Academic Research

Academic research is the spirit of the School, and plays a key role in the construction and development of the School. The School has always strived for academic innovation on the observation that academic research should serve the economic construction and management decisions.

Since the tenth five-year-plan, the faculty members were given more than 594 projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation, National Social Science Foundation, The National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program), National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program), State Breakthrough, Ministry Of Railways and Beijing government etc. In 2012, the research teams successfully obtained 2 national key projects and 1 demonstration project fund apart from several other corporate and government projects. The SEM has been a national benchmark among business schools in China. SEM is ahead of many business schools in research areas in economics and management science when counting the total number and the total funding of research projects.
In the last 5 years, SEM faculty received several national or provincial awards, 6 for pedagogical methodologies, and 36 for textbooks. 2 professors have been recognized as the national distinguished teachers. we also see a dramatic increase in high-level journal papers.