International College was initially built in 2000 as College of International Culture Education for international student education. It was transferred to International College in May 2012. As a comprehensive institute of international education and management, International College is responsible for foreign students’ admission, introduction of foreign high-quality educational resources, international talents training, preparatory education ofoverseas study, establishment of overseas Confucius Institute, Chinese language promotion, development and management of programs for international corporations and exchanges.
International College is a main bridge and key platform for international corporation and exchange of Jiangsu Normal University (JSNU). It has developed friendly relations and cooperation with more than 50 colleges and universities overseas and established Confucius Institutes in Dade College (Miami, USA) and Queensland University of Technology. Confucius Institute in Dade College wonthe title of “The World’s Advanced Confucius Institute” in 2015. It helps the university get the approval of one Chinese-Russian Cooperation in Running School——JSNU-SPbPU Institute of Engineering, two Chinese-Foreign Cooperation Undergraduate Programs and one Chinese-Foreign Cooperation Graduate Program authorized by The Ministry of Education, one High-level Chinese-Foreign Cooperation Demonstration Program authorized by Education Division of Jiangsu Province. It also contributes a lot to the establishment of IELTS testing center in JSNU and theHigh-quality English Courses for International Students.
International College currently has 13 staff members, 9 full-time faculty members, and 23 part-time teachers. In 2016, the number of foreign students reached 609, including 60 undergraduates.
International College offers 2 undergraduate programs. It also has the Department of Chinese Language Teaching. There are 2 dormitory buildings, 1 teaching building forinter national students. 90% international undergraduate students have won scholarships.