Fudan International MBA 2023 Intake: Don’t Miss the Application Deadline!

Are you thinking about pursuing an MBA degree in China? If so, the Fudan University International MBA (IMBA) program is a top choice. But hurry, the final closing date for applications in 2023 is fast approaching on April 30th. 

The Fudan University IMBA program is a two-year, full-time program that’s taught entirely in English, and which prepares its graduates for leadership positions in global business organizations. It is based on an in-depth curriculum covering aspects of international business management that include finance, marketing, management, and operations management. Successful applicants will also have the opportunity to participate in international exchange programs and a variety of electives.

Read on for information on how to apply. 

About Fudan University School Of Management

Fudan University School of Management LogoFudan University launched its business discipline as early as 1917, and later set up the School of Business in 1929. After China started to implement the reform and opening-up policy, Fudan University took the lead to resume the management education.

The University later set up the Department of Management Science in 1979 and finally reestablished the School of Management in 1985. After rapid development during three decades, the School now consists of 8 departments and 31 cross-disciplinary research institutes.

FDSM provides 5 professional Master’s degree programs including MBA/EMBA, Master of Professional Accountants (MPAcc) Program, Master of International Business Program, Master of Finance Program, and Master of Applied Statistics Program.

About Fudan IMBA

The Fudan International MBA or Fudan-MIT International MBA was launched in 1996 through a collaboration between Fudan University School of Management and MIT Sloan School of Management.

This program, taught entirely in English, aims to cultivate professionals with an international perspective and entrepreneurial spirit, well-adjusted to the demands of economic globalization in China and the rest of the world.

Fudan International MBA Program participants who complete all required courses and a thesis will be awarded an MBA degree from Fudan University and a certificate from MIT Sloan School of Management.

You can learn more about the program in these articles:
Fudan MBA – Your Path to Success in a Rapidly Developing China
Sagar’s Experience in Fudan MBA

Program Start Date

The Fudan IMBA Program typically starts in late August or early September each year. Students who are admitted to the program will receive more detailed information on the start date and orientation schedule from the university.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee is US$24,759 per year. Total tuition is US$49,518 for two years. Check out more fees and costs here. There are also some scholarships.

How to Apply

Visit the program page to learn more and to start your application. Note that it takes an average of 10 days for students to put together their application, so we suggest getting started as soon as possible.

Entry Requirements

  • A university degree or above from a recognized university.
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience (before the enrollment) for applicants with an undergraduate degree; minimum of 2 years of work experience for applicants with a master or doctor degree.
  • International applicants: An acceptable GMAT/GRE score or other equivalent graduate school entrance examination scores within the period of validity.
  • Chinese applicants: A score of GRK which meets the minimum requirement of Fudan.
  • Macau, Taiwan & Hong Kong applicants: A score of special GRK which meets the minimum requirement of Fudan.

Application Process

  1. Students must complete the online application, upload all the required documents and pay the application fee by April 30th, 2023
  2. The Admission Committee will then evaluate all completed applications.
  3. Qualifying applicants will be invited for an interview. Applicants are asked to schedule a time for their interview appointment.
  4. You can also choose between a face-to-face interview and an online interview, or as a last resort, a  telephone interview.
  5. Fudan Admission Committee members interview the applicant in mid-May at their scheduled times.
  6. The admission decision is released two weeks after the interview, around the end of May 2023.
  7. The program begins at the end of August or start of September for enrolled students.

Required Documents

  • Certified copy of undergraduate diploma/degree
  • Original or certified copy of full undergraduate transcripts
  • Photocopy of main pages of passport
  • Official GMAT Report sent by the test center (if applicable), or other equivalent tests
  • Organizational chart indicating the current position held by the candidate
  • Digital copy of a passport-sized photo
  • Most updated resume
  • Two references
  • A non-refundable application fee: USD 130

Start Your Application

Visit the program page to apply. Note that it takes an average of 10 days for students to put together their application, so we suggest getting started as soon as possible. If you have any questions you can also contact us for a free call.

Kay is a marketing assistant at China Admissions. A "third-culture kid" based in Thailand, she has had lifelong exposure to international communities and has worked with top global brands. Having studied abroad herself, she encourages young minds to invest in their self-development and foster an appreciation for new countries and cultures.
Kay Marlowe

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