Beijing Normal University is research-oriented comprehensive university focusing on teacher education, education science and basic learning. As per the 2018 World University Rankings released by QS, BNU ranks 256, up by 48 from 2011 and it is number 8 among universities on mainland China. The school entered into the first “211 Project” Construction Program and listed on the nation’s “985 Project” Construction program.
The Faculty of Psychology, whose origin dates back to the Normal College of the Imperial University of Peking founded in 1902, formed excellent traditions and distinguished features during its over 100 years of history. After the creation of Psychology as the general course, the first psychology laboratory in China was established in 1920. Since its founding, the Faculty of Psychology has been renowned for scientific research and scholarship, and has been a leading psychology department among China universities for decades. The faculty is eminent of its courageous and outstanding faculty who are committed to the highest academic standards and drive the mission of the Faculty.
And it has been a vibrant community of learning that stands in the nation’s service as well as the service of psychology. The Faculty aims to construct the world-leading psychology and brain science discipline with a pervasive commitment to serve the nation, deliver an extraordinary education, carry out leading researches and make significant contributions to the society.