Hainan Normal University is located in Haikou, a beautiful coastal tourist city and a national historical and cultural city. It is a university jointly established by Hainan Province and the Ministry of Education, a key university in Hainan Province, and an important training base and scientific research base for outstanding teachers and senior professionals in Hainan Province.
Hainan Normal University currently has 23 colleges (including 21 undergraduate teaching colleges), 65 undergraduate majors, 4 first-level disciplines for doctoral degree authorization, 16 first-level disciplines for master's degree authorization, and 9 master's degree authorization points. It has a complete higher education talent training system for bachelor's, master and doctoral degrees. The school has 4 first-level discipline doctoral programs, 16 first-level discipline master programs, 9 professional degree master programs; 5 provincial-level key disciplines and 4 provincial-level cultivation disciplines.
The school has carried out academic exchange activities with more than 60 countries, more than 100 universities and educational institutions, and established cooperative relations with 82 universities and educational institutions. Also, Hainan Normal University and SEGi University Malaysia jointly established a Confucius Institute. As a Chinese government scholarship recipient institution, there are currently more than 1,000 international students from 47 countries studying.