Nanjing Normal University

FAQ about Nanjing Normal University, China

1. I really want to study at your University, but I can’t speak Chinese, can I be instructed in English?
Answer: The program is fully English medium program. 
2. How is the living standard in Nanjing city? What about the canteen in the University?
Answer: The living standard here is affordable, for example, around 150USD for your food cost per month. There are several canteens on-campus for international students.
3. How can I arrive in Nanjing city, the location of University?
Answer: If there is no direct flight to Nanjing, the recommended flight is transit from Hong Kong to Nanjing  (around 2.5 hours), or transit from Beijing to Nanjing  (around 1.5 hours), or transit from Shanghai to Nanjing  (around 1.1 hour by train ), or transit from Guangzhou to Nanjing (around 1.2 hours). Students can choose the travel route according to their location. 
4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?
Answer: Yes, the university can provide airport pick up service for the students in group from Nanjing Lukou International Airport which is the “Gate” of Jiangsu Province, and the third largest airport in eastern China and one of main air hubs in the country. However, students should send detailed departure schedule to our university’s representative minimum 3 days in advance so that we can pick up without any delay. Airport Pick-up Service is only available during on-duty hours in Registration time.
5. How can I exchange some Chinese currency for my pocket money when I just arrived in China?
Answer: Students can exchange some Chinese currency in bank for shuttle/bus ticket fare and pocket money at the big international airport when they arrive in China. And students can buy telephone card from business counter in the airport to give international call and domestic call if students need. 

6. How are the transportation, telecom and internet in Nanjing City ? 
Answer: Nanjing is a comprehensive national communication hub. Its external traffic extends in all directions, including airline, railway and highway, etc. Its internal traffic has developed into a system, consisting of subway, city bus, taxi and ferry, etc. 
7. How is the climate in Nanjing City?
Answer: The average annual temperature in Nanjing is about 15℃ (60°F) and the time from mid-June to July is the rain period. 
8. How is China’s Engineering Education in the world?
Answer: China is the largest producer of engineering graduates in the world.
9. How is China’s Business and Management Education in the world?
Answer: China has become the second largest economic entity, which has made China an influential role in the global economy.
10. Can a student open a Bank Account? 
Answer: Yes, a student could open a bank account in his name to keep his surplus money safe. He could also use this account to have his family remit any additional money as required.
11. Is learning Chinese language compulsory? 
Answer: Even though the program is taught in English, but international students must study Chinese language according to Ministry of Education, China. Chinese language classes are just offered three times per week, and international students are required to pass the basic level. Besides, it will be helpful for students in daily life if they learn some Chinese language.
12. What is the voltage used in China? 
Answer: The voltage here is 220 V. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally.
13. Useful public contact number in China:
Fire: 119
Police Station: 110
Time Report: 12117
Telephone Directory: 114
Telephone Repair: 112
Emergency Ambulance: 120
Earthquake Advisory Service: 2042691
The final information is subject to the University If there is any discrepancy!