Shandong Normal University

Shandong Normal University - Shandong, China

Shandong Normal University (SDNU) is located in the historical and cultural city, Jinan, the capital city of Shandong Province. Based on Qilu culture and humanity of Spring city, it adheres to the school spirit of “Respect for the virtuous, Strive for success” and the motto of “Uphold morality, fortify your dream, pursue knowledge, and then put them into practice”. Through consciously inheriting and innovating Qilu culture, and making efforts to highlight Teacher’s Educating Feature, the university has developed into a comprehensive and advanced normal university and gained an excellent social reputation with various subjects and majors, a complete degree system, and abundant teaching talents during the past 70 years.

SDNU contains 25 schools, 84 undergraduate programs, 9 post-doctoral research stations, 10 first-level disciplines for doctorate degree granting, 29 first-level disciplines for master’s degree granting and 15 types of professional degree authorization which cover the top ten subjects and disciplines.

It ranks as the top of all provincial colleges and universities in the amount of subjects and disciplines. Two disciplines named Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature and Principles of Education are national key ones; four disciplines are under project-oriented construction of first-class discipline; three specialties are approved as key disciplines of high-level application-oriented construction of Shandong Province; one discipline is taken into the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) database, ranking in the top 1%.

SDNU is the only university containing two training systems in Shandong province. The university has completed an integrated education system of pre-school education, primary education, secondary education, higher education and continuing education, and formed a school talent-training system of bachelor, master, doctoral and postdoctoral degrees. It is also the leader of the teacher education alliance of higher educational institutions in Shandong province.

Educational theory research and its application have obtained significant results, with the total number of awards ranking the first among all provincial colleges and universities. As a master-and-doctor accredited university, it has subjects of Pedagogy, Psychology, Curriculum and Teaching Methodology and Education Technology which reflect the characteristics and advantages of teacher education and fill the gaps in Shandong Province.


Shandong Normal University

88 East Wenhua Road
Jinan, Shandong


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