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To learn more about this program, please download the application here.


Please contact:
Kathleen Hansen
Assistant Director 
Overseas Studies & Exchanges
Phone: (585) 389-2673
Office: G-119

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Shandong Normal University (SDNU) is located in Jinan, a vibrant city in the mid-western part of Shandong Province, south of Beijing in northern China. With beautiful natural landscapes and numerous historical and cultural relics, Shangdong has rich tourist resources. It offers a string of tourist attractions, such as Mount Taishan and the Temple, Mansion and Cemetery of Confucius, two World Heritage sites, Lingzi, capital of the ancient Qi State, and Mount Laoshan, a sacred land of Taoism. Jinan, acclaimed by China State Council as a famous historical and cultural city, is a major birthplace of Chinese civilization. This beautiful city is situated between Mount Tai to the South, and the Yellow River to the North.  

SDNU is a comprehensive university and deeply understands the needs of international students. SDNU is located in the downtown cultural district of Jinan close to a variety of services.  The university has two campuses covering an area of around 600 acres.  SDNU has the largest library in Shandong Province and is well equipped with modern facilities. The university has many recreational facilities including basketball and tennis courts, swimming pools, and soccer fields. There are also a variety of restaurants located near the university.  

Program Details

Application Deadlines

Semester 1 (September-January): Early June

Semester 2 (March-July): Early January

Costs and Financial Aid

Students pay Nazareth College tuition and retain their full Nazareth financial aid packages (excluding work study and room grants).

Living Accommodations

Dormitories for international students are located in the Foreign Service Centre; dining facilities are located in the basement of the Centre. Students do not have meal plans, but they can purchase food at on-campus cafeterias or nearby restaurants. Students are responsible for arranging and paying for room and board.

Travel Visa and Other Documents

Once you have been accepted to the program, Shandong Normal University will contact you with visa application procedures.

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