Langfang Normal University was founded in 1946 and is located in langfang, the corridor between Beijing and Tianjin. After 2000, Langfang Normal Junior Teacher’s College, Langfang Education College, Langfang Normal School, China Light Industry Management Cadre Institute and the Township Enterprises Management Cadre Institute of the Ministry of Agriculture were combined together and developed into Langfang Normal University, a provincial advanced undergraduate university. The University is carrying forward the normal cultural traditions of “Being a moralist, an erudite, and an instructor”, highlighting the motto of "Cultivating virtue and erudition, advocating broad and strong mind", foregrounding the "Inheriting normal cultural heritage, fostering education talents, serving the basic education, radiating local civilization" as school characteristics.
The university has 14 schools and there are a total of 51 four-year specialties,60 three-year specialties, covering ten categories: literature, science, engineering, economics, management, law, history, education, agriculture, and arts. In this university, there is a large number of national and provincial quality engineering brands, such as national brand featured specialties, national teaching reform pilot specialties, provincial brand featured specialties, provincial specialties comprehensive reform, provincial key disciplines, provincial quality courses, provincial teaching team, provincial talent-cultivation innovation sites, provincial experimental teaching demonstration center, etc.
Langfang Normal University is putting forth effort to implement "Quality projects of disciplinary construction", with which to build a “One body, two wings” pattern of multidisciplinary coordination, that is, normal education as the main body, economic management and engineering as two wings. The university has two campuses, covering an area of 2000 mu totally. Now there are about 20,000 full-time students altogether, and 1394 staff, among which there are 902 full-time teachers, including 491 professors and associate professors, and 638 teachers who have doctor's degree and master's degree.
There are 5 academic journals Sponsored by university. Journal of Langfang Normal University (Social Sciences Edition) is among National outstanding social science Journals, and The Language Teachers' Friend is one of the top ten journals in Hebei Province.