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Capital Normal University

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Type  Public
President  Gong Huili (宫辉力)
Website  www.cnu.edu.cn
Phone  +86 10 6890 2215
Founded  1954
Established  1954
Location  Beijing China
Motto  为学为师、求实求新
Number of students  31,086
Academic staff  2,606
Capital Normal University
Address  105 W 3rd Ring Rd N, ZiZhu Qiao, Haidian Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100000
Notable alumni  Liu Yuan, Yuan Tengfei, Wang Hairong, Chen Maiping
Similar  Beijing Normal University, Minzu University of China, Beijing University of Techno, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing Technology and Busi

Capital normal university beijing china

Capital Normal University (首都师范大学, pinyin: Shǒudū Shīfàn Dàxué, or 首师大 for short) is a university in Beijing, China. It is covered by Project 211, a policy to renew and modernize educational facilities in the People's Republic of China.


Beijing capital normal university spring 2014 timelapse


Capital Normal University was founded in 1954. Previously called Beijing Teacher's College, it was renamed Capital Normal University in 1993. Its current president is Gong Huili.


Capital Normal University consists of 27 colleges and department. These include:

  • College of Literature
  • College of Political Science & Law
  • College of Foreign Languages
  • College of Music
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Education Science
  • Department of History
  • School of Mathematical Sciences
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Educational Technology
  • College of Environmental Resources & Tourism
  • College of Information Engineering
  • Elementary Education College
  • Adult Education College
  • College of International Education
  • The University has more than 31,086 students, including 10,763 undergraduates, 6,411 graduate students, 11,993 adult students, and 1,352 foreign students. Undergraduates can choose from 41 different majors.


    Capital Normal University comprises three campuses, all located on the Third Ring Road in northwest Beijing. The southern campus, the headquarters, houses the majority of CNU's academic programs, while the North 1 campus houses the College of International Culture, and the North 2 the College of Information Engineering.

    Notable alumni

  • Wang Hairong, grand-niece of Mao Zedong
  • References

    Capital Normal University Wikipedia

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