The College of Foreign Languages and International Business(FLIB), originally named the Department of Foreign Languages, was established in 1994. Currently, the FLIB offers 4-year undergraduate 4 programs in English, Japanese, International Economics and Trade and Business English and 3-year diploma programs in Business English and International Trade, among which International Economics and Trade is the provincial characteristic major which has been appraised as provincial international trade personnel training experimental zone. The FLIB has English Language department, Business English department, International Economics and Trade department and College English department，and it constantly regards foreign languages as the carrier and foreign language skills as the tool, and it focuses on cultivating the students’ humanistic quality and strengthening their practical ability which is considered to be a basic principle of the specialty construction. Moreover, The FLIB closely follows the development trend of international business and trade, based on knowledge-imparting, focusing on training professional ability, treating quality-oriented education as talents training objective. So far, it has fostered a good many applied talents with solid foundation, wide caliber and innovative spirit, who march towards modernization, go into the fields related to international communication and trade , management, education, etc.
The FLIB has sufficient, well-structured and high-quality teaching staff with innovative and pioneering spirits. Among them, there are more than 30% senior professional titles and 70% master’s degree and doctorate holders, together with more than 10 foreign teachers from the U.S.A, the UK, Canada, Australia and so on. Every year, the staff members have made great achievements in scientific research. They got projects at the provincial and ministerial level and over 50 university level projects and horizontal projects, and they also got nearly 10 invention patents annually and published scores of educational research and academic papers annually, and got nearly 10 excellent and quality construction courses at the provincial and university levels.
In order to meet the needs of modern teaching and talents cultivation, the FLIB is well equipped with five modern digital language labs and eight college English network labs. We also have one simultaneous interpretation room, one advanced scene recording room, one Japanese culture training room, one language broadcasting center, and 27 multi-media classrooms. The FLIB also owns one international trade comprehensive training room, one international trade sand table training room and one business negotiation training room. In addition, nearly 20 off-campus training bases have been established with some enterprises. The FLIB is also the provincial test centers for English major tests including the TEM-4 &TEM-8 and college English tests including CET4 & CET6.
Adhering to the motto of “Integrity, Erudition, Creativity and Perseverance”, the FLIB attaches much importance to build the teaching and learning styles to create a working and studying atmosphere which is healthy, harmonious and keeping forging ahead. During the recent years, the FLIB has successively earned a lot of honorary titles such as “Vigorous League Branch”, “Jiangxi Province Advanced Unit in Teachers’ Ethics and Teaching Style Construction”, “Jiangxi Province May 4th Red Flag League Branch”, "Excellent Basic Party Organization", "Advanced Collective of Student Work", "Advanced Collective of Ideological and Political Education for College Students", "Excellent Class Collective at the Provincial Level", “University Advanced Group”, and “the Advanced Teaching Unit of the University", “the Advanced Collective of University Employment and Comprehensive Management” and so on. Many teachers of the FLIB have been awarded as “Young and Middle-aged Backbone Teachers of the Provincial Colleges and Universities”, “the Provincial Advanced Tutors", and “the Teaching Masters of the University”，and “Backbone Teachers of the University”, etc. Some of the teaching staff have received awards in the national, provincial and the university teaching skills competitions and electronic courseware competitions. In 2008, one student of grade 2005 called Luo Chunhui of the FLIB studying Business English has won the “National Top Ten Self-Reliant Star College Students” and in 2017, another student of grade 2014 called Miladili Maimaiti studying International Economics and Trade has won the “China Youth Five Four Medal”. In 2018, the students from our college won Group National Grand Prize in the Practice for Operational Competence in International Business, and 3 students studying International Economics and Trade won the first prize and more than 10 students have been awarded the second and third prizes in the same competence. Besides, in English competitions, over ten students have been awarded the first, second and third prizes at the National College English Contest, “FLTRP Cup” National English Debate and English Speaking and Writing Contests. In other English and Japanese competitions for college students, quite a number of students have also been awarded.