chinese focus, utilizing foreign professors, exchange programs and courses.

    • This program attracts top domestic applicants who learn alongside international peers and exchange students.
    • MBA candidates can seek to grasp both Eastern & Western standards in business, a key advantage as our world becomes increasingly smaller and interconnected.
    • ACEM boosts of many connections and cooperation with universities throughout the globe.
    • The IMBA is a full-time two-year program.
    • The first three semesters focus on intensive, thought-provoking classroom study, internships or overseas exchange programs.
    • The fourth semester focus on dissertation.​

    2. Program Structure

    Editor Notes: This program provides 4 main courses for international students.

    Orientation May-Aug PartⅠ: Team Building Communication PartⅡ: Leadership Improvement PartⅢ: Prep Courses (Financial; Statistics)
    Opening Ceremony Sept
    Compulsory Courses Semesterâ Financial Accounting Managerial Economics International Marketing Strategic Management
    Data Model and Decision Making Management, Teamwork and Communication Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
    Compulsory Courses SemesterⅡ Corporate Finance Macroeconomics and Public Policy Operations Management Organizational Behavior Project Management
    International Business Law Business Analytics and E-commerce International Finance International Business
    PartⅠ: Elective Courses Semester Ⅲ Corporate Environmentalism and Public Policy Risk Management Internet Marketing Leadership Development Family Business Management
    Security Investment Doing Business in China Cross-cultural Management Entrepreneurship Management
    PartⅡ: International Exchange International Exchange at partner schools all over the world
    Dissertation Semester Ⅳ We encourage our students to do their dissertation as a part of a company project (internship). This gives them the opportunity to apply what they have learnt to real practice.
    Graduation Ceremony
    Lifelong-learning Free Courses Venture Capital Fund
    Antai Forum Alumni Club

    3. School Introduction

    Editor Notes: SJTU is known as the "east MIT", which is a key university in China.

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) , directly subordinate to the Ministry of Education, is a key university in China, jointly run by the Ministry and Shanghai Municipality. Since its adoption of the reform and opening up policy in China, SJTU has taken the lead in the management system reform in the institutions of higher learning, thus regaining its vigor and vitality as well as momentum for rapid growth as never seen before, Learn More>>

    4. Antai College of Economics & Management, SJTU

    4.1 Introduction of the College

    Editor Notes: Studying at ACEM provides students with the truly unique opportunity to experience Shanghai's dynamic business environment first-hand. ​

    • Ranked 55th in 2015 Financial Times Top 100 Global MBA Programs.
    • The first Chinese business college triply accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.
    • Diverse student body and faculty members from over 30 countries.
    • An exchange program with over 50 other leading business schools across six continents.
    • More than 80% of faculty have PhDs from top universities and more than 95% of faculty own rich experience in business operation.

    4.2 Career Development

    Editor Notes: ACEM provides students assistance with internship and job opportunities.

    • ​ ACEM provides internship and job opportunities through its relationship with local and multinational companies in Shanghai, and through its alumni network.
    • ACEM's Career Development Center (CDC) provides personalized consulting and placement assistance.
    • The Center services as students formal link between the academic and professional work.

    CDC Service

    • Employer Presentations
    • Job Postings
    • Internship Base
    • Company Visits / Career Experience Day
    • Information Sharing
    • Career Mentors
    • Career Coaching
    • Summer Internship Programs
    • Career Consulting Day
    • Career Development Seminars

    Recent Employers


    5. Featured Faculty Profiles

    Editor Notes: ACEM's IMBA faculty consists of world-class teachers with extensive experience in research and industry.

    Professor James Brickley
    Gleason Professor, University of Rochester
    Subject: Economics of Organizations

    Professor Ilan Alon
    Ph.D., Business Administration, Kent State University
    Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Emerging Markets
    Cornell Professor of International Business
    Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
    Subject: International Business

    Professor Mel Chudzik
    Dean Emeritus and Professor
    School of Management, Union Graduate College(USA)
    Subject: International Business and Entrepreneurship

    6. Campus Life

    Editor Notes: International students enjoy the wonderful life in the campus.

    Wonderful Life


    Recreational Activities



    Tuition Fee
    Master RMB 104,000 pre year
    RMB 260,000 in total (About $ 47,670)
    Accommodation Fee
    Building 9
    Double Room RMB 38 to RMB 60
    Building 8
    Double Room RMB 38 to RMB 60
    Single Room RMB 110 to RMB 70
    Building 10
    Single Room RMB 105 to RMB 70
    Building 12
    Double Room RMB 34 to RMB 50
    Single Room RMB 50 to RMB 80
    Building 51
    Double Room RMB 34 to RMB 50
    Single Room RMB 35
    Lianxing Building
    Single Room RMB 120 to RMB 70
    Building 9
    Double Room RMB 35 to RMB 65
    Single Room RMB 130 to RMB 75
    Taoli Yuan
    Double Room RMB 50 to RMB 80
    Single Room RMB 140 to RMB 90
    Other Fees
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,400 to RMB 3,000
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  104,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement
  • Work Experience: Applicants are required to have three years of post-undergraduate work experience by the beginner of the first semester in September. Associate’s Degree holders should have at least five years of post-degree work experience.
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are required for the International MBA. Applicants with a GMAT score above 600 or GRE score above 317 are given priority.
  • Proof of Language Proficiency (if asked after the interview).
- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Short Eassy of MBA(no hand writing ,in Microsoft word format )

500 word essay written in English. Download Template here

3. 2 Letters of reference required from current supervisors or professors

Download Template here


Applicants with GMAT score above 600 or GRE above 317 are preferred. The GMAT code for IMBA program is 6QS-5C-55. The GMAT code for General MBA Program is 6QS-5C-32. The GMAT code for Finance MBA Program is 6QS-5C-18. The GRE DI Code is 3684

5. Resume/CV

Written in Chinese or in English. An updated resume is required, describing your educational background and employment history, including your core responsibilities and significant accomplishments.

6. Undergraduate transcript or academic record

Official transcript bearing university stamp or seal is required for application.

7. Undergraduate Degree & Work Experience

An accredited Bachelor's degree and 3 year's full-time work experience, or an Associate's degree and 5 year's full-time work experience


TOEFL:580 (paper based)/250 (computer based)/85 (internet based) or IELTS: 6.5 or PTE:60, Program Code is 3JJ-HJ-32 or Bachelor of English or Received Bachelor’s Degree in English Speaking Country

9. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

10. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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