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NENU Pre-university Program Admission Guide for International Students 2024



Northeast Normal University(NENU) was founded in 1946. With more than 70 years of development, NENU has formed a distinctive characteristic of "Serving Basic Education" and is known as the "cradle of teachers". NENU is a key national university under the Ministry of Education’s "211 Project" and "985 Project Innovation Platform for Dominant Disciplines". In 2017, NENU has been selected as one of the "Double First-Class" universities.

Furthermore, NENU is the first national HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) examination site and one of the first BCT (Business Chinese Test) examination sites established in Northeast China. Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs respectively set up "International Chinese Language Teacher Training Base", "Chinese Culture Education Base", "Education Aid Base" and "China-ASEAN Education Training Center" at NENU.

Established in 2010, the Department of Preparatory Education for International Students of Northeast Normal University is one of the first seven bases of preparatory education for undergraduate students coming to China with Chinese government scholarships. There are 33 regular teachers in the Department of Preparatory Education, including 26 doctors and 7 masters. As the training unit of the Master of International Chinese Education, the Department has strong teachers with rich teaching experience. In order to improve the training quality of preparatory students, the Department has always insisted on a "strong alliance" with the traditionally advantageous disciplines of NENU and formulated more targeted teaching and training programs for preparatory students, which fully ensures the teaching and training quality of preparatory students. Up to now, the Department has trained more than 2,000 students from 121 countries around the world, and many of them have become the backbone of embassies and consulates, Chinese enterprises, universities, and research institutions.

2.Features of the Preparatory Courses

For many years, the Department has always adhered to the educational concept of "respecting and creative education", and made efforts to build a "NENU Preparatory Brand" with first-class teaching, first-class management, and first-class practice.

1)Implement a preparatory intensive teaching model based on the principle of 'leading listening and speaking, combining teaching assistance, strict management, and humanistic care.' This involves using the 'Learning in China' series of self-edited Chinese intensive teaching materials, developing an examination system, and comprehensively improving listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. The teaching goal is to reach HSK level 4 in one semester and HSK level 5 in one academic year.

2)Build a multi-dimensional student management system. With the hierarchical linkage management of counselors, head teachers, and life head teachers as the structure, student’s attendance, daily performance, examination results, headteacher evaluation, comprehensive evaluation, etc. are reminded and supervised in real-time, so as to achieve real-time, efficient and scientific management.

3)Build an immersive learning practice classroom. Taking calligraphy competitions, reading competitions, singing competitions, traditional Chinese cultural experiences, visits to scenic spots, and historical sites as the medium. Chinese learning is applied to practice, stimulates interest, and enhances their understanding and love for China.




Each room is equipped with a private bathroom, TV, air conditioner, water heater, bed, desk, chair, and wardrobe. Each floor has a kitchen and washing machines. Free Wi-Fi is available in the apartment.


Applicants must be over 16 years old, non-Chinese citizens with valid foreign passports, and in good health and conduct. They must abide by Chinese laws, university rules, and regulations, and respect Chinese customs and habits.

6.Application and Admission Time


7.Application Procedures

1)Log in to the NENU International Students Application System ( register, fill in personal information, and upload the application materials (see the website for details of materials and requirements).

2)After reviewing the application materials, NENU will issue the "Visa Application Form for Foreign Students in China" (JW202 Form) and the "Admission Notice".

3)International students are required to apply for entry visas in the local Chinese Embassy with the "Visa Application Form for Foreign Students in China" (JW202 Form) and the "Admission Notice".



9.Completion of the Course

Students who pass the final exam and choose to continue their undergraduate studies at NENU are eligible to apply for the NENU President's Scholarship for Outstanding International Students. Self-funded applicants are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition fees.

10.Contact Us

Pre-university Program

International School of Chinese Studies, NENU

Address: No. 2555 Jingyue Street, Changchun, Jilin Province, China, 130117

Tel: + 86-431-84537651


Undergraduate Program

International Students Office, Division of International Cooperation & Exchange, NENU

Address: No. 5268, Renmin Street, Changchun, Jilin Province, China, 130024



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