Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
With profound history, the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) is a top 30 university specializing in finance, economics, and business located in Chengdu, the engine-city for the development in western China and the most important economic, cultural, and transportation center in western China. SWUFE is known for its entrepreneurial character and continued endeavors to address the needs of both people and society through academics, research, and exemplary alumni.SWUFE is one of China's key universities for enrolling and training foreign students and is a world-class university that has instructed hundreds of exchange students from over 40 countries around the world and has established partnerships with 130 universities and financial institutions from 36 countries and regions.
SWUFE is located in Chengdu, the engine-city for the development in western China and the fourth-largest aviation hub in China. In 2010, Chengdu was named number one on Forbes' top 10 fastest growing cities in the next decade. In 2015, Chengdu was also selected in The New York Times’ list of the world's 52 must-see places. Chengdu has become the most important economic, cultural, and transportation center in western China and has become widely known as “The City Impossible to Leave after Coming”
The entire school is surrounded by convenient public transportations. The railway station is an hour's drive away and Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CDIA) is 16km southwest of the center of Chengdu City. The airport is connected to the downtown through a highway, and there are also long-distance buses to major cities within Sichuan Province, as well as buses and taxi services.
The College of International Education of SWUFE was established in 2004 and has had hundreds of exchange students, coming from over 40 countries around the world, study at SWUFE since its establishment of the College of International Education. SWUFE began enrolling and training foreign students in 1996, and in 2001, it was listed as one of China's key universities for enrolling and training foreign students. In 2004, the College of International Education was established together with a new international student building, equipped with advanced facilities. The College of International Education has a faculty of more than 20 full and part-time professors and teachers, many of whom have experience teaching in foreign countries in Asia, Europe, America, and Africa. Highly qualified, our faculty is among the top in western China.
Our two campuses provide well-established facilities, air-conditioned accommodation, two libraries, and free Wi-Fi service.
Vigorous Research Teams
SWUFE has 7 national-renowned research centers and institutes such as the Chinese Finance Research Institute and, Research Institute of Economics and Management. Students can earn opportunities to participate in research and access to top economists and experts.
Collaborating with premier institutions and enterprises such as PBC (Central Bank of China), Siemens AG, Oracle, Allianz Group, ABN AMRO, etc, SWUFE is making constant progress in the development of research labs, funds, and digital systems, while providing students with excellent platforms for internship and employment.
Promising Career Prospects
Graduates of SWUFE pursue their careers in international institutions and organizations such as the UN, the IMF, the World Bank as well as Fortune 500 Companies and domestic/foreign universities.