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The discipline of law in Anhui University of Finance and Economics was born in the early 1990s when China began to build a socialist market economy. At the end of 1993, it was approved to establish the major of economic law. In April 1994, the Department of Law of Anhui University of Finance and Economics (formerly Anhui College of Finance and Trade) was established. In September of the same year, the first undergraduate students majoring in Economic Law were enrolled. In 1995, it admitted junior college students majoring in international Economic Law, and in 1996, it admitted undergraduate students majoring in international Economic Law. In 1998, after the adjustment of undergraduate programs nationwide, law undergraduate programs were recruited uniformly. In January 2005, the School of Law was established. Over the past 20 years, all the faculty and staff of the school have been adhering to the school motto of integrity, harmony, fairness and justice and adhering to the basic road of connotative development. All the work has been developed comprehensively, continuously and harmoniously.


The Law School now offers the undergraduate program of Law, which is divided into three directions: law, legal accounting and foreign-related legal talents education. The law major is a state-level first-class undergraduate major construction site, and a provincial quality engineering project Outstanding Legal Talents Plan, Comprehensive Reform Pilot of Law, School-enterprise Cooperation Legal Education Base, Outstanding Legal Talents Education Plan. In 2002, 2004 and 2007, economic law, International law, civil and commercial Law began to enroll academic graduate students. In 2007, it was authorized to confer the professional degree of Master of Law, and in 2011, it was authorized to confer the master's degree of first-level discipline of law. It now enrolls academic master students and professional master of Law (including full-time Master of Law, full-time non-legal Master of Law and part-time Master of Law) in Economic Law, International Law, Civil and Commercial law and litigation law.


The Law School has 75 faculty members, including 60 full-time teachers. Among the teachers, more than 30 have senior titles, among which 10 are professors and 50 have doctorate degrees (in progress). The PH.D rate is 83%. Currently, there are 1 provincial academic and technical leader, 2 candidates for provincial academic and technical leader, 1 first top Ten young and middle-aged legal experts in Anhui Province, 2 provincial famous teaching teachers, 4 provincial rookie educators, 4 Longhu scholars recruited by the university, 3 doctors returned from overseas, 7 visiting scholars abroad and 7 postdoctoral fellows (in station). Three teachers won the honorary title of My Favorite Teacher of Anhui University of Finance and Economics. Three teachers were selected as the prolific authors of Chinese Law Core Research Evaluation Journal (CLSCI).


Over the past 20 years, the faculty of the School has published nearly 100 high-level academic papers in the core journals of law, such as Chinese Social Sciences, Legal Studies, Chinese Law, and Chinese and Foreign Law, and has entered the phalanx of law schools that have published papers in the three major authoritative legal journals in China. From 2015 to 2020, the school of Law ranked 36th, 52nd, 68th, 54th and 34th in the total number of published papers in the CLSCI, successively ranking in the national Top 100. It has presided over more than 20 national social science fund projects (including 1 key project), more than 100 other provincial and ministerial level projects, and won more than 10 provincial and ministerial level awards. The School has virtual research institutes such as the Research Center of Economic Law, the Research Center of International Law and International Tax Law, the East Asian Institute of Political Economy, the Research Center of Agricultural Land Law and Cooperative Law, the Local Legislative Research Institute and the Legal Research Center of the Belt and Road, and three university-level special zones of Class C disciplines: Treaty and International Tax Law, Cooperatives and Rural Social Security, International Disputes and Evidence Law.


Academic exchange and scientific research serving social work is one of the important contents of the discipline construction of the school. The school regularly holds a series of activities such as Ancai Law Lecture Hall, Longhu Lake Law Salon, Judge and Prosecutor Lecture Hall, Legal Clinic and Graduate Research and Innovation Team. Nearly 100 renowned scholars from dozens of universities at home and abroad, including Peking University, Tsinghua University, Renmin University of China, University of Michigan, University of Osnbruck in Germany, Chuo University in Japan, etc., have been invited to hold academic lectures, which effectively enliven the academic atmosphere of the school. It has undertaken the Annual meeting and academic seminar of China International Economic Law Society in 2006, the Joint Meeting of Deans/Secretaries of Law Schools in Yangtze River Delta in 2011, the Annual Meeting and Forum of Shandong-Henan-Anhui Civil and Commercial Law Studies Association in 2013, the Seminar on Academic Innovation of Law, Legal Journals and Promoting the Construction of the Rule of Law in China in 2017, and criminal litigation in the era of artificial intelligence and big data in 2018 Law and evidence system development seminar and other academic conferences. Many teachers serve as directors or executive directors of national academic organizations, and are employed as legal advisers of Anhui Provincial Party Committee, Anhui Provincial People's Government, Bengbu Municipal Committee and Bengbu Municipal People's Government. They actively offer suggestions and advice for local rule of law construction. Many teachers' think tank achievements have been approved by the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and provincial leaders.


The law school has always paid attention to the overall cultivation of students' quality. The law school team won the Best Defendant in the first Yangtze River Delta Universities Moot Court Competition hosted by Shanghai University in 2014. It won the champion of Anhui Future Lawyers Debate Competition in 2014 and 2019, and the second and third place of Anhui Future Lawyers Debate Competition in 2015 and 2022 respectively. In 2018, It won the champion of the Applicant team, the second place of the Arbitration team and the Best Organization Award of the third Nanzhong Zijin Cup Mock Court Competition, the champion of the Agent Group and the second place of the Judge Group of the first Huaihai Cup National College Moot Court Competition, and the champion of the third Anhui College Moot Court Competition. In 2016, in the selection and publicity activity of Thousands of Schools and Thousands of Items of social practice of college and technical secondary students' Three Trips to the countryside, one student was awarded the title of Practice Organization Leader by the Central Committee of the League. The Four Entries and Four Beliefs Scholarly class and knowledge contest organized by the league branch of Class 2 of Law of Grade 13 of the school was selected as the Four Entries and four Beliefs grass-roots excellent project by the league Central School Department. Wei Zhen, a student recruited in 2018, won the Star of Self-improvement for Chinese College Students in 2021.


The discipline of law is one of the three main disciplines of Anhui University of Finance and Economics, which has a great influence in Anhui province and has a certain popularity in the country. According to the Ranking of the Best Disciplines in China (Law) released by Shanghai Soft Science, the law discipline of Anhui University of Finance and Economics ranked 71st, 69th and 69th respectively from 2020 to 2022, ranking among the top 100 law disciplines in China. According to Anhui Law Cooperation Committee and Shanghai Soft Science Law Ranking, our law program ranks among the best in the province. At present, under the leadership and support of the university, and with the joint efforts of the faculty and students of the school, the School of Law is expanding its layout, building a platform, consolidating the discipline direction, creating professional characteristics, and building an ideal home for teachers and students, constantly accelerating the pace of development of the school, and striving to enhance the reputation and influence of the school of Law in Anhui University of Finance and Economics and in China.