Han Shan Normal University was founded in the Qing dynasty (1903), "Hui Chao Jia Normal School", its predecessor can be traced back to Song Yuanyou five years (AD 1090) tide to commemorate the Tang Dynasty great writer Han Yu and the establishment of "Han Shan College ", Is the first batch of China, Guangdong, the first specialized training of teachers in 1921 changed its name to the provincial second normal school, in 1935 changed its name to the provincial Hanshan Normal School, in 1949 changed its name to Han Shan Normal School.
The delivery of a large number of outstanding teachers and other types of talents, the emergence of a number of outstanding figures, such as the first president of Sun Yat University Zou Lu, South China Normal College second president, philosopher Chen Wei real, international photographer Chen Fu Li, Chen Weinan, Malaysian industrialist Lin Jinhua, Thai industrialist Chen Hanshi, Taiwan famous calligraphy educator Chen Qiquan, etc., for the development of education in Guangdong and local economic construction has made important contributions.
There are 16 secondary schools, 72 undergraduate programs (including direction), including literature, history, law, education, science, engineering, management, art 8 disciplines and foundation Education of all disciplines.
The school has 1139 faculty members, including 826 full-time teachers, teachers with master's and doctoral degrees and senior professional titles of teachers accounted for 75.4% of full-time teachers and 40.2%, has formed a reasonable institution, a higher Teaching level of the teaching staff. At the same time, also employ international master of Sinology, outstanding alumni Rao Zongyi, Yang Fujia academician, Wang Zikun academician, Professor Chen Pingyuan and a number of well-known experts and scholars at home and abroad as consultants, visiting professors and part-time professors and academic leaders.
The existing multi-functional information library, an area of nearly 30,000 square meters, paper collection books 1.518 million, 740,000 electronic books. Has seven research and development center, the new functional materials and its application technology research platform, the national prevention of juvenile crime research base and other seven national research platform, and the tide research center, the influx of cultural and creative industries collaborative innovation and development center, ceramics for daily use Materials engineering and technology development, eastern Guangdong food processing and safety control engineering and technology development center and other six provincial research platform, 21 provincial experimental demonstration center and college students training base.