Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance

Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) was established at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in April 2009, with strategic and financial support from the Shanghai Municipal Government. SAIF combines the best of Western and Chinese education systems along with exceptional resources and faculty to offer a world class education on the campus of one of China’s top universities.

PhD Programmes

Business & Management (1)
  • Ph.D. Finance
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Social Sciences (1)
  • Ph.D. Finance
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University



  • June 6, 2008 - Shanghai Jiao Tong University was given approval to establish the financial institute, which shall follow the international model of education.


Degree Programs:

  • Masters of Finance (MF) - English
  • Finance Masters of Business Administration (Finance MBA) - English
  • Finance Executive Masters of Business Administration (Finance EMBA) - Chinese
  • PhD in Finance - Chinese

Non-degree Program:

  • Executive Development Program (EDP)


The career development center of SAIF provides MF students with one-to-one career development service. In line with the idea “considering the end as the start”, our objective is not only help students find jobs, but also help students master career expectation design and find the career road suitable to themselves. Since the college was established, the employment rate for MF before graduation annually is 100%.


Student services

SAIF boasts a diversified student body and engages itself closely in the promotion of globalization since its inception. With a vision to become the worlds leading business school, SAIF has set up the Office of International Affairs to work on global initiatives and provide services to international students and scholars.

We design various programs to maximize our students’international exposure, including student exchange programs, lectures by foreign industry speakers, networking opportunities, overseas study tours, and international events.

In addition, we answer inquiries from prospective overseas students (including students from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan).


The Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance at Shanghai Jiao Tong University is proud to be a member of AACSB International.

Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China

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