Temple University, founded in 1884, is a comprehensive public university based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Temple is the 38th-largest university with about 38,000 students in the U.S. In the latest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, Temple rose to “highest research activity,” or R1, placing it among the top four percent of all four-year institutions in the nation. The friendship and cooperation between Temple and China can be dated back to 1979, when Temple bestowed an Honorary Doctorate of Laws upon the former Chinese leader, Deng Xiaoping. Temple has long worked to form enduring bonds of cooperation with the Chinese government and educational institutions. Since 1998, Temple Law School has cooperated with Tsinghua Law School to deliver the Master of Laws program in China.
Established in 1918, the Fox School of Business is one of the premier business schools in the greater Philadelphia region and among the largest business schools in the world, retaining its ranking as No. 41 in the U.S. Fox has maintained the accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1934. Supported by Fox’s Management Information Systems department renowned for its leading research worldwide, the ITACS program is one of the top programs in the U.S. Fox endeavors to generate groundbreaking research into the design and use of information technology by drawing on diverse theories, methods, and approaches.
Founded on July 20th, 1998, Beijing National Accounting Institute (BNAI) is approved by State Council of China, and supervised by the Ministry of Finance of China. BNAI is a continuing accounting education and training base for the senior administrative personnel from macroeconomic administration departments of the government, large-scale state-owned enterprises, financial institutions and social intermediary agencies across China. BNAI aims to be a leading and celebrated institution for accounting professional education and research in China and worldwide. Since 2002, BNAI has cooperated with Tsinghua University to offer graduate education programs. BNAI presently offers graduate education programs, including the Masters in Professional Accounting (MPAcc), the Masters in Auditing (MAud), and the Masters in Taxation (MT). BNAI places emphasis on the research of auditing, and contributes significantly to the training, research and development in this area. In July 2013, BNAI established the Research Institute for Auditing and Risk Management, focusing on the research into the cutting-edge problems of auditing theory and practice. With 18 years of development, BNAI has gained considerable experience in the continuing education for the senior administrative personnel from the macroeconomic administration departments and master degree programs for graduates in accounting, auditing, taxation and finance.