The School of Adult Education (SAE), Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics (ZUFE), is the specialized institute set up by the ZUFE to conduct adult education. Founded in 1984, SAE has gained rich experience in the running of the school and won a good reputation in the society. By now, the School has developed into a multi-level (undergraduate programs, professional training programs), multi-form (correspondence education, spare-time education, self-study examinations, social training programs), multi-discipline (economics, management, law, etc.), multi-channel (classes directly affiliated to SAE, branch colleges, stations of correspondence, and teaching centers) administrative entity of adult higher education in economics and finance. Making use of the well-educated and experienced teaching staff of ZUFE, SAE possesses good conditions for the running of the school, advanced administrative means and scientific administrative system. It now offers education in more than 40 specialties including finance, taxation, accounting, banking, insurance, labor and social security, financial management, international economy and trade, business management, law (economic law), management of national economy, management of human resources, marketing, etc. Over the past 30 years since its founding, SAE has cultivated about 30,000 urgently-needed talents of various kinds specializing in economics and management.
SAE is to conscientiously implement the Party’s policy for education, adapt itself to the development of the socialist market economy, follow the law of the adult education and continuing education development, and actively respond to the trend of the transformation development of the adult higher education. SAE will try its best to develop into an adult (continuing) education school with great social influence and distinct features, so as to make its due contributions to the economic and social development of Zhejiang province.