📖 Introduction

Harbin Normal University (HRBNU) is a comprehensive public university located in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China. Established in 1946, HRBNU has a rich history and a reputation for excellence in teacher education and academic research. As a key institution in the region, the university plays a significant role in contributing to the development of education, culture, and science in Heilongjiang Province.

HRBNU is committed to providing high-quality education and has cultivated a strong faculty dedicated to teaching and research. The university offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, including education, liberal arts, science, engineering, and management. Known for its emphasis on teacher training, HRBNU has produced a considerable number of outstanding educators who have made significant contributions to the field. While specific global rankings may vary, Harbin Normal University is recognized for its role in shaping the education landscape in Heilongjiang Province and beyond. The university continues to focus on fostering a conducive environment for learning, research, and community engagement.

🏫 About Harbin Normal University (HRBNU)

Harbin Normal University is located in Harbin, a famous historical and cultural city known as the "ice city and summer capital". It is an important talent training base and scientific research base for education, arts, humanities and social sciences and natural sciences in Heilongjiang Province. It is a key construction of Heilongjiang Province. A high-level university, it is an excellent school in the evaluation of the undergraduate teaching level of the Ministry of Education. The school is a national “Central and Western University Basic Capacity Building Project” university and a pilot university for the comprehensive reform of the Ministry of Education’s “Three Comprehensive Education”. The school was established in 1951. Its predecessor was Songjiang Provincial Xingzhi Normal School established by our party in the Northeast Liberated Area in 1946. In 1980, it was renamed Harbin Normal University. In 2000, Hulan Teachers College and Heilongjiang Agricultural Reclamation Teachers College were merged, and in 2002, Heilongjiang Wuzi School (Heilongjiang Wuzi University) was merged to form a new Harbin Normal University. The school adheres to the socialist direction of running a school, promotes the university culture represented by the "spirit of learning and knowledge", practices the teaching guidelines of "learning high as a teacher, and being a model", and adhering to the school motto of "learning with integrity and perseverance" , adhere to Lide Shuren, improve quality, innovation and development. The school has successively won the titles of "Heilongjiang Province Civilized Unit Model", "National Advanced Unit for Spiritual Civilization Construction", "National Civilized Unit", "National Civilized Campus" and so on. The school has two campuses in Jiangnan and Jiangbei, covering an area of 3.46 million square meters, with a construction area of more than 1.5 million square meters, fixed assets of nearly 3.1 billion yuan, and teaching and research equipment worth more than 500 million yuan. There is an exhibition center with four halls in one with the Cultural Museum as the core. The library has a total collection of more than 10 million volumes, and is a "National Key Ancient Book Protection Unit". The school has 26 colleges (departments), 82 undergraduate majors, and a group of provincial key first-level disciplines (groups) and provincial leading talent teams. The school has a complete system of conferring bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. There are 9 first-level disciplines authorized by doctoral degree, 20 first-level disciplines authorized by master's degree, 10 professional master's degree authorized categories, and 5 post-doctoral research stations. Demonstration base for joint training of postgraduates with master's degree. Materials science and chemistry are among the top 1% of ESI disciplines in the world. The four first-level disciplines of Marxist theory, education, fine arts and Chinese language and literature have entered the top 30% of the country, and have been selected as the provincial "double first-class" construction disciplines. The College of Marxism is a national key Marxist college. The school adheres to the central position of education and teaching, highlights the characteristics of teacher education, continuously deepens the reform of education and teaching, and has been selected as the reform project of the Ministry of Education's "Excellent Teacher Training Program" three times. Existing national-level teaching teams, national-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, and national-level talent training model innovation experimental areas and other national-level key talent training support plans, there are 10 national-level specialty majors, 18 provincial-level key majors; national first-class majors There are 20 construction sites and 11 provincial first-class professional construction sites. The school currently has 30 national and provincial excellent courses such as national first-class undergraduate courses. More than 100 national and provincial professional comprehensive reform pilot projects and teaching reform achievement awards have been approved. Since the establishment of the school, the school has successively sent more than 400,000 outstanding talents of various types to the society, and a number of world and nationally renowned outstanding figures have emerged: "National Excellent Teacher" Song Lizhi, "National Moral Model" Zhang Lili, "National Model Worker". "Wang Huisheng, "Moving Chinese Figure" Qin Yanyou, "Miss World Champion" Yu Wenxia, "Chinese Chess World Champion" Wang Linna, "World Speed Skating Championship Champion" Wang Beixing, "World University Winter Games Speed Skating Champion" Fu Chunyan A large number of alumni have become outstanding backbone teachers and social elites in Heilongjiang Province and even the whole country, providing an important talent guarantee for the economic and social development of the country and our province, and winning wide social praise for the school. The school has a team of high-level professional teachers. At present, there are more than 1,700 full-time teachers, including 3 leading talents in philosophy and social sciences under the national "Ten Thousand Talents Program", 2 teaching teachers under the national "Ten Thousand Talents Program", 4 national candidates for the "Hundred Thousand Talents Project", and national cultural masters and experts. There are 3 "four batches" talents, 1 young talent in propaganda, ideology and culture, 4 candidates for the Ministry of Education's "New Century Excellent Talents Support Program", 17 people who enjoy special government allowances from the State Council, and the first batch of "National University Huang Danian-style teacher teams" "1; 14 "Longjiang Scholars", 8 winners of the Provincial Outstanding Youth Fund Project, 19 people enjoying the provincial government special allowance, 11 provincial outstanding young and middle-aged experts, and 21 provincial cultural masters and "six batches" talents There are 14 provincial-level teaching teachers and 22 provincial-level leaders of leading talent echelons. The school has strong academic research strength. There are 36 high-level scientific research platforms such as the Ministry of Education's key laboratory of optoelectronic bandgap materials, the provincial key laboratory, the provincial collaborative innovation center, and the provincial high-end think tank. In the past five years, the school has undertaken nearly 500 scientific research projects at the provincial and ministerial level and above, such as major projects of the National Social Science Fund. He has won more than 140 scientific research awards at the provincial and ministerial level and above, such as the Ministry of Education's Colleges and Universities Scientific Research Outstanding Achievement Award. Our teachers have published nearly 4,000 academic papers in high-level academic journals at home and abroad, of which more than 2,300 have been reprinted in full by Xinhua Digest and indexed by SCI, SSCI, EI and other international retrieval systems. Published more than 150 high-level academic works. Obtained more than 100 authorized invention patents. Five provincial-level societies, including the Ministry of Education's Ideological and Political Work Team Training Center (Harbin Normal University), the Heilongjiang Provincial University Ideological and Political Theory Course Teacher Training and Research Base, the Heilongjiang Provincial University Teacher Training Center, and the Heilongjiang Provincial Higher Education Association, are affiliated to us. school. The 14 academic journals sponsored by the school, such as "Northern Lun Cong" and "Heilongjiang Higher Education Research", have important influences in the academic and publishing circles. The school makes full use of the location advantage of being located in the center of Northeast Asia, and adheres to the road of international school running. It has successively established close educational science and technology cooperation and academic exchanges with more than 80 universities and scientific research institutions in 30 countries and regions including Russia, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Japan, Canada, Australia, Poland, South Korea, Brazil, and Egypt. The school and Moscow State Surikov Academy of Fine Arts jointly established the first Sino-foreign cooperative education institution in Heilongjiang Province, "Harbin Normal University International Academy of Fine Arts". Four Confucius Institutes and one independent Confucius Classroom have been established overseas. Among them, the London Confucius Institute for Traditional Chinese Medicine has been rated as "Global Advanced Confucius Institute" for five consecutive years, and has become the first model Confucius Institute in the world. The school was rated as "Advanced Chinese Cooperation Institution of Confucius Institute". China's Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Base, "International Chinese Language Teacher Certificate" Certification Center, Heilongjiang Province Chinese International Promotion Teacher Training Center and other institutions are located in our school. The school is an enrollment institution for "Chinese Government Scholarship", "International Chinese Teacher Scholarship" and "Heilongjiang Provincial Government Scholarship". In 2018, the school passed the quality certification of studying in China organized by the Ministry of Education with excellent results. The school vigorously supports local education and serves economic and social development. The GUS Teacher Education Alliance covering the whole province has been established to promote the joint training of teacher education talents by local governments, universities and primary and secondary schools. The Middle School Affiliated to Harbin Normal University has maintained a leading position in the country for a long time. The Harbin Conservatory of Music, Qinggang Experimental Middle School and Shunmai School, which are supported by the construction, have achieved good social benefits. The Heilongjiang Modern Cultural and Art Industrial Park has been built, and the Harbin Summer Concert has been hosted by Harbin Normal University for more than 30 consecutive years, actively promoting the construction of a strong cultural province. Through the transformation of achievements and policy consultation, the school has made important contributions to serving the national strategy and building a strong province in Heilongjiang.

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📬 Admissions Process

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