Established 55 years ago, Mudanjiang Normal University (MNU) is a provincial university with the largest scale and strongest comprehensive academic potential in the south-eastern areas of Heilongjiang Province. The university is the first national language application research base in Heilongjiang Province. It is a China Government Scholarship university and the National Model University of Chinese Standardization with HSK, BCT and YCT test center and national test center of Mandarin Chinese. It is a MOE (Ministry of Education) China-Russia College Students Exchange Base. MNU provides undergraduate and graduate programs for both Chinese and international students. MNU has 18 colleges with 44 undergraduate majors and 21 graduate majors in total. It has more than 22,000 full-time students including undergraduate students, graduate students, and registered adult education students.The university’s faculty amounts to 1,170 teachers and administrative staff, including 352 full/associate professors and 510 teachers with Doctor’s (PHD) or Master’s degrees In June 2003, The International Education School (IES) of Mudanjiang Normal University was established. Since starting recruitment of foreign students in 1996, about 2000 international students from Russia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Japan, the United States, Germany, Holland, India and other countries, have come here to study Chinese year after year.