Fudan University was established in Shanghai in 1905. It is one of the most prestigious and selective universities in China and Asia. Since her establishment, Fudan was regarded as a symbol of Chinese seeking enlightenment from the Western world. Along the 110 years since her establishment, Fudan has been distinguished as the leading globally-focused, research-driven university in China. This recognition is reflected by the fact that Fudan has consistently been ranked among the top three universities in China and 40st worldwide according to 2017 QS World University Rankings.
The School of Economics of Fudan University was established in 1922. As one of the top institutions of economic education and research in China, School of Economics commits to educate leaders who will make a difference in China and the world. The school has distinguished alumni including Dr. Min Zhu, Vice President of IMF, Dr. Shangjin Wei, Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank, Mr. Guorong Ding, Chairman of Shenyin Wanguo Securities Co. Ltd., and many others.
Corvinus University of Budapest defines itself as a research university with an educational orientation, where the scientific performance of the instructors can be measured on an international scale. The educational profile of the University is on par with international standards and the University enjoys a market leader position in almost all segments its profile covers. Corvinus University has an excellent regional reputation, it is listed continuously on the Financial Times master rankings (9th with the Master in International Management CEMS program), based on the Eduniversal ranking Corvinus has the 2nd best Business School in the CEE region, and was awarded the “Superbrands” title for the 8th time. The Business school is a BSIS (Business School Impact System) label holder, that is designed to determine the extent of a school’s impact upon its local environment – the city or region in which it is located.
Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB) is the Central Bank of Hungary. The MNB is a member of the European System of Central Banks. The primary objective of Magyar Nemzeti Bank is to achieve and maintain price stability. Without prejudice to its primary objective, the Magyar Nemzeti Bank supports the economic policy of the Government, using the monetary policy instruments at its disposal.
The Magyar Nemzeti Bank has had an important social role in the creation of today’s modern financial institutions, the evolution of the financial sector and the education of financial professionals. This role has been expressed in various programs and initiatives, such as the establishment of the MNB Department and GEO Institute in the Corvinus University of Budapest, research institutions, educational programs and scholarships.