Guangxi University of Foreign Languages is located in Nanning, the capital city of Guangxi, the permanent address of China-ASEAN Expo and a key city at Beibu Gulf Economic Zone. GUFL has 2 campuses, Wuhe Campus and Konggang Campus, covering a combined area of 869,546.95 square meters, 132,634.91 square meters of building area for teaching and administration and 116,669.84 square meters for student dormitories. It boasts teaching and scientific research instruments and equipment worth 59,395,800 yuan and the storage of 1,519,000 paper books. It offers 30 bachelor degree programs of 11 teaching departments including 8 foreign language bachelor degree majors such as Thai, Vietnamese, Cambodian and Indonesian, making its majors of foreign languages the largest in numbers of students and languages in Guangxi.
Meanwhile, the university is aimed to be an internationalized university towards ASEAN countries. Its international influence and recognition are steadily improving. It has signed exchange and cooperation agreements with 65 renowned universities in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia and other countries, recruited 1,180 international students and dispatched 3,953 Chinese students to universities for programs with mutually-approved academic scores and social practice. According to the study of Sohu.com on "Ranking of Best Chinese Universities 2017 - Ranking in Proportion of Overseas Students)", GUFL came at the forefront among all universities in Guangxi and came out top among all private universities in Guangxi; and in terms of both "Proportion of Students Studying Abroad in Total Number of Students" and "Proportion of Foreign Students in Total Number of Students", it ranked the second among all Chinese private universities.