Hubei University of Economics (HBUE) is a full time provincial university, approved by the Ministry of Education in September, 2002. The history could be dated back to 1907, when the Hubei Commercial College was established by Zhang Zhidong. The university is located in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province and thorough fare of nine provinces in China and lies beside the beautiful Tangxun Lake, covering an area of about 1740 mu with a construction area of more than 660,000 square meters. The beautiful campus is an ideal place to study and purse academics as it sits by a belt of crystal water, looks fare into a distant mountain, with fresh air in the midst of lush trees.
The University insists the idea of science research of guidance of theoretical research and focus of application research. It has 1 national collaborative innovation center Hubei Branch, 1 provincial collaborative innovation center, 7 provincial key research base of humanities and social sciences, 3 Provincial scientific research platform, 2 reform think-tank of Hubei provincial Party Committee. Over the past few years, HBUE has undertaken 86 projects from National Natural Science Fund, National Humanities and Social Science Fund or Ministry of Education, has won 79 scientific research prizes above provincial and ministerial level, 25 research reports instructed from provincial and ministerial leaders. A number of research results are directly transformed into national and local policy laws or government planning and decision-making.
Hubei University of Economics adheres to the school's Virtue, Erudition, Statecraft, and benefitting the people motto and student-centered, morality-strengthened ideology, strives to improve students learning experience, focuses on market demand, collaborative innovation and talent cultivation, deepens comprehensive reforms, develops management capabilities, moving forward to the goal of building a distinctive high-level university of finance and economics.