Shanghai University (SHU)
Shanghai University, founded in 1922, is a renowned university in the People’s Republic of China. It is a research-oriented university consisting of 28 different schools and colleges. Shanghai University is part of the national “Project 211” and is known for its intensive international exchange and numerous partnerships with foreign universities.
It has around 37,000 students, of which more than 3,000 are international students enrolled at SHU. The university employs 3,000 lecturers and researchers, including 500 full professors and 1,000 associate professors.
Chinese students from the School of Management in JCSP teams
Shanghai University’s School of Management, which was established in 1983, includes teaching and research departments for management science and engineering, business studies, accounting and information management. It also operates MBA centres. The School of Management has around 1,000 Bachelor’s, 1,800 Master’s and 2,000 PhD students and is AACSB-accredited.
Each year, six students from the School of Management qualify for the JCSP programme through assessments. Once enrolled, they work for businesses in mixed Chinese-Swiss real-life student consulting project teams.
Dr Heidi Hui YAN, Programme Director JCSP and link to China
Dr Heidi Yan, Vice Director of the Competition Ecology Research Center, has been appointed JCSP Programme Director by the Shanghai University School of Management. She serves as a link between the FHS St.Gallen and Shanghai University and the Chinese market. She also coaches on JCSP real-life student consulting projects each year.