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  • January 12


    FISF successfully hosted "the Second Shanghai International Finance Forum", which brought together political leaders, industry Elites and academic experts from home and abroad to discuss the world economic outlook and China's capital markets. More than 500 distinguished members from government, institutions, business and academia and over 30 domestic and foreign members of the media attended the forum, making it a signature event of the school and for the new year.


  • October 22

    The App of Fudan Finance Review was launched. The electronic version of the journal will be updated together with the paper version.

  • October 15


    The first edition of Fudan Finance Review, founded by FISF and Fudan School of Economics, was published. Prof. Shangjin Wei from Columbia Business School, also a Fanhai Visiting Professor, is the chief editor. Prof. Jun Zhang, Dean of Fudan School of Economics, is the co-chief editor. Fudan Finance Review is a platform for international experts from finance, economics, enterprises and governments to share new ideas and conduct intellectual stimulating discsussions.


  • July 26

    The 5th Fanhai Economics and Finance Symposium was successfully held. Prof. Shangjin Wei, Prof. Jun Qian, Prof. Huasheng Gao, Prof. Chang Ma, Prof. Xiaxin Wang, Prof. Chunliu Yang, Prof. Pol Antràs from Harvard University, Prof. Hanmin Fang from University of Pennsylvania, Prof. Xiaping Cao from Sun Yat-sen University, Prof. Yuxi Wang from Shanghai Jiaotong University, Prof. Zhikuo Liu from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Prof. Gang Zhang from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business shared their latest research on global value chain, insurance, credit, fund, financial policy, tax, etc.

  • July 20

    Finance EMBA Program officially kicked off, aiming to cultivate the financial Elites and industrial leaders with a global vision and local knowledge on finance and capital environment. The first class will admit 60 students, and the courses will begin in September.

  • June 24

    FISF issued China Real Estate Finance Stability Index, constructed by FISF and China Real Estate Data Academy. Dean Jun Qian, Vice Dean Huasheng Gao, EED Deputy Director Yuanhong Li, and Sheng Chen, Executive Dean of the Academy jointly launched the Index. The Research Report on the Promotion of Corporate Real Estate Financial Stability can help the enterprises to manage its risk and ensure sound growth. The Real Estate Financial Risk Research- Financial Institutions Directional Rating Report can provide a basis for investment companies to hedge risk.

  • June 16

    Finance MBA Program officially kicked off, aiming to cultivate global financial leaders with global vision and profound financial knowledge of both international and Chinese market. The first class will admit 80 students, and the courses will begin in September 2019.

  • June 14

    The 4th FanHai Economics and Finance Forum was successfully held. Prof. Jun Qian, Prof. Huasheng Gao, Prof. Zhiguo He, Prof. Yi Xu, Prof. Kaiji Chen, Prof. Qiusha Peng, Prof. Enrique Gabriel Mendoza from University of Pennsylvania, Prof. Xiaoyun Yu from Indiana University and other renowned scholars gathered together to discuss issues in interntional finance and shared their latest research on the China-US trade tension, the information disclosure, asset pricing, monetary policies and so on.

  • May 26

    FISF issued Report on Green Transparency of Chinese Enterprises and Index of Green Transparency of Enterprises. Jointly written by FISF, Fudan School of Economics, and Research Institute on Green Economy, the Report evaluates the performance of the environmental information disclosure of listed enterprises and forms an evaluation system that applies to listed enterprises in the heavy pollution industry.

  • April 10

    The Belt & Road Market Innovation and Development Forum co-organized by FISF, Fudan School of Economics and Fudan Institute of Belt & Road and Global Governance was successfully held. The Forum attracted many leading experts from around the world, including Hans Peter Lankes, Vice Chairman of IFC, Hanmin Zhou, member of the standing committee of CPPCC, Haoquan Chu, Chief Economist of IFC, Jun Qian, Executive Dean of FISF, Xinbo Wu, Dean of Fudan Institute of International Studies and Guanghua Wan, Dean of Fudan Research Institute on World Economy. Topics included how the Belt & Road Initiative has created a new momentum for the market and how globalization will bring new opportunities and challenges to market participants.

  • March 15

    The third Fanhai Economics and Finance Symposium was successfully completed. FISF professors led by Prof. Shang-Jin Wei, and top scholars from the U.S.A. and China, including professors from Tsinghua University, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Pennsylvania State University and Hong Kong University, attended the conference.
    The School successfully hosted the forum "New Opportunities for Cross-border M&As", and Dr. Yu Shao, Chief Economist at Orient Securities, chaired the forum. Dr. Shusong Ba,  Special-term Professor of FISF, and Chief Chinese Economist from the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, Mr. Jiwu Chen,  General Manager of Shanghai VStone Investment Management Co., Ltd., Mr. QiweiChen,  Founding Partner of ABC Capital and Chairman of ABC Group, and Mr. Xinyu Luo,  Secretary-General of Shanghai State-owned Capital Operation Academy, delivered keynote speeches and participated in round-table discussion.

  • March 08

    The School successfully recruited 45 faculty members from around the world, including 21 full-time professors, 18 special-term professors, 5 guest/adjunct professors and 1 visiting professor. Among them, 7 members are chair professors at top international schools. The first-class faculty group has laid a solid foundation for the implementation of the school’s goals in research and teaching.

  • March 01

    A total of 11 academic papers by 8 FISF professors have been accepted for publication in international A-level journals. The number, quality, and speed of these publications reinforces the School’s rising reputation among academic institutions worldwide.

  • January 20

    The School successfully hosted the forum on “Chinese Companies’ Cross-border M&As.” Prof. Jun Qian, Executive Dean of the FISF, Mr. HUO, Jianguo, former president of CAITEC, Mr. HAO, Yong, Partner of US Office, Jun He Law Offices, and Miyazato Hiroki, Deputy General Manager of Haitong Securities delivered keynote speeches and participated in round-table discussion of Chinese firms’ involvement in global M&As.
    The School officially introduced its first curriculum program Dedicated for financial executive education - the Globalization of Chinese Companies, M&As. The team of instructors is comprised of leading experts from around the world in the fields of M&As and capital markets.

  • January 17

    Professor Bengt Holmstrom of MIT, winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics, visited the School and gave a lecture on the development of and challenges facing money markets.

  • January 14

    The School hosted its first think tank working conference at the newly opened Huangpu Bund Campus. Ms. JIAO, Yang, Party Secretary of Fudan University, Mr. TANG, Zhiping, Deputy Secretary General of Shanghai Municipal Government, Director of Municipal Development, and Reform Commission and Party Secretary, Mr. GAO, Yun, Party Secretary of Huangpu District Committee and District Mayor, Ms. XU, Zheng, Deputy Party Secretary of Fudan University, Mr. CHEN, Zhuofu, Member of the Standing Committee and Deputy District Mayor of Huangpu District, Mr. JIANG, Xizhou, Deputy Inspector of Huangpu District Government, Mr. TAO, Changsheng, Director of Research, Shanghai Financial Services Office, Prof. CHEN, Zhimin, Associate Vice President of Fudan University, Prof. WEI, Shang-Jin, Academic Visiting Professor, Prof. CHEN, Shiyi, Party Secretary of the School and Prof. QIAN, Jun, Executive Dean of the School attended the meeting to discuss and set the strategic priorities of the School's “think tank” research projects.
    The School successfully hosted the "Financial Innovation Transformation and Upgrading in Real Estate" forum and Dr. DENG, Yongheng, Special-term Professor, FISF, and Professor in the dept. of Real Estate & Urban Land Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, chaired the forum. Distinguished guests include Mr. YANG, Kan, Chairman and General Manager of Properties-East China, Gemdale (Group) Co., Ltd., Mr. GENG, Jing, Executive Vice President of Greenland Holding Group Co., Ltd., Mr. FU, Linjiang, Executive Director of BLUETOWN Property Construction Management Co., Ltd., Mr. WANG, Weifeng, Executive Director and President of Everbright Financial Holding Investment Holdings Ltd., and Mr. CHEN, Sheng, Executive Director of China Real Estate Data Academy delivered keynote speeches and participated in round-table discussion.

  • January 14

    The renovation of the Huangpu Bund campus is completed and open for business. The academic research-orientated Handan Campus and the Huangpu Bund Campus centered on applied research and talent cultivation provide the two venues to support the growth of the School.

  • January 13

    FISF successfully hosted the "First Shanghai International Finance Forum", which brought together political leaders, industry elites and academic experts from home and abroad to review and reflect China’s 40 years of “Reform and Openness”, and discuss and preview the new global economic and financial landscape. More than 500 distinguished members from political, institutions, business and academia and over 30 domestic and foreign members of the media attended the forum, making it a signature event of the school and for the new year.

  • January 13

    The first School Council is officially established with Mr. XU, Ningsheng, President of Fudan University, serving as Chairman, Ms. XU, Zheng, Deputy Party Secretary of Fudan University, Mr. CHEN, Zhimin, Associate Vice President of Fudan University, Mr. LU, Zhiqiang, President of China Oceanwide Holdings Group,and Mr. YU, Zheng, Executive Director and Vice president of China Oceanwide Holdings Group, serving as directors.
    During the opening meeting, the Council expressed appreciation to the achievements made in the first seven months of the school. The Council also urged the School to set its path of growth with high standards, and top priorities should be given to policy research and the construction of global think tanks, upholding the CCP’s leadership in China’s higher education system and exploring innovative ways in developing the school.

  • January 04

    FISF’s management and faculty team attended the annual meetings of the ASSA - one of the world's largest social science academic conferences - in the US and successfully completed the first set of recruiting interviews of the school. 

  • December 18

    The second Fanhai Economics and Finance Symposium was successfully completed. Professor WEI, Shang-Jin, Prof. XU, Yi, Prof. JIANG, Liang, Prof. TANG, Haihan, and other scholars from prestigious institutions including Tsinghua University, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Central University of Finance and Economics, and National Central University(Taiwan) attended the symposium to exchange ideas and achievements.

  • November 22

    The School's WeChat Account "FISF-Fudan" was officially launched.

  • November 13

    The School establishes the "Master of Finance Program Committee (MFPC)" and the "Executive Education Program Committee (EEPC)", to prepare for the launching of these programs in 2018.

  • November 09

    The School announced "Excellence, Responsibilities, and Innovation" as its slogan.

  • November 07

    Professor CHEN, Shiyi is appointed as the Party Secretary of Fanhai International School of Finance by the Party Committee of Fudan University.

  • October 31

    Only four months after the establishment of FISF, six academic papers by its professors are accepted for publication in top-tier journals, a record for a new school.


  • October 31

    The School successfully recruited 16 faculty members from around the world, including 9 full-time professors and 7 special-term professors. Among them, 4 members are chair professors at top international schools. The first-class faculty group has laid a solid foundation for the implementation of the school’s goals in research and teaching.


  • October 24

    The first Fanhai Economics and Finance Symposium was successfully held and attracted scholars from top international schools including Johns Hopkins University, University of Toronto, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and China Europe International Business School.

  • August 31

    The logo of FISF was officially introduced.

  • June 23

    Professor Qian Jun became the Executive Dean of Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University (hereinafter referred to as “FISF”). The School aims to become a world-class institution in academic research, in teaching and educational programs, and in global influence. FISF is the first business school jointly established by an university, enterprise and government. China Oceanwide Holdings Group donated a total of RMB 350 million (excluding the construction of two campuses) to establish the school. This marked as the largest donation for a single school from a single enterprise in the history of education in China.

  • November 17

    On November 17, 2016, Fudan University, China Oceanwide Holdings Group and Shanghai Huangpu District Government signed an agreement to establish Fanhai International School of Finance.