Ludong University, under the jurisdiction of Shandong Provincial Government, is located in Yantai, a beautiful seaside city in the east of Shandong Peninsula. Yantai, anear Baohai Sea & Huanghai Sea and in sight of Japan and Korean Peninsula, enjoys a beautiful scenery and agreeable climate as well as friendly folk-customs and prosperous economic development. As one of the first 14 coastal cities opening to the world and one of the most charming cities in China, Yantai not only boasts a flourishing international seaport, a booming commercial city around Bohai Sea, but also is famous for tourism, summer resort and holiday destination in the north of China.
After the development of two stages respectively named Yantai Normal college and Yantai Normal University, It’s renamed as Ludong University with the authorization from Education Ministry of State and Shandong Provincial Government in February and April, 2006. With the advantage of normal education, Ludong University, with a total enrollment of 23,000 full-time students, has developed gradually into a comprehensive one with a higher teaching scale, a relatively complete range of subjects of arts and science, a broader space for international exchanges and a brighter future with great promise.
Up to now, Ludong university has developed cooperative relationships with 50-plus universities or high institutes in 20-odd countries with an enrollment of about 300 foreign students each year. Ludong University, listed in the first 200 universities authorized by State Education Ministry to be qualified for recruitment of foreign students, has attracted a great number of international students to come for Chinese learning and academic study since 1989 with its experienced teaching staff, advanced training facilities and excellent daily service. At present, a comparatively sound teaching system, including short-term Study Program, Language Study Program, Undergraduate Programs and Master’s Degree program, has been well established, which makes Ludong University an ideal place for foreign students to learn Chinese language and Chinese culture.