Founded in 1985, Gansu Normal University for Nationalities is a higher education institution located in the large town of Hezuo , Gansu. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education, Gansu Province, Gansu Normal University for Nationalities is a coeducational higher education institution. Gansu Normal University for Nationalities offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. Gansu Normal University for Nationalities also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services. The school covers an area of nearly acres, the school building a total area of 296,400 square meters, of which teaching administrative space a total area of 156,000 square meters, experimental training room a total area of 29,600 square meters. Fixed assets worth about . 6 million , the total value of teaching and research instruments and equipment amounted to 9675.96 million; collection of all kinds of books and documents 322.23 million copies, paper books 62.23 million copies. There are 138 experimental training rooms , 90 practice camps . Campus network to achieve full coverage.
The school has 700 staff, including 512 full-time teachers , accounting for 73% of the total number of faculty, 52 professors, 141 associate professors , masters degree or above 346 teachers , accounting for 67% of the total number of full-time teachers ; teachers 187 people, the total number of full-time teachers 37% . The State Council special allowance of the Government 2, the national model teacher 1, the national outstanding teachers 1, the provincial teaching teacher 1 , Gansu Province, 2 talented people, Gansu ethnic minority areas outstanding talent 3 , Gansu Province, 555 talent Project 1 people, Gansu Province, "gardener award" 12 people, Gansu Province, ordinary colleges and universities young teachers achievement award 13 people, the province propaganda culture system "four batches" personnel training project 2 people.
Andu Tibetan Culture Research Centre was established in August 2008, its predecessor for the Institute of Tibetan Studies, is a comprehensive research institutions, in July 2010 was approved as Gansu Province, the focus of humanities and social sciences research base. Andu Tibetan culture is a branch of Tibetan science. Andu Tibetan Cultural Research Centre under the Tibetan language and literature research, national art research, folk music and dance research, Tibetan information research. Centre of the existing full-time researchers 3, part-time researchers 32 people. Gansu Nationalities Normal College alpine biochemistry was founded in 2002, and in the same year began to recruit chemical education specialist, in 2009 to transform the undergraduate chemistry, and began to recruit undergraduates, 2010 declared biology undergraduate professional through the Ministry of Education Approval, from the fall of 2011 enrolment, declared in 2011, animal and plant quarantine undergraduate professional approval by the Ministry of Education, starting from the fall of 2012 enrolment. In 2008, the College established the Department of Chemistry and Life Science on the basis of the Department of Natural Sciences, and optimized the teaching resources to further expand the field of alpine biochemical research. The advantages of discipline were more obvious and prominent, and became the teaching and research of Gansu Normal University for Nationalities One of the strongest disciplines and one of the characteristics of the subject.
Alpine biochemistry is based on the combination of production, teaching and research, based on the economic construction and social development of Gannan Tibetan area. It aims at the unique biological resources of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, relying on the Department of Chemistry and Life Science of Gansu Normal University for Nationalities, the Institute of Alpine Ecosystems, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Bureau (Institute of Animal Science, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Cooperative City Animal Husbandry Workstation), Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture Environmental Protection Bureau, Gansu Provincial Tibetan Medicine Research Institute and Gansu Amdo Investment Group and its related laboratories, Resource integration and the formation of equipment and other resources to complete the reorganization, at present, the experimental area of the total area of 4700 square meters, equipment worth 16.2 million yuan. 2009 was named the college after the rise of one of the first batch of key disciplines, and in 2010 as the college "second five" during the key construction of the characteristics of key disciplines.