Asian Business Studies (ABS)

aims at cultivating well-educated Asia-adept business professionals with global perspectives by affording students an international and intercultural exposure to Asia regional focused business knowledge and practices in three of the most important and dynamic economies in Asia – China, Japan and Hong Kong.

In collaboration with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China and Waseda University, Japan, students from the three top partner universities will share the learning and living experience together in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong for an exchange of three semesters. ABS graduates will develop:
  • understanding of international business with an Asian regional focus spanning across China, Japan and Hong Kong;
  • understanding of intercultural business practices in the three regions;
  • language proficiency in English, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese;
  • understanding of local culture in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong;
  • broader networks and long-lasting relationships.

Waseda University (Waseda)
School of Commerce

Since its establishment in 1904, Waseda University's School of Commerce in Tokyo, Japan has considered one of its central goals to be the internationalization of business activities based on the entrepreneurial spirit. In addition, the School has promoted education and research acttivities emphasizing the three basic principles of informatization, interdisciplinary studies and internationalization. Its mission is to develop talented business people that adopt global perspectives and succeed in the industrial and economic spheres.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)
Antai College of Economics and Management

Founded in 1896, Shanghai Jiao Tong University is a top university in China with a time-honored history and among the first Chinese insitutions to offer business education. Antai College of Economics and Management (ACEM), SJTU aims to develop the highest-level managerial talent, with thoroughly international perspectives and capacities, and the ability to compete in the global economy. ACEM is the first and only China-based business school to be triply accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB.