Fujian Normal University
Admission information for Southeast Asian Students
Located in Fuzhou, Fujian Normal University is the oldest elite school in Fujian Province. Founded in 1907, the University acquired its current name of Fujian Normal University in 1972. With whole range of academic degree, the University offers 10 main disciplines in literature, history, philosophy, science, engineering, pedagogy, economics, law, business management, agriculture, etc. FNU has 10 post-doctoral research centers, 5 first-level and 51 second-level disciplines for doctoral programs, 14 first-level and 130 second-level disciplines for master program, 8 professional master degree programs, one national key discipline, 18 provincial key disciplines, and 62 undergraduate programs.
The multiplicity and diversity of FNU’s programs and the high quality of its faculty have translated into a constant upgrading of its teaching and research. In 2007, undergraduate teaching quality was assessed as excellent by Ministry of Education. The University offers 10 state-level specialties (branded specialties) in Chinese language and Literature, Fine Arts, Physical Education, Musicology, English Language and Literature, Physics, Geography, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Economics, and History, etc. Since its foundation, the University has trained nearly 400,000 graduates in the past 103 years, who are active in various fields of Politics, Education, Technology, Culture and Business.
The University has spared every efforts in promoting exchanges with academic institutions outside the Chinese mainland, forging friendly and productive ties with over 100 colleges and research institutes in more than 30 countries, including the U.S, Britain, Australia and Japan, and with UNESCO agencies as well. FNU has distinguished itself in Southeastern Asia with active international exchanging, rapid development of international education as well as fruitful achievement in the promotion of Chinese Language internationally.
Fujian Normal University began to receive foreign students in 1984. Overseas education in schools experienced a process of from small to large in scale, from low to high in school-running level, from simplex to diversity in the involved areas. School has provided foreign students Undergraduate Program of Chinese Language and Master Program of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, with the HSK test centers. Currently, the population of foreign students is 513 from 21 countries. In addition, the University has co-founded two Confucius Institutes respectively with Angeles University Foundation of the Philippines and Alazhar University of Indonesia.