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University Introduction

University Introduction


​(Updated April, 2020)

Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (hereinafter referred to as JUFE), founded in 1923, is located in Nanchang, the capital city of Jiangxi Province. It’s 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 striving forward and render people with satisfying education.

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 is 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 inception, 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 building 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 prestigious school” with solid foundation, distinctive characteristics, and people's satisfaction.

JUFE has four campuses under its name. It covers an area of 1.46 million square meters and has a construction area of over 1 million square meters. The university has a collection of 8.62 million books (including 1.86 million e-books). The campus boasts of beautiful sceneries and unique landscapes and 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 20,718 undergraduates, 5,244 master's degree studens and 424 doctoral degree students.


JUFE has 7 postdoctoral pragrams, namely Applied Economics, Theoretical Economics, Management Science and Engineering, Business Management, Statistics, Law and Marxist Theory. Besides, JUFE also has 39 doctoral degree programs of Applied Economics, Theoretical Economics, Management Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Statistics, Law, Principle of Marxism, 101 master degree programs, and 54 undergraduateprograms. In 1998, JUFE was approved as the first university in Jiangxi to run the MBA progam and in 2009, the first university to run the  EMBA program in Jiangxi Province. 

JUFE has 2,239 staff members among which there are 277 professors and 506 associate professors, 767 teachers got PHD degree. There are totally 133 doctoral supervisors and 744 master supervisors, two of them were crowned as Changjiang Scholars, two were granted with National Teaching Excellence Award, 30 enjoy Special Government Allowances from the State Council and  two were listed as National Model Teachers. 

JUFE has made remarkable achievements in scientific research. Since 2009, the university obtained 320 projects of the National Social Science Fund, including 16 key projects, 220 general projects and 65 youth projects. Relying on the advantages of disciplines, talents and intellectuals, JUFE plays an important role in 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. JUFE serves as a think tank and solution bank.in driving the local economic and social development and its papers have been repeatedly affirmed by the provincial leaders.

JUFE pays high attention to internationalization. It has established stable relationship with 138 universities in 36 countries and regions. The universities included are Stony Brook University, the New York Institute of Technology, the McMaster University, 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(JUFE and NYIT) 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). 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. Since 2013, more than 1,500 students studied abroad in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, France, Finland, and the Netherlands. Over 900 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 2018, it recruited 500 international students from more than 60 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-cultivation, 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 a distinctive high-level university of Finance and Economics.

Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics Add: No.169, East Shuanggang Road, Changbei, Nanchang, Jiangxi,
China Postal Code: 330013. Tel:0791-83816274/83816369