Northeast Normal University
Northeast Normal University is an institution of higher learning under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education. The university, located in Changchun city, Jilin province, occupies an area of 1,670,000 square meters, including 730,000 square meters of the main campus and 940,000 square meters of the new campus. There are 22,618 full-time students in NENU, including 14,083 undergraduates, 8,063 M.A. and Ph.D. students, and 472 foreign students.
There are 1,413 full-time teachers, including 367 professors, 450 associate professors and 246 Ph.D. supervisors. There is one academician of The Chinese Academy of Sciences, one academician of The Third World Academy of Science and 18 members of The Academic Degree Committee of the State Council. NENU presently comprises 19 schools, 56 undergraduate specialties and a graduate school, which offers 147 M.A. degree specialties, and 78 Ph.D. degree specialties. In addition, NENU possesses several national training programs and research institutes such as Preparatory School for Chinese Students to Japan.
NENU preserves education and teaching as "the foundation of school setting" and has formed its own concept of education which is "BE DILIGENT AND CREATIVE IN STUDIES" and "BE EXEMPLARY IN VIRTUE". NENU was named a "National Advanced Unit for Job-Hunting" by the State Council, becoming one of only four universities to be so named nationally in 2004. In September 2009, the students Employment Guide Center was awarded by Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and the State Council as "National Advanced Collectives in Education System", becoming one of the two university employment guide centers to have won the national award. NENU regards scientific research as "the basis of institution strengthening" and places great emphasis on scientific research and has made significant achievements.