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Jiangsu Normal University
TypeProvincial, Public
Established1952; 72 years ago (1952)
PresidentRen Ping
Location, ,
CampusUrban area:
Quanshan(Main Campus)

Jiangsu Normal University (simplified Chinese: 江苏师范大学; traditional Chinese: 江蘇師範大學; pinyin: Jiāngsū Shīfàn Dàxué) is a provincial key university located in Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, China. It was jointly constructed by the Chinese Ministry of Education and the Government of Jiangsu Province.[1]


The university was established in 1952 as the Jiangsu Wuxi Business Cadre School in Southern Jiangsu's Wuxi. In 1956, the Chinese Ministry of Education granted permission for the school to become a higher education institution. Its name was changed to Jiangsu Normal Academy. In August 1958, the Jiangsu Normal Academy relocated to Xuzhou city in North Jiangsu. In March 1959, Xuzhou Normal Academy was merged with Jiangsu Normal Academy and became the Xuzhou Normal College, and became the only undergraduate college in North Jinagsu. In early 1960s, due to Zhou Enlai's suggestion that there should be a college in vast north Jiangsu, it avoided the fate of disappearing in the layout of higher education system.[2] During the Culture Revolution, once it changed its name to Huaihai College (淮海大学) by Red Guard, and stopped recruiting students for six years.[3] In 1979, it began to recruit postgraduates, and it became one of the first batch of universities than could confer master's degree in China in 1981.[4] In 1989, the Second Xuzhou Normal Academy (founded in 1984) was merged into Xuzhou Normal College. In 1996, Chinese Ministry of Education approved the college to upgrade to university. It was renamed as Xuzhou Normal University. In 1999, the State Coal Bureau's Xuzhou Industrial College merged into Xuzhou Normal University. This allowed the university to become a comprehensive university with specializations in engineering and sciences.[5]

Xuzhou Normal University was renamed as Jiangsu Normal University in 2011.[6]

Jiangsu Wuxi Business Cadre School
Jiangsu Normal Academy
Jiangsu Normal Academy
Xuzhou Normal College
Xuzhou Normal University
Jiangsu Normal University

Main Campuses

Main Entrance of Yunlong Campus

Jiangsu Normal University is made up of four campuses currently.

  • Quanshan Campus (泉山校区), is the primary and biggest campus, and was built from 1985.
  • Yunlong Campus (云龙校区), which is the oldest, built in 1950s.
  • Jiawang Campus (贾汪校区), which is located in the exurbanof Xuzhou City. It was the campus of Xuzhou Industrial College.[7]
  • Kuiyuan Campus (奎园校区), which used to be the campus of the Second Xuzhou Normal Academy.

The four campuses cover around 122 thousands square meters with nearly one million square meters of building space.[8]

Teaching Staff

There are 1358 full-time teachers, including 218 professors, 445 assistant professors, and 313 doctors. Moreover, there are 2 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 committee member of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Schools and Departments

  • School of Linguistic Sciences
    • Neurolinguistics; fMRI and ERPs for Language Sciences; Theoretical linguistics; Engineering Linguistics; Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages; China Minority Linguistics; Chinese Language
  • School of Literature
    • Chinese Language and Literature(non-normal); Chinese Language and Literature(high-level secretarial); Chinese Language
  • College of Foreign Languages
    • English(normal, commercial, translate); Japanese; Russian; Spanish; International Marketing
  • School of Educational Science
  • Institute of Mathematical Sciences
    • Mathematics and Applied Mathematics; Information and Computing Science; Statistics
  • Physical Culture Institute
    • Physical Education; Science of Ethnic Traditional Sports; Athletic Training
  • Academy of Fine Arts
    • Fine Arts; Fine Arts(normal); Artistic Designing Program; Drawing
  • School of Economics
    • Economics; International Commerce; International Economy and Trade
  • College of Life Science
    • Biological Science; Biotechnology; Gardening and Zoological Science
  • College of Information and Communication[9]
    • Advertising Program; Radio and Television Journalism; Radio and TV Editing
  • History and Culture and Tourism Institute
    • History; Tourist Management; Culture Industry Management
  • School of law and Politics
    • Law; International Trade Laws; Ideological and Political Education; Politics and Administration; Social Work
  • Physical and Electronic Engineering Institute
    • Physics, Electronics Science and Technology; Electronic Information Engineering and Optical Information Science and Technology
  • College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
    • Applied Chemistry; Chemistry; Pharmaceutical Engineering and Environmental Engineering
  • College of Landscape and Animal Science
  • School of City and Environmental Science
    • School of City and Environmental Science Geosciences; Urban and Rural Planning &Resource management; Geographic Information System; Environmental Science
  • Faculty of Management
    • Marketing Management; Financial Management; Administrative; Logistics Management; Public Enterprise Management
  • School of Geodesy and Geomatics
    • Surveying and Mapping Engineering; Land Resource Management;Remote Sensing Technology
  • The College of Mechanical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering; Machinery Electronics; CNC Technology;
  • Electrical Engineering and Automation Institute
  • Academy of Music [10]


  1. ^ "省部共建,轨道交通国际办学成亮点". Retrieved 19 December 2015.
  2. ^ "江苏师范大学概况". 江苏师范大学网站. ((cite web)): Missing or empty |url= (help)
  3. ^ 季啸风 (1992). 中国高等学校变迁. 华东师范大学出版社. p. 542. ISBN 7-5617-0688-X.
  4. ^ "Profile of Jiangsu Normal University". Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  5. ^[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "About JSNU".
  7. ^ "贾汪校区概况". 江苏师范大学贾汪校区. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  8. ^ "About JSNU". Retrieved 19 December 2015.
  9. ^ College of Information and Communication
  10. ^

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