Founded in 1928,Anhui Normal University is the oldest institution of higher education in Anhui Province and also one of the national comprehensive universities established at early stage. The university has 16 colleges,7 doctoral programs,72 post graduated programs,56 undergraduate programs.So far,there are 35000 students from different provinces,more than 2600 teaching staffs,among them over 580 are professors and associate professors.
At present,the university has three campuses.It has an area of more than 3300 Mu(about 230 hectares),construction area of about 7.2million square metres.The library comprises 2.576 million volumes of books,among which there are over 600 kinds of classical collcetions.It also has domestic and international natural resources and data bank.
The university attaches great importance to both domestic and international exchanges in education, and has established and developed long term friendly cooperation with several dozens of universities, research institutes, academic organisations in U.S.A., England, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Canada, and regions of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and has conducted all sorts of academic exchanges and coopeartion, which have raised the teaching and research quality, and advanced its level of academic globalization.
The university is one of the earliest batched institutions of higher education appointed by the State to receive Chinese government scholarship international students, and one of the first national bases of Chinese language and culture to Overseas Chinese. Since 1985 it has received nearly 3000 foreign students from more than 40 countries for long and short term training.
The university is near beautiful scenic spots such as Yellow Mountain, Jiuhua Buddhist Mountain, groups of ancient villages towns. Communication and transportation to Nanjing and Shanghai are very convenient which makes life much more easier.Anhui Normal University is the ideal place of studying for international students.