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USTC-UW Institute for Global Business and Finance Innovation

The University of Science and Technology of China-UW (USTC-UW) Institute for Global Business and Finance Innovation fosters collaborative research, promotes student exchange, and supports international education and training through a partnership between the School of Management at the University of Science and Technology of China and the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business.

The Institute’s mission is to coordinate the resources of the two partner schools to conduct research that contributes to business and finance theory and solves emerging business challenges in the big data era.

At the USTC-UW Institute, located on the Seattle campus of the University of Washington, researchers enjoy seamless communication and collaboration with faculty members at Foster School of Business.

Research Centers

The USTC-UW Institute houses three research centers that facilitate collaboration in different domains:

  • Center for Finance
  • Center for Data Analytics
  • Center for Management Innovation

Academic Programs

To train the next generation of business leaders and analytics practitioners that can make an impact in our society and around the globe, the USTC-UW Institute offers three academic programs:

  • Undergraduate “3+1+X” Program
  • MBA Dual Degree Program
  • Joint Doctoral Program

About the Institute

The USTC is a leading business school in China. Its mission is to generate ideas and tools to enrich management theory and practice and to develop leaders to serve China. The School’s vision is to be nationally and internationally recognized as the top business school in China, both in research and education.

The Michael G. Foster School of Business at the University of Washington is one of the top business schools in the U.S. with a world-class faculty and great business connections. It enjoys a prestigious reputation in global business education and research. Its financial research ranks 7th in the world (2017), and its MBA program ranks 7th in American public universities (2017). More than 40 professors serve on the editorial review board of top-tier journals in management.