Shantou University is a public comprehensive university founded in 1981 in the Guangdong province in Southern China. The business school runs five undergraduate programmes, six Masters programmes and one MBA programme.
As a BGA member institution, the school gained “highly commended” in the Best Lifelong Learning Initiative 2022/23 category of the AMBA & BGA Excellence Awards.
Members of BGA’s accreditation panel commended the development of a new campus and the plans for the school to move to these more modern facilities in 2023. This was seen to provide opportunities for enhancing the school’s research activities.
The panel also mentioned the school’s location in an interesting and economically dynamic part of South China: along the South China Sea Coast and the Greater Bay Area. It is a region with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and well-known Chaozhou Merchant Culture.