University of International Business and Economics

World University Rankings 2023
Impact Rankings 2022
Asia University Rankings 2022
No.10 Huixin East Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), founded in 1951, is a national key university with expertise in disciplines such as economics, management science, science of law, and literature. UIBE is one of the "Project 211" universities, a governmental program that aims to transform select Chinese universities into high-quality 21st century academic institutions. In addition, UIBE participates in the “Double First-Class” Initiative, a governmental program which aims to ultimately build a number of world-class universities with state-of-the art disciplines by the end of 2050. Since its inception, UIBE has been steadfast in living up to its motto of “Erudition, Honesty, Endeavor and Perfection” through continual diligence and innovation. Overall, UIBE sustains its educational commitment to “cultivate high-end innovative talents with an international vision, a good knowledge of international rules, and leadership in global economic and trade activities".

Currently, UIBE has 18 academic schools, 10 research institutes, one graduate school, and one department of physical education. The university offers over 1835 undergraduate courses, 1193 postgraduate courses, and 264 doctoral courses. UIBE participates in two national key disciplines, seven Beijing municipal key disciplines, one key research institute of humanities and social science, one center for strategic studies of the Ministry of Education, and one overseas expertise introduction center for discipline innovation (111 Center). UIBE Business School is accredited by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. It became the fifth university in China to receive all three accreditations. In addition, UIBE Business Administration and Financial Management is accredited by NCPA.

UIBE attaches great importance in cooperation with universities around the world. Currently, UIBE has established partnerships with at least 300 overseas universities and international organizations. Furthermore, UIBE has 2467 international students from over 160 countries that account for 20% of the university’s total number of students.

UIBE is committed to cultivating educational excellence for the country and is recognized as the training base for highly qualified civil servants that work for the Ministry of Commerce, P.R. China. UIBE graduates are well-received owning to solid professional knowledge and technical abilities, proficient English, active thinking, and strong practical ability. Every year, more than one third of graduating students are accepted and enrolled in graduate and doctoral programs by famous overseas universities. The ratio of students accepted for further study overseas is among the highest in the country. Graduates of UIBE can be found at every corner of the world in fields such as international trade, finance, accounting, education and research as well as China’s State organizations and commercial agencies. UIBE graduates play an important role in the economic and social development of China and in the exchange and development of the economy, trade and other undertakings among countries.

English Programs

Bachelor Degree:

  1. Economics
  2. International Trade
  3. Finance
  4. International Business
  5. Business Administration
  6. Marketing
  7. International Politics


Master’s Degree:

  1. Finance
  2. Transport Economics and Logistics
  3. International Business
  4. International Trade
  5. International Law
  6. International Relations
  7. Public Administration (IMPA)
  8. Customs Administration (MCA)
  9. Business Administration (IMBA)
  10. WTO Law and Economics (MWLE)
  11. Finance (International Finance and Investment)
  12. Finance (Actuarial Science and Risk Management )
  13. International Business & Cross-border E-Commerce (IBCE)


Doctoral Degree:

  1. International Economics
  2. Finance(Insurance/Asset Allocation/Actuarial Science and Risk Management)
  3. Business Administration
  4. International Law
  5. International Trade (Business Economics)
  6. International Relations


Chinese Programs

Bachelor Degree:

  1. International Economics and Trade
  2. Finance
  3. Logistics Management
  4. Business Administration
  5. Marketing
  6. Accounting
  7. Law
  8. Chinese Language and Literature (International Business Chinese, Simultaneous Interpreting)
  9. Business English
  10. Public Administration (International Economic and Trade Management)
  11. International Politics (Economic Diplomacy)
  12. Insurance (International Risk Management)
  13. E-Business (Cross-board E-business and Internet Finance)
  14. Investments
  15. Customs Management
  16. Network and New Media


Master’s Degree:

  1. International Trade
  2. Finance
  3. International Business
  4. MBA
  5. Accounting
  6. Business Management
  7. Finance (International Finance and Investment)
  8. International Law
  9. Civil and Commercial Law
  10. Economic Law
  11. Jurisprudence
  12. Constitution and Administrative Law
  13. Criminal Law
  14. Procedural Law
  15. Public Administration
  16. International Relations
  17. Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages
  18. Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics (Business Communication)
  19. Translation and Interpretation (Sino-Korean Simultaneous Interpretation)
  20. Finance (Insurance、International Risk Management、Actuarial Science and Risk Management )


Doctoral Degree:

  1. Industrial Economics
  2. International Law
  3. Economic Law
  4. Jurisprudence
  5. Criminal Law
  6. Procedural Law
  7. International Trade
  8. Finance
  9. Finance (Insurance、Asset Allocation、Actuarial Science and Risk Management)
  10. Business Administration
  11. Labor Economics(Human Resource Management、Social Security Fund Management、Insurance Law)
  12. Finance (International Finance and Investment)
  13. Political Science and International Relations


Non-degree Programs

  1. Elementary Chinese
  2. Business Chinese
  3. Intensive Chinese
  4. Foundation Course for Chinese Bachelor's Programs
  5. Intensive Foundation Course for Chinese Bachelor's Program
  6. Chinese Business Study Programs (offered in Chinese)
  7. 3A Speed-Up Program for Business Chinese Listening & Speaking
  8. Chinese Business and Cultural Studies (offered in English)
  9. Summer Short-term Chinese Program


UIBE offers a wide range of academic programs leading to bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees such as economics, business management, law, and linguistics. The university aims to create an open group from applied economics, international economic law, business management, and accounting to develop UIBE as a world-class university. Besides academic degree programs, UIBE offers professional degree programs, distance learning programs, and executive development programs for Chinese and foreign personnel working with Chinese and foreign enterprises, public institutions, scholars, professionals, and other high-end talents.

UIBE Business School is accredited by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. It became the fifth university in China to receive all three accreditations. In addition, UIBE Business Administration and Financial Management is accredited by NCPA.



From the inception of the university in 1951 to present, UIBE quickly took the leading role within international trade and economics research and education. Today, UIBE has 127 research institutes and centers. The China Institute for WTO Studies at UIBE is unique and was rated as a key research institute of humanities and social sciences in Chinese universities. In 2019, UIBE received a high ranking due to the university’s development and growth of seven national key research projects.

UIBE actively works together with government bodies, enterprises, public institutions and international organizations. The university partnerships include the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA).

UIBE hosts over a hundred symposiums and workshops every year. In 2021, the UIBE faculty published 132 academic works and 1563 academic papers, including 439 published within international key journals and 390 published in national key journals.

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Key statistics

  • 15.7
    No. of students per staff
  • 15%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 16,061
    Number of FTE Students
  • 69 : 31
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
Based on data collected for the (1) 2023 World University Rankings


Subjects taught at University of International Business and Economics

  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
  • Law

    • Law
  • Arts & humanities

    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)