Shanghai Normal University

Shanghai Normal University

Shanghai Normal University

Shanghai Normal University Shanghai Normal University
Shanghai Normal University Shanghai Normal University


Shanghai Normal University

About Shanghai Normal University

Shanghai Normal University (website) is a key university in Shanghai. It is a comprehensive university with a harmonious development of liberal arts, science, engineering and art. The school has entered the ranks of universities supported by the Municipal Education Comprehensive Reform Department.

The university was founded in 1954 and became an undergraduate institution in 1956. In 1981, it was identified as the first batch of master’s degree-granting units by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council. In 1986, it was approved as a doctoral degree-granting unit. In 2017, it was selected as an excellent teacher training program implementation institution of the Ministry of Education. . The school ranks 84th in the USNEWS 2019 World University Rankings (Chinese universities) and ranks 50th in the QS 2019 Asian University Rankings (Chinese universities).

The university has a complete range of disciplines and fruitful teaching results. There are 11 disciplines in philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, management, agriculture, and art. It has 19 colleges and has more than 20,000 full-time undergraduate students, more than 8,000 graduate students, more than 2,700 international students, and 5,800 night university students. The school now has 88 undergraduate majors; 9 first-level doctoral degree programs, 32 first-level master’s degree programs, 16 professional degree master programs, and 9 post-doctoral mobile stations. There are 1 national key disciplines in the school; 11 key disciplines in Shanghai; 11 disciplines have entered the Shanghai High-level Plateau discipline, and the number of selected subjects ranks second in Shanghai; 4 special construction points of higher education institutions in the Ministry of Education; One Ministry of Education and Shanghai undergraduate major reform pilot program; three Ministry of Education outstanding teacher training plan reform project; one national new engineering research and practice project; 8 Shanghai applied mathematics undergraduate pilot professional construction projects; 18 Shanghai undergraduate education highland construction project. 4 disciplines entered the 1% discipline before ESI.

The university has strong scientific research strength. Since the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan”, the school has won 644 national-level projects, including 27 major social science fund bidding projects, 6 major projects of philosophy and social science research of the Ministry of Education, and 4 national philosophy and social science results libraries. 13 key research and development projects (including 5 sub-projects), 4 national science and technology support plans, 6 national natural science fund key projects (including 2 cooperation), 1 national natural science fund major research project; various provinces 861 ministerial projects. 148 provincial and ministerial-level outstanding achievements were awarded, including 11 outstanding scientific research achievements (humanities and social sciences) of the Ministry of Education.

The structure of the university faculty is reasonable, and outstanding top talents come forth in large numbers. There are 2,917 faculty and staff members, and 1,124 professional and technical personnel with deputy high and above, including one national “10,000-person plan” teaching master, one national “10,000-person plan” philosophy leader, and the national “Million Plan”. 1 young talented person, 2 national teaching masters, 7 national “Outstanding Youth Science Fund” winners, 6 national “Outstanding Youth Fund” winners, and “New Century 100 Million Talent Project” There are 6 people in the rankings, 16 people in the “New Century Excellent Talents Support Program” of the Ministry of Education and 2 leading talents in Shanghai, 11 people in the Shanghai Excellent Academic Leadership Program, and 39 in the “Shuguang Plan” talents in Shanghai. There are 51 selected people in the “Pujiang Talents” program, 2 young talents in Shanghai, 30 in the Shanghai Youth Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program, and 14 in Shanghai Youth Science and Technology Talents “Sailing Plan”, Shanghai “Chenguang Project” There were 28 selected candidates and 23 people selected for the Shanghai Sunshine Program. In addition, the school has also formed a team of more than 500 part-time teachers.

The university is rich in resources. There are two campuses, Xuhui and Fengxian, covering an area of ??over 1.53 million square meters. The school building area is more than 650,000 square meters. The two central libraries have a collection of more than 305 million books; there are more than 100 electronic document databases and 8 self-built databases with collection features; nearly 120,000 ancient books in the collection, and more than 1,350 rare books in ancient books. In 2009, they were awarded “National Ancient Books”. Key protection units.” The Shanghai University Porcelain Art Museum, built at the school, is one of the top ten national cultural museums in Shanghai.

The university attaches importance to international education and has extensive exchanges and cooperation. It has been included in the Chinese Government Scholarship School for International Students and the Shanghai Foreign Student Foundation Base. The school has established exchanges and cooperation with nearly 400 universities and organizations in more than 40 countries and regions on six continents. It has cooperated with 7 universities in six countries including the United States, Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Russia and France to organize 10 Sino-foreign cooperative education projects. There are three Confucius Institutes at Fukuyama University in Hiroshima, the University of Botswana in Africa, and the University of Missouri in the United States.

Since the establishment of the school, the university has always adhered to the concept of emotional education, and a large number of famous teachers have emerged. At the same time, the graduates of the school are active in the front line of basic education, including Shanghai education heroes, primary and secondary school principals and special-level teachers. They continue to expand and deepen the teacher education of the teachers with high morality and Zoran’s achievements. Cultural roots and spiritual blood.

Facing the future, the school will continue to implement the development concept of “characteristics, innovation, coordination, openness, and sharing”, and uphold the concept of “heavy foundation, practice, and internationalization” and the education of “value leadership, knowledge transfer, and ability development”. The teaching concept is dedicated to improving students’ core competence, focusing on the implementation of four major development strategies: excellent teachers and first-class professional personnel training, faculty improvement, first-class discipline leadership, and internationalization drive, and strive to build schools into important international influences by 2020. High-level comprehensive university with distinctive characteristics of strength and teacher education.


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