Nanjing Normal University is a key university of Jiangsu Province and one of the 211 project institutions. Its history can be traced back to Sanjiang Normal School established in 1902.
At present, in the 24 schools and colleges, the university now has 70 bachelor degree programs, 168 master degree programs and 82 doctoral degree programs. For more than 100 years, a discipline layout incoproates humanities, history, philosophy, education, science, engineering, econmics,art, management, agriculture, pharmacy.
Full-time student population reaches 30,000. It has been enrolling international students since 1965. The university is among the first that were authorized to be open to the world and is also the National Base for Teaching Chinese for Foreigners. The university now accepts over 1,000 students from different countries every year. Nanjing Normal University now is striving to become a comprehensive university of uinque features in its teaching and research.
The university claims three separate campuses, namely the Xianlin, and it is well known as “The Most Beautiful Campus in the East.