Founded in 1938, Hunan Normal University enjoys a history of 80 years. It is also one of the leading universities building under the national 211 project and “Double First-Class Strategic Plan”.
Hunan Normal University puts stress on fundamental and quality education, while placing equal stress on the cultivation of both application-oriented talents and research experts. Up to 2017, it has cultivated over 400,000 students. Hunan Normal University enjoys a high reputation in society for its excellent quality education. It now boasts 3 CFCRS (Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools) programs and 185 partner institutions in 45 countries and has co-established 3 Confucius Institutes in Russia, Korea and the U.S. respectively.
Hunan Normal University consists of 24 colleges and 3 individual teaching departments, which offer 85 bachelor degree programs, 223 master degree programs and 127 doctoral degree programs. The university also has set up 18 postdoctoral research centers, owns 6 national key disciplines, 13 national education and research bases, 9 key disciplines subsidized by the 211 Project and 18 provincial key disciplines. All these programs are distributed over the areas of liberal arts, natural sciences, engineering, economics, education, medicine, management and law. The university has over 1,700 full time faculty members, including one academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, one academician of the Chinese Academy of Science, 349 full professors. There are 36,000 full-time undergraduates and graduates including more than 1000 long-term or short-term overseas students studying on campuses.
Hunan Normal University embraces beautiful scenery and tranquil environment, which offers you a pleasant atmosphere for studying Chinese and Chinese culture. We warmly welcome all overseas friends who are interested in Chinese culture to visit Hunan Normal University. We firmly believe that you will become excellent students who will be proficient in both Chinese and Chinese culture. Without doubt, your study here will provide you with life-long benefits.
Hunan Normal University pays great attention to international education exchange and cooperation. In recent years, HNU has successively established international exchanges and cooperation with more than 20 universities in USA such as University of California, Riverside (USA), Delaware State University, California State University, Fresno and University of Missouri. In Canada, HNU has cooperation with Laval University. In Asia; HNU has cooperation with universities from Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, India, and Singapore. The university also has established international exchanges and cooperation with the universities in Europe and Africa.
Application fee 1,000 RMB (Approx. 150 U$D) Non-Refundable after issuance of Admission Letter.
Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province, is located in the northeast of Hunan Province, downstream of the Xiangjiang River. It is adjacent to Yichun and Pingxiang of Jiangxi Province to the east, Loudi and Yiyang to the west, Zhuzhou and Xiangtan to the South and Yueyang to the north. This city has been an important grain production base in China since ancient times. Being an intellectual center, Changsha has over 100 research institutions and engineering laboratories. Hybrid rice breeding and the Tianhe supercomputer are the main scientific research achievements.
The industries of this city are mainly machine building, food and textile. So far as the cigarette making industry is concerned, it is the important producing area. Liuyang is the biggest fireworks and fire-crackers producing area of China. The agriculture is developed here which abounds in producing rice, tea leaves, oranges, tangerines, rape, rapeseeds, peanut, day lily, live pig and fresh water fish etc. The tea leave output is among the top of the whole country.
You will be surprised by the city’s stunning natural landscape when you visit here. The green and verdant Mt. Yuelu stands in the city and Xiangjiang River is clear as a mirror passing through the city. Orange Isle lies in the heart of the river. On Saturday night, the Orange Island firework show presents a visual feast to local people and visitors. In addition, Changsha is also a city of media art and a food paradise. A great number of cultural theme parks, cultural activity centers, libraries and outdoor concert halls can be found in this city. Fabulous snacks and delicacies can be seen everywhere on the streets among which the Stinky Tofu is a must-try. The most popular food streets in Changsha include Pozi Street, Taiping Street, Dongguashan Food Street, Nanmenkou Snack and Duzheng Street.
The terrain of the Changsha city is high in the west and low in the east. There are many mountainous areas in the west and in the north, and the Xiangjiang River flows south to northwest. It belongs to monsoon climate of sub-tropical zone with annual average temperature being 17.5 degrees Celsius, annual average precipitation being 1387 mm., and frost-free period being 280 days. The average highest temperatures of the hottest months, July/August and lowest temperatures of the coldest month January range from 34 degrees Celsius and 2 degrees Celsius