Founded in 1954, Chongqing Normal University (hereafter as “CNU”) is a full-time comprehensive institution of higher education under the leadership of Chongqing Municipal Government of P. R. China. CNU covers an area of over 190 hectares (2800 mu). It is a higher education institution authorized to award Master’s and Bachelor’s degree. Currently, there are 17 colleges, 80 master's degree programs, 63 under-graduate programs concerning literature, science, economics, management, art, physical education, etc., forming an educational system which is able to train postgraduates, undergraduates and overseas students. Currently, there are over 28,000 students enrolled and over 1700 teachers including more than 650 professors and associate professors.