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Capital Normal University was established in 1954, and its history can be traced back to Tongzhou Normal University, which was established in 1905. It is a national "double first-class" construction university and a university "co-built" by Beijing and the Ministry of Education. The school's existing disciplines cover liberal arts, sciences, engineering, management, law, education, foreign languages, art, etc. It has trained more than 200,000 senior professionals of various types for more than 60 years, and it is an important base for talent training in Beijing.


The school currently has 17 first-level disciplines authorized for doctoral degrees, 101 doctoral programs, 14 post-doctoral mobile stations, 26 first-level disciplines authorized for master's degree, 142 master programs, 1 doctoral professional degree category, and 16 master's professional degree categories . 4 national key disciplines, 1 national key cultivation discipline, 8 Beijing first-level key disciplines, 12 Beijing second-level key disciplines, 2 Beijing first-level key construction disciplines, and 13 Beijing second-level key construction disciplines , Beijing has 4 first-level key cultivation disciplines, 2 interdisciplinary Beijing key disciplines; construction of 1 Beijing National Applied Mathematics Center, 1 provincial and ministerial joint construction of national key laboratory cultivation base, 2 Ministry of Education key laboratories, 1 key research base for humanities and social sciences in universities under the Ministry of Education, 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 Beijing-level Virtual Simulation Experimental Teaching Project, 1 National International Science and Technology Cooperation Base, 1 National Language Commission Scientific Research Base, 1 Science and Technology Achievement Transformation Base of the Ministry of Education, 1 Beijing High-precision University Top Innovation Center, 1 Beijing laboratory, 11 Beijing key laboratories, 1 Beijing science and technology achievement transformation platform, 1 Beijing intellectual property pilot unit, 2 Beijing Higher Education Engineering Research Centers, 1 Beijing Engineering Technology Research Center, 1 Beijing Engineering Laboratory, 1 Beijing Social and Natural Science Collaborative Innovation Research Base, 4 Municipal Off-campus Talent Training Bases for Beijing Higher Education Institutions, 7 Beijing Experimental Teaching Demonstration Centers, 14 Research (institutes, institutes, centers) and laboratories set up at the provincial and ministerial levels.


The school consists of the School of Liberal Arts, the School of History, the School of Political Science and Law, the School of Education, the School of Teacher Education, the Capital Basic Education Development Research Institute, the School of Psychology, the School of Foreign Languages, the School of Marxism, the School of Management, the School of Music, the School of Fine Arts, the School of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Physics, Department of Chemistry, School of Life Sciences, School of Resources, Environment and Tourism, School of Information Engineering, School of Elementary Education, School of Preschool Education, School of Geospatial Information Science and Technology Internationalization Demonstration School, School of Basic Studies, Liangxiang Campus, School of Continuing Education, Beijing 31 colleges (centers) including Xinjiang College, International Culture College, Chinese Calligraphy and Culture Research Institute, Yandu College, China National Studies Education Institute, Aesthetic Education Research Center, Cultural Research Institute, and Interdisciplinary Research Institute, as well as the Department of College English Teaching and Research, and Sports Teaching and Research unit. There are 1 college major and 59 undergraduate majors. A total of 30,935 students of various types. Among them, there are 193 full-time through-training students, 131 college students, 11,645 undergraduates, 7,084 postgraduates, 1,027 doctoral students, 9,055 adult education students, and 1,800 foreign students. The number of students from colleges to undergraduates has been formed. Master students, doctoral students, and post-doctoral students, from full-time to adult education, international student education, all-around, multi-level education structure, and education system.


The school currently has 2,510 faculty members, among which 1,681 full-time teachers have 394 high-level titles, 657 associate high-level titles, 1,133 doctors, and 475 masters. Teachers with a master's degree or above account for 96% of the total number of full-time teachers. At present, the school has a group of experts and scholars with certain influence at home and abroad, such as academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academy of Engineering, academicians of the Russian Academy of Engineering, academicians of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, sponsors of the National Outstanding Youth Fund, and national-level talents. Scholar Program", the Capital Science and Technology Leading Talents Training Project, selected as the Beijing Distinguished Professor Support Program, selected as the Beijing High-level Talent Introduction Funding Program, Beijing Innovation Team Building Program, Beijing Science and Technology Rising Star, selected as the Young Top Talent Cultivation Program, selected as the Great Wall Scholar training plan; 5 members of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council Discipline Evaluation Group, 11 members of the Disciplinary Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education, 5 selected as national cultural masters and "four batches" talents, selected as Beijing cultural masters and "four ones" Approved 15 talents and 3 innovation teams from the Ministry of Education. Another 65 teachers of the school won the Zeng Xianzi Teachers Award, Fok Yingdong Young Teacher Teaching Award, and Scientific Research Award.


In 2003, the school received the evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work level of the Ministry of Education and was rated as "Excellent School for Undergraduate Teaching Work". Up to now, the school has 7 national-level characteristic majors, 10 Beijing-level characteristic majors; 6 national-level teaching teams, 9 Beijing-level teaching teams, 8 high-quality undergraduate courses in Beijing universities, and 8 high-quality undergraduate textbooks in Beijing universities. One; 3 national-level talent training model innovation experimental areas; 1 municipal-level talent training model innovation experimental area; 1 national off-campus practice education base for college students, 2 Beijing colleges and universities demonstration on-campus innovative practice bases, national quality courses 12, 29 Beijing-level quality courses; 1 national bilingual teaching demonstration course; 20 textbooks planned by the Ministry of Education for the "Eleventh Five-Year Plan", 5 national quality textbooks, 1 Beijing higher education classic textbook, Beijing Higher Education 106 excellent textbooks, 16 national undergraduate planning textbooks for general higher education during the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan"; 1 national quality video open course, 6 national quality resource sharing courses, 8 national quality resource sharing courses for teacher education, national There are 10 first-class undergraduate courses; the school currently has 2 national teaching teacher awards and 34 Beijing teaching teacher awards; in 2008, our school became a "National College Student Innovative Experimental Program" school; in the selection of excellent teaching results, the school It has won 3 first prizes and 13 second prizes (including cooperative projects) for national excellent teaching achievements, 117 Beijing Excellent Teaching Achievement Awards, and 10 Beijing undergraduate teaching reform and innovation projects. Students have won multiple awards in national and Beijing-level competitions such as Challenge Cup, Mathematical Modeling and Computer Application Competition, Electronic Competition, and English Speech. The training of high-level talents has achieved remarkable results, winning 2 National Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards, 8 National Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Nomination Awards, and 9 Beijing Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards.


The school has 104 research institutes (centers) and the Beijing University Science and Technology Park. Since the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan", 1,689 scientific research projects at or above the provincial and ministerial level have been approved. Among them, there are 544 national natural science fund projects, 50 national key R&D projects and sub-projects, 11 "Science and Technology Support Program" projects and sub-projects, 9 "863" project projects and sub-projects, and "973" project cooperation projects 17 Projects, 1 National Natural Science Foundation of China's innovative research group; 270 projects of the National Social Science Fund, 30 major projects of the National Social Science Fund. Won the 1-second prize of the National Science and Technology Award in Natural Science, 1 first prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award (second unit), 13 Beijing Science and Technology Awards, and 104 awards above the provincial and ministerial level. The total funding for scientific research projects in the 2018-2019 academic year is more than 125.82 million yuan. Edited and published "Chinese Guide", "Chinese Teaching in Middle School" and so on.


The school occupies an area of about 880,000 square meters, with a total construction area of about 757,000 square meters. The school's teaching and scientific research conditions are excellent, and the total assets of equipment for teaching and scientific research are more than 1,07.16 million yuan. The school library has a collection of more than 14.25 million books (pieces) of various books and documents and has a solid collection of foundations. It is one of the backbone libraries of literature and materials in the country. 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.


The school is one of the universities approved by the Ministry of Education that can accept foreign students, and it is also the Beijing-Hong Kong University Alliance School. The school is the only demonstration base for studying in China awarded by the Ministry of Education among Beijing-affiliated universities. It is also a preparatory education base for undergraduate international students in China under the Chinese Government Scholarship of the Ministry of Education. It is also one of the four universities that have been selected as the first batch of "Beijing Chinese Education Base" in Beijing. One. Our school established the Western European Research Center and was selected as a national talent training base for the “Belt and Road” in Beijing.


The school actively carries out international cultural exchange activities. At present, it has established inter-university exchanges and cooperation with 265 universities in 47 countries and Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan regions. The training of international students covers all areas of undergraduate, master, and Ph.D. They come from 116 countries and regions and have established 5 Confucius Institutes, 2 independent Confucius Classrooms and 1 Confucius Classroom Coordination Office, namely the Confucius Institute at St. Petersburg State University in Russia, the Confucius Institute at the University of Venice in Italy, the Confucius Institute at the University of Piura in Peru, the Confucius Institute at the University of Buffalo in New York, the Confucius Institute in Bremen, Germany, and the Independent Confucius of the Hungarian-Chinese Bilingual School Classroom, independent Confucius Classroom at Luxor University in Egypt, and Confucius Classroom Coordination Office at St. Cloud State University in the United States. Jointly trained 698 masters of education with Flinders University in Australia.


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


The school has always attached great importance to party building and ideological and political work. In recent years, it has been successively rated as "Advanced Colleges for Party Building and Ideological and Political Work" by the Central Organization Department, the Central Propaganda Department, the Ministry of Education and the Beijing Municipal Committee, and the Municipal Government, And has won many honorary titles such as "Advanced Unit for the Construction of Spiritual Civilization in the Capital" and "Beijing Advanced Collective for Ideological and Political Work".


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

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