International Collaboration

Memberships in International Organizations


In 2002, Tsinghua SEM obtained membership of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

In 2007, Tsinghua SEM achieved AACSB accreditation, becoming the only School on the Chinese mainland with AACSB accreditation.

In 2008, Dean QIAN Yingyi joined the board of directors of AACSB.

In 2012, Tsinghua SEM maintained its AACSB accreditation in business and accounting.



In 2004, Tsinghua SEM participated in initiating the Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS).

In 2005, Tsinghua SEM hosted the first annual conference of AAPBS.

In 2008, Dean QIAN Yingyi served as President of AAPBS.



In 2006, Tsinghua SEM became an Associate Academic Member of the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS).

In 2011, Tsinghua SEM became the only business school in mainland China with full CEMS membership.


In 2006, Tsinghua SEM obtained the membership of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

In 2008, Tsinghua SEM was awarded EQUIS accreditation by EFMD.

In 2011, Tsinghua SEM obtained EQUIS re-accreditation.




In 2008, Tsinghua SEM obtained the membership of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).



In 2005, Tsinghua SEM became the formal member of the Partnership in International Management (PIM).

In 2010, Associate Dean CHEN Guoqing serves as PIM Asia & Asia Pacific Chair.


Collaborations with Other Business Schools


In 2001, Tsinghua SEM partnered with Harvard Business School (HBS) in launching the Advanced Management Training Program.


HEC Paris

In 1998 Tsinghua SEM partnered with HEC Paris in faculty exchange program, advanced training program and MBA dual-degree program.



In 2006, Tsinghua SEM partnered with INSEAD in launching Tsinghua-INSEAD dual-degree program.


MIT Sloan

In 1996, Tsinghua SEM partnered with MIT Sloan Management School in launching an international MBA program.


Stanford GSB

In 2005, Tsinghua SEM partnered with Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) in launching Stanford Tsinghua Exchange Program (STEP).


The Wharton School

In 1997, Tsinghua SEM partnered with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in faculty exchange program.

In 2010, Tsinghua SEM partners with the Wharton School in undergraduate student exchange program.


Extensive Student Exchange Networks

Students at Tsinghua SEM have opportunities to expand their international horizons through extensive student exchange network that SEM has established with overseas institutions. The exchange studies are tuition free with mutual-recognition on credits.


A Partial List of Institutions with Exchange Agreements with Tsinghua SEM


University of the Witwatersrand



Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Indian School of Business

KEIO University

Nanyang Technological University

National Taiwan University

National University of Singapore

Seoul National University

Thammasat University

University of Auckland

University of Melbourne

University of Sydney

Waseda University



Bocconi University
Copenhagen Business School
ESSEC Business School
HEC Paris
Helsinki School of Economics
Instituto de Empresa
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Ramon Llull University (ESADE)
St. Petersburg State University
The Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration
University of Cologne
Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration


North America

Babson College

Columbia University

Cornell University (Johnson)

Duke University (Fuqua)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)

New York University (Stern)

Northwestern University (Kellogg)

Queen’s University

Stanford University

University of California, Berkeley (Haas)

University of California, Los Angeles (Anderson)

University of Michigan (Ross)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flager)

University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

University of Toronto (Rotman)

University of Western Ontario (Ivey)

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Yale University


Latin America

Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo da Fundação Getulio Vargas

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile