Anhui University of Finance and Economics (AUFE) (Chinese: 安徽 财经大学,; pinyin: Ānhuī Cáijīng Dàxué) is an institution of higher learning in Bengbu, Anhui Province, China founded in 1959. University is specializing in finance and economics, covering disciplines in economics, management, law, arts, sciences, engineering, and history. AUFE has been one of the first universities awarded the right to grant bachelor's degrees and one of the second universities awarded the right to grant master's degrees. Located in Bengbu City, center of the Huaihe River Basin, AUFE, with a total area of 701,000 square metres, comprises three campuses: Longhu Lake East, Longhu Lake West, and Jiaotong Road, with the Longhu Lake East Campus and the Longhu Lake West Campus on the two sides of the Longhu Lake, a national AAAA-class scenic district. Its library holds 1.8 million volumes, 0.52 million electronic volumes, and 1,700 Chinese and foreign periodicals. The university facilities include laboratories, research centers, swimming pools, gymnasia, and playgrounds. AUFE consists of thirteen schools, two departments, three university-affiliated and ten school-affiliated research institutions. The University awards bachelor's degrees in 41 academic disciplines, master's degrees in two Level I academic disciplines and 28 Level II academic disciplines. In addition, three special programs are offered: MBA, JM, master’s degrees for on-post college teachers. The university has four Key Research Bases at provincial or ministerial level, one A-class and four B-class key disciplines at provincial level, three state-level characteristic undergraduate majors, two provincial-level characteristic undergraduate majors, four provincial-level demonstration majors, two provincial-level demonstration centers for experimental teaching, and 28 provincial-level quality courses.