Brief Introduction of Anhui Normal University
Founded in 1928, Anhui Normal University (ANU) is the oldest institution in Anhui Province. With its location in Wuhu City which is adjacent to Shanghai and Nanjing and well-known as a land of fish and rice and nested in the southern bank of the Yangtze River. ANU has benefitted from the spirit of the nature of the south of the Yangtze River and cherished the spirit of the humanities in Anhui and therefore has been one of provincial key universities
Presently, ANU possesses 8 Ph. D. first-level subjects, 5 post-doctoral research stations,29 master degree first-level subjects,14professional degrees, 18 provincial key subjects,3 provincial major subjects’ construction, 88 undergraduate majors.ANU enrolls students who can enjoy scholarship and is also one of national Chinese language education bases for the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council’s and the location of Anhui Province Chinese International Promotion Center.
Our university can meet the different learning needs of short-term Chinese language training, long-term Chinese language study, Chinese language and literature undergraduate, master's degree, and doctoral degree; There is Confucius Institute Scholarship(CIS), one-year and one-half year trainees; Chinese and Chinese culture study summer camp and winter camp.
Anhui Normal University has the Chinese government scholarship, Confucius Institute Scholarship (CIS), Anhui provincial government scholarship, at the same time, the university also set up excellent overseas students’ scholarship, HSK Award, Full Attendance Award for foreign students who have been studying for more than one year.
Brief Introduction to the College of International Education
The College of International Education is an authorized department specializing in the enrollment, education and management of affairs for international students. The college has advanced teaching facilities, complete living facilities and professional teaching faculty. At present, the college can cultivate undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a foreign language. The college is also responsible to arrange international students to pursue their bachelor, master or even PhD degree studies in other colleges of this university. Since 1985, the college has received more than 5,000 long or short-term international students from nearly 100 countries and regions, and has established long-term friendship and academic exchanges with dozens of universities, scientific research institutions and academic groups in the United States, Britain, Germany, Russia,Finland, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Cuba and other countries and regions The college has always been open to the world, facing the future and aiming at providing international students with rich experience and high level of Chinese language education.
As the only institute for conducting Chinese language teaching to international students in ANU, the College of International Education has built up a group of professional teachers since 1990.All teachers are above master-degree holders in the major of teaching Chinese as a foreign language or majors of Chinese language and literatures. Many of them were selected by the Chinese government to teach Chinese abroad，and they are first-class teachers with profound Chinese language and literature knowledge and rich international teaching experience.
The College of International Education has advanced teaching facilities and a moderate scale of international students. The college has formed a model of "teaching in small classes, classified guidance, elective courses and after class activities to assist teaching" so to ensure every student to get good opportunity of education and services. Our college students’ Chinese proficiency test scores have been always on top among students around the colleges and universities in Anhui Province, and one of our students once won the first prize in HSK Proficiency Test in Nanjing area. The college has set up a HSK network test site approved by Hanban in Anhui Province, and has made it easier for our international students to attend the Chinese proficiency test.