📖 Introduction

Apply online now at Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China for 2022 intake. Info of admissions for international students, scholarships, and more.

🏫 About Yunnan Normal University (YNNU)

Yunnan Normal University is a provincial key normal university with a long history and excellent tradition. After the full-scale outbreak of the Anti-Japanese War in 1937, Peking University, Tsinghua University and Nankai University moved to Kunming and formed the Southwest United University, which consists of the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Law and Business, and the Teachers’ College. After the victory of the Anti-Japanese War, the three schools that formed the United Nations University were demobilized and returned to the north in 1946. The reorganization system of the Teachers College remained in Kunming to run an independent school and was named National Kunming Teachers College. It was renamed Kunming Teachers College in 1950, and Yunnan Normal University in 1984. After more than 80 years of change and development, it has trained more than 300,000 talents at all levels and types for the country, and is known as "the cradle of teachers on the red clay plateau". The school covers an area of ​​3,300 acres and consists of 24 colleges, 2 independent colleges, 29 affiliated and cooperative primary and secondary schools, and kindergartens. The school has more than 32,000 full-time doctoral, master and undergraduate students, and more than 16,000 adult continuing education students; the library has 3.7504 million volumes of paper documents, 1.188 million volumes of electronic book platforms, and 35 basic and core databases in Chinese and foreign languages. Six batches of national key protection units for ancient books”, director and secretary-general unit of the Library and Information Work Steering Committee of the Teaching Steering Committee of Yunnan Province, and Yunnan Document Information Service Center of China Higher Education Document Security System (CALIS). "Journal of Yunnan Normal University" (Philosophy and Social Sciences Edition) has now entered an important domestic evaluation institution and core journal, and was selected as the third national "Top 100 Newspapers and 2018 Top 100 Social Science Journals" in 2019. "Journal of Yunnan Normal University" (Natural Science Edition) is now the core journal of Chinese science and technology. "Journal of Yunnan Normal University" (Teaching and Researching Chinese as a Foreign Language) is an academic journal of linguistics, and is now the core journal of Chinese humanities and social sciences (extended edition). The school has 10 major disciplines including philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, management and art, forming a multidisciplinary and coordinated development of disciplines and professional patterns, in the fourth round of discipline evaluation by the Ministry of Education There are 15 disciplines ranked in the top 70% of national universities, including geography in the top 20% and education in the top 40%. There are 87 undergraduate majors, including 15 national first-class discipline construction sites, 22 provincial first-class discipline construction sites, 3 national first-class undergraduate courses, and 15 provincial first-class undergraduate courses. It has 5 post-doctoral research stations, 6 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 1 doctoral degree authorization point, 26 first-level discipline master's degree authorization points, and 17 master's degree authorization points. It is one of the 24 pilot colleges and universities that train postgraduates for the Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. Show less
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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

Application step 1

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Application step 3

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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Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

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