Dongbei University of Finance and Economics （DUFE） is located west of Xinghai Park in Dalian city, which is a famous national scenic site. Founded in 1952, DUFE is a multi-disciplinary teaching and research university with particular strength in the fields of economics and management. In April 2012, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Education, Liaoning Provincial Government signed an agreement to build DUFE together. DUFE has over twenty years of experience in international education. It has produced thousands of graduates from over 80 countries all over the world. We have formed an International Students Education Management System which includes undergraduate programs, graduate programs, doctoral degree programs and short-term or long-term Chinese and Business Chinese courses. DUFE is a nationally designated Business Chinese Test （BCT） center and a test center for the Chinese Proficiency Test （HSK）. It is also a host institution of China Government Scholarship for international students. In 2012, in Liaoning Province’s examination and appraisal of universities which teach overseas students, DUFE ranked number one.
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Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE) is located west to Xinghai Park, a state-level scenic spot in Dalian. It has been well-known for the tranquility and beauty of the campus since the mid-1990s.
Founded in 1952, DUFE serves as a multidisciplinary, teaching-and-research-oriented university focusing on economics, management, law, arts, and science. It offers full-time as well as part-time education programs; for full-time programs, DUFE is now offering three first-level mobile stations for post-doctoral research: applied economics, theoretical economics and business administration; four first-level disciplines for PhD programs: theoretical economics, applied economics, business administration ,management science and engineering; 38 second-level PhD programs, 72 master’s degree programs and 31 undergraduate programs. In all the disciplines, there are two key state-sponsored disciplines: industrial economics and public finance (including taxation); one key state -supported disciplines: quantitative economics; and three state-level majors with their own characteristic: accounting, finance and business administration.
Taking academic research as the engine of the development, DUFE lays great emphasis on scientific research in order to give a boost to teaching. At present, the university boasts one Key Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Ministry of Education, six key research institutes of humanities and social sciences at the provincial level, and 41 research centers and institutes of various disciplines at collegiate level. Over the years, DUFE has followed the practice of holding Famous Scholar Tribune, Doctoral Supervisor/Candidate Forum, or Professor Forum at least once a week; at the same time, the university also invites famous scholars to give academic lectures.
To further broaden educational horizons, DUFE began to encourage international cooperation and exchange from 1994, under the guideline of “high standards and internationalization.” With the experience of more than one decade, the university has gradually brought about internationalization in terms of instructional languages, teaching materials, curriculum systems and administration patterns. So far, DUFE has established friendly cooperative relations with 78 universities and one international agency from 18 different countries or regions.
DUFE also has over 20 years of experience in international education. It has produced thousands of graduates from over 80 countries all over the world. The university has formed an International Students Education Management System, which includes undergraduate programs, graduate programs, doctoral degree programs and short-term or long-term Chinese and Business Chinese courses. DUFE is a nationally designated Business Chinese Test (BCT) center and a test center for the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK). It is also a host institution of China Government Scholarship for international students. In 2012, in Liaoning Province’s examination and appraisal of international education, DUFE ranked number one.
DUFE emphasizes a student-centered educational approach, and our goal is to train the international students to master both economics and Chinese language. The International Institute of Chinese Language and Culture(IICLC) is a designated administrative institution at DUFE to recruit international students and to provide teaching and living facilities to students. IICLC has also established special undergraduate programs in Chinese Language, Economics and Management for international students. The current long-term international student’s population is almost 700, among whom about 75 percent are pursuing degrees.
All in all, in 60 years since its founding, DUFE has formed its own charm and characteristics, has established itself as a university with competitive edge and reputation home and abroad, and has achieved much progress in its teaching facilities, education quality, disciplinary systems and scientific research.