Hubei Normal University (HBNU) is a key provincial university which is specialized in teacher education and focuses on such disciplines as humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. Adhering to the strategies of serving the basic education, the University is characterized by its teacher education as well as the research in education. Hubei Normal University, with the authority to confer Master’s degree, is claimed as one of the excellent universities in China in the national teaching quality evaluation of undergraduate programs.
Located in the downtown area of Huangshi, the University occupies the beautiful campus of 1.4 square kilometers with a total floor space of some 604,500 square meters. The campus has beautiful sceneries of green hills and a transparent lake with fragrant flowers and various green plants all year round, providing a desirable environment to nurture talents. It has been granted such titles as Garden Style Unit of Hubei, Secure and Civilized Campus of Hubei and Civilized Unit of Hubei. It is an ideal place to study and research in.
Hubei Normal University consists of twenty colleges. It offers courses for 77 Master’s degree programs and 77 Bachelor’s degree programs. The university has constructed 13 state-level characteristic specialties, 10 state-level excellent course, 16 provincial key and characteristic disciplines, 17 provincial brand specialties and 26 excellent courses in the state or provincial level, 10 state-level experimental teaching demonstration center, 18 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers, 12 provincial key lab, 10 provincial engineering lab, 14 provincial key research bases of humanities and social sciences and 16 provincial postgraduate creative workshops.
Hubei Normal University has the highly qualified faculty and staff of nearly 2000 members, many of whom enjoy high prestige in their respective academic circles in China.