Nanjing Audit University, or NAU, the only financial and economical institute of higher education around the world that carries “AUDIT” in its name, was initially founded in 1983 and assumed its current name in the year 1987. In 1993, NAU started to offer undergraduate programs, and in 2013, it was authorized to provide postgraduate programs with Master degrees.
NAU’s current student population totals around 15,120. It has a strong teaching faculty of 881 teachers, among whom 109 professors and 420 with Doctor Degrees or being Doctor candidates. Today`s NAU consists of two beautiful campuses, Mochou and Pukou, covering a total area of over 362 acres (2,200 mu).
NAU provides 26 undergraduate programs. Auditing, finance, and cameralistics are three featured disciplines granted by the Ministry of Education; finance, cameralistics, management science and engineering, business management and auditing are provincial key disciplines; auditing and finance are provincial brand disciplines; finance, accounting, business management, international economy and trade, information management and information systems are provincial featured majors. In the year 2012, NAU was ranked as “Jiangsu Provincial Outstanding College in Teaching Affairs”.
Auditing science and technology has established itself as a provincial preponderant discipline, theoretical economics as provincial first-level key cultivation discipline, law and public management as provincial first-level key construction disciplines. In the past five years, NAU has undertaken 42 natural science fund and national social science fund projects, as well as 115 provincial scientific research projects.
NAU firmly adheres to the principle of opening up to the outside world. Up to the year of 2012, we have over 200 teachers going abroad on visiting or training programs, and 25 teachers engaged in UN audit. A total of 668 foreign experts and scholars such as Reinhard Selten, Nobel Prize Laureate for Economics, and Mr. Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States, etc. have visited NAU to give lectures or carry out academic exchanges, and some of them were conferred honorary professors of NAU. Altogether 1,248 NAU students have visited foreign universities or institutes on exchange programs, or attended international conferences, academic competitions and overseas voluntary activities, etc. NAU has established extensive cooperation and exchange contacts with international organizations such as International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI), Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI), Institute Of Internal Auditors (IIA), supreme audit institutions of ten-odd countries including the U.S., UK, and France, as well as colleges and universities of Europe, America, Australia, and Africa. NAU has been recognized as the only Partner University of IAEP (the Internal Auditing Education Partnership) program in China and one of the 39 universities globally recognized by IIA. NAU cooperates with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to foster international CPAs and has been granted Platinum Status as training provider by the ACCA Headquarters.
NAU adheres to the teaching philosophy of “distinguishing features, high quality and internationalization” and cherishes “honesty, truth pursuing, diligence and devotion to public duty” as its school motto. For the last 30 years, we have developed a school culture where students are put in the first place, featured by the combination of science and humanity, learning and application.
NAU, especially Pukou campus, with its picturesque landscape and surrounded by hills and lakes, is a perfect place for students to enjoy an unforgettable college experience.