📖 Introduction

Hubei University of Economics, located in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, is a comprehensive public university with a focus on economics, management, law, literature, and engineering disciplines. Established in 1952, the university has a rich history of providing quality education and contributing to the development of its students and the region. As a public institution, it is committed to serving the community and advancing knowledge in various fields.

The university is known for its diverse academic offerings and a strong emphasis on applied research and practical skills. It plays a significant role in cultivating professionals in economics, business, and related disciplines, contributing to the economic development of the region and the nation. While specific world rankings may vary, Hubei University of Economics continues to be a respected institution in China, providing a comprehensive education that prepares students for success in various sectors of the economy.

🏫 About Hubei University of Economics (HBUE)

Hubei University of Economics (hereinafter as HBUE) is a full-time provincial university that has both undergraduate and postgraduate studies, approved by the Ministry of Education in September 2002. The history could be dated back to 1907, when the Hubei Commercial College was founded by Zhang Zhidong. Located in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, and next to the beautiful Tangxun Lake, the University covers an area of 1.46 square kilometers with a construction area of more than 0.67 square kilometers. The University now boasts 62 undergraduate programs, 16,976 enrolled undergraduate students, 775 enrolled postgraduate students, 1,070 full-time teaching faculties, including 139 professors, 412 associate professors, and 556 with Doctor's degree, accounting 51.96% of the total. The beautiful campus sits by a belt of crystal water, looks fare into a distant mountain, with fresh air in the midst of lush tree and is an ideal place to study and pursue academically. The University conscientiously studies and implements Xi Jinping’s Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, and fully implements the Party’s educational policy. Just like its motto says, “Virtue, Erudition, Statecraft, and Benefiting the People”, the University adheres to the school management ideas of being demand-oriented, being innovative in coordination, and seeking for development by serving the talents, keeping its features and abiding by laws. The University focuses on building the undergraduate programs into the first-class ones, on developing the academic productivity, and on keeping the high-quality of the faculties. Besides optimizing the “three comprehensive education” and “five ideological and political aspects”, the university takes on the responsibility of implementing the strict disciplines on its CPC department. The University strives to improve student-centered learning experience and to foster students into 3P+3I talents, namely being practical, pragmatic and proficient, innovative, intelligent, and initiative. HBUE forms a main trunk of economics and management science along with a related disciplinary system of law, literature, science, engineering and arts. Currently, the university has established 4 provincial-level clusters of advantageous and characteristic disciplines in modern service industry, regional economic development and carbon neutrality, law, and artificial intelligence, and 4 provincial key disciplines, namely, Economics, Business Management, Statistics and Law. As the University closely keeps up with the demand of economic and social development, actively explores the reform of talents training mode, vigorously promotes the cooperation and integration of education and industries, and largely advances the undergraduate teaching and education, a number of state-of-art textbooks, laboratories and classrooms have been established and 13 programs have been approved as national first-class undergraduate programs including Economics, Finance, Public Finance, Accounting, Financial Management, Marketing, Tourism Management, Logistics, Law, Software Engineering, Business English, Journalism, Leisure Sports. 29 subjects such as Public Finance and Monetary Finance have been accredited as the “Golden subject” at national or provincial level, and 1 national laboratory teaching demonstration center (Hubei University of Economics)has been built. The University also achieved fruitful results in the coordinated development of scientific research and social service. It adheres to the idea of prioritizing the theoretical research, focusing on applied sciences and modern services, particularly the areas in regional financial development and financial security, carbon emission right trading, modern logistics, water resource preservation and legislation, etc., greatly supported the research platform construction and fruits cultivation. It has established 1 national collaborative innovation center Hubei branch, 1 provincial collaborative innovation center, 7 provincial key research bases of humanities and social sciences, 1 provincial engineering technology research center, 2 Provincial scientific research platforms, and 2 reform think-tank of Hubei provincial Party Committee. There are 14 research organizations that jointly established with government departments. Currently, the University is conducting strategic cooperation with Jingzhou, Huanggang and other 6 areas. In the past 5 years, 137 projects in HBUE have gained supports from National Natural Science Fund, National Humanities and Social Science Fund or MOE’s Humanities and Social Science Fund, among them 50 are awarded scientific research medals at ministerial or provincial level. 52 research reports have been instructed by leaders from central, ministerial or provincial governments. A number of research results are directly transformed into national and local policies or government planning and decision-making. The strategy of strengthening the University with talents has been promoted in depth and achieved remarkable results, and HBUE takes its pride in the teaching faculty team, especially the team’s devotion and great vigor. The University boasts 6 scholars under the national talent program, 28 scholars under the provincial talent program. In recent years, HBUE has recruited 42 full-time faculties from Taiwan who are highly recognized by both Chinese mainland’s Taiwan affairs authorities and relevant organizations in Taiwan. Approved by the Taiwan Affairs Office of the CPC Central Committee and the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, the Demonstration Center for Cross-strait Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship of HBUE has become a highlight of the school’s talent team. The mode of cooperative education is diversified, open and inclusive. Keeping open education in mind, the University has actively explored a multi-level and wide-ranging pattern of international exchanges and cooperation. It has signed cooperation agreements with more than 40 world renowned universities and educational institutes from more than 10 countries, including the U.S., the U.K., France, and Germany, and regions of China, namely Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and carried out substantive cooperation including exchange of faculty and students, collaborative scientific research, joint education, and student recommendation for master’s programs. The University conducts two MOE-approved joint undergraduate education programs respectively with Auburn University at Montgomery (USA) on the specialty of Information Management and Information System and Accademia di Belle Arti “G.B.Tiepele” (Italy) on the specialty of Environmental Design. Moreover, HBUE will continue to deepen the cooperation and integration between education and industries, by carrying out in depth the diversified cooperation with government, industries and businesses, and jointly establishing school-enterprise cooperation platforms with many well-known enterprises. Currently, it has more than 240 jointly-built bases for internship, training, employment or entrepreneurship, 1 national internship base, 6 provincial (demonstration) internship and training bases, largely upgrading the application-oriented talent training mechanism with innovative cooperation with government organizations, industries and enterprises. Today, HBUE is holding a new posture to hold high the great banner of Xi Jingping’s thought on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, firmly grasp the core of talent cultivation capability, strengthen the connotation construction, and comprehensively promote the construction of a distinctive high-level university of finance and economics.

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🏠 Accommodation

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You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.

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📬 Admissions Process

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Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

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Application process:

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The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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