Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics Located in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province. It was founded in 1974. ZUFE now includes three campuses: Xiasha Campus (main campus), Wenhua Campus and Chang’an campus, occupying an area of 2300 mu(153 ha) in total with the construction area of 0.97 million square meters. The university has 14 schools, 2 teaching centres, 1 independent college, 51 research institutes and centres. It is entitled to confer bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and doctoral degree and is accredited to enroll international students and students from Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions.
There are more than 24,000 full-time undergraduates and postgraduates studying here. The university possesses fixed assets under management as high as 1.647 billion, 10% of which are for teaching- and research-related equipment and facilities, the 71 specialized laboratories for instance. The university library holds a collection of more than 2.33 million volumes, 2035 academic journals, 4.67 million e-books and 30,000 e-journals. ZUFE at present offers one doctoral degree program in “National Special Needs Services Personnel Training Project”, 6 first-level master’s degree programs in Applied Economics, Theoretical Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Law and Statistics, 44 second-level master’s degree programs and 6 professional master’s degree program.
ZUFE has 1326 faculty and staff members, among whom 910 are academic staff including 155 professors and 324 associate professors, which accounts for 53% of the total number. In recent years, the university has got 4 state-level second-class Teaching Achievement Awards, 3 provincial first-class Teaching Achievement Awards and has got 6 Excellent Research Achievement Awards and other 24 province- or ministry-level Research Achievement Awards.
ZUFE has constantly given high priority to the improvement of student quality by promoting educational reform and encouraging excellent students to take bi-degrees or change their original majors to their favourites. The university attaches great importance to a full range of cooperation and exchanges in international education and has established close academic relations and collaborations with 73 universities in 21 countries by advancing international programs such as Teachers Exchange Program, Students Exchange Program and Credit Transfer System.