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The Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade (SIFT), established in 1960, is a cradle for nurturing future professionals who specialize in economics and international trade. Despite the ups and downs it underwent during the course of development, SIFT has grown into a medium-sized, multi-disciplinary, and business-oriented university with its own distinctive characteristics.
SIFT now consists of 12 schools, namely, School of Business, School of Foreign Languages, School of Finance, School of Law, School of Management, School of Accounting, School of Events Management and Tourism, School of Business Information, School of International Studies, School of Continuing Education, School of WTO Research and Education, School of International Education. The university confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 specialties and master’s degrees in 4 Level-I disciplines and 20 Level-II specialties. Pursuant to the Outline of the National Plan for Medium and Long-Term Education Reform and Development (2010-2020) and the Outline of Shanghai’s Medium and Long-Term Education Reform and Development (2010-2020), SIFT is also implementing its own medium and long-term development plan on full scale to take full advantage of another boom in the development of higher education across the country.
By making every effort to upgrade educational quality and improve operational efficiencies, SIFT is working towards the goal of becoming an internationally recognized university with its distinctive features in economics and international trade while maintaining a leading position among national universities in the same specialty areas.