Brief History of Economics at RUCInaugurated in the year of 1998, School of Economics at Renmin University of China (RUC) was a vibrant collection of the Department of Economics, the Department of International Economics and the Institute for Economic Research. The history of the school could be traced back to 1946, when the North-China United University, the predecessor of RUC, set up the Department of Finance and Economics, which was renamed as the Department of Economics in 1946. The science of economics at Renmin University of China has earned a strong reputation for its excellence in research and teaching. In the assessment on teaching and research quality conducted by the Ministry of Education every four years, the school was ranked as the top one in the field of economics for three consecutive times, in 2004, 2008 and 2012 respectively.

Contact InformationRoom 611A, Mingde Main Building

Renmin University of China

Zhongguancun Ave. 59#, Haidian District, Beijing 100872

Tel: +86-10-62511058  Fax: +86-10-82500256


Department Office Hours: 8:00-11:30 AM, 2:00-5:00 PM

DirectionsMingde Main Building is on the west side of campus.Campus Map.

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It takes about 120 RMB by taxi from Beijing Capital International Airport to Renmin University.

Or by subway, please get off at Suzhoujie Station on line 10. Walk out the station from Exit A1 and then go straight for about 500m. You would find the west gate of the campus on your left side.

DeliveriesFaculty mail boxes are on the 8th floor of Mingde Main Building.