📖 Introduction

Hubei Normal University (HBNU) is a comprehensive public university located in Huangshi, Hubei Province, China. Established in 1978, the university has since been dedicated to providing high-quality education across various disciplines. As a key institution of higher learning in Hubei, HBNU places emphasis on teacher training, humanities, sciences, and engineering education.

HBNU is committed to fostering a well-rounded education that combines academic excellence with practical skills and social responsibility. The university has a reputation for its teacher education programs and is recognized for its contribution to the development of education professionals. While specific world rankings may vary, Hubei Normal University continues to play a vital role in the educational landscape of the region, contributing to the advancement of knowledge and the cultivation of skilled professionals across diverse fields.

🏫 About Hubei Normal University (HBNU)

Hubei Normal University (HBNU) is a key provincial university which is specialized in teacher education and focuses on such disciplines as humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. Adhering to the strategies of serving the basic education, the University is characterized by its teacher education as well as the research in education. Hubei Normal University, with the authority to confer Master's degree, is claimed as one of the excellent universities in China in the national teaching quality evaluation of undergraduate programs. Located in the downtown area of Huangshi, the University occupies the beautiful campus of 1.4 square kilometers with a total floor space of some 604,500 square meters. The campus has beautiful sceneries of green hills and a transparent lake with fragrant flowers and various green plants all year round, providing a desirable environment to nurture talents. It has been granted such titles as Garden Style Unit of Hubei, Secure and Civilized Campus of Hubei and Civilized Unit of Hubei. It is an ideal place to study and research in. Hubei Normal University consists of twenty colleges. It offers courses for 77 Master’s degree programs and 77 Bachelor’s degree programs. The university has constructed 13 state-level characteristic specialties, 10 state-level excellent courses, 16 provincial key and characteristic disciplines, 17 provincial brand specialties and 26 excellent courses in the state or provincial level, 10 state-level experimental teaching demonstration center, 18 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers, 12 provincial key lab, 10 provincial engineering lab, 14 provincial key research bases of humanities and social sciences and 16 provincial postgraduate creative workshops. Hubei Normal University has the highly qualified faculty and staff of nearly 2000 members, many of whom enjoy high prestige in their respective academic circles in China. The University library, awarded as one of the excellent libraries in Hubei Province, has a collection of books totaling over 2.98 million volumes. Moreover, the campus network center is one of the PoPs of China Education and Research Network. The university has been evaluated as one of the Advanced Unit in the Construction of University Websites in Hubei and the university website is approved as one of the Best University Websites in Hubei. The University has various kinds of service organizations and facilities, such as supermarkets, western food canteens, post office, clinic, banks, theaters, computer centers, gymnasium, stadiums, students’ activity centers, etc. which make HBNU a desirable environment to study and stay in. The Performance Center of HBNU and the teaching building of College of Music are located by the Qingshan Lake. The Performance Center of HBNU, also named as “Lotus on the Water”, is a state-of-the-art performance center among the universities in China, and it has once served as a site for the 8th National Art Festival. In recent years, HBNU has presided over 700 research projects that are funded by the National Science Foundation and Provincial Government. Meanwhile, HBNU has won 39 pieces of practical patents of invention, 35 national and provincial prizes, and published 362 academic monographs and textbooks and 5254 treatises, among which 904 treatises are indexed by some famous index systems, such as SCI, EI, AHCI, and ISPT, etc. Thereafter, the university is awarded as the “Advanced Unit for Serving Science & Technology in Hubei” and “Advanced Unit for the Progress in the Development in Science and Technology in Hubei”. Hubei Normal University attaches great importance to the students' growth and prospective development. Fifty clubs have been established by the college students. The university has built more than 370 practice bases, among which 16 bases are evaluated as the best ones in Hubei. The employment rate of our graduates excels that of most of the other provincial universities in Hubei. Accordingly, the University is entitled as the Advanced Collective for graduates’ employment rate and the Advanced Unit for sponsoring the teacher education in Hubei. Since its foundation in 1973, HBNU has already brought up more than 100,000 students who have been well appreciated by their employers and the communities. In the new century, Hubei Normal University has set a goal to strive to run itself into a top multidisciplinary university with the main feature of teacher education in China.

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🏠 Accommodation

You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.

You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.

How to book:

  • Make a booking online after you have been accepted (in this case please let us know your choice when you apply).
  • Register when you arrive - its not possible to reserve a room before arriving. You can arrive a few days before and book it

📬 Admissions Process

31 Days

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3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

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Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required documents:

  • Passport
  • Graduation certificate
  • Passport size photo

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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