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About Capital Normal University
Capital Normal University (CNU), founded in 1954, is a comprehensive institution of higher learning, embracing sciences, liberal arts, engineering, management, law, education, foreign languages and arts, The university serves as an important base for the development of qualified teachers and other talents in Beijing.
CNU boasts 17 colleges and departments, 48 undergraduate specialties, 110 master’s degree programs, 13 master’s degree programs of first-class discipline, 41 doctorate programs, 3 doctorate programs of first-class discipline, and 8 post-doctorate programs. Now the total enrollment of the university is 28,926 students. Based on these, an all-dimensional and multi-layered education system has formed up. CNU has been accepting international students since 1965. CNU accepts China Government Scholarship students and international students with Beijing Municipal Government Scholarship. All specialties of CNU are open to international students.
CNU is engaged in activities of international cultural exchange and has established cooperative relations with 143 overseas colleges and educational institutes in 25 countries and regions, and has established 5 Confucius Institutes with St. Petersburg State University in Russia, University of Minnesota in USA, The State University of New York at Buffalo in USA, Venice in Italy and University of Piura in Peru. CNU is one of the universities that are authorized by Ministry of Education to enroll overseas students and students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. And there are about 2,500 foreign students studying in long term or short term in CNU each year.
Looking into the future, Capital Normal University is to strive ahead and grow into an education-oriented and research-based first-class comprehensive normal university.