Founded in 1903, Hunan No. 1 Normal University is a famous academic institution of higher education with a full range of disciplines and boasts that it is one of the country's 100 key universities.
The university is located at the area of Mount Yuelu, the scenery here is beautiful with a view of Mount Yuelu on the other side of Xiangjiang River, the who9le campus just like a garden.
It was the Alma Mater of many celebs, such as the Chairman Mao Dedong, Cai Hesen. Mao Dedong stayed here for 8 years, and worked for China revolution activities. Besides, many leaders of the Party and country like De Yinchao (the wife of Premier Zhou), Li lanqing, and foreign presidents had a visit for the university.
Its Chinese program began in the 1960s and was one of the first universities in Hunan Province or for that matter in China to enroll foreign students. The International College of Chinese Language and Culture at Hunan Normal University is in charge of the Chinese and Chinese culture programs for overseas students.
The foreign student dormitory building is called Bamboo Garden with a comfortable environment at the foot of the famous Yuelu Mountain with a full range of excellent facilities including dining halls, air-conditioner, kitchens and laundry rooms, etc.