Founded in 1938, Hunan Normal University is located in Changsha, a famous historical and cultural city. It is a national "211 Project" key university and a national "Double First-Class" construction university. The Ministry of Education and Hunan Province will jointly build a "Double First-Class" construction university. The Ministry of Education Outstanding universities in the evaluation of undergraduate teaching work level of ordinary colleges and universities, Hunan Province "World-class Disciplinary Construction University". The school currently has 7 campuses, covering an area of more than 2,774 acres and a building area of more than 1.31 million square meters. The main campus has beautiful scenery on the west side of Lushan Mountain and the east side of the Xiangjiang River. It is one of the "400 Best" Greening Units in the country.
The school has 24 colleges and currently enrolls 87 undergraduate majors. Undergraduate and postgraduate education covers 11 disciplines including philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, medicine, management, and art. . The school has 6 national key disciplines, including ethics, English language and literature, modern Chinese history, developmental biology, theoretical physics, and basic mathematics. The main discipline of the "language and culture" discipline group foreign language and literature has been selected for the country's "world-class" construction Disciplines, five disciplines including pedagogy, mathematics, philosophy, Chinese language and literature, and biology were selected as "domestic first-class construction disciplines" in Hunan Province, including law, Marxist theory, physical education, journalism and communication, physics, chemistry, geography, and music 15 disciplines including choreography, fine arts, political science, psychology, Chinese history, ecology, theoretical economics, statistics, etc. were selected as "domestic first-class cultivation disciplines" in Hunan Province;
21 doctoral degree authorized first-level disciplines, education Authorized categories of doctoral professional degree, 34 authorized first-level disciplines for master's degree, 24 authorized categories of master's degree, and 20 post-doctoral research stations; has the Ministry of Education Humanities and Social Sciences Key Research Base Hunan Normal University Moral Culture Research Center, National Sports The Sports and Social Science Key Research Center of the General Administration of Sports, with the collaborative innovation center of the Ministry of Socialism, Morality and Culture with Chinese Characteristics, and the National Humanities Basic Discipline Talent Training and Scientific Research Base of Chinese Language and Literature, History, National Life Science and Technology Talent Training Base, National University Student Cultural Quality Education Base, Ministry of Education Basic Education Curriculum Research Center, Hunan Normal University, National Red Classic Art Education Demonstration Base, National Excellent Legal Talent Education Training Base, National Excellent Middle School Teacher Training Program Implementation Institutions, National Excellent Doctor Education Training Program Project pilot universities, Chinese excellent traditional culture inheritance base (Huagu Opera), Ministry of Education Sports and Aesthetic Education Infiltration Action Plan, selected universities, national language promotion bases and other 17 national talent training and scientific research bases (centers); owns provincial and ministry co-construction of fresh water The State Key Laboratory of Fish Developmental Biology, the Fine Utilization of New Petrochemical Materials and Resources, and the Creation of Animal Peptide Drugs, 2 National and Local Joint Engineering Laboratories, 2 State Key Laboratory Breeding Bases jointly established by 2 provinces and ministries, 4 Key Experiments of the Ministry of Education It has the Engineering Research Center of the Ministry of Education for Polyploid Fish Breeding and Breeding Technology, and the Carp Genetic Breeding Center of the Ministry of Agriculture; 3 Hunan "2011 Collaborative Innovation Centers"and 2 Hunan top-notch basic disciplines in biological sciences and Chinese language and literature Student training base;
17 Hunan Province key laboratories, 1 Hunan Province Engineering Technology Research Center, 1 Hunan Province International Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Base, 2 Hunan Province Engineering Laboratories, 6 Hunan Province University Key Laboratories and 5 Demonstration base for industry-university-research cooperation in universities in Hunan Province; it is the first batch of provincial-level key think tanks in Hunan, with three provincial-level professional characteristic think tanks, including the Moral Culture Research Center, the "Belt and Road" Cultural Exchange and Dissemination Research Center, and the Ecological Environmental Protection Law Research Center; It has 8 social science research bases in Hunan Province, 6 key research bases of philosophy and social sciences in universities and colleges in Hunan Province, 2 popularization bases of social sciences in Hunan Province; 9 national-level specialty construction sites and 20 national-level first-class undergraduate major construction sites , 36 first-class undergraduate professional construction sites in Hunan Province, national-level talent training model 4 innovative experimental areas, 9 national-level quality online open courses, 10 national-level quality courses, 9 national-level quality resource sharing courses, 6 Chinese university video open courses, 3 national-level bilingual teaching demonstration courses, national-level 9 teaching achievement awards, 4 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, 1 national virtual simulation experiment teaching project, 2 national college students' off-campus practice education bases, and the implementation unit of the "National College Student Innovative Experimental Program"project, "National Deepening Innovation "Entrepreneurship Education Reform" model university, one of the top 50 universities with typical experience in innovation and entrepreneurship in the country, the enrollment unit of the special program for in-service ideological and political work of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Education, the Department of Education of Hunan Province University Ideological and Political Work Team Training and Research Center, Education Ministry of University Network Ideological and Political Work Center (Hunan).
The school has more than 2020 full-time teachers. Among them are 3 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (including 2 double-appointed academicians), 3 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (including 2 double-appointed academicians), 1 academician of the European Academy of Sciences, 5 members of the Disciplinary Review Group of the State Council, candidates for the "Changjiang Scholars Award Program" 9 people, 4 national-level teaching teams, 2 innovation teams in the "Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Team Development Program" of the Ministry of Education, 1 national first batch of "Huang Danian Style" teacher team; 10 people from the national "Hundred, Thousand, Thousand, Thousand Talents Project" , 77 people have received special government allowances from the State Council, 6 young and middle-aged experts with outstanding national contributions, 10 winners of the National Science Fund for Outstanding Youth, 5 national "Ten Thousand Talents Program" philosophy and social science leaders, "Ten Thousand Talents Program" 1 leading talent in science and technology innovation, 6 cultural masters of the Central Propaganda Department and 6 candidates of the "Four Batches" Talent Project, 1 top-notch young talent of the National "Ten Thousand Talents Program", 6 winners of the National Natural Science Foundation of China's Outstanding Youth Science Fund , 5 national teaching teachers, 35 funders of the "New (Cross) Century Excellent Talents Support Program" of the Ministry of Education, 1 candidate for the "Famous Accounting Master Training Project" of the Ministry of Finance, 2 young and middle-aged scientific and technological innovation leaders from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Hunan 2 provincial science and technology leading talents, 46 candidates for the "Furong Scholars" award program in Hunan Province, 31 special experts for the "Hundred Talents Program" in Hunan Province, 76 candidates for the "New Century 121 Talent Project" in Hunan Province, and "Ordinary College Disciplines in Hunan Province" 37 "Leaders", 1 "Outstanding Contribution Social Science Expert" in Hunan Province, 14 "Outstanding Social Science Experts" in Hunan Province, 22 candidates for the "Huxiang Young Talents" Support Program of Hunan Province, and high-level talents in Hunan Province Gathered 26 people for the project.
The school has successively established cooperation and exchange relationships with 191 universities and institutions in 46 countries and regions, carried out personnel exchanges, teaching, and scientific research cooperation, and established Confucius Institutes with Kazan Federal University in Russia, Wonkwang University in South Korea, and Southern Utah University in the United States. ; Carrying out Sino-foreign cooperative education projects with the Liglinka Conservatory of Music in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, the University of Central Lancashire in the United Kingdom, the University of Delaware in the United States, and the Berlin School of Media Design in Germany The school has the Ministry of Education's Study Abroad Demonstration Base, the Ministry of Education's Study Abroad Training and Research Center, and the Chinese Education Base of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council. Three national and regional research centers, including the American Research Center, have entered the Ministry of Education's national and regional research center filing list. The school library has a collection of more than 4 million books, including more than 220,000 ancient books, and has ordered 113 various document databases. The school sponsors 14 publicly issued academic journals, including 7 national Chinese core journals; the school publishing house is the "National Top 100 Book Publishing Unit" and the national first-level publishing house.
Since its establishment, the school has sent more than 500,000 graduates to the country, trained a large number of international students and students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan, with alumni all over the world. There are more than 40,000 students, including more than 10,000 graduate students, and nearly 1,200 long-term and short-term international students. The school has formed a multi-standard and multi-level school structure.
Facing the future, Hunan Normal University will always adhere to the school motto of "benevolence, love, precision, and diligence", with the fundamental task of cultivating people with morality, based in Hunan, serving the country, facing the world, and firmly advancing the school's connotative development, innovative development, and character development. , Sustainable development, harmonious development, and strive to build a high-level comprehensive university with distinctive teacher education characteristics, first-class domestically, and internationally influential.