Nanjing Normal University

The history of Nanjing Normal University can be traced back to Sanjiang Normal Institute, which was established by Zhang Zhidong, Governor-General of Jiangsu and Jiangxi, in 1902. It was renamed Liangjiang Excellent Normal Institute in 1905, and evolved into National Nanjing Higher Normal School in 1914. In 1920, National Southeast University was established on the basis of disciplines of National Nanjing Higher Normal School, and in 1923, National Nanjing Higher Normal School merged into it.

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In 1927, NationalSoutheastUniversity, HehaiEngineeringUniversity, and other six national schools of professional college lever or above, integrated into the FourthZhongshanUniversity. It was renamedJiangsuUniversity, then NationalZhongyangUniversity, and evolved into NationalNanjingUniversity, which turned out to be NajingUniversity in 1950. The other source of NanjingNormalUniversity is HuiwenAcademy established in 1888. In 1910, HuiwenAcademy andHongyuAcademy merged into PrivateJinlingUniversity. In 1951, PrivateJinlingUniversityand Private Jinling Women Arts and ScienceCollege, which was established in 1913 and renamed JinglingWomenUniversity in 1914, integrated to NationalJinlingUniversity.

When the national adjustment of higher education took place in 1952, based on the normal school of Nanjing University, the educational department and the children well-being department of Jinling University, as well as other relative departments and colleges, such as the nursery specialty of Shanghai Zhendan University, the children well-being group of the social well-being department in Guangzhou Lingnan University and the science class of Nanjing Normal School integrated into Nanjing Normal College, which was set up on the former site of the Jinling Women Arts and Science College. In January 1984, it was namedNanjingNormalUniversity, and entered the national construction of key universities under the 211 project. In March 2000, NanjingDynamicsHigherProfessionalCollege merged into the university. At present, NanjingNormalUniversity has been striving to set up a comprehensive university well-known for the educational and scientific research.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China


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