Northeast Normal University

Inherit revolutionary spirits and spread them eastward. Northeast Normal University, originally under the name "Northeast University", is the first comprehensive university founded by the Communist Party in Northeast China in 1946.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Business & Management (1)
Education & Training (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Law (1)



Established in Changchun in 1949, the university was renamed "Northeast Normal University" in 1950. Then it was put under Jilin Province's administration in 1958 and the name 'Jilin Normal University' was adopted. In 1996, it was selected as one of the first group of universities given priority in construction in the "211 Project". 


The university comprises 23 schools, 78 undergraduate specialties, 38 M.A. programs of the first-level discipline, 17 M.A. master programs of professional degree, 22 Doctoral programs of the first-level discipline, two doctoral program of professional degree, 20 Post-doctoral Research Stations and 5 national key disciplines. In all, NENU has all the 11 disciplines except for Military Science and Medicine.


Scientific research strengthens the university, and great successes have been achieved. NENU regards scientific research as the foundation of strengthening school, forming such superior representative disciplines as Education, History, Ideological and Political Education, Biology, Ecology and Chemistry. In recent years, the four disciplines, including Chemistry, Materials Science, Engineering, and Plant and Animal Science, have been listed in the top 1% of the ESI global ranking, and NENU has ranked fourth of the ESI total cited articles among national colleges and universities. 

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University Ranking

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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Library services

  • 3,805,868 volumes Books
  • 2,347,826 volumes Electronic Books 

ICT services

13,443 Computers for Teaching  

Student Life

Campus life

NENU has two campuses (Ziyou campus and Jingyue campus) and a variety of majors. 

Student Reviews

Very good student at Master level
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Member of a research project at Master study (in China) ➢ The exploration of the effects of different sources of fertilizers and earthworm on the improvement of soil fertility and health and productivity of tomato in the modern sustainable agriculture production system. This study was supported by my supervisor, 2018-2021. ➢ Relationship between phenotypic plasticity and...

Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

Environmental science and Engineering , Wastewater treatment, Sustainable development, EIA, Solid waste management planing, safety and Environment, Clean Energy, Water safety and Management, Forest Engineering etc.

Northeast Normal University
Serxho Preka rated 5 out of 5 stars

Very strict. Very helpful for all international students.

Changchun, Jilin Sheng, China

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