10 Reasons to Pursue Master of Global Management at Tongji-SEM in China

The Master of Global Management (MGM) at Tongji University, School of Economics and Management (SEM) is one of the most sought-after master’s programs by international students, here are 10 reasons why!

1. Top-ranking management degree

MGM is ranked No. 31 in the world and No. 2 in China by the Financial Times Global Masters in Management (MiM) Ranking in 2020. It is under Tongji-SEM, an elite business school and one of 74 business schools in the world triple accredited by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.

2. Offered by the leading university in China

Tongji University is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China. The 2019 Global Universities Rankings by US News & World Report ranked Tongji 11th in China and 35th in Best Global Universities in Asia. QS World University Rankings 2020 ranked Tongji University 10th nationally.

3. Study at the heart of Shanghai

Tongji-SEM is located in Shanghai, China’s economic powerhouse and one of the biggest financial centers in the world.

Skyline of the Huangpu River and the Lujiazui Financial District in Pudong, Shanghai.

4. Unique learning experience

MGM has a tailored curriculum for international students to gain practical sense and deep insight into China’s dynamic business environment and knowledge by including “Doing Business in China” module. The highly internationalized curriculum that will help you understand the latest Chinese and global business practices through academic lectures given by renowned experts, scholars and corporate leaders from world-top companies. The Integration course will let you will let you engage with China-based companies seeking for fresh solutions to existing business challenges.

5. Flexible study plan

Tongji-SEM gives you freedom to customize your study plan by choosing your own electives. In your second year, you can choose to study abroad for one semester on non-degree exchange or two semesters for double-degree program mostly on a free-tuition basis (conditions apply). Tongji-SEM also provides students with personalized attention and one-on-one mentoring.

Tongji-SEM successfully held the “Go Global | Go Beyond” 2019 Study Abroad Fair in 2019.

6. Multicultural environment

Study in a diverse community with be-friends students from 30+ countries and regions and experience their culture and practices, including Chinese local students. Most courses are mixed with Chinese and international students which helps build up a cross-cultural environment.

7. Highly-valued certification

An MGM diploma is a highly-valued certification that gives you an edge in the business world. In Financial Times’ 2020 rankings, Tongji-SEM had 100% employment three months after graduation. It was also no. 6 in career service and no. 3 in the world for salary percentage increase.

8. Strong alumni network and career path assistance

Tongji-SEM has one of the most elite and most magnetic alumni networks all over the world. It also has a Career Development Center (CDC) which helps students with one-on-one mentoring for career planning and facilitates recruitment information and job fairs.

CDC conducts recruitment and internship fair for Tongji graduates majoring in
economics and management.

9. Global immersion

With over 100 partners worldwide, students experience global immersion with more than 10 dual-degree programs and more than 70 semester international exchange opportunities from Tongji-SEM’s international partner schools and universities.

Students can study abroad at any of Tongji-SEM’s partner universities/institutions.

10. Enriching student life

Tongji-SEM arranges a wealth of extracurricular activities on campus. This includes a Shanghai City tour, cultural activities like Chinese calligraphy, chat with the Dean, Chinese buddy program, Chinese Festival revelry and more!

Tongji-SEM students enjoy activities such as moon-cake making outside the classroom.

There’s more!

Tongji-SEM has one of the most beautiful campuses among Chinese universities.

Strategically located in Siping Road at the center of Shanghai, SEM is surrounded by shopping malls, Chinese and Western restaurants, public transportation and beautiful parks and quiet trails where you can take a walk, and play games and chat with old people and children alike. It is so convenient that Metro 10 station is just under the SEM building.

Tourists and international students gather to see Cherry blossoms on the
Cherry Blossom Avenue of Tongji University, known as the most beautiful
campus in Shanghai.


Apply for the MGM Program

The application deadline for the MGM program is on Friday, 30th April 2021. Read our comprehensive 2021 admissions guide and start your application here.

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