About FZFU

Located at Changle City, a gateway to Fuzhou, a historical city and a seaside culture center, Fuzhou University of International Studies and Trade was established and funded by Fuzhou Yingte Investment Group Co., Ltd. and its Chairman Mr. Wu Qinming in 2004. It was upgraded to a full-time public undergraduate institution of higher learning upon the approval of the Ministry of Education in 2011 and granted undergraduate degree program in 2015. It became one of the pilot schools transforming as a whole to application-oriented universities in 2016. It is also an initiator and Vice Chairman of Non-profit Private University Alliance.

The University adheres to the educational philosophy, “Benevolence in Mind, Expression and Action” and the school motto, “Be Thoroughly Acquainted with Chinese and Foreign Civilization and Put What have been Digested into Practice” and cultivates fine school spirit, “Uphold Morality, Study Diligently, Seek Truth, Make Innovations” by fully implementing the education policies of the State, sticking to socialist orientation for running a school and fostering practicing core socialist values in order to ensure fast and orderly development of the University. It was awarded Chinese Colleges and Universities with Typical Innovative and Entrepreneurial Experience in 2017 and nominated three times in succession Fujian Provincial Civilized Campus. Since its foundation, the school has produced 14,361 students of three-year college level and 7,177 bachelor degree undergraduates who have made great contribution to the economic and social development in Fujian.

The University focuses on hardware construction and software promotion and keeps improving school running conditions. It covers a floor area of 1,309.94 mu (873,293.33 m2) and includes 373,500 m2for school buildings. The whole campus consists of teaching and administrative buildings of 179,300 m2, student dormitories of 173,800 m2, sport fields of 87,600 m2, stadium of 8,400 m2. The University has owned teaching and scientific research instruments worth RMB 106,635,500 yuan, 1,266,000 printed books and 1,973,900 electronic books. It has 436 full-time teachers and 425 part-time teachers, including two State Council Experts for Special Allowance, one nationally outstanding teacher and 16 teachers in total honored as Outstanding Teachers of Fujian Province, Famous Higher Education Teachers of Fujian Province, Fujian “New Century Talents Project”, Academic Leaders of Fujian Province, “New Century Excellent Talents” of Fujian Province and “Outstanding Young Scientific Research Talents Training Program” for Higher Education in Fujian Province. The University attaches importance to supporting and improving teaching with scientific research. It has set up two provincial research institutes of humanities and social sciences: “Zheng Zhenduo and Fujian Coastal Culture Research Center” and “Open Economy & Trade Research Center” and 11 school-level research institutions including “Research Center for Socialism Theory with Chinese Characteristic”. According to Chinese Private Higher Education Research Institute and Research Center for China Science Evaluation, the University ranked 19thin terms of scientific research competitiveness among Chinese private higher education institutions and remained top in Fujian for the second time in 2016.