Heilongjiang University is located in Harbin, a famous city with beautiful landscape in northeast China. The university was established in March 1941, in the base of Chinas communist revolution. Harbin is also known as the "Moscow of the East". It is the most places to learn Mandarin Chinese. Heilongjiang University has several sobriquets; it was called as Yanan School of Foreign Languages (Chinese Military and Politics University of the Anti-Japanese invasion) in the 1940s. After the PLA liberation, the Foreign Language School moved to Harbin as an educational institution conducted by the HQ of Northeastern Democratic Army (also a group of the PLA). In 1958, the school was extended and rebuilt as the University of Heilongjiang.
The University of Heilongjiang is a Provincial conducted 211 universities and a Provincial key university. It is famous in languages, commercial law, Marxism philosophy, and business study and water conservancy. It offers the only Manchu language program in China. As per academics provided by the university, it composed of Liberal Arts Colleges, Science Colleges, Language Colleges, Teaching Departments and Research Institutions. The Pupils strength is more than 35000 under graduates and 5000 post graduates with teaching faculty 3200.
The University of Heilongjiang has substantive cooperation and exchanges with 140 colleges global. These include the UKs Leeds University and Bradford University, University of Illinois, USA, University of Paris X, France, Hunan University, South Korea and Japans Niigata University, and so on. Hence, Heilongjiang University every year attracts a large number of students from South Korea, Japan, Russia, Germany, UK, Africa and the United States to study Chinese language and International business of management.
The University of Heilongjiang is host to a range of foreign exchange students, especially students from Russian and Korean. In recent years, International students studying Mandarin Chinese through the National Security Language Initiative have at Heilongjiang University. The University of Heilongjiang well known for the producing famous people which have disseminated around the globe. The notable people are Zhang Jinshu was Chairman Mao Zedongs Translator, Zhang Lian is a former Ambassador to Japan, Guan Hengguan is a First Ambassador to Uzbekistan, former to Ambassador in Lithuania, Li Fenglin is former Ambassador in Russia, Hu Yongzhu, Lieutenant General-Chengdu Military Region, China, Du Yuxin secretary of central committee alternate committee member for the Heilongjiang provincial party committee, vice, Liu Xiaojiang, admiral, former political commissar of the PLA Navy.