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South China Normal University

South China Normal University is an institution of higher learning with a long history and a rich legacy. Situated in Guangzhou, an open metropolis in South China, the University is imbued with Lingnan’s pioneering and pragmatic spirit.

Master's Programmes



Founded in 1933, South China Normal University (SCNU) is a prestigious university in Guangdong Province and a member of “Project 211.”


The Chinese government has advocated a contemporary vocational education that will help nurture tens of millions of engineers, technical workers and "open the gates of success to young people," according to a statement from the meeting

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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701 100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
1044 -60
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

As an important component of international exchanges and cooperation, international students education has been given great importance by the Chinese government. Due to half-century's painstaking efforts, an international students administration system, with distinct Chinese characteristics, has been constructed. This system has helped to produce a number of talents in the fields of science, technology, education, diplomacy, management, etc. for many countries, especially developing countries, and played an active role in enhancing the political, diplomatic and economic ties between China and those countries as well as promoting the exchange of culture, education and personnel.

Housing services

You can chose from single or double rooms available.

Library services

There are 3 multi-functional libraries on three campuses with more than 3.1 million books.