Founded in 1948, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (ZUEL) is located in Wuhan, a metropolis of Central China. It is an institution of higher education under the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China with economics, law, and management as its core disciplines. These are coordinated with the development of eight other disciplines including literature, history, philosophy, engineering, etc. ZUEL is also one of the universities sponsored by “211 project”, which is the Chinese government's new endeavor aimed at strengthening about 100 institutions of higher education and key disciplinary areas as a national priority for the 21st century.
Zhongnan University of Economics and Law covers an area of over 210 hectares, and has a combined floor space of 800,000 square meters. The university has a collection of over 2.5 million volumes in its libraries, possessing the national and global information retrieval system and offering its students ready access to the cyber world. In addition, it has 8 modern stadiums, two of which were used as the major sports field for the National University Games, the National Series-A Football Match, the Finals of College Men’s Soccer Tournament of China, as well as the East Asia College Socccer Match. It has two state-of-the-art auditoriums and over 30 apartment buildings that are uesd as student dormitories. Beautiful and spacious, ZUEL campuses are decorated with lakes, trees, grass and flowers.
In the fields of international academic exchange, ZUEL has developed a worldwide cooperative research and academic exchange relationships with universities and research institutions of more than 20 countries and regions in Asia, Europe, America, and Australia.
Zhongnan University of Economics and Law is open to all educators, scholars, and students from all over the world. Since the 1950’s, we have nurtured many international students. In the past 58 years, ZUEL has cultivated more than 200,000 students and has made great contribution to the development of China.