Chongqing Normal University (hereafter as “CNU”), founded in 1954, is a full-time comprehensive institution of higher education under the leadership of Chongqing Municipal Government of P. R. China. CNU covers over 220 hectares and has 3 campus,one is located in Shapingba District, one is located in the Univerity Town,and the other is in Beibei District. CNU is a higher education institution authorized to award Master’s and Bachelor’s degree with the approval of the Degree Awarding commission of the State Council, P. R. China.
Currently, there are 17 colleges, 45 master's degree programs, 47 under-graduate programs concerning literature, science, economics, management, art, physical education, etc., forming an educational system which is able to train postgraduates, undergraduates, associates and overseas students. Currently, there are over 30,000 students enrolled and over 1800 teachers including more than 500 professors and associate professors.
CNU attaches much importance to overseas students’ education and administration in a way of classified teaching and human-based management. International Students Office enjoys much popularity with overseas students as their home in China. Degree program students study together with Chinese students for a better integration of education. CNU took the lead in Chongqing to set up International College of Chinese Language and Culture, providing better education and administration for Chinese language training students. The college offers favorable learning environment for the students to remove language obstacles as soon as possible with small-sized classes and special tutoring.