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About SDNU

Brief introduction:

Shandong Normal University (SDNU) is a key comprehensive university in Shandong Province with a history of over 60 years. SDNU has two campuses that cover a land area of about 260 hectares. At present, SDNU has an enrollment of 38,370 full-time students, among which 5,000 are postgraduates. There are 25 schools/colleges at SDNU with 9 postdoctoral research centers, 76 doctoral programs, 165 postgraduate programs and 82 undergraduate specialties covering 10 academic disciplines of philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, management and art. SDNU has established sisterly relationships with 87 universities from 19 countries and regions. SDNU is among the first group of universities approved by the Ministry of Education of China to enroll international students including those supported by Chinese government scholarships. SDNU is also among the first group of universities to enroll international students supported by Confucius Institute scholarships and Provincial government scholarships. Since 1983, SDNU has welcomed and educated more than 6,000 short-term and long-term international students from over 60 countries and has become a window of Shandong province to the world.

School presentation:

Shandong Normal University (SDNU) is a key comprehensive university in Shandong Province with a history of over 60 years. SDNU has two campuses that cover a land area of about 260 hectares. At present, SDNU has an enrollment of 38,370 full-time students, among which 5,000 are postgraduates. There are 25 schools/colleges at SDNU with 9 postdoctoral research centers, 76 doctoral programs, 165 postgraduate programs and 82 undergraduate specialties covering 10 academic disciplines of philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, management and art.

SDNU has been keen and active to conduct international exchange and cooperation, having established sisterly relationships with 87 universities from 19 countries and regions so far. SDNU is among the first group of universities approved by the Ministry of Education of China to enroll international students including those supported by Chinese government scholarships. SDNU is also among the first group of universities to enroll international students supported by Confucius Institute scholarships and Provincial government scholarships. Since 1983, SDNU has welcomed and educated more than 6,000 short-term and long-term international students from over 60 countries and has become a window of Shandong province to the world.

SDNU is situated in Ji'nan, the capital city of Shandong Province. Shandong Province is Confucius’ hometown, which is well recognized as the origin of the development of Chinese education and the birthplace of Chinese culture as well as the place to transmit Chinese culture. Ji'nan is also known as the “City of Springs”. As a beautiful tourism city, it is on the list of the first batch of the Famous Cities of Chinese History and Culture. The Main Campus of SDNU is located in the downtown area of the city near Qianfo Hill with mature peripheral environment, rich campus culture and strong academic atmosphere, which turns out to be an ideal place for the international student’s study and life.

School of International Exchange of Shandong Normal University (SIE/SDNU) enrolls both Chinese and international students majoring in Chinese language and Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. The teaching for international students is categorized into non-degree study, undergraduate and postgraduate study. SIE/SDNU is well-known for the teaching quality. The French student studying at SIE/SDNU with a Chinese name of Ying Xiong won the championship in the 4th Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition for International Students studying in China in August 2011.

Contact us

  • Address:
    School of International Exchange,Shandong Normal University,88 East Wenhua Road, Ji’nan, P. R. China 250014
  • Email:
    siesdnu@163.com;sie@sdnu.edu.cn
  • Tel:
    +86-531-86182865
  • Fax:
    +86-531-86182865
  • University:
    http://www.sdnu.edu.cn
  • School of Int’l Exchange:
    http://www.sie.sdnu.edu.cn