Tianjin University of Finance and Economics (TUFE): An Incubator for Future Business Leaders TUFE, founded in 1958, is one of the earliest universities offering finance, economics and business education in China.
In the early time of TUFE, the faculties were formed by the faculty of business school of Nankai University and other prestigious professors in North China. This is due to the readjustment of national education system after the foundation of People’s Republic of China. The university is under the municipal government of Tianjin on 1 October, 1969.
Now there are over 11,000 undergraduate and 1300 graduate students on campus. There are 117 professors, 226 assistant professors in the university. The university is proud of abundant professors, scholars and knowledgeable young faculty members who are well-known in the field of business and economics. At the moment, the percentage of professors and associate professors among its faculty has reached 51%. About one hundred members have already received their doctorate degrees.
A comprehensive educational system has been formed with different levels from doctorate to bachelor programs. Now we have 12 schools and departments, such as International Economics and trade, Banking, Accounting, Statistics, Law, Languages, Art, Information. Forty majors are offered in the university, which can be classified into the following 7 categories: economics, management, science, law, humanities, pedagogics and engineering. TUFE offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in 33 areas, and doctorates in statistics, accounting and finance. It is one of the universities permitted by the Ministry of Education to offer MBA programs, and among the first batch of universities authorized by the Academic Degree Committee of the State Council as early as 1987 to conduct educational programs with foreign universities and confer academic degree of foreign countries. It is also one of the universities that offer the courses of Chinese Certified Public Accountants (CPA). The university has one of the exam center of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) of Great Britain and "Cambridge English Certificate".
The university covers 80 hectares, with a floor space of 400,000 square meters. The library boasts an extensive collection of books and reference materials. Most current main economics journals such as The American Economic Review, The Journal of Finance, and The Quarterly Journal of Economics are available for all students for their independent research. The modern multifunctional classroom buildings, library, indoor stadium, swimming pool, gymnasium, computer service rooms, laboratories and the students' dormitory provide an excellent environment for studying and living.
The university has always been actively engaged in international exchange, as evidenced by its close educational exchanges with foreign universities and research institutes such as those from The United States, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Great Britain, France, Germany, Greece, etc. About more than 1000 international students from Republic of Korea, United States, Japan, Viet Nam, Malaysia, Thailand, Canada, Mongolia study in the university. Overseas students come from the countries and regions such as The United States, Japan, Russia, Malaysia, Singapore, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, etc.
TUFE provides student apartments to all students with rooms normally shared by 2 or 4 students. Gyms and a sub-library are also in the apartments area. Because TUFE women's basketball team is the national champion for several consecutive years, the most popular game in TUFE is basketball. The modern multifunctional classroom buildings, library, indoor stadium, swimming pool, gymnasium, computer service rooms, laboratories and the students' dormitory provide an excellent environment for studying and living.
More and more overseas experts are coming to teach or conducting reach in our university. At the same time, more and more teachers and students from our university are going abroad to study and receive training. The university's foreign affairs are becoming all the more active. Now, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics are looking forward to your joining us and facing the challenge of 21st century together!