Jilin University of Finance and Economics

Updated: July 26, 2021
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As a key university in Northeast China's Jilin province, Jilin University of Finance and Economics was jointly established by the Jilin Provincial People's Government and the State Taxation Administration.


Jilin University of Finance and Economics is a key university in Jilin province. [Photo/jlufe.edu.cn]

Established in 1946, the university was the first financial institution of higher learning in China, one of the country's earliest ordinary undergraduate financial institutions, and the country's first undergraduate taxation universities.

Occupying an area of 1.08 million square meters, Jilin University of Finance and Economics is located next to Jingyuetan National Forest Park, a national 5A-level scenic spot known as Asia's largest artificial forest sea.

The university currently offers six disciplines, including economics, management, law, literature, science, and engineering. There are 910 faculty members at the university, including 613 full-time teachers.

The university focuses on scientific research and innovation, and serves the national strategy and local economic and social development needs.

It is home to three research bases involved in social sciences in Jilin, two new-type university think tanks, seven key research bases for the humanities and social sciences of universities in Jilin, three key laboratories of universities in Jilin, and two university innovation teams in Jilin.

In recent years, the university has made some impressive scientific research achievements, and much of its scientific research has won national and provincial awards.

There are more than 13,000 undergraduates, postgraduates, and international students currently studying at the university. Over the years, employment among graduates has stayed at a relatively high level.

Jilin University of Finance and Economics has established inter-school partnerships with 51 universities in more than 10 countries and regions around the world.