Dunhuang College (DC) is a full-time diploma-oriented
undergraduate school attached to Northwest Normal
University（NWNU）, co-founded by NWNU and
Dunhuang municipal government in June 2014, with
the permission of Gansu Provincial Department
DC is located in Dunhuang, a world-famous cultural
and tourist city in Gansu Province, neighboring
the Dunhuang Park on its west, and the
customs line along the Danghe River on its east.
DC covers an area of 125 mu (83375 sq.m.),
and it has also a planned construction plot of
over 400 mu (266800 sq.m.).DC, with a peaceful
and graceful campus, is equipped with such consummate
facilities as special classrooms，labs, a library,
an art gallery, reference rooms, to be in service
of modern teaching and research.
Depending on the quality discipline resources of
NWNU and the cultural & artistic resources of Dunhuang,
directing to the local and national needs of economic
and social development, aiming to be distinctive
in feature, quality and high-end in talent cultivation,
and international in fame, DC conducts such activities
as artistic teaching, research and creation with Dunhuang
cultural and artistic Characteristics, dedicating itself
to cultivating professional talents with broad and
profound expertise & humanistic and scientific attainment.
In DC there are such undergraduate disciplines as
fine art (Chinese painting), dance performance, animation
and tourist management. Formed in DC are a pottery
workshop and the teaching & practice base for postgraduates
of NWNU studying for a master’s degree in art or
DC has also formed the teaching & practice bases in dance,
sculpture and fresco in cooperation with the local art
institutions. DC has a full-time and part-time quality faculty
graced with both virtues and talents.
DC is devoted to constructing a new college with Dunhuang
cultural and artistic Characteristics, There are more than
60 teachers in residence, part-time teachers and visiting
professors, and 450 students in the school，with open
international horizons, and with a creative talent
cultivation pattern, thus acting as a high-level academic
platform for the inheritance, creation and communication
of Dunhuang art and culture, and for research and practice
for Dunhuang Study.
DC recruits students from all over China,its recruiting plan
being included in that of the national unified higher education.
In the meantime, DC accepts art-related overseas students
and visiting scholars. Students who have obtained qualified
grades when they graduate, their grades conforming to
NWNU ’s regulations of graduation and degree granting,
can begranted NWNU ’s certificates of graduation and degree.