EMS is one of the largest schools of its kind in China and the largest school under the administration of WHU. It dates back to 1893 when “Zhiqiang(Self-Reliance) Institute” was founded with a division of business and it was, in practice, the earliest business education institution in China.
The school’s vision is become a leading business school in China with world-class standing, this strategy, together with our drive for internationalization, will enhance our brand recognition so we could make a greater impact in China’s business education.
Under the disciplines of Economics and Management, there are four level-1 subjects: Theoretical Economics, Applied Economics, Business Administration, and Management Science & Engineering. EMS is the only few schools in China that have been authorized to offer degree programmes in all four subjects. Currently, EMS offers 66 degree programmes which are categorized into 4 groups: 12 bachelor, 25 Generalist (Academic) Master, 7 Professional Masters, and 22 Doctoral Programmes（including 4 English medium programmes）