The Central University of Finance and Economics is a university directly under the Ministry of Education and jointly established by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Finance, and Beijing.
It is a national "double first-class" construction, "211 Project" construction, and the first batch of "advantaged disciplines innovation platform" project construction universities.
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 has gone through the development stages of the Central Taxation School, the Central School of Finance, the Central School of Finance, and the Central School of Finance and Finance.
In 1996, it was renamed the Central University of Finance and Economics. The school was transferred from the Ministry of Finance to the Ministry of Education directly under the management.
In 2005, it became the national "211 Project" key construction university. In 2006, it became the first batch of national "985 Project" superior discipline innovation platform construction universities.
In 2012, it became the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Finance, and the Ministry of Finance. The Beijing Municipal People's Government jointly established the university, and in 2017 became the country's "world-class discipline construction university".
For a long time, the school has upheld the school motto of "loyalty, unity, truth-seeking, and innovation", inherited the school-running philosophy of "seeking truth and pursuing excellence", formed distinctive school-running characteristics, and trained more than 140,000 for national economic construction and social development.
It is known as the "cradle of China's financial management experts" with high-quality talents at all levels and types.
The school covers an area of 1,027,165 square meters, of which the South College Road campus covers an area of 14,1962 square meters, and the Shahe campus covers an area of 789,798 square meters.
As of December 2020, there are 1,785 faculty members in the school, including 1,225 full-time teachers.
There are 365 professors, accounting for 29.80% of the total number of full-time teachers, 490 associate professors, accounting for 40% of the total number of full-time teachers.
941 doctoral degree holders, accounting for 76.82% of the total number of full-time teachers. The school has 10103 general undergraduates, 5330 postgraduates, 755 doctoral students, 358 international students, and 3,493 adult education students.
The school has formed a discipline system with economics, management, and law as the main subjects, and coordinated the development of literature, science, engineering, education, art, and other disciplines.
The school has 55 undergraduate majors, has the right to independently set up undergraduate majors in economics and management, has 8 national characteristic major construction points and 7 Beijing characteristic major construction points.
And has 12 national first-class undergraduate major construction points, Beijing 4 first-class undergraduate professional construction sites in the city and 3 first-class majors in Beijing's key construction.
A national "double first-class" discipline in applied economics; the first-level discipline in applied economics and a second-level national key discipline in accounting; business administration, Statistics, first-level disciplines, political economics, the study of Marxism in China.
The second-level disciplines of the world economy and economic information management, cross-discipline of multinational company management and other key disciplines in Beijing.
Has applied economics, theoretical economics, business management, Statistics and Marxist theory and other 5 doctoral degree authorization first-level disciplines, 16 master's degree authorization first-level disciplines and 18 master's degree authorization categories such as business administration.
Public administration, accounting and law; business administration, accounting, law, etc. Three majors are located in the pilot project of a comprehensive reform of professional degree postgraduate education approved by the Ministry of Education in 2010.
The secretariat of the National Insurance and Asset Evaluation Professional Degree Research and Education Steering Committee is located in our school.
There are 17 national excellent courses and Beijing excellent courses, 6 national video open courses, 2 national excellent network open courses and 2 national excellent resource sharing courses; It has won 7 national teaching achievement awards and 41 Beijing teaching achievement awards.
It has 5 mobile post-doctoral research stations for applied economics, theoretical economics, business administration, Marxist theory, statistics, etc.
Has one of the first 5 pilot projects of the national "advantaged disciplines innovation platform" "advantaged disciplines of economics and public policy" Innovation platform".
Has the National Financial Security Engineering Research Center of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Education Humanities and Social Sciences Key Research Base of the Chinese Academy of Actuarial Science.
The Beijing Philosophy and Social Science Research Base, the Beijing Finance Research Base and the Capital Internet Economic Development Research Base, Beijing universities with Chinese characteristics Collaborative Innovation Center for Socialist Theory Research and China Financial Development Collaborative Innovation Center.
For a long time, the school has attached great importance to the construction of teaching staff.
Among the older generation of teachers, famous economists and scholars such as Chen Datsun, Cui Jingbo, Cui Shuxiang, Li Baoguang, Liu Guangdi, Hu Zhongliu, Li Tianjin, Zhang Yuwen, Wen Qian, Jiang Weizhuang, Wei Zhenxiong, Wang Peizhen, Hou Ronghua, Li Jixiong, etc.
Have successively taught in the school Some of these old professors are still active in the forefront of teaching and research.
45 people from the school have become experts enjoying the special government allowances of the State Council. Among the young and middle-aged backbone teachers, the school has 2 leading talents in philosophy and social sciences of the "Ten Thousand Talents Program".
2 national teaching teachers, 5 "National Candidates for the New Century Talent Project", members of the Social Science Committee of the Ministry of Education, Various outstanding talents such as "Outstanding Supporting Talents in the New Century" of the Ministry of Education.
The school has 4 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 global scale.
And has hired a group of well-known scholars at home and abroad to serve as college leaders and academic leaders, such as Nobel Laureates in Economics Lawrence Klein and Joseph Stiglitz, Robert Engel, Eric Maskin, Roger Myerson, etc. served as academic committee members, honorary professors, visiting professors, and part-time professors to teach students.
As an important scientific research and innovation base in the field of economics and management in our country, the school gives full play to the role of the "think tank" and "think tank" of national ministries and local government decision-making.
Providing a strong theoretical guarantee for national economic construction and social development And strong intellectual support. Since 2016, the school has undertaken 11 major projects of the National Social Science Fund, 1 national key research and development project.
125 projects of the National Social Science Fund, 187 projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and 85 humanities and social science research projects of the Ministry of Education. Various forums and high-level international seminars organized by the school have had a huge impact at home and abroad.
Entering the new century, by the new situation of building an innovative country for top-notch innovative talents, the school focuses on the cultivation of students' innovative spirit and practical ability, explores new models of talent training, and establishes a talent training model experimental area to focus on cultivating talents with international perspectives.
Innovative talents have achieved good results. In 2006 and 2007, the school successively became the first batch of universities in the Ministry of Education's "National College Student Cultural Quality Education Base" and "National College Student Innovative Experimental Project".
In 2010, the school became a national "Financial Application-oriented Innovative Talent Training Model Reform Pilot" institution and the Ministry of Education "Professional Degree Graduate Education Comprehensive Reform Pilot" institution.
The school implements an international strategy, vigorously develops multi-form and multi-level international exchanges and cooperation, and has established cooperative relations with more than 180 units including universities.
Government agencies, international organizations, and multinational enterprises across the five continents of the world. The school has contracted to build two Confucius Institutes in Brazil and Greece.
The Brazilian Confucius Institute has entered the ranks of global model Confucius Institutes. The agreement on the establishment of the Greek Confucius Institute has been signed under the witness of President Xi Jinping.
The three Sino-foreign cooperative education projects in China, Australia, China, and the United States, and China and the Netherlands have achieved full coverage of the undergraduate, master, and doctorate levels.
A joint research center for business and economics has been established in Australia, an overseas internship base for students in Germany, and an overseas internship base in Japan.
It is a base for students studying abroad. The school has an international advantage discipline innovation platform. A total of 10-degree programs have been certified by 6 well-known international academic organizations such as AMBA and the British Association of Actuaries. The Business School, the MBA Education Center, and the China Institute of Actuarial Studies have respectively obtained the International Association of Elite Business Schools (AACSB) and North American Society of Actuaries (SOA) certification.
The school has set up national colleges and universities subject innovation and intelligence introduction base. Every year, more than 500 foreign experts and teachers come to the school to visit and give lectures.
Teachers with overseas study experience account for more than 50% of the total number of full-time teachers in the school. Every year, the school sends nearly 600 students to study and exchange abroad through national publicly-sponsored projects and inter-school exchange projects.
Since 2005, the school has successively become the host institution for Chinese government scholarships for international students and the implementation institution of the Hanban Confucius Institute Scholarship.
In 2020, the school was approved by the Ministry of Education's "High-level International Talent Training and Innovative Practice Project" by the China-Foreign Humanities Exchange Center, becoming the first batch of high-level international talent innovation training units.
Since 2006, the school has undertaken national foreign aid projects and has successively trained more than 1,800 senior government officials from nearly 100 developing countries, which has been widely praised.
According to the development trend of domestic and foreign higher education and the needs of my country’s social and economic development, combined with its own development advantages.
The school has clarified the school's development strategy goal through scientific demonstration: to build the Central University of Finance and Economics into a distinctive, multidisciplinary, and international high-level Research Universities.