Located in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics (hereinafter referred to as ZUFE) is a prestigious institution of higher education with economics-related disciplines as the key disciplines, ensuring a coordinated development of various disciplines, namely， Economics, Management, Humanities, Law, Science, Engineering and Arts.
ZUFE, founded in 1974, now includes three campuses: Xiasha Campus (main campus), Wenhua Campus and Chang’an campus, occupying an area of 153 hectares. The university has 14 schools, 2 teaching centers, 1 independent college, 51 research institutes and centers, and 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 25,000 full-time undergraduates and postgraduates studying here. The university library holds a collection of more than 2.5 million volumes, 2035 academic journals, 4.67 million e-books and 30,000 e-journals; moreover, it has set up a featured sub-library particularly for the collection of the works of the Nobel Economics Prize Laureates, works of ZUFE faculties and works related to Zhejiang Businessman.
ZUFE offers nearly 50 undergraduate programs, over 50 postgraduate and professional master’s degree programs in Applied Economics, Theoretical Economics, Business Administration,Public Administration, Law and Statistics and doctoral degree program in “National Special Needs Services Personnel Training Project”.ZUFE has 1326 faculty and staff members, including 155 professors and 324 associate professors. The university has over ten top-level outstanding experts, including those who are nominated in the national project of “Hundred, Thousand, Ten Thousand Talents”, who are supported by Chinese Ministry of Education Program for New Century Excellent Talents, who receive the Government Special Allowance of the State Council, and those who are province- or ministry-level middle-aged and young experts for their outstanding contributions. In recent years, ZUFE has got 6 Excellent Research Achievement Awards (Humanities and Social Sciences) of the Chinese Ministry of Education and other 24 province- or ministry-level Research Achievement Awards. The university has undertaken many top-level research projects including the followings: 1 Major Project of National Social Science Fund, 2 Sub-projects of National Science and Technology Major Project, 103 Projects of National Social Science Fund and National Natural Science Fund, 1 Major Project of Key Projects of Philosophy and Social Sciences Research of the Chinese Ministry of Education. The university has published 2769 academic papers in the journals indexed by CSSCI such as Social Sciences in China,Economic Research,Management World, and Philosophical Researches, as well as 218 academic monographs. The two publications issued by our university Collected Essays on Finance and Economics and YearBook of The Non-Public Sectors of the Economy in Zhejiang are published openly at both home and abroad while the former is listed as one of “national top hundred” Journals of Social Sciences，Chinese Core Journals，Chinese University Core Journals of Humanities & Social Sciences, and Chinese Social Science Citation Index (CSSCI) Journals.
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 favorites.
The university attaches great importance to a full range of cooperation and exchanges in international education. It has established close academic relations and collaborations with 102 universities in 25 countries by advancing international programs such as Teachers Exchange Program, Students Exchange Program and Credit Transfer System. Besides, the university has conducted several programs like ACCA, CGA, Sino-US cooperation class and Sino-Canada cooperation class. Undergraduate supervisory system is now in full operation in ZUFE, which provides a good environment and system insurance for the development of students. During the past 5 years, ZUFE students have received 11 international, 41 national and 984 provincial awards in various disciplines and science and technology contests. The ZUFE graduates (either undergraduates or postgraduates) are widely welcomed by employers so that the initial employment rate has reached 95%.
Inspired by its university motto “Achieve with moral excellence, progress with the Times”, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics is vigorously implementing the development strategy of “running university with quality, improving university with talents, and strengthening university with research”, and is committed to develop itself into a great university.