Capital Normal University was established in 1954, and its history can be traced back to Tongzhou Normal University, which was established in 1905. It is a national "double first-class" construction university and a university "co-built" by Beijing and the Ministry of Education. Pedagogy, Fine Arts, World History, Chinese Language and Literature, and Marxist Theory are ranked in the top 10% of the country, and Chinese history, mathematics, geography, biology, statistics, music and dance are ranked in the top 20% of the country, all majors at all levels All are open to international students. The school has 31 departments, a total of 1 junior major, 59 undergraduate majors, 142 master's programs, 101 doctoral programs, and a total of nearly 30,000 students. The school is located in the West Third Ring Road of Beijing, with convenient transportation, first-class teachers, and the best teaching facilities and dormitories for foreign students in Beijing.
The school enrolls about 2,500 long-term and short-term international students every year. Capital Normal University is one of the earliest universities in China to carry out international student education is a demonstration base for international student education, a base of the Ministry of Education for overseas student preparatory education, "Belt and Road" national talent training base, HSK test site and Chinese education base of China Overseas Chinese Affairs Office.
All majors at all levels of the school are open to international students. At present, the school's popular majors that are popular among international students mainly include the Chinese language, Chinese international education, international economics and trade, linguistics and applied linguistics, tourism management, Chinese language and literature, international business, archaeology, history, geographic information science ( Undergraduate, master and doctoral degree programs in English have been opened), music and dance, life science, mathematics, fine arts (Chinese calligraphy and culture), and pedagogy.
The school provides various scholarships such as the Chinese Government Scholarship, Confucius Institute Scholarship and Beijing Municipal Government Scholarship.