Quanzhou Normal University
Introduction to Quanzhou Normal University
Quanzhou Normal University (泉州师范学院, website) is located in Quanzhou, one of the three central cities of Fujian Province. Quanzhou is the first batch of Chinese historical and cultural cities, the first East Asian cultural capital, and the starting point of the ancient Maritime Silk Road. Quanzhou has ranked first in Fujian Province for 20 consecutive years. The school was formerly known as Quanzhou University Teachers College. In 2000, the Quanzhou Teachers College was approved by the Ministry of Education to become the first newly established provincial undergraduate college in Fujian Province. It was founded in 1923 by Quanzhou Normal School, Nanan Normal School in 1939, Quanzhou Education College in 1951 and The Quanzhou Teachers College was merged and established.
Quanzhou Normal University passed the undergraduate teaching level evaluation of the Ministry of Education in 2004. In 2011, it was approved as a pilot work unit for cultivating postgraduates with a master’s degree. In 2013, it was approved as the first batch of “2011 Collaborative Innovation Center” and the graduate education innovation base of Fujian province. In 2016, it passed the review and evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work of the Ministry of Education. Since 2017, it has been approved as a “double first-class” construction university in Fujian Province, an exemplary applied undergraduate university in Fujian Province, a master’s degree awarding incubator in Fujian Province, and a comprehensive reform pilot university in Fujian Province for “three comprehensive education”. The school has also won a number of high-level honorary titles such as the National Defense Education Characteristic School, Fujian May 1st Labor Award, and Safe Campus, winning the seventh Provincial Civilized School (Civilized Campus). Since its establishment, it has cultivated more than 200,000 outstanding talents for the society and made positive contributions to the economic construction, social progress, and development of education in the country and in Fujian Province.
Quanzhou Normal University currently has three campuses in the East China Sea, Shishan, and Jiangnan, covering an area of 1815 acres. There are 17 secondary colleges and 58 undergraduate admissions majors. Nearly 18,000 full-time undergraduates and graduate students. There are more than 1,400 faculty members, including more than 1,100 full-time teachers, and more than 20 full-time teachers in Taiwan. There are 4 experts who enjoy special government allowances from the State Council, 3 national special hired experts from the Central Organization Department, 1 candidate from the Ministry of Education’s “New Century Excellent Talents Support Program”, 2 members from the Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education, Fujian Minjiang Scholars, and Fujian Province There are more than 100 provincial high-level talents including 10 million talent engineering candidates, leading talents in Fujian colleges and universities, and Fujian Province ’s special support for high-level talents in the “Double Hundred Plan”. There are 2 science and technology innovation teams in Fujian universities and undergraduate teaching in Fujian Province. 4 teams.
Quanzhou Normal University continuously improves the level of international exchanges and cooperation. Serving the “Belt and Road” initiative, expanding education for international students, with qualifications for recruiting undergraduates and masters in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, setting up international student scholarships and Chen Shouren international exchange funds, receiving provincial student scholarship support, and recruiting students from the United States, Russia, South Korea, Vietnam International students from Thailand, the Philippines, Micronesia, Angola, Zambia and other countries have recruited nearly 200 international students in the past three years; set up international seafarer training centers to train crews from Bangladesh, Nepal and other countries along the route. Deepen inter-university exchanges and cooperation, establish sister-school relationships with more than 60 foreign (foreign) universities, and establish teacher-student exchanges with well-known foreign universities such as the University of Missouri, the University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom, the University of the Czech Republic, and the University of South Korea Projects such as continuous reading, undergraduate and master’s degree, and sports industry exchanges and cooperation with the Lyon Business School and Quanzhou Entrepreneurs Association, cooperation with the Brazilian Beach Football Association to promote football education and football culture, and traditional music with the Krakow Conservatory in Poland Inheriting protection and research; cooperating with well-known Taiwanese universities such as Fu Jen University, Yuan Zhi University, Longhua University of Science and Technology, Pingtung University, and Asian University to train applied talents; more than 500 teachers and students are selected each year to study abroad. Committed to the international promotion of Chinese, in 2005 it became one of the first two universities in Fujian Province to send Chinese volunteers for international Chinese teachers to the Philippines. In 2014, it joined the Overseas Chinese Teachers’ Overseas Teachers Program and selected nearly 400 volunteers and foreign teachers. Visited the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, the United States, Brazil and other countries to teach Chinese and spread Chinese culture. In 2012, it was approved as an overseas Chinese education base in Fujian Province. Since 2011, it has hosted Chinese students’ summer camps and various language and cultural promotion activities every year, and has trained more than 1,000 Chinese students from the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, and European countries.