TIAS starts Executive PhD in Finance with CUFE in Beijing
March 3, 2015
TIAS has started an Executive PhD in Finance with the School of Finance of the Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) in Beijing. This joint PhD Degree Program in Finance will be delivered in Beijing. It is the first Executive PhD in Finance, collaborated with a partner university abroad, which is accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Education.
The program aims for providing a high quality educational experience and training the Chinese talents to adapt to the needs of financial management and investment trends.
The PhD program consists of 10 in-class modules and a research project. Faculty of TIAS and CUFE will deliver 5 modules each and supervise the PhD dissertation together. Upon the completion of this program, Tilburg University will award the qualified students with the Doctor of Philosophy degree diploma. CUFE will issue an additional certificate of program completion.
CUFE is one of the national “211” key universities. This project of the Chinese government is her new endeavor aimed at strengthening about 100 institutions of higher education and key disciplinary areas as a national priority for the 21st century. CUFE is among the pilot universities building the national innovation platform for preponderant disciplines, and is known as ‘the cradle of giants in the field of finance and management’.
The first cohort of this program will start in September 2015.
The Chinese press release of CUFE (2015)