Zhongnan University of Economics and Law

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Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
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Motto 博文明理,厚德济世
Motto in English Learned, Rational, Virtuous, Devoted
Established 1948
Type Public university
Chairman Handong Wu
Academic staff 1,173
Admin. staff 2517
Students more than 30,000
Undergraduates about 20,000
Postgraduates about 6,400
Doctoral students about 650
Location Wuhan, Hubei,  People's Republic of China
Campus Shouyi Campus and Nanhu Campus
Former names Zhongyuan University
Sports Women Basketball; Men Soccer
Nickname ZUEL, Zhongnanda (Central South Univ.), Zhongnancaida (Central South University of Finance)[1][2]
Website www.znufe.edu.cn

Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (Chinese: 中南财经政法大学) is a university in Wuhan, China. It was founded in 1948 as Zhongyuan University (中原大学, University of Central China), whose financial department later merged with the economic and financial departments from Wuhan University, Sun Yat-sen University, etc., to form the Central South Institute of Finance (later it became the Zhongnan University of Finance and Economics, 中南财经大学) and whose law department merged with other schools' to form the Central South Institute of Law (中南政法学院).

The two universities were subsequently merged and separated throughout the Cultural Revolution and finally merged again to form the university today.[3][4]

The MBA program of this university was accredited by the Association of MBAs.[5]


  1. ^ "副省长做客中南大 畅谈湖北工业发展". Retrieved 10 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ "多家名企走进中南大助力财会类大学生就业". Retrieved 10 24, 2012. 
  3. ^ "A Brief Introduction to ZUEL". Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Zhongnan University of Economics and Law". Retrieved October 27, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Find an accredited programme » Schools » Asia » Zhongnan University of Economics & Law". Retrieved October 27, 2012. 

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Coordinates: 30°28′31″N 114°23′37″E / 30.475224°N 114.393532°E / 30.475224; 114.393532