Huanggang Normal University (HGNU) is a four-year undergraduate university with a wide range of disciplines and is regarded as the No.1 institute of higher education in Huanggang, a city with a population of 7.3 million.
HGNU originated from the Prefecture School of Huangzhou in 1905. Over the past century, HGNU has developed into a multi-disciplined institute of higher education covering eleven fields of different specialties which includes science, engineering, agriculture, economics, literature, law, education, management, art, medicine and two levels of education covering postgraduate and undergraduate.
The university consists of the east campus, west campus, south campus and north campus, and occupies an area of more than one hundred and thirty-three hectares.
HGNU has wide exchanges with overseas universities. It has established solid partnership with institutions of higher learning of over 50 countries including America, Britain, Russia, etc. More than 200 teachers and students were selected to carry out international Chinese education tasks abroad.
In 2010, School of International Education was established, the school started international education cooperation, and successively held 5 Chinese-foreign cooperation in running schools projects. HGNU launched ‘1+3’ joint undergraduate programme with Vyatka State University, Russia in 2018. In the same year, HGNU co-established a ‘Confucius Classroom’ with Sbaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.