Founded as a teacher training school in 1908, Hangzhou Normal University has a history of over 100 years, which has bestowed the institution with a glorious tradition of producing first-rate teachers and educators at different levels for the whole Chinese nation.
Hangzhou Normal University currently offers about 60 undergraduate programs and over 80 graduate programs conducted in its 2 faculties and 19 schools. Its total enrollment in 2011 includes over 20,000 full-time undergraduate students and over 1,600 graduate students, who have been receiving a distinctive quality education that will enable them to build a future of professional, intellectual and personal success, capable of leadership in different areas, whether it be political, cultural, economic or academic.
While maintaining its honored tradition of excellence in education, the University has been attaching equal importance to research, with a faculty capable of undertaking research projects in different areas, both basic and applied, to address pressing issues and challenges in economic development and social progress of today and in the future for the region, the nation and the world.
Graduating Hangzhou Normal University could transform you into a very desirable employer for the fast-growing regional industry, which is in great need of qualified, highly-educated personnel.
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There are different types of accommodation facilities for international students on the different campuses of the university. Self-sponsored students can also rent off-campus housing with the approval of the university and registration with the local Public Security Bureau. Accommodation costs can vary between RMB 4000 (580 USD) and 18000 (2607 USD) yuan per year depending on the facilities and conditions.
To ensure a fruitful and pleasant study and living experience of international students, special efforts have been made by the university to provide favorable conditions for academic pursuit and everyday life, including modern facilities such as labs, libraries, internet connections.
With 4 campuses, namely Xiasha, Wenyilu, Gudangwan and Yuhuangshan, Hangzhou Normal University has currently a total area of over 90 hectares and a floor space of 700,000 sq. meters.
The University provides its student with numerous leisure opportunities. On its huge domain, there are multiple sports facilities which are available at all times.