Deutsche Börse AG and the School of Management of Fudan University (FDSM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish an extended relationship and co-operate in the area of financial education. The common objective is to improve the understanding and knowledge of Chinese and European financial markets.
The partners will jointly design and offer lectures, courses and other educational initiatives at FDSM. Other important elements will be the creation of a financial trading laboratory for teaching and research purposes, as well as co-hosting executive forums, preparing financial market research and publishing joint studies.
“We are very pleased with our partnership with School of Management of Fudan Univer-sity. Our agreement is another proof of our collaborative approach to co-operate with major academic institutions to support the development of the Chinese financial market”, said Jeffrey Tessler, Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Börse Group.
“It’s very meaningful for the comprehensive cooperation between FDSM and Deutsche Börse Group. Through the resource sharing, we’ll further promote the level of our financing education, enhance the interaction with the industry, and speed up the step of innovation”, said Prof LV Changjiang, Associate Dean of FDSM.
Deutsche Börse Group already established partnerships with several Chinese exchanges among them Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), China Financial Futures
Exchanges (CFFEX) as well as several financial institutions. Since August 2010, its subsidiary Eurex has been offering the “Asia Training & Education Initiative”, which includes co-operations with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance at Jiao Tong University, Singapore Management University, and National Taiwan University.