Zhejiang Normal University - History


The university was originally established as the Hangzhou Normal Academy in 1956. It became the Hangzhou Normal College in 1958. In 1962, Hangzhou Normal College and the Zhejiang Teaching College merged to become the Zhejiang Normal College. In 1965, the college relocated to Jinhua. In 1980, the college was classified as a tertiary education. In 1985, the college became the Zheijiang Normal University. Since then, the university has expanded its colleges, departments and undergraduate programmes.

Subsequently in 2000, 2001, and 2004, three more higher education merged into ZJNU; Zhejiang Financial School, Zhejiang School of Preschool-Teacher Education and the Jinhua Railway Engineering School respectively.

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