Shangqiu Normal University

Shangqiu Normal University is located in Shangqiu City, a national, historic and cultural city and “Capital of Chinese Business”, with the beautiful National Forest Park on the old course of the Yellow River in the north, and the ancient Guide City and Yingtian Academy in the south. Because of the intersections of several High speed railways, Longhai Railway and Beijing-Kowloon Railway, Lianhuo Expressway and Jiguang Expressway, No.105 and No.105 National Highways, Shangqiu City becomes a key transportation hub in Central China.  

 On a land of rich historical and cultural deposits, Shangqiu Normal University has been established for more than a century. In 1905, when China was transforming its feudal education system to a modern one, the Fan Zhongyan Academy, which was located in Guide Prefectural City and originated from Yingtian Academywas restored as Guide Prefectural Middle School which is the predecessor of the university. Since the founding of the Republic of China, the school goes through different stages, from Provincial No.1 Senior High School in Shangqiu, Shangqiu University, Shangqiu Normal School, Junior College Class of Shangqiu Normal School, to Shangqiu Normal Junior College, but its perseverance never changes. In 2000, the university was approved to offer undergraduate education by the State Ministry of Education.

  •  There are two campuses, covering about 2,000 mu(about 133.33 hectares), with 1.2 million square meters floor area.
  • More than 25,000 full-time students.
  • There are more than 1,500 people on the staff, including more 1,100 full-time teachers and more than 400 professors and associate professors. 
  • There are 21 schools, offering courses of 72 undergraduate programs, covering 10 branches of learning including economics, law, education, literature, history, sciences, engineering, management, agriculture and art.
  • There are about 2 Million books, 1.5 Million electronic magazines, 20 databases in libraries.

Shangqiu Normal University would like to employ teachers from English-speaking countries.

The main teaching task is to teach spoken English to undergraduate students.