IntroductionFounded in 1956, the Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB) today is a leading university administered by the Beijing Municipality. CUEB took its current form in 1995 when the Beijing College of Economics and the Beijing Institute of Finance & Trade merged into one. Over the last 60 years, CUEB has grown into a modern, multidisciplinary university with program advantages in the subject areas of economics, management, law, literature, and science and engineering, of which economics and management are the core disciplines.
The main campus of CUEB is located in Huaxiang, Fengtai District, and concentrates on full-time undergraduate and postgraduate education, while the Hongmiao Campus in Chaoyang District focuses on international and continuing education. of School of International Education
School of International Education is an educational school developed to adapt to the continuous internationalization needs of the university. It is built on the foundation of the Foreign Affairs Department of the Beijing Institute of Economics created in 1987. Its main responsibilities are the admission, training and day to day management of foreign students for the whole university as well as the related works of Confucius Institute.
School of International Education currently employs 30 instructors, including 20 full time instructors, with 7 holding PhDs. The educational background and specializations of the instructors are appropriate, with most having graduated from well-known domestic universities, and most have experience studying overseas. The entire teaching faculty has a strong work ethic, make daring contributions, and care about the lives and studies of the exchange students, earning the respect and love of all exchange students.
After many years of hard work on behalf of the faculty, School of International Education has developed a multidisciplinary training and educational system for foreign students including Bachelor, Master, PhD, high-level and normal visiting scholar, language learning, and short term students. Majors offered include Economics, Management, among 34 undergraduate majors, 39 master majors and 12 doctoral majors. Programs include Chinese learning, degree programs, exchange programs, and professional classes. The schools offers bachelor degrees taught in Chinese, a Master degree in Applied Economics taught in English, PhD degree in Economics taught in English, as well as one-on-one classes and short term programs among other specialized programs.
To encourage foreign students to study Chinese better, the Teaching & Research section (Teaching Chinese of as a foreign language) of School of International Education publishes textbooks such as Reading and Expression, Practice and Writing, and Chinese Business Writing. Currently, more than 800 foreign students from more than 70 countries and regions enroll annually, with alumni spread all over the world in important positions in the economics and trade areas, becoming the bridge for communication between China and the world.
School of International Education has actively participated in the university’s work to develop the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University. Using the Confucius Institute as a platform, the two universities have advanced deep cooperation in the areas of research, education, and student and professor exchanges, and have begun unique curriculum development. Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University has an excellent reputation, holding many community cultural events annually to the delight of the local residents.
With the school development, it has placed increasing importance on improving the living conditions of foreign students, providing scholarships for excellent students and aid for students in need. The foreign students’ dormitory facilities and dining halls have been continuously improved, with a wide range of materials available in the fully equipped library. There are colorful activities such as International Culture Festival, Academic Forum of International education, New Year's party, the Chinese and foreign student basketball friendship tournament, the football friendship tournament for foreign students. Chinese government scholarships, Beijing municipal government scholarships, and CUEB scholarships provide a complete study assistance system for foreign students.