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 Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) is a prestigious university under the direct leadership of the Ministry of Education (MOE) and jointly supported by the MOE, the Ministry of Finance and the People¡¯s Government of Beijing Municipality. It is one of China¡¯s top universities listed under the Project ¡°Double First-Class¡± university and the Project 211 and in the first batch to become a Leading Academic Programs Innovation Platform.

 In 1949, shortly after the founding of the People's Republic of China, CUFE, the first university of finance and economics in the Republic, was created by the China's central government. The former name of CUFE was Central School of Taxation. Later, it went through several stages of development, from Central Institute of Finance, Central Institute of Finance and Economics, to Central Institute of Finance and Banking. In 1996, the Institute was officially renamed as Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) under the direct leadership of the MOE. CUFE upholds "loyalty, unity, truth and innovation" as its motto, adhering to the philosophy of "pursuing truth and excellence". With over ninety-thousand graduates, CUFE is known as "the Cradle of Giants in the Field of Finance and Management ".

 CUFE pursues an internationalization strategy by actively engaging in international exchange and cooperation in various forms and at multiple levels, and has established collaborative relations with 170 institutions from all over the world including universities, governments, international organizations and multinational corporations. Its collaborative education programs with Australian, American and Dutch universities cover undergraduate, master¡¯s and doctoral levels. The CUFE Confucius Institute in Brazil has become a ¡°Model Confucius Institute¡± globally. CUFE has also established a joint research center for business and economics in Australia, an overseas internship base in Germany, and a student overseas learning base in Japan. The university is a Leading Academic Programs Innovation Platform with a strong international focus, and 8 education programs have received accreditations by 6 international academic organizations such as Association of MBAs (AMBA) and Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).

 The university has established a base for the National Higher Education Institutions Academic Innovation and Talent Recruitment Plan. Every year, more than 500 international scholars and teachers come to visit or give lectures at CUFE. More than 50% of CUFE¡¯s faculty members have had overseas experience.

 The university supports nearly 600 students each year to go abroad for study or exchange through government-sponsored scholarships or exchange programs. Starting from 2005, CUFE has been accepting international students with Chinese Government Scholarships or scholarships awarded by Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban). Starting from 2006, CUFE has undertaken some international assistance projects, through which it has provided trainings to more than 1,000 high-level government officials from more than 90 developing countries.