University of International Business and Economics
The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), was founded in 1951. UIBE is a national key university under the leadership of the Ministry of Education, and is also a part of 'Project 211', a governmental program aimed at turning about 100 Chinese universities into exceptionally high-quality academic institutions in the 21st century. Currently UIBE is one of the most important institutes for talents' training and scientific research in Chinese economic and business development.
UIBE is an outstanding national university and a prestigious international university. With sixty years of continuous development, UIBE has become a multi-disciplinary university specialized in the fields of economics, management, liberal arts and law, and is competitive in the areas of international trade, international law, finance, business management and foreign (business) languages. At present, UIBE offers 40 majors to overseas students of bachelor, master and doctoral study. Among them, more than ten majors in economics and management are offered entirely in English.
UIBE has a total enrollment of about 13,000 full-time students including more than 3,000 international students from over 120 countries. UIBE graduates have been employed primarily in banks, multinational corporations, and commercial institutions abroad and play an important role in the economic and social development around the world.
As one of the leading Chinese universities for studies in international trade and economics, UIBE warmly welcomes all outstanding international candidates willing to undertake international economic and trade intercourse as well as international cultural exchange, thereby contributing to international economic and cultural exchange and world peace.
UIBE is accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Education. In most academic rankings of Chinese universities, UIBE is generally considered one of the top twenty universities in China.
Host City Description
Beijing, sometimes romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world. The population as of 2013 was 21,150,000. The metropolis, located in northern China, is governed as a direct-controlled municipality under the national government, with 14 urban and suburban districts and two rural counties. Beijing Municipality is surrounded by Hebei Province with the exception of neighboring Tianjin Municipality to the southeast
Beijing is the second largest Chinese city by urban population after Shanghai and is the nation's political, cultural, and educational center.It is home to the headquarters of most of China's largest state-owned companies, and is a major hub for the national highway, expressway, railway, and high-speed rail networks. The Beijing Capital International Airport is the second busiest in the world by passenger traffic.
The city's history dates back three millennia. As the last of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, Beijing has been the political center of the country for much of the past eight centuries. The city is renowned for its opulent palaces, temples, parks and gardens, tombs, walls and gates, and its art treasures and universities have made it a center of culture and art in China.