Master’s in Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies (CEEBS)

Introduction to the Program

The Master’s in Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies (CEEBS) at SWUFE and BSEL is a two year Master’s degree program taught in English.


Southwestern University of Finance and Economics is a top university specialised in finance, Economics and business.

SWUFE ranks top 3 in Finance/Business-oriented universities in China. We are also one of the Ministry of Education’s 100 key universities and listed in both “Project 211″ and “985 Innovative Platforms for Key Disciplines Project”.

About BSEL

The Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL) is one of the largest Universities of Applied Sciences in Germany offering courses in private and public sector business administration and economics. It can demonstrate over 30 years of expertise and has long established a profile as a leading business school that emphasises the link between management theory and practice. Professors, lecturers and external teaching staff have hands-on management experience in leadership roles. The IMB Institute of Management Berlin at the BSEL offers 10 advanced training programmes in management Eight focused MBA programmes ensure we have the right option for your own individual career path. Our expertise is based on 19 years of experience as the pioneering MBA provider in Gam any. Since 1992 more than 1,000 MBA students have successfully graduated from the BSEL.

About the Program

The MA programme takes two years in total It begins in October and ends two years later when students present their Master’s Thesis. The programme is divided into four semesters. The first two semesters are spent at Berlin School of Economics and Law. The third semester takes place at The Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu. China. The fourth semester includes the writing of the Master’s Thesis. It can be studied in either location depending on the professor chosen to supervise the Master’s Thesis.

The MA programme is taught entirely in English.


The MA programme comprises three parts: the first part builds and extends expertise in International Business and Economics, the second focuses on Chinese-European Business and Economics, and the third is dedicated to Cultural Studies and Language Learning.

All core courses are given in a seminar style, using a wide range of case studies, presentations and discussions to provide an in-depth review of the material under consideration.


The MA Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies is accredited by the internationally recognised quality standard institution ZEvA (Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur Hannover).

Berlin, a Great Place to Live and Study

Berlin is a dynamic metropolis at the heart of a reunited Germany – a great place to be for those studying at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Germany’s capital city has a population of around 3.5 million and is not only a magnet for all the major currents shaping Europe today, whether political, economic, cultural, scientific or scholarly, but also a vibrant location, attracting people from all over the world to stay here and contribute to the city’s life. There is no other European metropolis where the changes shaping todays Europe are so visible in so many different ways – and anyone studying here has a chance to experience these inspiring change processes at first hand and enjoy the diversity of the cultural and political events in the city.

Entry Requirements

Candidates are expected to have completed a university degree (BA. BSC or FH diploma or equivalent), one year of relevant professional experience (applicants without professional experience may be admitted if they demonstrate a solid background in Economics and Business), and to have excellent English language skills.

Start Date of the Program


Application Deadline

30th June

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are 4,900 per year. The total for the 2 year program is € 9,800 .


Students can choose to live on-campus or off-campus.
The overseas students building in SWUFE Guanghua Campus is equipped with 52 twin-bed rooms and 28 single-bed rooms, altogether 132 beds. Each room has bed, desk, chair, wardrobe, independent bathroom with 24-hour hot water, TV, air-conditioner and internet access. Limited numbers of refrigerators are for rental. There are public kitchen and laundry on the 2nd and 3rd floor.

Room Rate: 2500-4000/semester (varies upon room type)

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