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Anhui Normal University

Anhui Normal University
A golden lecturer on a blue sky background
Motto"厚德(Ethic) 重教(Educate) 博学(Eclectic) 笃行(Endeavour)"
ColorsBlue and Gold         
Anhui Normal University
Gate of AHNU of the Old Campus.jpg
Gate of the Old Campus
Simplified Chinese安徽师范大学
Traditional Chinese安徽師範大學

Anhui Normal University (Chinese: 安徽师范大学; pinyin: Ānhuī Shīfàn Dàxué) is an institution of higher learning in Wuhu, Anhui Province of the People's Republic of China.

Approved by the State Council in 1972, it was officially renamed Anhui Normal University, and the name was written by Guo Moruo.[citation needed][1][2][3][4]

Anhui Normal University is the only university in Wuhu to accept foreign students.[citation needed] The College of International Education (Chinese: 国际教育学院; pinyin: Guójì Jiàoyù Xuéyuàn) usually has over 150 foreign students of many different nationalities including Cuban, British, French, German, Egyptian, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Yemenese, Japanese, Russian, Pakistan etc.


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 7.2 million square meters. The library comprises 2.576 million volumes of books, among which there are over 600 kinds of classical collections. 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 cooperation, 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.


The Anhui normal university offers an eclectic mix of courses for foreign student of different countries to study.

Undergraduate(4 years)
Chinese language and Literature Mechanical Engineering

Music and performance

Painting Animation Politics and administration, Law
Education, Kindergarten studies Public facilities and management, Land and natural resources
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Physics Chemistry, Applied chemistry
Environmental science, Geographical science Teaching Chinese as a second languageAdverstising
Composition and technology theory, Fine arts English Russian
Social work, History Labour and natural resources management, Financial affairs management
Education and technologyCommunity training Electronic Information engineeringComputer science and technology
Material chemistry Biotechnology Geography and information system Photography
News Art and design Japanese Ideology and politics education
Economics Tourism management Physical education Sports training
Communication engineering Ecology Biochemistry Psychology


1. Students who want a refresher course can choose from the majors mentioned above.

2. All the classes are taught in Chinese. Students with no Chinese foundation can come to the university and study Chinese for one semester or one year.

  • Postgraduate (three years)
  • Doctorate (three years)

Partner institution


Gallery of the campus

See also


  1. ^ "Introduction of Wuhu". Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Anhui Normal University". Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Anhui Normal University(Anhui)". Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Anhui Normal University". Archived from the original on 18 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014.

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