In 1912, the English Department was founded. This is the beginning of the formal system of foreign languages in schools.
In 1913, 17 graduates from the English Department stepped out of the school gate.
In 1928, it changed its name to English department.
In February 17, 1949, the peaceful liberation of Peiping was renamed Beijing, and the school was renamed Beijing Normal University. The English Department is renamed the foreign language department, and there are two teaching groups in English and russian.
In 1952, with Beijing Normal University and the Department of foreign languages at Fu Jen Catholic University, withdrew to the Russian department.
In 1960, the school decided to resume English majors, and the Russian Department changed its name to the foreign language department again.
In 1972, the normalization of Sino Japanese diplomatic relations and reconstruction of Japanese majors.
In December 2002, the foreign language and Literature Institute was founded.
The Foreign Language Institute of Beijing Normal University was established in 1912 as the English Department of Beijing normal university. In the course of a whole century of wind and rain, the college has grown stronger and stronger. There are departments of English, Japanese, Russian and public language teaching. There are 7 research institutes and 5 research centers. The college has a doctorate degree in foreign language and literature and is authorized to be the 1 post doctoral mobile station. More than 100 teachers are in it. Students include more than 300 graduate and doctoral students, more than 600 undergraduates and more than 500 other kinds of students. School size, academic level and quality of personnel training are among the best in the country.
Foreign Languages College has a glorious history, accumulated deep humanistic spirit and trained a large number of excellent talents for the country. Lin Yutang, Jiao Juyin, Liang Shiqiu, Geng Yu, Hong Shen, Xia Zhide, He Wanfu, Li Tingxiang, Zheng Ruzhen, Liu Ning, Zheng Min, Qian Yuan, Jin Muzhen and other famous scholars, taught here Li hong. Famous scholars Zhou Gucheng, Xiong Shiyi, Yang Rengeng, Wu Fuheng and so on have studied here. What is particularly worth mentioning is that we have come out of the two principals of Beijing Normal University: Li Zheng and Yuan Dunli.
At present, college teachers' qualifications, titles, age and academic background are more reasonable. There are a number of middle-aged professors with strong academic background and many academic achievements
Young teachers. Today, with the steady development of the country, we will build a stronger cross-cultural atmosphere with a broader view and mind, and build a foreign language in Beijing Normal University
Disciplines to train more foreign language talents in line with the needs of national development.
Beijing Normal University College of foreign languages and literature at home and abroad wholeheartedly welcome the counterparts to learn knowledge, exchange ideas, cooperative research, also welcome on this subject at home and abroad, ask students to come to study.