General Information of Shenyang Normal University
Shenyang Normal University was founded in 1951 and is affiliated to the Liaoning Provincial People's Government. It is a multidisciplinary university covering nine categories including philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, science, engineering, management, and art. . At the beginning of its establishment, it was called Northeast Education College. In 1953, it was renamed Shenyang Normal University with the approval of the State Council. It was one of the two earliest and most influential undergraduate normal colleges in Northeast China at that time. In 2002, it was decided by the Liaoning Provincial People's Government and reported to the Ministry of Education. Approved, Shenyang Normal University and Liaoning Institute of Education merged to form Shenyang Normal University. The university covers an area of 1,228,282.7 square meters, with a construction area of 942,220.78 square meters and a collection of more than 1.8 million books. The university has a total of 19,293 full-time undergraduate students, 2,917 postgraduate students, and 1,029 long-term and short-term international students.
The university currently has 26 secondary colleges and 23 university halls, departments, centers, research institutes and affiliated institutions. There are currently 1 first-class discipline in Liaoning Province, 1 provincial major science and technology platform, 5 engineering (technology) research centers, 11 key laboratories, 26 key research bases, and 10 innovation teams. There are 24 first-level discipline authorization points for master's degree, 11 professional degree authorization points, and 12 provincial graduate education innovation programs. There are 76 undergraduate majors, 4 national-level characteristic majors, 1 national-level comprehensive reform pilot major, 4 national-level high-quality open courses, 1 national-level famous teaching teacher, 1 national-level experimental teaching demonstration center, and national-level college students off-campus practice There are 2 education bases, 1 excellent legal talent training base, 1 excellent kindergarten teacher training plan reform project, and 1 excellent middle university teacher training plan reform project. There are 5 provincial-level advantageous and characteristic majors, 9 provincial-level characteristic (demonstrative) majors, 6 provincial-level comprehensive reform pilot majors, 2 provincial-level key support majors, 3 provincial-level engineering talent training model reform pilot majors, and provincial-level There are 2 pilot majors for innovation and entrepreneurship education reform, 2 provincial-level curriculum system internationalization pilot majors, 7 provincial-level demonstration majors for application-oriented transformation, 1 provincial-level college student entrepreneurial project selection base, and provincial-level college students’ off-campus practice education base 10 There are 10 provincial innovation teams, 8 provincial teaching teams, 11 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers, and 79 provincial excellent courses. The university is a unit recommended by ordinary institutions of higher education for outstanding fresh graduates to study for a master’s degree without examination. The Ministry of Education is one of the first pilot units to carry out comprehensive reform of professional degree graduate education. It is the recipient of scholarships from the Chinese government and the Confucius Institute. It is a model university for education reform, a foreign aid training base of the Ministry of Commerce, a national training base for primary and secondary university teachers of the Ministry of Education, a research and training base for Chinese intangible cultural heritage of the Ministry of Culture, and an innovation and entrepreneurship practice education base for college students in Liaoning Province. The university has a team of teachers with optimized title structure, high educational level, strong scientific research ability, reasonable age structure, high quality and high level. At present, there are 2 "Changjiang Scholars Distinguished Professors", 13 experts with special government allowances from the State Council, 11 Liaoning Province Distinguished Professors, and 1,360 full-time undergraduate teachers, including 224 senior professional and technical personnel and 549 associate senior professional and technical personnel.
International Exchange and Cooperation of Shenyang Normal University
Shenyang Normal University hosts two Confucius Institutes in the Middle East—the Saint Joseph Confucius Institute in Lebanon and the TAG Group Confucius Institute in Amman, Jordan. Our school is also the recipient of the Chinese National Government Scholarship and the Hanban Confucius Institute Scholarship. Liaoning Province Chinese Education Base, Chinese Ministry of Education HSK test center, IELTS test center, TOEFL test center, GRE test center, Japanese language proficiency test center, Korean language proficiency test center, PETS test center, and national foreign language translation certificate test center.
The university has successively signed international academic exchange and cooperation agreements with 129 institutions of higher learning and scientific research institutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Russia, Belgium, Denmark, Australia, South Korea and other countries, and sent teachers and students to exchange, give lectures, and conduct Scientific research cooperation.