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Fudan Double Degree programme

Fudan University in Shanghai, China and the University of Groningen in the Netherlands have worked together and developed two Double Degree programmes with BSc Economics and Business Economics and BSc Econometrics and Operations Research.

Fudan has one of the top economics schools among universities in China. This programme is ideal for students from Fudan University who would like to study in Europe for a few years.

What are the advantages to follow the Fudan Double Degree programme?

  • you graduate with two Bachelor's diploma from both universities in only four years;
  • you can continue with the one-year Master's programme in Groningen in Economics, Economic Development and Globalization or Econometrics, Operations Research and Actuarial Studies;
  • you expand your international network and broaden your knowledge;
  • you follow english taught programmes;
  • you work in diverse teams and improve foreign language skills;
  • you will study in Groningen, a student city that is safe and easy to find your way around in, and that offers a wide range of sport, culture and arts facilities.

At the Faculty of Economics and Business, you can follow the following Bachelor's programmes via the Fudan Double Degree programme.

BSc Economics and Business Economics

The Double Degree programme consists of two years study at the School of Economics at Fudan University and two years in the english-taught Economics and Business Economics programme (profile Economics or profile Economic Development and Globalization) at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen.

After four years (two years at Shangai and two years in Groningen), you will obtain a bachelor's degree from both Fudan University (BA Economics) and the University of Groningen (BSc Economics and Business Economics).

If you are interested to learn more about the BSc Economics and Business Economics, please visit the programme page.

BSc Econometrics and Operations Research

During the first two years of the Double Degree programme you will follow the regular bachelor's programme in Mathematical Economics at the Fudan University. During the second year you apply for being selected to enter the final two years of the Econometrics and Operations Research programme at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen (UG).

You will be awarded with two degrees, BSc Econometrics and Operations Research from UG and BA Economics from Fudan University.

If you are interested to learn more about the english-taught BSc Econometrics and Operations Research, please visit the programme page.

Below you can read more about the entry requirements and the costs such as tuiton fees and living expenses.

Entry requirements and costs

Entry requirements

Fudan University is responsible for the entrance requirements and selection of prospective students. The admission procedures in Groningen are the responsibility of the Admission Office in Groningen.

Visa and residence permit

More detailed information about the visa procedure is provided on this website.


  • Tuition fees

The annual tuiton fees for non-EU/EEA are € 9500 (year 2020-2021).

  • Living expenses

The living expenses include food, books, clothes, public transportation, and leisurely activities. You will also need to take into consideration the costs of housing and insurance. Please keep in mind this a rough estimate of costs and it can depend from student to student.

Study costs

€ 65 per month


€ 350 to € 650 per month*

Food and drinks

€ 150 to € 250 per month


€ 100 to € 120 per month

Bikes (secondhand) or public transport

€ 80 to € 110 or € 62 per month on average

* The price of a room will depend on its location, its size, how many people you share the facilities (bathroom, kitchen) with and the general quality of the building.

What's the next step after finishing your Bachelor's programme?

Further opportunies

Study opportunities

After gaining your Bachelor’s degree you can continue your studies in one of the one-year Master of Science programmes in Economics or Economic Development and Globalization (ED&G) or Econometrics, Operations Research and Actuarial Studies in Groningen.

Excellent students may qualify for the two-year Research Master’s degree programme in Economics and Business. Both the one-year MSc programme and the Research Master programme at the University of Groningen are highly recommended.

It is also possible to do a PhD in your chosen field at the University of Groningen. You may also wish to qualify for the Master programme in Economics at Fudan University.

Career opportunities

The types of activities and job profiles described below are based on the assumptions that you have graduated with a MSc Economics, MSc ED&G or MSc EORAS degree. The career prospects of double degree graduates (from Fudan and Groningen) are especially advantageous and likely to be in great demand. Having been trained in a multicultural environment, having gained a global perspective on economics and business issues, and excellent social and linguistic skills, double degree graduates have acquired all the necessary tools for a successful career in companies, corporations and other organizations with international markets and wide-reaching contacts.

When you become a student at our Faculty, you can count on a dedicated Career Services.

Your Economics or ED&G degree will qualify you for a wide variety of functions in business as well as in (international) governmental organizations. In both cases, an Economics or ED&G graduate generally starts off in a trainee position to help develop advice or do analysis.

Possible fields of activity for Economics or ED&G graduates include:

  • Analysis of International Markets
  • Banking Sector
  • Economic or Monetary Policy
  • International Trade
  • Foreign Investment Strategies

Possible fields of activity for Econometrics Operations Research and Actuarial Studies graduates include:

  • Financial Engineering
  • Insurance
  • Logistics
  • Consultancy

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Last modified:12 December 2023 09.31 a.m.