Shiwei Shi


Personal Data



Surname:          Shi

Given name:              Shiwei

Sex:                   male

Academic Title:                  Dipl. Pol., Dr. rer pol.

Address of workplace:      University of International Business and

                            Economics (UIBE), P. O. Box 127

Huixin Dongjie 10, Beijing 100029, China

Tel:                     010 – 64492756 (O)


Nationality:             Chinese


Main Education



2.1978-2.1982           Study to major in German at Beijing 2. Institute for Foreign Languages

                            Graduated with Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)

                            Silk ribbon of excellence from the Institute 

9.1984-7.1987                     Postgraduate study to major in international relations at Chinese Renmin-University

                            Graduated with Master of Law (M. A.)

4.1990-6.1992                     Study at Department political sciences (Otto-Suhr-Institute), Free University of Berlin Diplom Politologe (overall score: 1,6; oral examination 1,5)

7.1995 - 1.1998                   Doctoral study at Faculty for Economics and Social Sciences, University of Potsdam

Conferral of Doctorate (Doctor rer. pol.) (Doctor for Economics and Social Sciences) on September 4th, 1997 (final grade: cum laude)


Main Working expierences


2.1982-9.1984           Assistant researcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

9.1987-1.1990                     Assistant, then assistant professor for international relations at the Department for International Politics, Chinese Renmin-University

3.1994-6.1995           Associate for a third party funds project "Modernization und Transformation

in the East Asia newly industrializing countries" at Chair Wallraf, Faculty for Economics and Social Sciences, University of Potsdam

11.1998-7.2006                  Associate professor then professor at Chinese-German Institute, University for International Business and Economics (UIBE)

Since 9.2001                        Initiator and organizer of the cooperative program with three German universities for joint teaching in curricula for business administration at UIBE preparing the students to a study in Germany majored in business administration (Betriebswirtschaftslehre) – so called 4+2 Program

Since 9.2006                       Professor of School for Foreign Studies,

Director of Research Centre for European Studies, Institute for Regional Studies, UIBE

Secretary General of Research Center for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, UIBE 

Research fellow of Research Center for China-EU Economic Cooperation, UIBE


Other academic titels


Member of the Council of Chinese Association for Germany Studies

Research fellow, Research Department of International Cooperation Center of National Development and Reform Commission

Research Fellow, Zentrum für Deutschlandsforschung, Chinese Rinmin University

Main Council member of the Ecological Development Union International


Teaching Activities:


For Bachelor degree: “Introduction into Betriebswirtschaftslehre”,  “Introduction into Marketing”, “Theory and Praxis of Economic Policies”(held bilingual German and Chinese),“German Economy” as part of Lecture Series “World Economy”


For Master degree majored in Business German: “Study of German Economy”, “Economic and Trade relations between China and Germany”, “European Union”.



Current Projects


1.        211 Project: “Comparison between the innovation system of China and Germany”, from March 2009 to December 2011.

2.        “The comparative study of national and regional innovation systems of China and Europe“,Chief of the focal point project of National Education Ministry. From December 2011-December 2014

3.        Participating of edition of Year Book   “Survey of Development of SME in China”  Published by Chinese Press of Enterprise Management. (From 10.2009 on, finished Series of 2008, 2011, 2012) .

4.        Participating of writing of  Year Book“Development Report of Germany” Published by Chinese Press for Scientific Documentation (from 2012 on, finished Series 2012, 2013)

5.        Edition of “The Atlas of Economic Indicators of Germany” as Editor in chief. Published by Press for Sciences (From 2012 on, Finished Series 2011, 2013)

6.        Edition of “the Business Environment of Germany” as one of Series “Business Environment of G20” Project of Institute for Regional Studies, UIBE 12.2012 


Main Publications



Staat, Pfadabhängigkeit und Wechselwirkungen zwischen Politik und Wirtschaft beim Transformationsprozeß. Politische Ökonomie der Weltmarktöffnung der VR China 1978-1995. Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang, 1998  320 p. (Monography published in German)

Quanqiuhua Zhishi Duben ( Knowledge about Economic Globalization) . Beijing: Press of University of Media, 2008 400 p. (editor published in Chinese)

Competition and Partnership: Key Issues of Economic and Trade Relations between China and EU. Beijing: University of International Business and Economics Press    2008   460 p. (Editor published in English)

Survey on Chinese-German Economic and Trade Relations. Beijing: Press of International Business and Economics 2013 ( Monography published both in German and in Chinese)

Professional Articles


1.          Current situation, Problems and Perspective of economic relations between China and Germany, in: Deutschland-Studien, Band 8, 1994/3, S. 32-39

2.          On the economic policies of Red-Green-Coalition, in: Deutschland-Studien, Band 14, 1999/4, S. 8-12

3.          Challenges of German economy toward 21. Century and the policy change , in: Anthology „Deutschland und China: Gemeinsam in das 21. Jahrhundert. Beijing: Public Press for Social Sciences 2001

4.          Adjustment of Jurisdiction over Development Policy by EU Treaty and the Impact on Member States’ Development Policies, in: International Forum, Oct. 2001, Vol. 3 No. 5 P 12-17

5.          Contribution of EU to development policy and development policy of Germany. In: Anthology „Deutschland im neuen Jahrhundert“, edited by Li Lezeng, Tongji Pr., 2002

6.          On promotion of shmall and medium-sized enterprises in regard of  their engagement aboad from the German governments, in: Anthology „Austausch und Nachdenken“, edited by Zentrum für Deutschlandsforschung der Chinesischen Renmin-Universität, Renmin-University Pr., Beijing, 2003

7.          Market failure and SME policy in Germany, in: Chinese Journal of European Studies, No. 6, December 2003,  pp 126-138

8.          Causes for Stagnation of German economy, in: Globe Time, 17.12.2003

9.          Ecological national accounts in Germany, in: Journal of Macroeconomics,  No. 7. 2004

10.       Promotion of the finance system for SME in Germany: Principles, Institutions and Innovation, in: International Economic Review, No.11-12, 2004, S. 60-63

11.       Overcoming the bottle neck in SME financing, in: Business and Finance Global   No. 1   2005

12.       Minimizing of government intervention to the “go abroad” strategy of enterprises, in: Business and Finance Global   No. 2   2005

13.       The End of mercantilist economic policy, in: Business and Finance Global   No. 6   2005

14.       Contributions of circular flow economy to the sustainable development in Germany, in Anthology „Development of the circular flow economy“, edited by International Cooperation Center of the National Development and Reform Commission Beijing: Renmin Press   2006

15.       Verbinden das Prinzip der Freiheit mit dem Prinzip des sozialen Ausgleichs: zur Differenz zwischen freier Marktwirtschaft, Sozialer Marktwirtschaft und wohlfahrtstaatlicher Marktwirtschaft, in Sammelband „Studien zu Deutschen Kulturen“, Beijing: Verlag für Ausbildung und Erforschung der Fremdsprachen 2006

16.       European Economic Integration and Development of EU Economic Constitution: Views of Institutional and Evolutionary economics, in: Chinese Journal of European Studies, Vol. 25, No. 1 February 2007 pp 1-16

17.       Industrial Policy in Germany: Ruhr-Region and Airbus, in: Deutschland Studien, Vol. 23, 2008/1, pp. 42-46.

18.       National Innovation System of Germany and International Competitiveness in manufacture industry, in: Deutschland Studien, Vol. 24, 2009/1, pp. 4-8.

19.       Auswirkungen des Beitritts Chinas zur WTO auf die Wettbewerbspolitik in China: Eine institutionenökonomische Betrachtung. Discussion Paper Nr. 2/09   Europa-Kolleg Hamburg, Institute for European Integration, November 2009

20.       Zusammenarbeit und Wettbewerb. Rückblick auf die chinesisch-deutschen Wirtschafts- und Handelsbeziehungen 2009  China-Report April 2010

21.       On German Economic Policies Fighting against the Financial Crisis, in: Comparative Economimc & Social Systems, Vol. 152, 2010/6, pp. 32-42.

22.       Chinas Wechselspolitik koennte Impulse von Aufwertungsstrategie der D-Mark bekommen. China-Report        November 2011

23.       Role of Cluster for Innovation from the view of National Innovation System - Using the example of Germany, in: Chinese Journal of European Studies, 2012/12






1.          Elmar Altvater: Anfang und Ende der Verschuldenskrisen Veröffentlicht in: Materialien zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1984

2.          Peter Opitz: „Fortschritt“ – der Aufstieg und Verfall eines Begriffs. in: Chinese Social Science Quarterly, Hong Kong, 1994/8  

3.          Wolfgang Streeck:Industrielle Beziehungen in der globalisierten Wirtschaft,aus Ulricht Beck u. a. (hrsg.): Politik der Globalisierung. Veröffentlicht als Beitrag in “Globalisierung und Politik“ Central Compilation & Translation Press,2000

4.          Anorld Weissmann: Management Strategien. 5 Erfolgsfaktoren. Nürnberg: Verlag moderner Industrie AG.   Translated in to Chinese and published by Hua Xia Publishing House in 2001

5.          Anorld Weissmann: Marketingstrategie. 10 Schritte zum Erfolg. Nürnberg: Verlag moderner Industrie AG. Translated into Chinese and published by Hua Xia Publishing House in 2001

6.          Förderpolitik der KMU in Deutschland: Erfahrungen und Nachdenken. Hrsg. v. der Staatlichen Kommission für Wirtschaft und Handel der VR China und GTZ. Verlag für Chinesische Wirtschaft, 2002. Translated into Chinese and published by Publishing House of Chinese Economy in 2002

7.          Förderpolitik der KMU in Deutschland: Organisation und Wege. Hrsg. v. der Staatlichen Kommission für Wirtschaft und Handel der VR China und GTZ. Beijing:Publishing House of Chinese Economy  2002

8.          Helmut Schmalen: Grundlagen und Probleme der Betribswirtschaft. 12. vollständig überarb. und erw. Auflage Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag Stuttgart, 2002. Translated into Chinese and published by Citic Publishing House in 2004

9.          Helmut Schmalen: Übungsbuch zu Grundlagen und Problemen der Betriebswirtschaft. 4 Auflage Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag, Stuttgart, 2003. Translated into Chinese and published by  Citic Publishing House in 2004.

10.       Grundbegriffe zur Ordnungstheorie und Politischen Ökonomik. Hrsg. v. Alfred Schüller und Hans-Günter Krüsselberg, 6. druchgelesene und ergänzte Auflage Marburger Gesellschaft für Ordnungsfragen der Wirtschaft  Marburg: 2004. Translated into Chinese and published by Shanxi Publishing House for Economics in 2006

11.       Viktor Vanberg: Rules and Choice in Economics. New York: Publisher: Routledge; 1994. Translated and published by Publishing Group of Shaanxi in 2011

12.       Business Guide to Germany translated from German to Chinese for Invest Germany GmbH by order of  INSIDE A Communication AG Ritterstrasse 3, 10969 Berlin, finished in 2007  (in printing block available)

13.       A Post-Crisis Review on Regulatory and Supervisory Reform of the Major Financial Markets. A Joint Research Study between CSRC and GTZ  from German to Chinese by order of Project Adminstration of Financial Sector Development  in China, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH German Development Cooperation, 2010