📖 Introduction

Northeast Normal University (NENU) is a prominent public research university located in Changchun, Jilin Province, China. Established in 1946, NENU has evolved into a comprehensive institution offering a wide range of disciplines, including science, engineering, education, economics, and the arts. As one of the key universities in northeastern China, NENU is known for its commitment to academic excellence, research innovation, and cultivating a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

Distinguished by its focus on teacher education and research, NENU has played a pivotal role in shaping educational policies and practices in China. The university is recognized for its contributions to the fields of education, psychology, and other social sciences. NENU's commitment to fostering a well-rounded education is reflected in its emphasis on both theoretical knowledge and practical skills. While specific world university rankings may vary, NENU's contributions to education and research underscore its significance as a leading institution in the region. It continues to be a hub for intellectual exploration and cultural exchange, fostering the development of future leaders and scholars in various fields. Keep in mind that university rankings may change, so it's advisable to consult the latest sources for the most current information.

🏫 About Northeast Normal University (NENU)


Northeast Normal University, or NENU, is an institution of higher learning under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education, being selected as one of the universities given priority in construction of the211 Project. NENU is situated in Changchun City—the beautiful Spring City of northern China—with the main campus locatedin the Renmin Street, covering 730,000 square meters and the Jingyue campus located in the picturesque Jingyuetan Tourism Development Zone, occupying 940,000 square meters.

NENU's predecessor is Northeast University. It was the first comprehensive university founded by the Communist Party in Northeast China in 1946 and located in Changchun City in 1949. The university was renamed Northeast Normal University in 1950 according to the needs of national education development. Zhang Xuesi, vice president of the Northeast Administrative Council and brother of General Zhang Xueliang, was the first president of NENU. Zhang Ruxin, Cheng Fangwu, Ding Haochuan and other famous educators had in turn taken the leading position in NENU. The current Party’s Secretary is Professor Yang Xiaohui and the President is Professor Liu Yichun.

There were 25,218 full-time students in NENU, including 14,719 undergraduates, 9,864 M.A. and Ph. D students. This includes 635 foreign students.


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  • 🏠 Accommodation

    If accommodation on campus is important to you we advise you to arrive a few days before so you can try to register. You can also to choose accommodation off campus, we have an article about that here.

    📬 Admissions Process

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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

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    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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