Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance

Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance

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Introduction to Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance

Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance (上海立信会计金融学院, website) is a public full-time ordinary college with distinctive accounting and financial characteristics. It was formed by the merger of the former Shanghai Lixin Accounting Institute and the former Shanghai Finance Institute in June 2016. The name of “Lixin” comes from “The Analects of Confucius” “The people cannot believe without trust”. The origin of the school can be traced back to the education of Lixin, founded by Mr. Pan Xulun, a well-known educator, accountant and “father of modern Chinese accounting” in 1928 . In 2011, the school obtained the qualification for master’s degree in auditing. In more than 90 years of school running history, the school has been hailed as one of the birthplaces of modern accounting education in China and the cradle of future financiers. In December 2018, the school was listed as a pilot university for high-level local application-oriented universities in Shanghai.

Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance currently has three campuses in Pudong, Songjiang and Xuhui, covering an area of over 1,200 mu. At present, there are nearly 20,000 full-time students, including more than 200 professional graduate students. The employment situation of students is good. The employment rate of graduate students reaches 100%, and the employment rate of undergraduates reaches more than 98%.

Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance became the standing director unit of China Industry-University-Research Cooperation Promotion Association and the standing director unit of the China-University-Enterprise Collaborative Industry-University-Research Innovation Alliance. In November 2018, the school passed the review and evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work of the Ministry of Education.

Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance insists on taking talents as the first resource and continuously improves the level of teachers. There are currently more than 1,500 faculty members, including more than 1,000 full-time teachers, more than 70 full-time teachers with senior professional titles, more than 310 deputy senior professional titles, and more than 540 teachers with doctoral degrees. It has a group of experts and scholars selected for national, provincial and municipal talent plans and has important academic influence in related professional fields.

The school takes economics and management as the main body, focuses on applied economics, business management, and statistics, and focuses on finance and accounting. It promotes the cross-disciplinary integration of disciplines such as economics, management, science, law, and literature. The discipline structure of coordinated development. Business administration is classified as a class Ⅰ plateau discipline in Shanghai universities and applied economics is classified as a class Ⅱ plateau discipline in Shanghai universities. Open economy and trade are key disciplines in Shanghai. The “Accounting and Economic Research” published and published by the school was selected as the CSSCI source journal.

Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance has 15 secondary colleges. There are 37 undergraduate majors. It has 2 national specialty programs in accounting and finance, 1 national talent training model innovation experimental area for accounting, 3 majors in finance, taxation, and finance, and 3 undergraduate programs for comprehensive reform pilots in Shanghai, marketing and international economy. 13 trade-oriented undergraduate pilot programs of universities and colleges in Shanghai. In June 2018, he was selected into the first batch of “First-Class Undergraduate Construction Leading Programs in Shanghai Universities”. In April 2019, he was selected as the first batch of “First-class Graduate Construction Leading Program in Shanghai Universities”.

Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance currently has 2 research bases for social science innovation in Shanghai, 2 “Shanghai University Think Tanks”, and a Lixin Research Institute. In cooperation with the Shanghai Municipal Government Development Research Center, a decision-making consulting and research base on “Service Economy and Shanghai International Financial Center Construction” was established.

Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance has established cooperative relationships with more than 150 universities and research institutions outside the country (foreign), and has co-founded the Confucius Institute with the Danish International Business Academy. In 2019, the Chinese-foreign cooperative education undergraduate program for financial engineering (finance technology) jointly applied with the New Jersey Institute of Technology was approved by the Ministry of Education.

The school has won the Shanghai Civilized Unit for many years, and won the first Shanghai Civilized Campus in 2019. The school’s fencing sports characteristic projects have long been famous, and the Taekwondo project is a high-level sports team construction project in Shanghai. Shanghai School Art Education Development Evaluation Center and Shanghai School Sports Evaluation Center are located in our school.

The school proactively serves Shanghai’s “five centers”, “four major brands” and excellent global city construction, comprehensively deepens the comprehensive reform of education, implements the strategy of establishing schools with high quality, strengthening schools with talents, and opening schools, promoting school-enterprise cooperation, and integration of production and education, The road of development with characteristics and innovation, speed up the ability to serve the economic and social development of Shanghai, the Yangtze River Delta, and the country, and strive to build a high-level application-oriented university of finance that is internationally renowned, has important domestic influence, and has distinctive characteristics.


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