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Shaanxi Normal University(陕西师范大学)

Overview


Founded in 1944, Directly administered by the Ministry of Education of China, Shaanxi Normal University, a key university under the construction plan of China’s national “211 Project" and a university under China’s Innovation Platform Construction Plan of the“985” Superior Discipline of Teacher Education, is a major base for training teachers and administrators of higher learning institutes and secondary schools as well as other high-level professionals in China, and is known as the “Cradle of Teachers” in Northwest China. Presently, it has a postgraduate school , 21 schools and departments, 65 undergraduate majors, 196 master’s degree majors, 112 doctoral majors and 18 post-doctoral mobile research stations. The university has competitive advantages in areas of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, Chinese Language and Literature, History and Cultural Studies, Education, Psychology and Biology. The university has over 1740 full-time teachers, of whom more than 90% are doctor or mater degree holders, including more than 1000 professors and associate professors. There are more than 70000 students of different types enrolled in the university, of which more than 33200 are full-time students. There are nearly 1000 international students at the university. The university’s two campuses, the Chang’an and Yanta campus, occupy an area of about 2700 mu approx. 180 hectares. During its more than 70-year history in education, the University, while rooted in China’s West, has embraced the whole country, developed a school spirit of “Morality, Learning, Aspiration and Action” and has become an influential top-tier comprehensive teachers training university, for the future, it strives to achieve the goal of building itself to be a major comprehensive research university distinguished by its teacher education.
With more than 40 years history of receiving international students, the International School of Chinese Studies is an important component in the university’s international exchange and cooperation. It now has more than 30 full-time teachers and over 100 part-time teachers to meet the need of more than 1,000 long-term and short-term international students in both degree and non-degree programs, as well as about 300 Chinese students majoring in “Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages” at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels. 
The School has three Departments, one Institution and one Center, namely the Department for International Students, the Department of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, the Department of Sinology, the International Institution of Chinese Studies and the Training Center for Overseas Chinese Teachers. It, admitting both Chinese and foreign students for degree and non-degree education, has a full range of programs for educating different students, from language students to undergraduate, masters and doctoral students.
The Degree Programs include all majors of the university, which are open for application by international students. The Department of Sinology under the International School of Chinese Studies provides customized degree program to international students. The period of study is 4 years for undergraduate students, 3 years for master’s and doctoral candidates, which can be extended in special conditions.
The Non-degree Programs fall into three categories: 1. Chinese Language Program This 18-week long-term program admits students in spring and autumn. Short-term programs ranging from one week to three months are started any time in a year when there are more than 10 applicants who are at the same level. 2. Chinese Language and Culture Training Program This program is open to overseas Chinese language teachers for 3-4 weeks training in Chinese language and culture as well as pedagogic skills. and 3. Summer (Winter) Camp The 3-4 weeks camp is mainly designed for the overseas Chinese youth. 
Shaanxi Normal University Homepage: http://www.snnu.edu.cn
Application Website: http://iscs.snnu.edu.cn
Contact Information:
International Student Office, Shaanxi Normal University
P. O. Box 2, No. 199 Chang’an Nanlu, Xi’an, P. R. China  Postcode: 710062
Tel: 0086-29-85303761
Fax: 0086-29-85303653
E-mail: iso@snnu.edu.cn
Homepage: http://www.snnu.edu.cn; http://iscs.snnu.edu.cn 

Academic Departments

School of Political Science and Economics
School of History and Culture
School of Psychology
School of Mathematics and  Information Science
School of Chemistry and Materials Science
School of Life Sciences
School of Computer Science
School of Physical Science
School of Fine Arts
International School of Chinese Studies
School of Ethnic Education
School of Chinese Literature
School of Education
School of Foreign Languages
School of Physics and Information Technology
School of Materials Science and Engineering
School of Tourism and Environment
School of News and Media
School of Music
International Business School
School of Food Engineering and Nutritional Science
Center for Historical Environment and Socio-Economic Development in Northwest China
Institute of the West Frontier Regions of China
Center for Experimental Economics in Education
Religious Research Center

Accommodation

Place

Room Type

Accommodation Condition

PriceSemester

PriceYear

Deposit

No.1 INTERNATIONAL STUENTS DORMITORY

Twin Bed

BathroomAir ConditionerWardrobeFree WiFiPublic Washer

3000RMB

5600RMB

1000RMB

TIAN TAN XUAN DORMITORY

Twin Bed

Public BathroomPublic KitchenAir ConditionerWardrobeFree WiFiPublic Washer

2600RMB

4800RMB

 

Four Bed

1400RMB

2500RMB

NotesStudents who have good attendance record in previous semester and new students who enrolled after September 2015 will have a 30% off on the accommodation cost.

Place

Room Type

Accommodation Condition

Length of Stay

PriceDay

Deposit

QI XIA YUAN HOTEL

Twin Bed

Bathroom24 Hours Hot Water)、TV SetTelephoneAir ConditionerWardrobeFree WiFiPublic KitchenPublic Washer

Above one semester

40RMB

/

Short-term

180RMB

100RMB

Student Service

We offer pick-up service for free during 3 days of the registration period and we also offer room booking service.

School Calendar

Spring Semester: Mar – Jul
Autumn Semester: Sep- Jan

Campus View

News

  6th Western Organic Chemistry Forum held in SNNU
During November 7 and 8, the sixth Western Organic Chemistry Forum organized by the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of Shaanxi Normal University was held at the Wenlan Building on its Chang’an Campus.

More than 140 representatives from 24 higher institutions and research institutes in central and western China, such as Chongqing University, the Fourth Military Medical University, Lanzhou University, Ningxia University, Sichuan University, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Chengdu Institute of Biology and Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics of Chinese Academic of Sciences, and Shaanxi Normal University, attended the forum.
SNNU vice president Prof. Gao ziwei  gave a welcoming speech and hoped to strengthen the university's cooperation and exchange with colleges and universities and research institutes in central and western China, so as to pull together  their resources and strengths to promote the development of chemistry discipline.
Chinese Academic of Sciences academician Prof. Tu Yongqiang, Chinese Academy of Engineering academician Prof. Zhang Shengyong, Prof. Qinyong of Sichuan University, Prof. Liang Yongmin and Prof. Wang Wei of Lanzhou University, Prof. Li Weidong of Chongqing University and other famous experts and scholars attended the forum.
Prof. Xia Haiping of Xiamen University, Prof. Xu Minghua of Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Prof. XiaoWenjing of Central China Normal University, Prof. Chen Xing of Peking University were invited to speak at the forum.
Other organic chemists also presented 23 forum reports and 46 oral presentations to the event.
They exchanged ideas and discussed topics on popular issues in international research frontier, Chinese organic chemistry research and relevant inter-disciplinary fields.

Admission

Requirements for Application

Category

Duration

Courses

Conditions

Application Materials

Language Students

Long-term

More than one semester

Listening, Speaking, Intensive Reading, Writing,  Characters Culture, Chinese History, Newspaper Reading, Chinese Human Geography, Intercultural Communication

Age 18 to 60;

Healthy;

 

1. Passport Copy

Short-term

One Week

Determined by the time period and the students’ needs

Age 18 to 60;

Healthy;

 

1. Passport Copy

2. According the agreement for a group

Two Weeks

One Month

Two Months

Three Months

One-to-one tutoring

1. Passport Copy

Degree Programs

Undergraduates Program

Length of Schooling: 4 years

The courses will be the same as Chinese students

High school degree or above; HSK5 180 or above

1.       High School Diploma

2.       High school transcripts

3.        HSK transcripts;

4.  Passport Copy

Notes: Learning the major Chinese Language and Literature in International School of Chinese Studies does not need the HSK transcript.

Postgraduate Program

Length of Schooling: 3 years

The courses will be the same as Chinese postgraduate students

Bachelor degree or above; Recommendation from 2 professors; HSK5 180 or above

1.  Bachelor diploma

2.  Two recommendation letters (Chinese or English)

3.  Academic transcripts

4.  HSK transcripts

5.  CV (Chinese or English)

6.  Passport Copy

PHD Program

Length of Schooling: 3 years

The courses will be the same as Chinese PHD students

Master degree or above; Recommendation from 2 professors; HSK5 210 or above

1.  Master diploma

2.  Two recommendation letters (Chinese or English)

3.  Academic transcripts

4.  HSK transcripts

5.  CV (Chinese or English)

6.  Passport Copy

Auditor Program

One semester or more

The major and courses are determined by the applicants’ choice

High school degree or above; HSK4 180 or above

1.       CV

2.       HSK transcripts

3.  Passport Copy

Notes

Please make sure to log on to the website and apply online first: http://iso.snnu.edu.cn/. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English. The application for Spring Semester must be before December 31; The application for Fall Semester must be before June 30. Application documents should be submitted to our office through mail or email to iso@snnu.edu.cn. If the applied major provides English-taught courses, or if the professor is capable of teaching in English, the HSK transcript is not required.

Postal Address: P.O.Box 2, 199 South Chang’an South Road, Xi’an, 710062, China.

Tel: 86-29-85303761

Fax: 86-29-85303653

Home page: http://english.snnu.edu.cn/

         http://iscs.snnu.edu.cn/

Programs

Degree 
Non-Degree 
Chinese Language Program
Chinese Language Short-term Program
Chinese Culture Program

Application Guide

Degree Student
The International School of Chinese Studies currently has 400 international students. It has an undergraduate major in Chinese Language and Literature, which has a division of Business Chinese-oriented, a master major of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. At the same time, all majors of the university are open for application by international students, who can study according to their needs. When the study periods end and all the exams are satisfactorily passed, the bachelor, master, doctor graduate and degree certificates can be obtained.
Non-Degree Student
Chinese Language Program: This 18-week long-term program admits students in Spring and Autumn semesters, which are scheduled to start on March 1 for spring and Sept. 1 for fall. International students can study in different classes according to their own language levelwhich is divided into primary, intermediate and advanced level of 6 classes. Students who have the demand for a degree can apply to transfer into the second or the third year of the undergraduate program of Chinese Language and Literature after the corresponding exams and obtain undergraduate degrees when the credits are completed.
Chinese Language Short-term Program: Short-term programs ranging from one week to three months are started any time in a year when there are more than 10 applicants who are at the same level. We have different classes like language training, culture experience, topic lectures, HSK tutoring and Summer(Winter)Camp. Except language training, we also provide the Chinese traditional culture courses of Taichi, martial arts, Chinese painting, Chinese folk songs and ect. We also organize field trips of visiting tourist sites in and near Xi’an.
Chinese Culture Program: Based on the advantage of being the “Training Center for Overseas Chinese Teachers” and the “Chinese Education Base of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council”, we mainly focus on training overseas Chinese teachers for Chinese culture’s study and research as well as the teaching skills for a period of three to four weeks. In addition to the Chinese language and culture courses, we also put special emphasis on experience and practice.

Tuition Fees & Scholarships

Category

Period of Study

Tuition (in RMB Yuan)

Registration

Social Science

Science & Technology

Arts

Language Students

Short-term

1 week

1000

200

2 weeks

1800

200

3 weeks

2400

200

1 month

3000

200

2 months

5000

400

3 months

7000

400

Long-term

1 semester

8000

400

2 semesters

15000

400

Degree Students

Undergraduate

1 semester

9000

9800

17000

400

2 semesters

16500

18000

32000

400

Master’s

1 semester

10000

12000

19000

400

2 semesters

19800

22000

36000

400

Doctoral

1 semester

13000

15000

400

2 semesters

25000

28000

400

Senior Visiting Student

Undergraduate

1 semester

6000

7000

10000

400

2 semesters

10000

12000

18000

400

Master’s

1 semester

7500

9000

12000

400

2 semesters

13000

16000

21000

400

Doctoral

1 semester

8500

10000

400

2 semesters

15000

18000

400

Remarks

① One-on-one language tutoring, RMB 100 Yuan/class (50 min);

② Students are required to pay a compulsory insurance fee of RMB400 for one semester and RMB800 for two semesters (one year).


Qualification Rewarded:        Language of Instruction:        Scholarship:
Type of Program        Language of Instruction        Duration of Study
# Program Name Application Start Date Application Deadline Date of Enrollment Language of Instruction Tuition Fee (RMB)

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