Yunnan University of Finance and Economics (YUFE) is situated in the northern part of Kunming City, which is reputed as “the Spring City” thanks to its pleasant weather all year round, with an area of 100 hectares. The university was established in 1951 and authorized as a provincial key university by the People’s Government of Yunnan Province in 1995.
YUFE is a comprehensive university that pivots on economics and management and develops such disciplines as philosophy, law, humanities, natural sciences and engineering at the same time, and it is entitled to grant bachelor and master degrees. The university has 20 schools and 2 teaching departments offering 50 bachelor degrees, 57 academic master degrees and 10 professional master degrees such as MBA, MPA, international business, law, etc. In addition, the university sets up over 50 institutions of scientific research, such as institute of economy, institute of financial development, institute of investment, economic research center of South-East Asia, research center of the Indian Ocean region, etc.
In terms of international cooperation, the university has established steady communication and cooperation with over 80 universities from 30 countries/regions, such as Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, Japan, Korea, India, Russia, USA, UK, France, Switzerland, Australia, etc., building a stage of multiple functions for culturing international human resources of versatility.
The teaching staff of the university comprises over 1000 lecturers, associate professors and professors of high degrees (postgraduate degree being minimal request) and rich teaching experiences. Currently speaking, the number of registered students in all programs exceeds 32,000, among which 2,168 are working for master degrees and about 700 are from overseas. Students graduated from the university have come to possess solid professional knowledge and application ability and are capable of working in state institutions, state-owned enterprises, foreign enterprises and private enterprises.
The university is capable of offering effective service to teaching and learning with its well-built infrastructure and modernized technological equipments. All classrooms are equipped with multimedia, spacious and bright.
The university has a five-floor library building, digitalized and modernized, and collecting 1.87 million books. Teachers and students have access to all of the resources and can communicate with each other therein.
The university has modernized multi-functional gymnasium and natatorium for teachers and students to exercise and have fun.
The campus, covered in trees, is beautiful, clean, cozy, and safe. Traffic is convenient, life is easy, and the Internet is finger-tip away.