University description (as per official university website)
Founded in 1928,Anhui Normal University is not only an institution of higher learning but also one of the earliest universities in the Anhui province. The university has 16 colleges,7 doctorate programs,71 post graduated programs,55 undergraduate programs.So far,there are 35000 students from different countries in the world,more than 2200 workers and staff members,among them are 550 full and associate professors.
At the moment,the university has three campuses.It has an area of more than 3300 unit(about 230 hectares),construction area of about 7.2million square metres.The library has about 2.47 million of books,1.9 ancient books more than 600 of them are reliable ancient books.It also has domestic and international natural resources and data bank.
The university pays great attention to both domestic and international academic exchanges.It has cooperative relations withAmerica,Britain,Germany,Sweden,Finland,Vietnam,Korea,Canada etc.It also has friendly relations with Institutions of higher education and organizations in Hong Kong,Macao and Taiwan.
Anhui Normal University is the first accredited university to accept international students and also one of the first educational base units of teaching Chinese language and culture affiliated to the the overseas Chinese affairs office of the state council.Since 1985,the university has being receiving both self sponsored and scholarship students from more than 40 countries.Some come for short term courses,some come for long term courses and some come for advanced studies.The college of international education takes care of recruiting foreign and overseas Chinese students,giving them classes and also the foreign affairs.The university provides foreign students with high education and training.Many students achieve high grades in HSK and also have high standard of Chinese.So far,the university has a lot of courses and also a lot of recruited students.There are students from more than 180 countries who are here to study Chinese and also do some research work.The university is near beautiful scenic spots and also nice places such as Nanjing and Shanghai.Communication and transportation are very convenient which makes life much more easier.Anhui Normal University is the university of every foreign students dream.
Introduction of Wuhu
Wuhu is a very ancient city with more of than 2000 years of history. It is well known throughout China and also in the world as the hometown of fish and corn, Wuhu lies at the low reaches of the Yangzi river and is an important port city. During the Qing Dynasty period, Wuhu was the best corn city among the four most well known corn cities in China. So far Wuhu’s economic situation is very good. Two famous companies, both in China and overseas are located in Wuhu. These companies are Cherry and Conch.
Wuhu has adequate illumination, distinct four seasons, half the year the temperature is around 15 to 16 degree celcius and the sight is very beautiful and pleasant.Anhui Normal University is located in the city centre.The price of commodities are very reasonable making life much more easier.Wuhus reputation of scenic spots and historical sites spreads far and wide.Wuhu is near the yellow mountain,jiu hua Buddhist mountain and magnificent ancient villages Xidi.Wuhu is also close to Nanjing and Shanghai.Convenient transportation and communication.Wuhu is the best place for foreign students to study in.
The Anhui normal university all specialized all faces the various countries' foreign student to incur.
（一）Undergraduate period of study-4 years
Chinese language and Literature Chinese
Music and performance
Politics and administration
Public facilities and management
Land and natural resources
Mathematics and applied mathematics
Teaching Chinese as a second language
Composition and technology theory
Labour and natural resources management
Financial affairs management
Education and technology
Electronic Information engineering
Computer science and technology
Geography and information system
Art and design
Ideology and politics education
1. Students who wants to do a refresher course are also free to choose from the majors mentioned above.
2. All the classes are taught in chinese.Students with no Chinese foundation can come to the university and study Chinese for one semester or one year.
（二） Post graduateperiod of study-3years
Curriculum and education theoryArts and Literature Development education psychologyModern Chinese contemporary literature
SociologyPhysical education and training World historyChinese classicals and literature
Atom and molecule physicsMusic District economicsAncient Chinese history
Tourism managementProbability and statistics Environmental scienceInorganic chemistry
Foreign philosophyZoology Education principleCell organisms
Chinese language and scriptMax doctrine and philosophy Special historyCurriculum and education theory
Basic mathematicsHuman arts and geography Natural geographyThe doctrine and philosophy of Marxism
BotanyHistory of the Chinese communist Applied mathematicsPhysical sociology
Map and geography information systemsOptics Education technology Social geography
Aesthetics Ancient Chinese and Literature
Fine arts Modern Chinese history
Chemistry analysation Ecology
（三）Doctorate period of study-3 years
Ancient Chinese and literature Ecology
Ancient Chinese history The basic principles of Marxism
Ideology and politics education Social geography
Organic chemistry ?
（四）Short term students period of study-from 6 months up to 2 years
Short term students or students who wants to do a refresher course can choose from the majors offered to undergraduate students.
（五） Language refresher studentsperiod of study-from 6 months to 2 years
The college of international education have opened different levels of Chinese classes:Elementary,Intermediate and senior classes.Classes start at the beginning of September and end of February of every year.Students are welcome at all times.classes both small and big are taught by experienced teachers and professors.
（六） Clinical and Medicine Majorsperiod of study-5 years(undergraduate)
Anhui Normal University has a very intimate relation with the Anhui Medical university.Students who apply to study this program must first come and study Chinese in anhui normal university for one year,sit and pass the HSK then will be recommended by anhui normal university to change to Anhui medical university and study his or her major there.