Central University of Finance and Economics

Central University of Finance and Economics


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Introduction to Central University of Finance and Economics

Central University of Finance and Economics (中央财经大学, CUFE) is a university directly affiliated with the Ministry of Education, co-constructed by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Finance, and Beijing. The school was founded on November 6, 1949. At the beginning of its establishment, it was under the supervision of the Ministry of Finance. It went through the development stages of the Central Tax School, the Central Finance College, the Central College of Finance and Economics, and the Central Institute of Finance and Finance. The school was transferred from the Ministry of Finance to the direct management of the Ministry of Education. In 2005, it entered the national “211 Project” key construction colleges and universities. In 2006, it became the first batch of universities to build the “985 Project” advantage discipline innovation platform. In 2012, it became the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Finance, and the The Beijing Municipal People’s Government co-established a university, and in 2017 it became a national “world-class discipline construction university”.

The Central University of Finance and Economics has trained more than 140,000 high-quality talents at all levels for the country’s economic construction and social development. It is known as the “cradle of Chinese financial management experts”.

The university covers a total area of 1,027,165 square meters, of which the College South Road campus covers an area of 141,962 square meters and the Shahe campus covers an area of 789,798 square meters. As of September 2019, the school has 1,801 teaching and administrative staff, including 1,230 full-time teachers. There are 333 professors, accounting for 27.07% of the full-time faculty, 476 associate professors, accounting for 38.70% of the full-time faculty, and 931 doctoral degree holders, accounting for 75.69% of the full-time faculty.

Central University of Finance and Economics currently has 10,127 undergraduates, 4,856 postgraduates, 726 doctoral students, 508 international students, and 2781 adult education students. The school has formed a discipline system that takes economics, management, and law as its main body, and has a coordinated development of literature, science, engineering, education, and art. The school has 55 undergraduate majors, has the right to independently set up economics and management undergraduate majors, has 8 national specialty specialty construction sites and 7 Beijing specialty specialty construction sites; has a national “double first-class” construction discipline in applied economics; Possessing national key disciplines of first-level disciplines of applied economics and second-level disciplines of accounting; possession of first-level disciplines of business administration, statistics, political economics, Marxist sinicization studies, second-level disciplines of world economy and economic information management, and management of multinational companies Interdisciplinary key disciplines in Beijing, etc .; has 5 doctoral degree authorized disciplines including applied economics, theoretical economics, business management, statistics, and Marxist theory, 15 master degree authorized first degree disciplines, and 1 master degree authorized Secondary disciplines and 18 major professional degree authorization categories such as business administration, public management, accounting, and law; 3 majors including business administration, accounting, and law are located in the pilot project for comprehensive reform of professional degree graduate education approved by the Ministry of Education in 2010, nationwide The secretariat of the insurance, asset evaluation professional degree research education steering committee is set up Our school; has 17 national-level excellent courses and Beijing-level high-quality courses, 6 national public video courses, 2 national high-quality online open courses, 2 national high-quality resource sharing courses; has won 7 national teaching achievement awards And 41 Beijing Teaching Achievement Awards. Possessing 5 post-doctoral research stations for applied economics, theoretical economics, business administration, Marxist theory, statistics, etc. It has one of the first five pilot projects of the national “discipline innovation platform”, “discipline of economics and public policy advantages” “Innovation platform”; owns the Ministry of Education ’s key research base of humanities and social sciences, China ’s Actuarial Research Institute, and the University ’s Discipline Innovation and Intelligence Introduction Program (“Plan 111”) “Insurance Risk Analysis and Decision Science Innovation and Intelligence Introduction Base”, Beijing Philosophy and Social Science Research The base is the Beijing Finance and Economics Research Base and the Capital Internet Economic Development Research Base, the Beijing University Collaborative Innovation Center for Socialist Theoretical Research with Chinese Characteristics, and the China Financial Development Collaborative Innovation Center. For a long time, schools have attached great importance to the construction of teaching staff. Among the older generation of teachers, well-known economists and scholars Chen Yunsun, Cui Jingbo, Cui Shuxiang, Li Baoguang, Liu Guangdi, Hu Zhongliu, Li Tianmin, Zhang Yuwen, Wen Qian, Jiang Weizhuang, Wei Zhenxiong, Wang Peizhen, Hou Ronghua, Li Jixiong, etc. have taught at the school. Some of these old professors are still active in the frontline of teaching and research.

45 people from Central University of Finance and Economics have become experts who enjoy special government allowances from the State Council. Among the young and middle-aged teachers, the school has 2 selected persons from the “Thousand Talents Plan”, 8 Changjiang Scholars, 2 leading talents in philosophy and social sciences from the “Ten Thousand Talents Plan”, 2 national teaching masters, and “the new century’s 10 million talents”. There are 5 outstanding candidates for national projects, members of the Social Science Committee of the Ministry of Education, and “new century outstanding support talents” from the Ministry of Education. The school is one of the first humanities and social science colleges to implement the Yangtze River Scholars Award Scheme. The school has 3 national teaching teams and 7 outstanding teaching teams in Beijing. In recent years, the school has focused on introducing a large number of outstanding overseas talents on a platform platform worldwide, and has hired a group of well-known scholars at home and abroad as the college leaders and academic leaders. For example, Nobel Laureate in Economics, such as Lawrence Klein, Joseph · Stiglitz, Robert Engel, Eric Muskin, Roger Myerson and others serve as academic committee members, emeritus professors, visiting professors, and adjunct professors, teaching students. As an important scientific research and innovation base in the field of economics and management in China, the school gives full play to the role of “think tanks” and “think tanks” made by national ministries and local governments, and provides a strong theoretical guarantee for national economic construction and social development. And strong intellectual support. Since 2016, the school has undertaken 6 major projects of the National Social Science Fund, 1 project of the National Key Research and Development Plan, 78 projects of the National Social Science Fund, 149 projects of the National Natural Science Fund, and 69 humanities and social science research projects of the Ministry of Education. The various forums and high-level international seminars organized by the school have had a huge impact at home and abroad. Entering the new century, according to the new situation of the demand for top innovative talents in the construction of an innovative country, the school attaches importance to the cultivation of students’ innovative spirit and practical ability, explores new models of talent cultivation, and establishes an experimental area for talent cultivation models, focusing on cultivating talents with an international perspective. Innovative talents have achieved good results. In 2006 and 2007, the school successively became the first batch of universities of the Ministry of Education’s “National College Students ‘Cultural Quality Education Base” and “National College Students’ Innovative Experimental Program”. In 2010, the school became a national “pilot for reforming the training model of applied innovative talents in finance and economics” and a “pilot for comprehensive reform of professional degree graduate education” by the Ministry of Education.

The Central University of Finance and Economics implements an internationalization strategy, vigorously carries out multi-form and multi-level international exchanges and cooperation, and has established cooperative relations with 170 units such as universities, government agencies, international organizations, and multinational enterprises on five continents. The Sino-Australia, Sino-American and Sino-Dutch joint Chinese-foreign cooperative education programs hosted by the school have achieved full coverage of undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Confucius Institute built in Brazil has entered the ranks of global demonstration Confucius Institutes, and has established a joint business and economics research center in Australia. A student overseas internship base was established in Germany, and a student overseas study base was established in Japan. The school has an internationally superior disciplinary innovation platform. A total of eight teaching programs have been accredited by six international academic organizations such as AMBA and the British Society of Actuaries. The school has set up a national innovation and intelligence base for colleges and universities. More than 500 foreign experts and teachers visit and teach each year. Teachers with overseas learning experience account for more than 50% of the school’s total full-time teachers.

Central University of Finance and Economics sends nearly 600 students to study and exchange overseas each year through national public programs and inter-school exchange programs. Since 2005, it has successively become a Chinese government scholarship receiving student institution and a Hanban Confucius Institute scholarship program. Since 2006, he has undertaken national foreign aid projects and has trained more than 1,000 senior government officials from more than 90 developing countries, which have been widely praised. Based on the development trend of higher education at home and abroad and the needs of China’s socio-economic development, combined with its own development advantages, the school has clearly identified the strategic goals of the school’s development through scientific demonstrations: the construction of the Central University of Finance and Economics into a distinctive, multidisciplinary and international level Research Universities.


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