Capital University of Economics and Business

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Capital University of Economics and Business
首都经济贸易大学正门 Front Gate of Capital University of Economics and Business, Mar 2018.jpg
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."
Type Public
Established 1956
President Fu Zhifeng
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 logo.png
Logo of CUEB

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 master's 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]

Departmental Structure[edit]

  • International School of Economics and Management (founded in 2012)
  • 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]

International Partners


Taiwan Region
Kaohsiung First University of Science and TechnologySoochow UniversityProvidence UniversityUniversity of TainanChengchi University

Meijo University Aichi University

Hongkong Region
Hong Kong Baptist University

North America

United States

American University Auburn University Boston University Florida State University Georgetown University North Carolina State University Ohio State University Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey SUNY Binghamton Syracuse University Temple University Texas A&M University University of California at San Diego University of Cincinnati University of Illinois at Chicago University of Maryland University of Michigan, Ann Arbor University of Texas University of Utah University of Washington


ST. Francis Xavier University University of Victoria Laurentian University Université de Montréal

South America

Republic of Argentina

University of Buenos Aires



Furtwangen University of Applied Sciences Steinbeis-Hochschule-Berlin

United Kingdom

The University of Manchester University of Essex University of Northampton Plymouth University


Vaxjo (Linnax) University Uppsala University


Seinajoki University of Applied Science Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

the French Republic

Université Paris Diderot- Paris 7 ESC Brest ESC Rennes ESC Clermont-FerrandAdvancia-Negocia (Novancia) Université de Saint-Étienne Université François Rabelais Université Toulouse 2 Universite Toulouse 1


Dublin City University Athlone Institute of Technology

the Republic of Poland

Poznan University of Economics Warsaw School of Economics


Eotvos Lorand University



University of Canterbury Queensland University of Technology Deakin UniversityGriffith University

Notable people[edit]

Notable alumni include:


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-19. Retrieved 2014-01-09. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-26. Retrieved 2009-02-02. 

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