Established under an agreement between the Chinese government and the European Commission in Shanghai in November 1994, CEIBS was the first business school in mainland China to offer a full-time MBA, an Executive MBA and a wide range of Executive Education program. In 2009, CEIBS became the first Chinese business school to make the world’s Top 10 MBA ranking compiled by the FT.
Its EMBA program, ranked 14th worldwide by the same publication in 2017, is the largest in the world, topping 700 students in Shanghai, Beijing, and Shenzhen. CEIBS MBA was also ranked #5 for 2 consecutive years by FT Global MBA 2020 Rankings.
CEIBS offers a world-class, 18-month, full-time MBA program taught in English and designed to prepare talented professionals with strong career aspirations, promising managerial potential, and a clear international orientation for post-graduation roles as global business thought leaders. The CEIBS MBA program primarily aims to enhance students’ ability to identify and utilize business opportunities, solve complex business problems, motivate people, and develop organisations. The program focuses on developing participants’ leadership, professionalism, sense of social responsibility, cross-cultural competence, and entrepreneurial spirit.The CEIBS MBA is the first, among the largest and the highest ranked within mainland China; it is a shining example of successful China-EU cooperation, and a showcase to the achievements of China’s economic development and reform.
Tuition fees for the full time 18-month MBA is an estimated US$62,329. this covers; Tuition, Teaching materials (excluding textbooks), Use of Internet resources through the campus network and Access to the school’s databases which is open to all MBA students. CEIBS MBA also offers a rich and diversified scheme of financial aid to qualified candidates, both domestic and international.Financial aid includes: merit based scholarships, diversity based fellowships, needs based education fund, company sponsored scholarships and social finance loans. As for CEIBS offers merit-based scholarships, they are offered to first-year students.Applicants are encouraged to apply early to ensure availability, and no extra forms are needed for any CEIBS offered scholarships. Over 1/3 of MBA2021 students received scholarships.
Housing expenses are paid separately as students can choose to live on or off campus. The latter will incur a dormitory fee of around US$426 per month.