Hunan First Normal College in Changsha

Why is Hunan First Normal College So Special?

Hunan First Normal College is known as the “academy with a history of 1,000 years, and a normal school of 100 years”. Mao Zedong lived, studied and worked here in his youth. The Yong Mao Zedong Memorial Hall represents the scene of those years.

Where is Hunan First Normal College

Hunan First Normal College is located at Changsha City, Hunan Province, China. And the address of the college is No. 1015, Fenglin Third Road, Yuelu District, Changsha City.

How to Get to Hunan First Normal College

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Independent Travel

For independent travelers you can 

By Metro: Take Metro Line 1 to dananmenkou station, get off and walk to the college.

Main Attractions in Hunan First Normal College


Hunan First Normal University was founded in 1903 with the name of Hunan Faculty of Education, which was among the only five normal academies in China. In succession, it was renamed Hunan First Public Normal School in 1912.The school was once called Hunan Provincial First Normal School in 1914 and eventually Hunan First Normal School after the foundation of P.R.C. In March, 2000, under the sanction of the PRC Ministry of Education, it was upgraded to the status of a three-year normal college and then in April, 2008, to the status of a four-year undergraduate-level normal university with the current name.


The school has 16 teaching departments and 47 specialties, covering seven disciplines, namely, pedagogy, literature, science, engineering, management, economics and law.

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Edited by Emily Wang/王海玲