Shanghai Customs College
Shanghai Customs College trains personnel in customs management. [Photo/shcc.edu.cn]
Shanghai Customs College (SCC) aims to cultivate high-quality customs management professionals to meet the needs of customs and economic and social development, as well as foreign trade professionals who serve port logistics and international businesses.
The college carries out theoretical research and international exchanges. It also undertakes tasks such as continuing education, knowledge updating, and business training for middle and senior cadres in the customs system. In accordance with the division of labor of the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the requirements of countries and regions in the Asia-Pacific, it undertakes regular training of customs personnel in the region and performs corresponding international obligations.
The college aims to build a first-class institution of higher learning with distinctive customs teaching and international influence. It follows the practice of customs reform and development, and contributes to the construction of a new customs service with socialist characteristics in the new era.
Shanghai Customs College creates a good study and living environment for students. [Photo/shcc.edu.cn]
The college has eight schools in customs and public administration, customs and public economics, business administration and customs college, customs law, customs foreign languages, the Marxist college and inspection and quarantine technology exchange (in preparation).
It has nine undergraduate majors in customs management, administrative management, logistics management, auditing, international business, taxation, applied statistics, law and English, and two professional degree programs – a master's in public management and a master's in tax. These majors belong to four disciplines – management science, economics, law and literature.
There are 151 full-time teachers at the school, including 16 professors and 48 associate professors. The proportion of teachers with senior professional and technical positions is 42.4 percent. There are 65 teachers with doctorates and 71 with master's degrees. The proportion of teachers with postgraduate degrees is 90 percent. Its faculty structure is sound and its teaching and scientific research levels are relatively high.
Shanghai Customs College has modern teaching buildings. [Photo/shcc.edu.cn]
The college has a Customs Management Research Institute and research centers on customs law, customs risk management, tariffs, customs public relations, customs clearance, which conduct scientific research on difficult issues faced by customs reform and development and bilateral, multilateral, and regional international customs cooperation. In 2009, the college won approval to establish the Shanghai Social Science Innovation Research Base and the Shanghai Development Strategy Research Institute Studio. It publishes the academic journal Customs and Economic Research.
The college is in Pudong New District, Shanghai, on 34.73 hectares. According to the standard set by the Ministry of Education for ordinary higher education, the school has modern teaching buildings, libraries and advanced ATM campus networks. The classrooms are equipped with multimedia teaching facilities. There are digital reading rooms, audio-visual rooms, cultural and entertainment complexes, a tennis court, swimming pool, gymnasium and other supporting facilities, which create a good learning and living environment for students.