Capital University of Economics and Business

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Capital University of Economics and Business
Capital University of Economics and Business logo.png
Motto 崇德尚能 经世济民
Motto in English
"Focused on Strengthening Values, Building Morals, and Strategic Development to improve the quality of life for all people."
Established 1956
Type Public
President Wen Kui
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 20,436
Undergraduates 9,528
Postgraduates 2,310
Other students
Location Chaoyang District, Beijing,  People's Republic of China

Capital University of Economics and Business (simplified Chinese: 首都经济贸易大学; traditional Chinese: 首都經濟貿易大學; pinyin: Shǒudū Jīngjì Màoyì Dàxué) is a university in Beijing, People's Republic of China. The main campus of the university is located in the Fengtai District of Beijing. There is a smaller campus located in the Hongmiao area of Beijing's Chaoyang district that houses the International and Correspondence colleges.


The Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB), traces its roots back to 1956 when the Ministry of National Education founded the Beijing Economics Institute. In 1995, The Beijing government combined the Beijing Economics Institute and the Beijing Finance and Trade Institute creating Capital University of Economics and Business. CUEB is one of Beijing's three key universities, the others being the Capital University of Medicine, and Capital Normal University.[1]


The two campuses are collectively 360,000 square yards and have a campus library that houses over 1.6 million books, and more than 2,500 periodicals in both Chinese and foreign languages. The original Hongmiao campus is located between the East 3rd and 4th ring roads, and is a 5 minute walk to Beijing's Central Business District (CBD). The main campus is located between the southwest 3rd and 4th ring roads in the Jijiamiao area of the Fengtai distinct of Beijing.


Currently the University consists of more than 30 colleges and departments and offers more than 30 Undergraduate degrees, 28 Masters degrees including MBA, and 9 Doctoral programs.

The university's key areas of research are in Applied Economics, Labor Economics, Enterprise Management, Industrial Economics, Banking, and Finance.

CUEB employees 750 instructors for the programs, of those 239 hold doctoral degrees. Among CUEB's 127 full professors are 9 who have received distinctions from either the Beijing or Chinese government. The remaining instructors are either associate professors (312) or advisers for the doctoral and graduate students (294).

CUEB has founded over 25 economic research centers and institutes that focus on a wide range of areas including the World Trade Organization, Enterprise Development, Social Security, Real Estate Development.

Each year CUEB publishes 4 academic journals, with the "Research of Economics and Management" being one of the highest rated journals in the China and the Chinese Social Sciences Citation Index (CSSI).

In the 8th issue Philosophy and Social Science of Beijing 5 papers from CUEB faculty were honored with 1 being declared "first class" by the committee. The paper was also selected by the Ministry of National Education as the "Best Book" for the 14th issue, and was chosen by the Chongqing Municipality to be awarded the "first class excellent achievement prize.


The administrative framework of the university is as follows:[2]

Administrative Offices[edit]

  • General Bureau
  • Dept of the Party's Organization & Dept of the United Front
  • Propaganda Department
  • Disciplinary Inspection Division
  • Development & Layout Division
  • Audit Division
  • Teaching Affairs Division
  • Scientific Research Division
  • Student-served Division
  • Graduates Department
  • Personnel Division
  • Division of Financial Affairs
  • Logistic Management Division
  • Assets management Division
  • Fundamental Construction Division
  • Security Division
  • Service Division for Retired Veteran or Emeritus faculty
  • Labour Union
  • the Committee of the Youth League

Departmental Structure[edit]

  • Economics College
  • Labor Economics College
  • Business Administration College
  • Urban College
  • Accountancy College
  • Banking College
  • Informatics College
  • Humanities College
  • Safety & Environment Engineering College
  • School of Statistics
  • Faculty of Public Finance and Taxation
  • Law Department
  • Dept of Foreign Languages
  • Dept of physical training
  • Overseas Chinese College
  • External Cultural Exchange College
  • Adult Education College
  • Tour College of the Great Wall
  • Educational Center of MBA
  • Miyun Chapter

International exchange[edit]

The CUEB has cooperated and exchanged with over 30 universities, academic institutions, social scientific associations and United Nations' Relative Framework or international organizations.

At present, there are more than 500 foreign students majoring in BA/BS, MA/MS and PhD or the doctorate, and some of them study Chinese as the second language. The university has cooperated with the Deakin University, Australia to organize accounting master degree program, and accountant-registered master degree program, both of which will carry out an agreement with training and certification between two distant countries.[3]

In recent years, some excellent students graduated from our university are yearly sent to UK, Sweden, and France to study for MA/MS for one or two-semester period of time. And more and more teachers or researchers are sent to go abroad for further study or major in their academic degree or exchange in an academic way. Every year, nearly 30 foreign professors, scholars are to be invited to give lectures or teach in order to meet the needs of learning some major courses.


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