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Nanjing Normal University (NNU) is ranked as the top 5 normal (schools created to train high school graduates to be teachers with a purpose to establish teaching standards or norms) and its overall ranking is around 50 in the National College Ranking. The campus is named as the most beautiful oriental campus with approximately 60% of the graduates becoming teachers.


The agreement with Nanjing Normal University in Nanjing, China, establishes the Confucius Institute at North Carolina State University. The Institute will engage in developing and facilitating the teaching of the Chinese language and culture in North Carolina. Standard reciprocal student exchange agreement with Nanjing Normal University in Nanjing, China, for educational and cultural enrichment. 3+X Exploration with Nanjing Normal University in Nanjing, China

Nanjing Normal University is NC State’s Confucius Institute’s partner providing instructors and resources to fulfill the mission of the Confucius Institute (CI) – to promote greater understanding of Chinese language and culture through courses, educational seminars and outreach activities.  The CI contributes to language instruction and cross-cultural understanding at NC State, in the public school system, and wider business community in the Triangle.  NC State and NNU formalized cooperation and exchange with an MOU signed in July 2006 and the partnership continues to grow.


Prof. Wu Yidong
Director, International Office
Nanjing Normal University

Cai Neng
Program Coordinator