Nanjing Normal University is located in Nanjing, the ancient capital of the Six Dynasties. Nanjing Normal University has three campuses: Xianlin, Suiyuan, and Zijin. The Suiyuan campus has the reputation of "the most beautiful campus in the East". Nanjing Normal University is jointly established by the Ministry of Education and the People's Government of Jiangsu Province. It is a national "world-class discipline construction university", the first batch of national "211 Project" key construction universities, and a Jiangsu high-level university construction university.
The school gives full play to the leading role of discipline construction. At present, it has 1 national "double first-class" construction discipline (geography), 6 national key disciplines, 3 national key (cultivation) disciplines, 14 superior disciplines in universities in Jiangsu, and 13 key disciplines of first-level disciplines in Jiangsu Province. There are 13 key disciplines at the top level. Disciplines have involved philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, art and other categories. Six disciplines including Marxist theory, pedagogy, Chinese language and literature, foreign language and literature, geography, and fine arts entered Category A in the fourth round of national discipline evaluation. Engineering, chemistry, botany and zoology, agricultural science, Eight disciplines including materials science, earth science, environmental science/ecology, and mathematics rank among the top 1% of ESI in the world.
Nanjing Normal University has always attached importance to exchanges and cooperation with overseas and adhered to the strategy of international development. The school is the first batch of universities in China to open to the outside world after the reform and opening up. It is a demonstration base for studying in China, a base for teaching Chinese as a foreign language, and the first batch of Chinese education bases established by the state. The school has established inter-university exchange relationships with 232 universities in 42 countries and regions in the world, accepting more than 1,800 international students throughout the year. The school also provides various scholarships such as Chinese scholarships to reduce the financial burden of international students.