Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics
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Introduction to Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics
Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE), founded in 1923, is located in Nanchang City, the capital of Jiangxi Province. It is one of the two best universities of the province, the other one being Nanchang University. JUFE is a well-known university in China, ranking 7th among all the universities of Finance and Economics. On February 6, 2008, Premier Wen Jiabao celebrated the New Year’s Eve with the faculty and students of JUFE and delivered an important speech, praising it as an excellent university, which inspires our university to keep a high spirit and fulfill the satisfactory education for people.
JUFE is a high-level financial and economic institution jointly sponsored and governed by the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Education, and the Government of Jiangxi Province. It has been a comprehensive institution of higher Education specialized in economics and management with other disciplines such as law, engineering, humanities, science, and arts developing in a coordinated way. Since its founding, JUFE has been adhering to the motto of “Fidelity, Excellence , Integrity and Perseverance” and the philosophy of “Dedication, Harmony and Striving for Perfection.” It is characterized with cultivating entrepreneurs who can represent the motto and philosophy and adheres to build a university featured with high quality, specialty, talents, rule of law and morality. Harboring the development goal of “high-level and internationally renowned financial university”, JUFE has been marching towards the dream of “a century-old famous school” with solid foundation, distinctive characteristics, and people’s satisfaction.
There are four campuses in our university. It covers an area of more than 2,200 mu (around 1.46 million square meters) and has a construction area of over 900,000 square meters. The university has a collection of 6.436 million books (including 2.8 million e-books). The campus has a beautiful scenery and unique landscape. It is one of the 300 best greening units in China.
JUFE has 16 teaching colleges, including School of Business Administration, School of Taxation and Public Administration, School of Accounting, School of International Trade and Economics, School of Economics, School of Finance, School of Statistics, School of Information Management, School of Tourism and Urban Management, School of Software and Internet of Things (UF Software College), School of Foreign Languages, School of Humanities, Law School, School of Arts, School of Physical Education (Department of National Defense Education), School of Philosophy . Besides, JUFE has more than 40,000 students and over 30,000 full-time students, among which 22,000 are full-time undergraduates and nearly 5,000 are graduate students.
JUFE has five postdoctoral pragrams of applied economics, theoretical economics, management science and engineering, business management and statistics. Besides, JUFE alsohas 35 doctoral degree programs of applied economics, theoretical economics, management science and engineering, business administration, statistics, law, principle of Marxism, 101 master degree programs, and 52 undergraduate programs. In 1998, JUFE was approved as the first university in Jiangxi to run the MBA program and in 2009, the first university to run the EMBA program in Jiangxi Province.
JUFE has 2,179 staff members among which there are 257 professors and 444 associate professors.690 teachers owed PHD degree,There are totally 124 doctoral supervisors and 642 master supervisors, two of them were rewarded Changjiang Scholars, two were granted National Teaching Excellence Award, 27 were awarded Special Government Allowances from the State Council and two were listed as National Model Teachers.
Great achievements in scientific research work had been made in JUFE. In 2017, the university obtained 23 projects of the National Social Science Fund,including two key projects, 19 general projects and 2 youth projects. Relying on the advantages of subjects, talents and intellectuals, JUFE plays an important role on Jiangxi’s economic and social development, especially the major economic and social development problems as well as the construction of Jiangxi, and conducts in-depth research to provide important research results, policy recommendations and advice for the decision-making of the government, enterprises and social management departments. The relevant papers have been repeatedly affirmed by the provincial leaders, serving the local economic and social development as the think tanks and decision banks.
JUFE pays high attention to internationalization . It has established stable relationship with 96 universities in 34 countries and regions. The universities included are Stony Brook University, New York, the University of Regina, the University of Southampton, Audencia Nantes, Monash University, Oulu University, Aalborg University and so on. Since 1998, JUFE had been allowed to run the Sino-US Cooperative MBA program and Sino-Australian cooperative MBA program. In 2010, it officially became the first member in mainland China to join the International Exchange Organization (ISEP). Since 2003, more than 2,000 students studied abroad in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, France, Finland, and the Netherlands. Over 400 students graduated from JUFE continued their study in top 100 universities around the world such as Oxford University and Cambridge University for their master’s or doctoral degrees. In 1999, JUFE recruited the first batch of international students from the Vienna University of Economics in Austria. Currently, it offers the major of international business in English for the overseas undergraduate students and four majors including international trade, finance, accounting, and statistics for the overseas postgraduates and doctors studying in JUFE. In 2016, it recruited 363 international students from more than 40 countries. In May 2016, the Confucius Institute, which was established in the University of Coventry in the UK, officially started to run.
Adhering to the motto of “Fidelity, Excellence , Integrity and Perseverance” and its philosophy of “Dedication, Harmony and Striving for Perfection”, JUFE has made great achievements in talent-cultivating, scientific research, community service and international exchanges, greatly contributing to the advancement of economy and society, both locally and nationally. Now, JUFE is committed to building up a distinctive high-level university of Finance and Economics.
Campus – Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics
Foreign Teachers at Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics
Current Number of Foreign Teachers: 15
Nanchang (Panorama) is the capital of Jiangxi Province in southeastern China. Located in the north-central part of the province, it is bounded on the west by the Jiuling Mountains and on the east by Poyang Lake. Because of its strategic location connecting the prosperous East and South China, it has become a major railway hub in Southern China in recent decades. Nanchang, named as Hero City is a cultural city with long history. It is a state-list famous historical and culture city with over 2200 years of history. Nanchang is known as National Civilized City, International Garden City, and National Landscape Garden City, attracting more and more people from different countries for traveling.
- 2h 30mins to Hangzhou by rail
- 3h 30mins to Shanghai by rail
Nanchang cuisine belongs to Jiangxi cuisine, characterized by crisp, fresh, spicy and salty taste. Local vegetables appear in almost every dish with the use of wild flowers also common, like the rest place of south China, rice is staple with pork usually substituting beef as the main meat used, and chicken is also widely used. Nanchang is famous for its food, spice is added to most dishes and frying is main form of cooking.
Nanchang has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate with four distinct seasons. Winters are short and cool with occasional frosts; it begins somewhat sunny and dry but becomes progressively wetter and more overcast. Spring begins especially gloomy, and from April to June, each month has more than 220 mm (8.7 in) of rainfall. Summer is long and humid, with amongst the highest temperatures of any Chinese provincial capital, and with the sun shining close to 60 percent of the time in July and August, is the sunniest time of year. Autumn is warm to mild with the lowest rainfall levels of the year. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from 5.5 °C (41.9 °F) in January to 29.5 °C (85.1 °F) in July, while the annual mean is 18.00 °C (64.4 °F).
(Video: My City Nanchang)