Dongbei - An Overview of Academic Programs Dongbei University of Finance and Economics


The Global Institute of Management and Economics (GIME) was created in 1997 when Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE) established its first international faculty and student exchange programme.

It has developed into a top quality international study centre with excellent modern facilities - unlike any available elsewhere in other Chinese universities.

What is GIME?

GIME is a highly regarded school of Dongbei University of Finance and Economics offering undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. It is a research-orientated academy with its focuses on international business management, tourism management, information management and information systems, accounting and international finance.

GIME has an excellent teaching and researching faculty with more than 70 staff offering a wide range of international educational experience.

The Institute fulfils one of DUFE’s strategic goals for internationalisation, and is a pioneer of international education within China. GIME has 150 international students from a range of countries including Russia, Indonesia, Thailand, Turkey, Pakistan, Nigeria, France, Germany, USA and Nepal.

The international classroom at GIME

Academic excellence

GIME has an excellent teaching and researching faculty with more than 60 staff offering a wide range of international educational experience. First year students averaged a 95% test score.

Over 85% of the faculty lecturers are qualified with doctoral degrees, most of whom graduated from Cambridge University, Birkbeck University of London, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of California (Berkeley), Pennsylvania State University, Washington State University and the University of Sydney.



Meet the GIME teaching faculty


Dr Orhan H Yazar - Assistant Professor at GIME, Originally from Turkey

The growing influence of China globally makes it a great place to live in and experience before settling down for your first job. Either as a China enthusiast or a sceptic, we welcome you to gime to explore more about China, while receiving a world class university education. With a great team of academics, we will challenge and support you as you build your own path to success. We hope to see you among us.


Clemens Hofmeister - Senior Lecturer at GIME, Originally from Germany

GIME offers a supportive and friendly atmosphere combined with excellent scholarship. As a student you are encouraged to discuss your research ideas with staff and postgraduate students. GIME is both international and intimate at the same time and the academic and social networks make it one of the best choices for international students in China.


Dr Sajal Kabiraj - Professor at GIME, Originally from India

GIME students have access to an innovative curriculum at both Bachelor and Master’s level. Recent graduates have gone on to successful careers in a wide range of areas – including industry, government and international organisations. We have been very successful in placing students in leading graduate programmes in business and economics. Our aim is to develop future leaders with the skills to successfully navigate the demands of business within a global marketplace. i invite you to join us at GIME to learn, innovate and excel.


Dr Roy Holley - Senior Lecturer at GIME, Originally from USA

I have worked with GIME since its inception and since then it has consistently added academics from some of the best international business schools, as well as staff members who genuinely care for and support international students in all phases of their academic and personal life. The diversity of experienced professors from around the world provides a richness and breadth of international expertise and perspective that will enable students to succeed, whatever their dreams.


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