WISE & SOE welcome students from all over the world!
Welcome to the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) and School of Economics (SOE) at Xiamen University, located in Xiamen, a resort-like coastal city in Southeast China. WISE is a research-oriented institute, which was founded in 2005 at Xiamen University as an initiative to modernize economics and finance research and education in China. WISE focuses on frontier research, high-quality teaching, and enjoys intensive international academic exchanges and cooperation. SOE was one of the first schools of economics established in China and is one of the top five schools of economics in China according to the Chinese Ministry of Education.
WISE and SOE not only offer students rich courses taught by our distinguished faculty on modern economics, econometrics and finance, but also provide innovative programs tailored to different career goals, excellent study abroad opportunities, sophisticated information technology services, and fascinating teaching and research experiences. Highly motivated students can also challenge themselves by attending the stimulating seminars and international conferences frequently held by WISE and SOE. We assist students to acquire knowledge, apply techniques, and gain wisdom. We invite you to explore our various study programs. By joining us, we are sure you would find your time here intellectually rewarding.
Introduction to Xiamen University
Xiamen University was founded in 1921 by Tan Kah Kee, the well-known patriotic overseas Chinese leader. It was the first university in China founded by an overseas Chinese. At present it is the only university in any of five special economic zones and is one of China's higher-level universities designated for the state key construction of the "211 Project" and the "985 Project".