Introduction to Oversea College of
Yunnan University of Finance and Economics
Summoned by the new state policy of “integration of production and education”, School of Overseas Education, Yunnan University of Finance and Economics is built for resource share, strength complementation, mutual benefit and strategic cooperation among “government-college-enterprise”. It is committed to fully harness the parties’ strength to satisfactorily complete the important foreign-aid programs assigned/entrusted by the Ministry of Commerce of PRC and actively carry out overseas education by taking advantage of its critical radiation effect to South Asia and Southeast Asia. Through these efforts the scope and level of international education exchange, cooperation between Yunnan and key countries for oversea investment can be enhanced, the development of its export-oriented economy promoted, while the province can more deeply blend into the state “Road and Belt” Initiative and evolve into an international base for talent cultivation with regional influence and domestic, foreign connections.
The college offers courses for master and bachelor degrees, and undertakes the degree education programs sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of PRC, to foster high-end M.A. talents in project management for developing countries. Since 2015, totally 97 officials from 28 countries (3 division-level) have been enrolled and cultivated as oversea students in 4 school years. Bangkok Business School, one of the first oversea colleges set up with the approval of Ministry of Education of PRC, has trained hand in hand with Rangsit University (Thailand) 112 undergraduate students from Southeast Asian countries majoring primarily in International Business. Moreover, Oversea College still assists Yunnan International Center for Economic and Technical Exchanges in the teaching and management of “MOFCOM training base for foreign-aid business officials”, and over 1,755 officials from more than 80 countries (11 intermediate ministerial-level, 100 division-level) have been trained since 2014. The superb teaching effects win acclaim from the participating officials and are recognized by the higher authorities like Education Department of Yunnan, People’s Government of Yunnan Province and Ministry of Commerce of PRC, winning reputation for the college in neighboring countries and exerting wide influence in the international community.