China National Football Academy and China National Basketball Academy (CNFA & CNBA) are co-founded by General Administration of Sport of China and People’s Government of Shandong Province, and jointly undertaken by Chinese Football Association (CFA), Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), Shandong Administration of Sports and Shandong Sport University. Founded as the secondary institutes of Shandong Sport University, CNFA & CNBA are the only two academies of football and basketball entitled with “National” in China. Featured by football and basketball, CNFA & CNBA are the application-oriented national academies of special sports, shouldering the responsibilities of diploma education, professional training, academic research, as well as cultural inheritance and transmission.
Aiming at building the international and professional academies, CNFA & CNBA launch undergraduate and postgraduate education and try to explore the “3+1+1” pattern of international cooperative education, with the educational philosophies of connecting education with demands, focusing on the specialties, and innovating collaboratively. Meanwhile, under the guidance of CFA and CBA, and supported by famous universities, research institutes, and professional sports clubs in China and abroad, CNFA & CNBA attempt to promote the collaborative innovation of research, education and production, and are dedicated to training professionals, including football and basketball coaches, teachers, officials, fitness trainers, sports rehabilitation therapists, event managers, as well as club executives. CNFA & CNBA try actively to build high-level talent cultivating bases and youth training camps for revitalizing Chinese football and basketball, striving to build the world-famous football and basketball academies that take the lead inAsia.