Tongji University is one of the top and most prestigious universities in China with more than 100 years of history since its establishment in 1907. Tongji University started its majors of Economics and Management from in 1956, and was one of the earliest universities in China to launch such programs. The School of Economic Management was founded in 1984, and was merged with the Business School to become the School of Economics and Management (hereinafter referred to as SEM) in 1998.
SEM has established collaborative partnerships with over 50 renowned business schools and universities in 15 countries in areas including faculty exchanges, scientific research, and student exchange. SEM has had many achievements in its international growth and disciplinary development. At present, SEM is an official member of the EFMD and AACSB. In 2011, SEM ranked 7th in the Excellent Business School, China Area and was among the global 1000 best business schools announced by the Eduniversal---an authoritative business school ranking institution in Europe.