Shandong Normal University, also known as Shandong Teachers` University is located in Jinan City, Shandong Province , China . It was established in 1950, and was known as Shandong Normal College (Shandong Teachers` College) until 1981.
Shandong Normal University (SDNU) is a key comprehensive university in Shandong Province. It is one of the earliest institutions of higher learning established in Shandong Province since the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The university has two campuses, covering an area of 600 acres. Currently there are more than 34,600 full-time Chinese students and more than 200 international students. Qilu Culture Research Centre and Elementary Teaching Courses Research Centre at SDNU are the only two key research centers of the humanities established at provincial universities by the Ministry of Education of China (MOE). SDNU publishes six worldwide academic periodicals. Among them is China Population Resources & Environment, which is the only academic journal focusing on sustainable development in China. SDNU has established co-operative relationships with 59 universities from more than 15 countries and regions. SDNU is one of the first universities approved by the Ministry of Education of China (1983) to recruit international students and to receive international China scholarship students. And SDNU is among the HSK exam centers approved by MOE. Since then, over 5,000 international students have graduated from the university.