Originated from Lingnan University, a renowned private university in the early 20th century, Lingnan (University) College was reestablished in 1988 within Sun Yat-sen University and is now one of the top schools of economics and management in China. Guided by the motto “Education for Service” from Lingnan University, the College provides high quality economics and management education that draws strength from the liberal arts and is tirelessly striving for the advancement of teaching and research of the knowledge of economics and management.
Globalization is the trademark of Lingnan and being a pioneer of going global, Lingnan established a joint International MBA program with MIT Sloan School of Management in 1998 and a China Executive MBA program with Carlson School of Management of the University of Minnesota in 1999. Lingnan has also established an extensive network of partnerships with over 40 leading universities around the globe. International cooperation focuses on student exchange, faculty exchange, dual degree programs, joint research, and etc. This global partnership network has provided students and faculty alike with a platform for international exchanges that enhances teaching, learning and research collaboration.
Currently, Lingnan is accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA Accreditations, which reaffirmed Lingnan as one of a few Chinese schools that can claim international reputation and standing. Looking into the future, Lingnan will promote continuous improvement and excellence of teaching and research to live into its goal of being one of the leading schools of economics and management in both China and the world.