Capital Normal University

Capital Normal University


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Introduction to Capital Normal University

Capital Normal University (首都师范大学, website) was founded in 1954, and its school running history can be traced back to the Tongzhou Teachers College established in 1905. It is a national “double first-class” construction university, and Beijing and the Ministry of Education “provincial and co-construction” colleges. The school’s existing disciplines cover liberal arts, science, engineering, management, law, education, foreign languages, and art. It has trained more than 200,000 senior professionals of various types for more than 60 years, and is an important base for talent training in Beijing.

Capital Normal University currently has 17 first-level disciplines authorized by doctorates, 100 doctoral programs, 15 postdoctoral mobile stations, 26 first-level disciplines authorized by master’s degrees, 142 master’s programs, 1 doctoral degree category, and 16 master’s programs Degree category with 36 areas of specialization. 4 national key disciplines, 1 national key cultivation discipline, 8 first-level key disciplines in Beijing, 12 second-level key disciplines in Beijing, 2 first-level key disciplines in Beijing, 13 13 second-level key disciplines in Beijing , 4 first-level key cultivation disciplines in Beijing, 2 cross-disciplinary key disciplines in Beijing; 1 provincial and ministry joint national key laboratory cultivation base, 2 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education, 1 humanities and society of provincial universities Key scientific research bases, 1 engineering research center of the Ministry of Education, 1 key laboratory of the Ministry of Civil Affairs, 1 national experimental teaching demonstration center, 1 national virtual simulation experimental teaching center, 1 national virtual simulation experimental teaching project, 1 National International Science and Technology Cooperation Base, 1 National Language Commission Research Base, 1 Ministry of Education Base for Scientific and Technological Achievements Transformation, 1 High-Tech Innovation Center of Beijing Universities, 1 Beijing Lab, 11 Beijing Key Labs, 1 Beijing Science and Technology Achievement Transformation Platform, 2 Beijing Higher Education Engineering Research Centers, 1 Beijing Engineering Technology Research Center, 1 Beijing Engineering Laboratory, 1 Beijing Co-innovation research base of conference science and natural science, 4 Beijing colleges and universities extra-curricular talent training bases, 7 Beijing experimental teaching demonstration centers, 13 provincial and ministerial-level research (institutes, institutes, centers), laboratories .

Capital Normal University consists of the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of History, the Faculty of Politics and Law, the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Education, the Capital Institute for Basic Education Development, the Faculty of Psychology, the Faculty of Foreign Languages, the School of Marxism, the School of Management, the Faculty of Music, the Faculty of Fine Arts, and Mathematical Sciences College, Department of Physics, Department of Chemistry, College of Life Sciences, College of Resources, Environment and Tourism, College of Information Engineering, College of Primary Education, College of Preschool Education, College of Geospatial Information Science and Technology Internationalization Demonstration College, Liangxiang Campus, School of Basic Education, College of Continuing Education , 31 colleges (centers) such as Beijing Academy, International Cultural Institute, Chinese Calligraphy and Culture Research Institute, Yandu College, Chinese Academy of Chinese Education, Aesthetic Education Research Center, Cultural Research Institute, Interdisciplinary Science Research Institute, College English Teaching and Research Department, Department of Physical Education and Research. There are 1 specialized majors and 58 undergraduate majors. The total number of students of all types was 28,557. Among them, there are 95 full-time undergraduate students, 222 college students, 11,523 undergraduates, 7,016 graduate students, 958 doctoral students, 6,761 adult education students, and 1,982 foreign students. It has formed from junior college students to undergraduates and masters. Students, doctoral students and post-doctoral students, from full-time to adult education, international student education, a comprehensive, multi-level school structure and education system.

Capital Normal University currently has 2,510 faculty members, 1,380 full-time teachers with 380 high-tech professional titles, 669 sub-high professional titles, 1,049 PhDs, and 488 masters. Teachers with a master’s degree or above account for 93% of the full-time teachers. . At present, the school has a group of experts and scholars who have a certain influence at home and abroad. 7 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 member of the Russian Academy of Engineering, 1 member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, 4 members of the Disciplinary Evaluation Group of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, 11 members of the Discipline Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education, 9 leading talents, 2 top 10 youths from the “Ten Thousand People Program”, 12 national outstanding youth fund funders, 5 national cultural masters and “four batches” talents, and Beijing cultural masters and “Four Ones” Approved “12 talents, 12 national talents, 6 selected in the” Beijing Scholars Program “, 2 in the Beijing Science and Technology Leadership Talent Training Project, 30 selected in the Beijing Specially-appointed Professor Support Program, and selected in Beijing for high-level talent introduction There are 16 people in the funding plan, 20 people in the Beijing Innovation Team Building Program, 39 people in Beijing Science and Technology Rising Stars, 109 people selected in the Young Talent Training Program, 18 people in the Great Wall Scholar Training Program, and 3 innovation teams in the Ministry of Education. Another 64 teachers at the school won the Zeng Xianzi Teacher’s Award, the Huo Yingdong Young Teacher’s Teaching Award and the Scientific Research Award.

Capital Normal University was appraised as “Excellent School for Undergraduate Teaching” by the Ministry of Education in 2003 to evaluate the level of undergraduate teaching work. As of now, the school has a total of 7 national-level specialty programs, 10 Beijing-level specialty programs; 6 national-level teaching teams, 8 Beijing-level teaching teams; 3 national-level talent training model innovation experiment zones; and municipal-level talent training. 1 model innovation experimental area; 1 national university students ‘off-site practical education base, 2 Beijing colleges and universities’ exemplary in-school innovation practice base, 12 national-level excellent courses, 29 Beijing-level excellent courses; national bilingual teaching demonstration courses 1; 20 “Eleventh Five-Year” planning textbooks of the Ministry of Education, 5 national excellent textbooks, 1 Beijing classic textbook of higher education, 57 Beijing high-quality textbooks, and “12th Five-Year Plan” national higher education undergraduate national plan 16 textbooks; 1 national high-quality video public course, 6 national high-quality resource sharing courses, 2 national high-quality online open courses, and 8 national high-quality resource sharing courses for teacher education; the school has 2 national teaching master teachers awards 25 Beijing famous teaching teacher awards; in 2008, our school became a “National College Student Innovative Experimental Plan” school; in the selection of outstanding teaching achievements, The school won the national outstanding teaching achievement award 3, two prize 13 (including cooperation projects), Beijing outstanding teaching achievement award 117. Students have won multiple awards in national and Beijing-level competitions such as the Challenge Cup, mathematical modeling and computer application competitions, electronic competitions, and English speaking. The training of high-level talents has achieved remarkable results. It has won 2 national awards for outstanding doctoral dissertations, 8 national awards for outstanding doctoral dissertations, and 9 awards for outstanding doctoral dissertations in Beijing.

Capital Normal University has 105 research institutes (centers) and Beijing University Science Park. Since the 12th Five-Year Plan period, 1,473 scientific research projects above the provincial and ministerial levels have been approved. Among them, there are 486 projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 35 projects of the National Key R & D Program and 35 sub-projects, 11 projects of the “Science and Technology Support Program” and 9 sub-projects, 9 projects of the “863” Project and sub-projects, and 17 projects of the “973” Project. Projects, 1 National Natural Science Foundation innovation research group; 225 projects of National Social Science Fund, 26 major projects of National Social Science Fund. He has won one second prize of the National Science and Technology Award for Natural Science, one first prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award (second unit), 13 Beijing Science and Technology Awards, and 96 provincial or ministerial awards. The total funding for scientific research projects in the 2018-2019 academic year was more than RMB 126.41 million. Edited and published “Journal of Capital Normal University” (Social Science Edition and Natural Science Edition), “Chinese Language Herald”, “Chinese Teaching in Middle School” and so on.

Capital Normal University covers an area of approximately 880,000 square meters, with a total construction area of approximately 757,000 square meters. The school has excellent teaching and scientific research conditions, and the total assets of instruments and equipment for teaching and scientific research are more than RMB 1,532.7 million. The school library holds more than 13.5 million volumes (pieces) of various books and literatures, and has a solid foundation. It is one of the backbone libraries of national literature and materials. The school has a digital campus construction center, and a stable, complete and efficient campus network has been fully opened. In addition, there are also national standard plastic sports fields, gymnasiums, badminton halls, swimming pools and other sports venues.

Capital Normal University is one of the institutions approved by the Ministry of Education to accept foreign students, and it is also the Union University of Beijing and Hong Kong. The school is the only Beijing-based university awarded by the Ministry of Education as a model base for studying abroad in China. It is also a preparatory education base for Chinese government scholarships for undergraduates studying in China. One. Our school established the Western European Research Center, and was selected as the “Belt and Road” national talent training base in Beijing.

Capital Normal University actively carries out international cultural exchange activities. At present, it has established inter-school exchange and cooperation relationships with 251 universities in 43 countries and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions, and has established 5 Confucius Institutes and 2 independent Confucius Classrooms, namely the Confucius Institute at St. Petersburg State University in Russia, the Confucius Institute at the University of Venice in Italy, Peru Independent Confucius Classrooms at the Confucius Institute at the University of Piura, the Confucius Institute at the State University of Buffalo, New York, the Confucius Institute in Bremen, Germany, and the Hungarian-Hungarian Bilingual School. In collaboration with Flinders University of Australia, 605 masters of education have been trained.

Affiliated schools such as the Capital Normal University High School and the Capital Normal University Affiliated Yuxin School are experimental bases for school education and teaching reform. The Capital Normal University High School is the first batch of municipal key middle schools and model high schools in Beijing.

The school has always attached importance to party building and ideological and political work. In recent years, it has been rated as the “Advanced Party Building and Ideological and Political Work High School” in the country and Beijing by the Central Organization Department, the Central Propaganda Department, the Ministry of Education, and the Beijing Municipal Committee and Municipal Government. , And has won the “advanced unit of the construction of the spiritual civilization of the capital”, “advanced collective of Beijing’s ideological and political work” and other honorary titles.

In the future, Capital Normal University will be determined to innovate, forge ahead, and work hard to build the school into a world-class normal university with Chinese characteristics.

The College of Foreign Languages

The College of Foreign Languages of Capital Normal University is a teaching and research college whose main task is to cultivate compound, professional and foreign-related foreign language talents. There are English Education Department, English Language and Literature Department, Russian Department, Japanese Department, German Department, French Department, and Spanish Department. School-level research institutions include the Institute of Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, the Institute of Language Philosophy, and the Center for Foreign Literature Research. There are teacher development research centers and translation research centers. The Chinese Russian Teaching Research Association and the Journal are set up in this college.

The college has the right to award doctors of first-level disciplines in foreign languages and literature, and has a post-doctoral mobile station. There are two doctoral programs in Russian language and literature, foreign linguistics and applied linguistics. The school has the right to grant master’s degree in foreign language and literature first-level disciplines. It has six academic degree master’s degrees (foreign linguistics and applied linguistics, English, Russian, French, German, Japanese, Spanish) and two professional master’s degree points. (English translation and English education). The college has one key construction subject in Beijing (foreign language and literature) and one key subject (Russian language and literature).

The College of Foreign Languages of Capital Normal University’s six language professional examination pass rates are much higher than the average level of domestic and foreign language schools. English majors (English education, English language and literature) have obtained excellent results in the English major assessment of the Ministry of Education, and are Beijing’s characteristic majors; Russian majors are at the forefront in the country and are national level specialties; Spanish majors are national level characteristics Majors; French, German, and Japanese majors have a half-century school history, not only in the forefront of universities in Beijing, but also enjoy a good reputation in the country. For half a century, the School of Foreign Languages of Capital Normal University has trained a large number of high-quality foreign language talents for the country. They have become the pillars of Beijing ’s diplomacy, foreign trade, education, scientific research, press and publishing.

The College of Foreign Languages of Capital Normal University employs 12 foreign experts and well-known domestic scholars for a long time. Among the full-time teachers, there are currently 6 experts serving as members of professional organizations such as the Professional Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education, and 8 are serving as directors, vice presidents or presidents of national academic organizations.

The college currently has more than 1,500 undergraduates, more than 300 masters, more than 10 doctoral students and nearly 800 continuing education students of various types. It has trained a large number of qualified foreign language undergraduates and postgraduates for various industries in Beijing. The College of Foreign Languages combines arts and sciences and recruits more than 300 new students every year. Since 2005, the college has selected the best graduates from 15 foreign language schools authorized by the Ministry of Education and high score students from key high schools. Excellent students can recommend continuing to study for a master’s degree. In addition to completing the regular teaching tasks of undergraduates and graduate students, the college also offers a minor in English business and commerce. Students who complete the prescribed credits can get a diploma of this and college.

The College of Foreign Languages of Capital Normal University has established cooperative relations with more than 30 colleges and universities in the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Russia, Germany, Japan, and West. The college has long insisted on adopting an international cooperative education model. Various language departments not only accept foreign students, but also send some undergraduates and graduate students to study abroad each year. Many cooperative projects also provide scholarships.

The college is located in the North Campus between the Garden Bridge and Zizhu Bridge of the West Third Ring Road. The teaching area is equipped with advanced foreign language buildings, liberal arts buildings, international cultural buildings, liberal arts libraries, gymnasiums, sports fields, etc. The foreign language building has domestic first-class teaching hardware facilities, such as satellite reception equipment, multi-functional academic lecture hall, computer multimedia classroom, voice laboratory, teacher reading room, student reading center, network resource center, audio-visual center, translation practice center, and Biography classroom, micro-classroom, digital recording studio, foreign language and literature library, etc. The school conditions are first-class in China. Our school was approved by Beijing (multilingual) Experimental Teaching Demonstration Center in 2009.


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