Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE) is located in the northeast section of Nanchang, a city which is situated on the right bank of the Gan River and flowing southwest and discharging itself into Poyang Lake. The university is famous for its peaceful and beautiful environment, and it is listed in the top 300 best environment units. Over the past 90 years, the development of JUFE can be divided into four stages.
Initial period (1923 – 1958)
It can be traced back to Jiangxi Provincial Commercial School founded in 1923, which was later consolidated with the other schools and developed as The Jiangxi Training College in 1927. In the same year, this new college was dismantled, and the existing Commercial School changed its name to The Jiangxi Nanchang Commercial and Training College in 1935. During the Anti-Japanese War, the majority of students going through tremendous difficulties leading to internal migration in An Fu, Tai He, Yong Feng, adhere to schools which were many students bloody battlefield. In 1949, the university was renamed The Jiangxi Financial University and later renamed The Nanchang Statistics University of National Bureau of Statistics in May of 1954.
On August 1958, on the basis of Nanchang Statistics University, it was consolidated with the other universities, and became the first undergraduate university in Jiangxi, namely The Jiangxi Finance and Economics University. During the economic depression of 1962, the college was closed down till 1973 March, when it was reestablished.
Recovery period (1978-1996)
On the basis of Jiangxi Finance and Trade Cadre School, it was renamed to The Jiangxi Finance and Economics University in December of 1978. After 1980, under the administration of the Ministry of Finance, the management of teaching and research had a long-term of continuous development.
Booming period (2006-now)
In 1996 May, there was a merger between Jiangxi Finance and Economics University and Jiangxi Finance and Trade Cadre College to form The Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics. Under the joint administration of the Ministry of Finance and the People’s Government of Jiangxi Province, JUFE merged Nanchang Forestry Faculty and Jiangxi Information and Engineering Faculty in 2002 and 2003 respectively. Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE) became the university with a focus on economics and business administration as well as embracing disciplines of law, engineering, humanities, natural science,education, philosophy, history and arts. On February 6, 2008, Chinese lunar New Year’s Eve, the former Premier of the State Council of China, Mr. Wen Jiabao, arrived at the campus of Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics. Mr. Wen dined with faculty members and students and delivered an important speech. He praised JUFE as an outstanding university, which inspired JUFE to firmly focus on achieving the highest possible levels of merit in successfully imparting knowledge and understanding. At present, JUFE is under the university-enterprise cooperation mode of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Education as well as the government of Jiangxi Province, which encourages the university to reach new heights. On September 21st 2012, The Innovation Center for Jiangxi Strategic Emerging Industry Development, Monitoring and Decision Support of JUFE approved as the first “2011 Innovation Center” units in Jiangxi Province. In 2013 May, JUFE approved The Midwest Universities Construction Project.
After 90 years of continuous development, JUFE is committed to supporting its 4 pillars of Honesty, Vitality, Integrity, and Tenacity, which form the university motto. It encourages our students and teachers to think critically and creatively – cultivating independent minds of the future.
Jiangxi Provincial Commercial School
Jiangxi Training College
Jiangxi Second Vocational School
Jiangxi Nanchang Commercial and Training School
Jiangxi Nanchang Senior Commercial School
Jiangxi Financial School
(Shangrao Bank School was merged)
Jiangxi Financial Economic School
(Finance Department of Jiangxi Ganzhou Vocational School was merged)
Jiangxi Financial School
Nanchang Statistics School of National Bureau of Statistics
(Hengyang Statistics School of National Bureau of Statistics was merged)
Jiangxi Finance and Economics College
Jiangxi Finance and Trade School
Jiangxi Finance and Trade Cadre School
Jiangxi Finance and Trade Cadre School was discontinued
Jiangxi Finance and Trade Cadre School was reestablished
Jiangxi Finance and Economics College was reestablished
Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE)
(Nanchang Forestry School was merged)