Guangxi Teachers Education University (GTEU), located in Nanning, the capital city of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, was founded in 1953 and originally named as Guangxi Teacher Training College. Ratified by China State Council in December 1978, it was upgraded as a province-governed general higher normal institution which practises full-time undergraduate programs. Ratified by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council in 1998, GTEU was approved as a Master Degree authorized university. In 2008, GTEU was awarded the Grade of Excellence in the Evaluation on Teaching Outcome of Undergraduate Programs, organized by the China Ministry of Education. In 2013, GTEU was approved to be Guangxi Project Construction Unit for the New Doctor Degree Conferring Unit.
GTEU has three campuses – Mingxiu, Changgang and Wuhe Campuse with an area of 1688.7 mu (about 115 hectares). The total value of teaching and research apparatus and equipment in GTEU is RMB 130,300,000 yuan while the library stores 2,850,000 books and other publications (including 1,290,000 e-books). GTEU has 21 faculties, six auxiliary teaching units, 43 research institutes, one affiliated demonstrative school and one jointly-run independent college. GTEU now has 13037 full-time undergraduates, 158 diploma students, 1,146 MA candidates, 299 foreign students and 20,080 students of adult higher education programs.