College of Finance and Statistics, Hunan University, located at the foot of the picturesque Yuelu Mountain, is a time-honored key university in China originating from the Yuelu Academy founded in 976 A.D. For more than one thousand years, academic and educational activities have from time to time been uninterrupted here, thus known as the “Ancient Millennium Academy, Famous Centennial University” in China.
In 2000, Hunan University and Hunan College of Finance and Economics merged to form a new Hunan University. Now as a national key university in China directly affiliated with the Ministry of Education, Hunan University is a University with “211”, “985” and ”the world tops university” construction projects in China . The College of Finance and Statistics, one of the most vigorous colleges in the university with its own characteristics, has got the initial key discipline of Finance approved by the People’s Bank of China, which is among the first key disciplines construction project of its kind included in the national “211 project”. The discipline of finance and statistics are the main subjects in the creative base of philosophy and social sciences of the national “985 project”, which is the disciplines group of economics and business mainly supporting the disciplines of the “double tops” university construction .
We have 123 well-educated faculties with rich teaching experience and high level academic ability. Among them there are 103 full-time teachers with 82% of them having PhD degree and 72% with experience of oversea study. Meanwhile we have 27 professors , 43 associated professors and 22 PhD students supervisors with 3 of professors honored as experts enjoying government subsidy by the State Council and many scholars and teachers awarded all kinds of prizes and honors by nation, ministry of education ,province and university etc.
The College of Finance and Statistics has five departments: Department of Monetary Finance, Department of Applied Finance, Department of Insurance, Department of Financial Engineering and Department of Statistics. In addition, it has two provincial research centers, one international research center, eleven crossing-field research centers and three laboratories. The college has four undergraduate programs (in finance, financial engineering, insurance and statistics), five research master programs ( in finance, financial engineering, statistics, econometrics, and national economics), five education master programs (in finance, applied statistics, insurance, MBA concentrated on finance and computational finance), two PhD programs (in applied economics and statistics) and two post doctor programs (in applied economics and statistics). The college has one national teaching group, one national special program, three national excellent courses, two national on-line open courses , one international MOOC courses, four bilingual finance courses, and one national lecturer etc.
The college , based on moral and well education, will follow the advanced education philosophy and make use of diversified teaching modes and tools to make students to be international and interdisciplinary talents in high quality, but with firm value point of socialism , good moral character and Chinese feelings.
Currently we have more than 1600 bachelors students, 800 master students, 100 doctoral students, and 10 post doctor researchers. Their research focuses on five fields, such as financial security and adjustment, financial management and financial engineering, international finance and comparative finance, capital market and corporate finance, risk management and actual science etc..