International College focuses on the education and scientific research of international students, and is the sole teacher training center in Heilongjiang Province, the only registry and testing center for certificate of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (TCFL) ability, a training and dispatch base of volunteer Chinese teachers, as well as a testing center of Mandarin Chinese and HSK authorized by national testing center. IC has a teaching and research department of Chinese language and culture, which is in charge of international students' teaching & research, and is in possession of a rich experience and a strong basis of teaching Chinese as a foreign language.
The college has four administrative offices. The college office is mainly responsible for the management and service of overseas students' apartments; the overseas students' Enrollment Office is mainly responsible for the enrollment and publicity of overseas students; the overseas students' management office is mainly responsible for the residence permit and daily management of overseas students; the teaching and research office is mainly responsible for the daily teaching management and postgraduate management.
The college has two departments: the Department of Chinese language and culture and the Department of international Chinese education, four teaching and research offices, two undergraduate majors of Chinese language and literature and international Chinese education, and three master's majors of linguistics and applied linguistics, Chinese philology and international Chinese education. At present, the college has more than 50 full-time and part-time teachers, including 7 professors, 8 associate professors, 11 master's supervisors, 1 teaching rookie in Heilongjiang Province, and 4 school-level famous teachers in Harbin Normal University. All the teachers have engaged in the teaching of international Chinese overseas and have rich experience in teaching international Chinese. In Heilongjiang Province, the number of full-time teachers, the structure of professional titles and the strength of teachers are in the forefront. The college is the HSK test center of Hanban and the test center of certificate of international Chinese teacher.
The Institute has achieved remarkable results in personnel training, and international students have won awards in various competitions at all levels. Many international students majoring in master's degree in Chinese international education have been admitted to the "local Chinese teachers" positions funded by the Confucius Institute Headquarters. In 2018, the school passed the national accreditation for studying in China with outstanding achievements.