Beijing Normal University facts for kids
Motto in English
|Learn to teach, behave to guide|
|President||Zhong Binglin (钟秉林)|
|Campus||Urban, 738,779 m²|
Beijing Normal University is a public university in China, located in Beijing. It is one of the most highly ranked universities in China, and focuses on teaching humanities and sciences. It was first opened in 1902, which makes it one of the oldest universities in China. Its nickname is Beishida.
Originally, it was called a "normal school" because it was only a school for teachers, and all teacher schools were named the same way. It was attached to the Imperial University of Peking. Later, it became a university on its own, teaching subjects other than education, but kept its name the same.
- QS World University Ranking: 292nd, 7th in China
- Academic Ranking of World Universities: 201-300th, 7th-12th in China
- Humanities and Social Sciences overall ranking in China: 3rd
- Liu Xiaobo (Peace)
- Mo Yan (Literature)
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