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Nanjing Medical University (NMU), founded in 1934, is one of the top institutions of higher learning in China. As the name suggests, NMU is located in Nanjing, one of the four ancient Chinese capitals, a city which was a cultural, political and economical center in southern China and is currently the capital of Jiangsu province and an economical center in the Yangtze River Delta. Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge (the first combined bridge designed and built by the Chinese), the Nanjing Harbor (the largest inland one in Asia), Nanjing Lukou International Airport (35.8 kilometers away from the city center, with 85 domestic and international routes) and countless highways and railways make the city a traffic hub and its traffic easy and convenient. Mountains, water, ancient walls and green woods complement Nanjing"s beauty and richness. Small wonder Dr. Sun Yet-sen spoke highly of her: "With all the beauties of high mountains, deep lakes and vast plains integrated in one, Nanjing is certainly unrivalled and unique in the world." With respect to the number of universities, Nanjing ranks third in China, just after Beijing and Shanghai.

NMU consists of 16 secondary schools and 1 independent school. They are School of Basic Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, the First School of Clinical Medicine, the Second School of Clinical Medicine, the Third School of Clinical Medicine, the Fourth School of Clinical Medicine, Gulou School of Clinical Medicine, School of Stomatology, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Nursing, School of Medical Policy and Management, School of International Education, College of International Studies, School of Continuing Education, School of Higher Vocational and Technical Education and the independent institution: Kangda College.

NMU runs 16 undergraduate programs, 2 six-year dual bachelor"s degree programs, 3 seven-year programs, 55 master"s programs, 35 Ph.D. programs, and 3 post-doctoral research stations. In addition, NMU has 3 national key disciplines, 12 provincial key disciplines. NMU has 20 affiliated hospitals and over 40 teaching hospitals in Nanjing, Suzhou, Wuxi, Changzhou, Huai"an, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Qingdao.

NMU offers a variety of teaching programs for over 15,000 students every academic year, ranging from undergraduates to doctors, full-time students to adult learners, Chinese students to international students.

NMU has a strong faculty team of 1501 registered faculty members, including 159 full professors, 344 associate professors, 132 supervisors of doctoral programs and 386 supervisors of master"s programs. NMU has 1 key laboratory co-established by the ministry and provincial government, 4 key laboratories at ministry level, 8 provincial key laboratories and research centers.

In recent years, NMU has launched an extensive exchange and cooperation with national and international higher institutions. The university has established bilateral and academic relationship with medical schools and scientific research institutions in USA, Canada, Britain, Germany, Japan, France and Australia. Some prestigious experts and scholars are conferred Nanjing Medical University honorary or guest professorship. Meanwhile, it has regularly sent teachers abroad for long-term study or short-term visits. Since 2002, the university has resumed enrollment of international students and students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. At present, the total number of international and HMT (Hongkong, Macao and Taiwan students is over 500.

School Facilities

NMU comprises two campuses: Wutai campus and Jiangning campus. The former, about 80,000 sq.m in size, only five minutes" walk away from downtown center Xinjiekou, is the center of research and graduate education. The latter, about 980, 000 sq.m in size, located in Jiangning University Town, is the center of undergraduate education. Subway and buses make its traffic very convenient. For the first three years, international students will study in Jiangning campus and then they transfer to Wutai campus to complete their study for another three years.

Library

The library of NMU, as a medical center of JALIS and an integral part of Engineering Documentation and Information Center of Jiangsu Province, is abundant in medical literature. Our library is also a member of Chinese Higher Medical and Pharmaceutical Libraries, the kernel library of Jiangsu Medicine and Pharmaceutical, center of Jiangsu Higher Medical Literature and the Class 1 Consultation Station for retrieving literature in Chinese academic journals. Each campus has one library. The one on Wutai campus has two communicated buildings, 9000 sq.m in size.

Jiangning library was put in use in 2007, 25,000 sq.m in size, with 3000 seating capacity. By the end of 2006, the libraries have altogether 5,700 paper journals and 40,000 digital journals either in Chinese or in foreign languages. Besides, there are more than 620,000 paper books and 610,000 e-books stored here. The books are mainly in the fields of basic medicine, clinical medicine, preventive medicine and pharmaceutics, and books in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, computer science, management, social science and literature are also included.

Sports Facilities

Football fields, basketball courts, tennis courts and modern gymnasium are available to all students.

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Soochow University"is located in the ancient city of Suzhou famous for its classical gardens and known as "Paradise on Earth". As a "State 211 Project" institution of higher education and Jiangsu provincial key comprehensive University, Soochow University has passed through one hundred years of its educational course. Originally founded in 1900, it merged with southern Jiangsu College of Culture & Education and the Department of Mathematics & Physics of Jiang Nan University in 1952 and became Southern Jiangsu Teachers" College.

Later the same year, it was renamed as Jiangsu Teachers" College, operating in the original campus. In 1982, approved by the State Council, it was re-established as Soochow University. Later, Suzhou college of Sericulture, Suzhou Institute of Silk Textile Technology and Suzhou Medical College merged in to the university in the year 1995,1997 and 2000 successively. It has developed in to a first " rate provincial comprehensive institution in China with a complete coverage of all branches of learning with a remarkably large enrolment and outstanding educational benefits.

Sochoow University"now has 4 Mobile Post-Doctoral Centres, 30 Doctoral Programs, 1 Level- First Discipline Specialist Doctoral Program, 98 Master Programs, 5 Specialist Master Programs, 2 State Key Programs, 2 Key Programs and 1 program for Major Construction of the Commission of Science. Technology and Industry for National Defense, 1 "Key in Key" program of Jiangsu province, 17 Key Programs of Jiangsu province, 6 Key Laboratories of Jiangsu province, and 2 National Personnel Training Basis."

The University consists of 6 Campuses, covering an area of 135 Hectares with 9,40,000 sq. meters of building area. The total enrolment is more than 45,000 students, including more than 30,000 graduates/undergraduates and more than 16,600 adult students for formal education. Among more than 4150 faculty and staff members, there are three members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and more than 1100 professors or associate professors.

In recent years, Soochow University has been active in expanding international exchange and cooperation with more than 80 colleges and universities in Japan, France, Korea, Singapore, Germany, America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand among others.
We sincerely welcome friends from home and abroad to Soochow University for study exchanges and visits

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Jiangsu University"was founded by combining the former Jiangsu University of Science and Technology (a key university), Zhenjiang Medical College and Zhenjiang Teachers" College with the approval of the Ministry of Education of China in August, 2001. It is a teaching-and-research-oriented comprehensive university, strong in engineering disciplines. It is one of the first group of universities that offer doctoral programs and one of the Top 100 Universities in China."

Currently,"Jiangsu University"has 24 schools offering 83 undergraduate degree programs in 9 academic fields: Engineering, Science, Medicine, Literature, Economics, Law, Management, Education and History. The university has 8 post-doctoral research stations, 9 primary (or first-level) disciplines for doctoral degrees, 42 Ph.D. programs, 167 master"s programs, 3 national key academic disciplines, 1 of which is under cultivation, 2 disciplines with special advantages in Jiansgu Province, 4 Jiangsu provincial key primary disciplines, 13 Jiangsu provincial key disciplines, 7 categories of professional master degrees, and 26 fields for ME."

The university covers an area of 3,045 mu, and all of the buildings on campus have a floor area of 1.4 million m2. It has teaching and experimental equipment worth 500 million yuan, 4 national top-quality courses, 2 national excellent teaching groups, 1 national engineering technology research center, 1 national experiment teaching demonstration center, 2 national pilot zones for talent cultivation innovation, 1 key lab of Ministry of Education, 12 provincial experiment teaching demonstration centers, and 37 ministry-level key labs and engineering technology research centers. The university library has a floor area of 62,500m2, a collection of 2.6 million books and 1 Sci-tech Novelty Search Station sponsored by Ministry of Education of China. Jiangsu University Publishing House and the A-level hospital, Jiangsu University Hospital are two major affiliations to the University."

It has a faculty of 4,700 members, of whom 2,200 are fulltime teachers, 340 professors, 190 Ph.D supervisors, 7 specially-employed academicians, 1 specially-employed professor of Cheung Kong Scholars Program, two winners of National Fund for Outstanding Youth, 7 professors enlisted in the New Century Hundred-Thousand-Ten Thousand Talents Project of China, 1 leading scientist of Jiangsu Provincial 333 High-level Talents Cultivation Project. The current total enrollment of full-time students amounts to over 42,000, including7,200 postgraduates, 32,000 undergraduates, 300 international students and 2,600 students for further education."

The university has established long-term cooperative relationship with 49 universities and educational or research institutions in America, England, Germany, Australia, Thailand, Japan, Russia, France, Italy, Korea, India, Singapore, Sweden, Austria, Ghana and Denmark. It has jointly founded Confucian Institute with Karl Franzens University Graz (Austria), jointly offers master programs with Magdeburg University (Germany), and jointly runs pilot international courses class with Leeds University (England)."

At present, seizing the strategic opportunity for higher education reform and development with the strategic foresight of "Be oriented toward the modernization, the world and the future", Jiangsu University is implementing Four Strategies: strengthening the university by talents, characteristic development, international cooperation and uniting concerted efforts to enhance its educational qualities and promote its distinctive academic features. The university is striving to grow into an open, teaching and research-oriented high-quality comprehensive university with multidisciplinary harmony, promoting its strong engineering disciplines, with some being first-rate in China and influential all over the world.

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About China Medical University:

The China Medical University (CMU) was the first medical school established by the Chinese Communist Party. Its precursor was the Chinese Workers" - Peasants" Red Army Military Medical School and Chinese Workers" - Peasants" Red Army Health School which had been founded in Ruijin city, Jiangxi province, in 1931. After the Long March with the red army, it moved to Shanbei.

In 1940 comrade Mao Zedong proposed, and the central committee of the Chinese Communist Party approved, the name of the school being changed to China Medical University. In July 1946 the university was ordered to enter north-east China with the army and reached Xinshan city - now Hegang city - Heilongjiang province. In November/December 1948 the whole north-east of China was liberated and the university was ordered to move to Shenyang. In 1948 and 1949 it absorbed the medical school formerly operated by the (Japanese) South Manchurian Railway Company (the South Manchuria Medical College, later called the Shenyang Medical College which had opened in 1911) and the Mukden Medical College - sometimes spelled Moukden Medical College, which had been founded in 1892, see below. Shortly before it was absorbed its name was change to Liaoning Medical College.

Language of Instruction

China Medical University has been having the instruction of their medical program and other programs in English and Chinese since 1978. The English faculty was started mainly for overseas Chinese students who wanted to study medicine in China, Since CMU is a leading university it attracts Chinese faculties who have studied overseas in English and also the ones who have worked abroad for a few years.

Moreover in purist of excellence and in tune with International faculty exchange program and student exchange program the faculties are sent abroad for training and to develop learning methodology and techniques, so we ensure that the program we offer is of higher quality and standing.

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Jilin University (JLU) is a leading national university under the direct jurisdiction of China's Ministry of Education. Located in Changchun, the capital city of Jilin Province in North-eastern China, the University has eight campuses in five districts which are home to thirty-nine colleges covering eleven academic disciplines, including Philosophy, Economics, Law, Literature, Education, History, Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, and Management. The University boasts sixteen disciplinary areas, five national key laboratories, and eight national bases for the development of basic science. Other resources include five research bases for humanities and social sciences, seven key laboratories sponsored by the Ministry of Education and eleven by other ministries of Chinese government.

The predecessor of Norman Bethune Medical Science Division of Jilin University is the Bethune Medical University, founded by Marshal Nie Ronzhen in September 1939, in Tang county of Hebei Province, in the Jinchaji Anti-Japanese Resistance Base. It was named after the outstanding Canadian thoracic surgeon, Norman Bethune because of his selfless devotion to the set-up and running of the institution. For more than half a century, the institution has trained over thirty thousand medical professionals, and contributed a lot to the development of medical science and education and improvement in medicine and health work of China.

After the merge of the universities, Jilin University lays much emphasis on the development of medical education. A two-level system of management has been established. Under the Norman Bethune Division of Medical Sciences, there are 8 schools, namely, the School of Basic Medicine, the School of Public Hygiene, the First Clinical School, the Second Clinical School, the Third Clinical School, School of Dentistry, School of Pharmacy, and School of Nursing, along with a Research Institute for Regenerative Medicine and a Centre for Pilot Animal.

Full-time undergraduate programs include Clinical Medicine (five-years, six-years or seven-years), Dental Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Radiology, Information Management and Information System (Medicine Information Management), Pharmacology, and Bioengineering. Currently there are 6150 students: 3146 in five- or six-year undergraduate programs; 799 in seven-year joint undergraduate and masters degree programs; 1521 in masters degree programs and 684 in doctoral programs. Medical Science Division presently has 5783 faculty and staff members, including 2225 teachers and technicians; 669 of them hold senior titles. It offers 2 post-doctoral programs (basic medicine and clinical medicine), 2 first-level doctoral programs, 24 second-level doctoral programs, 45 masters degree programs that cover all the specialties.

There are 82 doctoral and 377 masters degree advisors. The division has one national key discipline, one key laboratory of Ministry of Education, 14 key disciplines at provincial level. Neurology, Pathobiology, Immunology, Radiobiology, Endemic Diseases Study, Medicine of Healthy Birth and Sound Care, and Perinatology are among the best in China.

Centre for Human Genome Research, laboratories of Molecular Biology, Pathobiology, Radiobiology, and Isotope are open to domestic and international researchers. Four comprehensive clinical hospitals and one dental hospital serve as attached institutions. The total number of beds is 4055. The total amount of the equipments is worth 0.49 billion Yuan. The medicine professional library has a floor space of 8400 square meters, with a collection of 350 thousand volumes of books, and 2000 kinds of Chinese and foreign languages periodicals.

Since 1998, Medical Science Division has tackled ten national key problems in science and technology, and undertaken 635 National Natural Science Foundation and other ministerial level projects. The research funding amounts to more than 5 million Yuan. Each year, about 1500 papers are published home and abroad every year; number of articles indexed by SCI is increasing every year. There are three second-level and one third-level National Scientific Progress Prizes, 635 Provincial or Ministerial prizes, 3 National Teaching Achievement Prizes, 18 Provincial or Ministerial Teaching Achievements Prizes and 99 University Teaching Achievements Prizes.

The Division is active in International Cooperation and Exchange Programs, and has established ties with 26 educational institutions and academic organization in countries and districts such as Japan, Canada, America, Great Britain, Sweden and Hong Kong.

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Southeast University (SEU)"is one of the national key universities administered directly under the Ministry of Education of China. It is also one of the first universities accredited by the State Council to determine and approve the qualifications of professors, associate professors and doctorial supervisors. It is also one of the universities of Project 211 and Program 985 that is financed by the central government to build as a world-class university."

Southeast University"is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in China. its origin can be traced back to 1902, when it was founded as Sanjiang Normal College. Then, it evolved as: Nanjing Higher Normal School, National Southeast University and National Central University. During the nationwide restructuring of institutions of higher learning in 1952, Nanjing Institute of Technology was established on the original site of National Central University. In May 1988, the university was renamed Southeast University. And in April 2000, Nanjing Railway Medical College, Nanjing College of Communications and Nanjing Geological School were merged into the university, whose main campus is located at the center of the ancient capital city of Nanjing, a sacred place for education since the Ming Dynasty. At present, Southeast University has campuses such as Sipailou ,Jiulonghu and Dingjiaqiao, covering a total area of 427 hectares.

Now, Southeast University has become a comprehensive university of high reputation comprised of various Schools&departments of science, engineering, art, social sciences, law, economics, management, languages, etc., with engineering as its focus. The university boasts over 34 schools or departments with 64undergraduate disciplines in all. It also has 20 post-doctoral stations, and offers 95 PhD programs and 208 Master programs; it holds a national lead in architecture, civil engineering, electronics, information technology, energy, power engineering, and transportation technology. The total number of faculty and staff is 6000, including 1300 full or associate professors, 450 doctoral supervisors, 9 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Academy of Engineering, 28 " Cheung Kong Scholar" Professors. At present, the full-time students number over 27000, of whom about 10000 are postgraduates.

Southeast University encourages the school spirit of "rigor, truthfulness, unity and diligence", i.e., adopting the rigorous, truthful, realistic scientific attitude and working spirit of full cooperation. It has turned out more than 200000 excellent personnel, among whom there are 153 academicians. With the quality education strengthened, its graduates not only have excellent theoretical competence and practical skills, but also possess a wide range of knowledge and abilities. Its average undergraduate employment rate goes beyond 99% upon graduation.

Southeast University is one of the top 10 universities in scientific research and development in China. It has over 20 national or provincial research institutes, with a number of key research bases. It"s research fund exceeded RMB 646 million in 2007. the SEU Architecture Design and Research Institute, which is one of the few national first-class design institutes, have undertaken various major projects. SEU"s affiliated Zhongda Hospital, which was set up in 1935, is one of the first hospitals in Jiangsu Province that were assessed as "Class A Grade 3" hospitals by the State Ministry of Public Health.

International cooperation & exchanges play an important role in the development of Southeast University. Since 1978, more than 4000 teachers or researchers have been sent abroad for academic activities or exchanges, and over 3500 foreign experts and teachers have been invited to our university for lecturing, cooperative research or academic exchanges, among whom some are honorary professors of our university, including Y.H. Ku, Chen Ning Yang, Chien-Shiung Wu, Samuel C. C. Ting , Jean-Marie Lehn, T.Y. Lin, and so on. More than 2039 international students from 60 countries have studied in this university, and over 1700 of them have completed their study and returned to their own countries.

The university takes an active part in setting up international cooperative programs with other countries. Up to now, it has signed agreements for friendly cooperation with more than 100 universities, research institutes or corporations in countries including Australia, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Switzerland, Sweden, United States etc., which has contributed a great deal to the actual strength, international fame and development of the university.

Southeast University was traditionally at the head of the universities in Southeast China. Now, all its faculty and staff members are making concerted efforts to build it into a world-class university through integration, innovation, unity and diligence.

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For a decade,development pace in china has been enormous. China has improved people"s average standard of living. It has become a home town of many multinational companies in the past few years. China herself has been inviting millions of investors and has been investing in many underdeveloped countries including Pakistan, India, Nepal and Vietnam. Recently, Chinese universities and colleges have been inviting and recieving applications from students in many neighbouring countries. MBBS in China is also a part of that programme.Students who fail to gain admisssion to a Medical University in their own countries can try for MBBS in China to pursue a career in medicine.

China is one of the leaders in the medical field in the modern world.After doing MBBS in WHO recognized universities , overseas students can make their way to other countries of the world or can go back to their own countries for house job and practise as a doctor.

Weifang Medical University (WFMU) an university with a hunderd years of history is a state-owned medical university. It is located in Weifang - the international Kite Capital " at the center of Shandong Peninsula. WFMU covers an area of more than 1.2 million square meters with 570 000 square meters construction area. Over the past decades a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary pattern has been formed at WFMU which has offered a number of disciplines including medical sciences health management general sciences law and literature, with the medical sciences as the leading discipline. WFMU is authorized to grant bachelor and master degrees and recruit overseas students. WFMU is also authorized to recruit PhD candidates in collaboration with Shandong University Southern Medical University and Huazhong University of Science and Technology and also Shandong Medical Technology Educational Centre and the Basic-level Health Management Cadres Training Centre.

Schools and Departments

WFMU comprises 15 schools and departments such as School of Humanities and Social Science School of Public Health & Management Nursing School Dentistry School Clinical Medicine Department Anesthesiology Department Medical Radiology Department and Preventive Medicine Department.

Teaching staff:

At present, there are 1000 teaching staff of which more than 400 have got advanced professional titles and 480 have got doctor and master degrees. There are 4 supervisors for doctoral students and nearly 200 for master students. There are 23 topnotch professionals at provincial and municipal levels 18 middle-aged and youth academic backbone at provincial level or above 9 members with national allowance. And there are another 10 members who have been awarded the national labor model the national advanced work the "Labor Day" labor medal the national advanced teacher and the advanced worker in medicine.

Postgraduate programs:

There are 24 postgraduate programs mainly enrolling postgraduates in Physiology Immunology Pharmacology Anatomy, Embryology Pathology and Pathophysiology Pathogen Biology Biochemistry and Molecule Biology Internal Medicine Surgery Gynecology Pediatrics Ophthalmology Otolaryngology Dentistry Neurology Oncology Traditional and Western Clinic Medicine Emergency Imaging and Nuclear Medicine Nursing Anesthesiology Epidemiology and Health Statistics Social Medicine and Health Cause Management and Applied Psychology. There are over 740 postgraduates students.

Undergraduate programs:

SPECIALTIES 1/MBBS&BDS 2/TCM 3/Chinese language program
The university offers 16 undergraduate programs: Clinical medicine Dentistry Nursing Anesthesiology Medical Imaging Medical Laboratory Preventive Medicine Pharmacy Public Health and Management labor and Social Security Marketing Law Applied Psychology Health Statistics Biological Technology English Language.There are over 14 000 full-time 3 and 5-year- program students.

Research centers:

WFMU has always focused on teaching and constantly improved quality. There is a Medical Research Center a Modern Educational Technology Center a Computer Center and an Animal Supplying Center. More than 10 000 sets of scientific and research instruments such as confocal laser scanning microscope(Zeiss) flow cytometer(Beckman Coulter) and image processor, which are worthy of over RMB 110 million.
There is 1 experimental demonstration center at the provincial level. There are 6 comprehensive teaching laboratories at university level: Morphology Function Chemicoanalysis Clinical Skills Computer and Human Anatomy and 16 specialty laboratories like Gene and Histology Engineering Dentistry and Nursing which are equipped with advanced Imaging PACS System Digital Network Interactive Laboratory Teaching System and BL-410 Biological Function Experiment System and so on.

The Experimental Center of Basic Medicine is an experimental and teaching demonstration center for universities in Shandong Province. Anatomy Medical Ethics Pathology Physiology Histology and embryology Pharmacology and Medical Imaging are assessed as the excellent subjects at provincial level. WFMU has undertaken 90 teaching and research projects at provincial level or above and has been awarded 24 prizes in teaching experiment and research since 2004.

WFMU has one discipline which offers post for "Taishan Scholars" 7 key provincial academic disciplines and laboratories including Anatomy and Histological Embryology Surgery Medical Radiology Ophthalmology, Immunology Applied Pharmacology Dental medicine. There are 24 research institutes such as Pathology Neurophysiology Differentiation and Cycle of Stem Cell Molecule Cell Biology Urology Surgery Orthopedics Pediatrics Anesthesiology Community Medicine Health Management Epidemiology Health Statistics and Health Economy.

Achievements in research:

In recent years WFMU has made many achievements in research.More than 340 research projects have been approved by the state authorities including 16 large projects sponsored by the Foundation of State Natural Science and the national key laboratory projects 40 projects granted by Provincial Natural Science Fund and Middle-aged and Youth Scientists Fund and 260 projects at bureau level. More than 220 prizes for researches have been awarded including 50 prizes for specialists at provincial level. More than 870 academic papers and 70 books are published each year. Over 30 achievements have been popularized for continuing education at provincial level or above. WFMU has got over 10 national patents and good social economic and social beneficial effects have been achieved.. The university library holds a collection of over 2.1 million books and 3 000 kinds of Chinese and foreign journals. There are 12 comprehensive affiliated hospitals.

International exchange:

The university has established extensive inter-relationships with many overseas universities such as Western State College in California of U.S.A, Ukraine Haerkefu State Academy Ukraine Haerkefu State Medical Academy, Ukraine Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy; RMIT and La Trobe University of Australia College of Saskatchewan of Canada, and University of Occupational and Environmental Health of Japan. More than 160 foreign experts have been invited to visit or teach at our university over 170 teachers have studied abroad and many staff have been sent abroad as the medical succor. More than 60 famous professors all over the world have been invited to be guest professors at the university. WFMU recruits overseas students every year and there are nearly 600 overseas students from Nepal India and Pakistan at present. It is also one of the universities which are authorized to hold HSK.

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About

Sun Yat-Sen University or Zhongshon University is famous institute of higher education in China, established in 1924 by Dr Sun Yat-Sen, a great revolutionary of 20th Century. Initially, it was established as Guangdong University by Dr Sun Yat-Sen himself personally and later in 1926, renamed Sun Yat-Sen University, after his death in his commemoration. Sun Yat-Sen University is a multi-disciplinary, key comprehensive university of Chinese Central Government. It is under direct administration of Ministry of Education, China. It is among first ranked universities in China and has been accepted into " 211 Project" by the central government.

Approved by the Central government of the people's Republic of China, on October 26, 2001, the former Sun Yat-sen University and Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences were merged together to form the present Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences has been changed to Sun Yat-Sen College of Medical Sciences.

Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences originated from Boji Medical School which was established in 1866 and was the earliest institution of learning and practice of western medicine in china. Dr Sun Yat-Sen himself studied medicine in this medical college.

Location:

Sun Yat-Sen College of Medical Sciences is located in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province and the largest industrial and commercial city in southern China. Guangzhou, with a population of over 10 million, is adjacent to Hong Kong and Macau, just about 2 hours journey by bus.

Campus:

The Guangzhou North Campus (The campus of former Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences) out of the four campuses of the Sun Yat-Sen University is the campus for the students of Medical sciences. It is situated at the center of Guangzhou City. The picturesque university campus has a land area totaling 3,86,000 square meters, and the construction area of 6,00.000 square meters.

Sun Yat-Sen College of Medical Sciences is a comprehensive medical school with multi-specialties, multi-curriculum and multi-programs. There are 40 various research institutions, including research centers, laboratories and two mobile post-doctorate research stations. There are 77 academic departments and 8 undergraduate programs of studies. There are 30 specialties which are accredited to confer doctoral degrees and 50 specialties accredited to confer master's degrees.

Sun Yat-Sen College of Medical Sciences library has a collection of more than 5,00.000 volumes of books and over 5,000 different titles of periodicals in Chinese and foreign languages. The number of staffs of this medical college is a s large as 7,000 among them about 1,100 are high - ranking teachers, doctors and other professionals. Currently, there are over 4,000 students studying medicine. Since 1954 this medical college has admitted about 300 foreign students from 56 countries of 5 continents. In 1987 the University began to enroll foreign postgraduate students for the medical study, including doctorate candidates. On the campus, a special building is provided for foreign students with facilities and services for boarding accommodation, study and entertainment.

Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences used to be one of the 8 key medical universities, ranking 4th among all 125 medical universities and institutes in China.

In the past decades, the university has trained a lot of excellent medical workers for China as well as various countries in the world. Their treating skills have achieved a good reputation in China, Macao, Hong Kong, Taiwan as well as South East Asia.

The University has been one of the universities to receive international students for medical study under the Chinese government scholarship.

At present students from 59 countries, including USA, Australia, Canada, Japan, Germany, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Yemen, Mauritius, Cameroon, Zambia, Bolivia, Botswana, Guinea, Comoros Islands, Algeria, Palestine, Jordan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, etc are doing their MBBS and MD/MS courses under Chinese government scholarship as well as self finance in this medical college and their degree is recognized by the government and the medical councils of these countries.

MBBS for International Students

Sun Yat-Sen College of Medical sciences has been running medical program for its students in English medium since 1978. The university has highly qualified faculties of its own in abundant numbers who can teach in English to international students. Most of these faculties have been educated and trained in USA, Canada, UK, Germany, Japan, etc. Sun Yat-Sen College of medical sciences ensures to provide highly qualified faculties who can teach medicine in English medium to international students.

Course Curriculum:

Graduates of this medical school are working not only in China and South East Asia but all over the world for the last many years. The course curriculum is updated to the tune of the latest requirement at home and abroad to meet the international standard for medical education. As a member of core committee of IIME and participant in various international forums for medical education, the medical school has great exposure to recent development in the field of medicine. Nevertheless, special attention has been paid to include the specific requirements of countries of the SAARC region. Any suggestion in regard to course curriculum from the concerned quarter will be welcomed.

Subjects for MBBS Program:

Anatomy, Neuro-Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Histology Embryology, Pathology, Pathophysiology, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Community medicine (Subjects for the first two Years ).

General medicine, General surgery, Obstetrics and gynecology, Forensic medicine, Community medicine, Epidemiology, Pediatrics, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Dentistry, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Radiology, Anesthesiology, Nuclear medicine, Emergency medicine and other allied medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties (Subjects for the last three years).

Duration of Course:

The duration of course for MBBS study is 6 years. This the formal course duration all over China recognized by WHO and China Medical Council.

Fee Structure:

The university has offered Subsidized or discounted fee to the international students for MBBS study.

Tuition Fee:

RMB 34000 Per Annum
Hostel Fee: RMB 5100

Application fee: RMB 800 (only in first year) Note: Tuition & Hostel fee will change from time to time.
In addition to the above fee the students have to pay for their food by themselves. The food expense depends upon the individual. It is estimated around RMB 5000/Annum for an individual.

Note1: The tuition fee does not cover the expense for text books and stationeries.

Note2:Each room of the hostel is provided with Air conditioner, TV and a telephone set. The students pay by themselves for Water, Electricity and Cable TV. The students can also opt for out campus housing after the first year.

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Zhejiang University: Introduction to Zhejiang University Located in the historical and picturesque city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang University is a prestigious institution of higher education with a long history. Qiushi Academy, the predecessor of Zhejiang University, was founded in 1897 and was one of the earliest modern academies of higher learning established in China. In 1928, the academy was named National Zhejiang University. During the war time in 1940s, Zhejiang University moved to Zunyi, Meitan and other places in succession and stayed in West China for seven years. In 1946, Zhejiang University returned to Hangzhou. In 1952, due to a nationwide restructuring of universities, Zhejiang University underwent a reshuffling of disciplines. Some departments merged into other universities and Chinese Academy of Sciences. The remaining departments were divided and developed to become 4 specialized higher education institutions, namely former Zhejiang University, Hangzhou University, Zhejiang Agricultural University and Zhejiang Medical University. In 1998, the four universities sharing the same ancestor merged to form the new Zhejiang University and set a new goal " to develop into a world-class university. In its 116-year history, Zhejiang University has always been committed to cultivating talent with excellence, advancing science and technology, serving for social development, and promoting culture, with the spirit best manifested in the university motto "Seeking the Truth and Pioneering New Trails".

Zhejiang University is a comprehensive research university with distinctive features and a national as well as international impact. Research at Zhejiang University spans 12 academic disciplines, covering philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, art, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and etc. With 7 faculties and 37 colleges/schools, Zhejiang University has 14 primary and 21secondary national leading academic disciplines.

Now, Zhejiang University has long been holding the educational philosophy of putting people foremost, cultivating all-round competence in students, seeking the truth and pioneering new trails in search of excellence, and is committed to developing future leaders with an international perspective. Zhejiang University has turned out a large number of outstanding talents in its history. There are more than 160 alumni elected members of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering. With educational thoughts advancing with the times, Zhejiang University paces the whole nation in educational reforms. Rich campus culture, advanced teaching facilities and a wide range of international exchanges create favorable conditions for students" development.

Zhejiang University focuses on assiduous study and research, and science and technological innovation. It has launched a number of international high-end academic platforms and gathered masters, scholars and high-level research teams in various disciplines. In recent years, Zhejiang University maintains a leading position in China in output indicators including publications, patents and etc., and has made abundant important achievements in science, technology, humanities and social sciences. Zhejiang University always takes initiative in catering for national and regional needs, and exerts itself to become an influential high-level source of innovation and a pool of talents. In 2013, research fund at Zhejiang University amounted to 3.009 billion Yuan. 116 projects under research have each secured a grant of more than 10 million.

Southeast University As of Dec., 2013, there are a total of more than 45,678 full-time students enrolled at Zhejiang University, including approximately 13,799 graduate students, 8,577 Ph.D candidates, and 23,302 undergraduates. In addition, there are about 5,268 international students currently attending Zhejiang University. Among its approximate 3,350 standing faculty members, more than 1,336 faculty members have title of professor. Other important facts and figures are as follows: 13 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 14members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 61 experts in State "1000-elite Programs", 36 chief scientists of national 973 projects, 94 Chair Professors in Chang Jiang Scholars Program, and 99 scholars awarded with National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. With five campuses, namely Zijingang, Yuquan, Xixi, Huajiachi and Zhijiang campus, Zhejiang University encompasses an area of4,503,741 square meters with school buildings covering 2,072,303 square meters of floor space. The university library holds a collection of more than 6.58 million volumes. In addition, Zhejiang University has 7high-level affiliated hospitals.

As a national university standing by River Qiantang, Zhejiang University is striving to build itself into an innovative comprehensive research university with a world-class status. Zhejiang University will be adhering to the spirit of seeking the truth and pioneering new trails, dedicating itself to creating and disseminating knowledge, inheriting and advancing civilization, serving and leading the society, and promoting national prosperity, social development and human progress.

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The Huazhong University of Science and Technology In addition, HUST has been awarded more than 10 national prizes for education reform, with 37 courses honored as the National Quality Courses and 126 excellent coursebooks listed in the National 11th "Five-Year Key Coursebooks". HUST built various national advanced talents training bases, including the "National Exemplary Software Faculty", the "National Base of Life Science and Technological Talents", the "National Base of IC Talents", the "National Education Base of Basic Science Course", "National Experimental Exemplary Base of Electronic Electrician Education", etc. The Tongji Medical College achieved excellence in the national education evaluation on seven-year medicine program and succeeded in the application for the eight-year medicine program. And HUST students won prizes in various competitions of their own disciplines, such as the "Sony Cup" in the National Electronic Design Competition of University Students in 2003 and 12 first prizes in 2005 outnumbering other universities, the golden prize in the fourth "Challenge Cup" of College Students Entrepreneurship Contest in 2005, various prizes in the National Mechanical Creation Design Competition in 2006, surpassing other universities in the nation.

As a university taking the lead in promoting quality education, HUST established the national base of quality education and the system of quality education with a distinctive character, and has been sponsored over 1,200 lectures to expand students" knowledge of liberal arts and humanities, which is renowned both home and abroad.

HUST also holds science festivals, cultural festivals and various campus culture activities in order to build up a distinctive atmosphere of humanity, culture and education.

In recent years, with growing social impact, HUST has enrolled more high quality students. HUST graduates have been enjoying popularity among employers in the job market, and the employment rate has reached above 95%.

The Huazhong University of Science and TechnologyDuring the construction of "211 Project" and "985 Project", HUST has broken traditional discipline boundaries, integrated multi-disciplinary resources, played an active role in developing the national innovation system, built the high level and cross-disciplinary scientific innovation platform, and the innovation base of philosophy and social science. Meanwhile, all the 11 innovation platforms are under full development, including Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, the base of digital manufacturing of equipment and technology, the base of gravitation research, the base of transplantation medicine, the base of environment and health, the base of national defense science and technology, as well as the philosophy and social science base featured with "scientific development and humanism".

In accordance with the policy strengthening a coordinated development of both basic research and applied research, HUST founded a three-level vertical system of scientific and technological innovation, including a basic research level with national & provincial laboratories as its core, a hi-tech research level with the national engineering research center as its leader, and a technological development level with the national technology transfer center and the joint laboratory as its pillar.

Nowadays, the Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, supported by HUST, is now under full construction. Meanwhile, the pulsed high magnetic field facility, which is a major science and technology infrastructure project, has been approved. Besides, the University has four national key laboratories, two national specialized laboratories, one key national defense laboratory, one national engineering laboratory, thirty-seven provincial key laboratories, three key laboratories of the Ministry of Education (Level B), six national engineering(technology) research centers, eight provincial(technology) research centers, three cooperative research centers of the Ministry of Education and four provincial humanities and social science research bases.

In recent years, the university receives increasing research funds, and its number of publications accepted in SCI, EI, ISTP was among the top ten universities in China.

Sticking to the principle of "Securing Support through Service, Pursuing Development by Contribution", HUST actively promotes commercialization of technological achievements, expands the coverage of education and in return enjoys satisfactory social and economic benefits.

By establishing cooperative ties with other provinces including Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, and Guizhou, HUST has strengthened its collaboration with the local government and large corporations. And HUST has been making contribution to the regional economic development through the establishment of research institutes and industrialization base and the promotion of scientific cooperation. Now it has become one of the seven national technology transfer centers.

Focusing on combining learning and research with manufacturing and considering technology innovation and promotion as its task, HUST has established a group of advanced science and technology enterprises with "HUAGONG TECH CO., LTD" as a gleaming example. The University Science Park becomes the national "863" industrialization base, and the University science and technology enterprise incubator is honored as the "National Hi-Tech Innovation Service Center". The "four step jump" pattern for science and technology incubation and industrialization has won acclaim from other universities across the country. National leaders, such as Hu Jintao, Li Changchun, spoke highly of the university"s achievements in hi-tech industry during their visit to HUST.

The Affiliated Union Hospital and Tongji Hospital are large modern comprehensive hospitals integrating the function of medical service, education, scientific research and training. As the medical centers of Hubei Province and even South Central China, the hospitals boast a large number of sophisticated medical equipments, like advanced level superconductive magnetic resonance devices, X knife device. They also maintain leading positions in organ transplantation, cardiovascular surgery, hematologists, ENT, orthopedics, urology and other fields within the country. The affiliated Liyuan Hospital specializes in presbyatrics and is the research center of Geriatric Conditions of Hubei Province.

Although the HUST did make a great progress in the past, it will keep on stepping forward with full vigor and vitality, aiming to gain its name as a world top-ranking university and create a brilliant future.

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The history of College of Medicine of Yangzhou University can be traced"back"to as early as 1950. The predecessor of the college is Subei Health School, which grew into Yangzhou in 1958 and then Yangzhou Medical College in 1984. In 1992, Yangzhou Medical College, together with other 5 college, was merged to found Yangzhou University and became College of Medicine of Yangzhou University. The College consists of five"bachelor's"degree"programs including clinical medicine, traditional Chinese medical science, clinical discipline of Chinese and western integrative medicine, nursing and pharmacy.

From 2006, the College started to offer the five-year undergraduate program in clinical medicine (MBBS) to international students.

The college now offers 1 first-level doctorate program (clinical discipline of Chinese and western integrative medicine), 6 first-level master's programs (basic medical sciences, clinical medicine, preventive medicine, pharmaceutical sciences, clinical discipline of Chinese and western integrative medicine, and Chinese materia medica), 45 second-level master's programs (human anatomy and histoembryology, physiology, immunology, pathology and pathophysiology, pharmacology, internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases prevention, medical imaging and nuclear medicine,"science of Chinese traditional medicine, basic and clinical discipline of Chinese and western integrative medicine, ect.) and one 1 professional degree program (clinical medicine). Our college is among the colleges that were authorized by Ministry of Education to enroll foreign undergraduate student of clinical discipline. The clinical discipline of Chinese and western integrative medicine is the key discipline at provincial level, and seven disciplines (digest Internal medicine, cardiology, haematology, osteology, neurology, medical imaging and nuclear medicine and general surgery) are the key clinical specialties at provincial level. It possesses state-level endoscopy training center of Ministry of Health, and counseling psychology training base of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China. For now, there are 2210 full-time undergraduate, 220 master degree candidates and"doctoral candidates and 44overseas students"in the college.

The medical college has 7 faculties (department of clinical medicine I, department of clinical medicine II, obstetrics gynecology and reproductive medicine, clinical discipline of Chinese and western integrative medicine, obstetrics gynecology and reproductive medicine, nursing school, department of pharmacy and department of basic medicine). The experimental center for basic medicine teaching of medical college is the experimental teaching demonstration center of Jiangsu province. The experimental center for clinic medicine is the experimental center constructed by both central and local governments. The college also has a compositive experimental center for pharmacy teaching. Now the college has 9 affiliated hospitals including Subei People's Hospital of Jiangsu Province, Yangzhou First People's Hospital, etc. and more than 30 teaching and training hospitals.

Huazhong University of Science & Technology

The Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) is a national key university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education of P. R. China, and is among the first Universities joining the national "211 Project" and "985 Project". It was founded on May 26, 2000 as a result of the merger of the former Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Tongji Medical University and Wuhan Urban Construction Institute.

Huazhong University At present, the University has eleven disciplines: engineering, medicine, management, science, philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history and agriculture, offering a variety of degree programs, including 86 undergraduate programs, 303 graduate programs, 237 PhD programs. There are 31 post-doctoral research centers, 7 national key disciplines, 15 national key subdisciplines.

Now, The Huazhong University of Science and Technology Covers an area of over 1,153 acres with picturesque environment, elegant surroundings and has 72% greenery coverage, which has been honored as the "University in the Forest". It offers its students and staff first-class logistic service, efficient network service and abundant library resources. HUST has also entered into partnerships with more than 100 renowned universities and research institutions. Annually over 100 famous scholars and experts come to visit HUST and give lectures.

The Huazhong University of Science and Technology Now the University has over 1,000 professors and 1,300 associate professors, including 24 academicians, 65 professors receiving funds from the Cheung Kong Scholars program, 36 winners of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 36 listed in the "National Talents Project" and 135 young scholars listed in "New Century Outstanding Talents Project" of the Ministry of Education. In recent years, with the implementation of "New Century Education Reform Project", HUST has built up a course system based on such major disciplines as information, mechanics, civil engineering and environmental studies, electrical engineering, medicine, management, humanities, etc. It has greatly promoted the reform of credit system and English learning program for non-English majors, strengthened its education base and practical education reform, and built 13 student innovation bases.

The College places great emphasis on scientific research and has undertaken more than 40 programs such as the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China, Major State Basic Research Development Program of China (973 Program), National Natural Science Funds, significant bidding programs of Jiangsu province and so on, obtaining a batch of high levelachievements in scientific research and obtaining both economic and social benefits obviously. The college sets "journal of clinical medicine in practice" editorial staff and the journal is a core publication in the fields of medicine in China publicly issued all over the country which has impact factor of 0.578 and was awarded "Chinese college excellent journals" for many years.

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After the founding, the college has already trained 10000 various kinds of middle and high-ranking medical and health talents for the country. The graduates were well received with enthusiasm for learning, solid basic theoretical, high practice ability and the style of plain living by employing unit. A large number of the graduates have become the backbone of the healthcare industry. Dr. Wu Dengyun, the national outstanding communist and model worker and the winner of Bethune medal, is a outstanding representative of the excellent graduates who is honoured as "White saint".

Faculties

The medical college has 7 faculties: department of clinical medicine I, department of clinical medicine II, department of obstetrics gynecology and reproductive medicine, department of clinical discipline of Chinese and western integrative medicine, nursing school, department of pharmacy, and department of basic medicine.

Department of basic medicine

At present, the department has staff of 47, including 33 teachers and 14 technicians. Among them, there are 5 professors and 18 associate professors. Seventeen teachers have doctoral degrees and fourteen are supervisors of master students. The department has 4 discipline groups: cell biology and biochemistry, physiology and functional experiment, etiology and immunology, pathology and pathophysiology. The department owns first-class discipline of basic medical sciences, which comprises of 4 key master's programs at university level in second-class discipline: human anatomy and histoembryology, physiology, immunology, pathology and pathophysiology. Till now the department of basic medicine has undertaken 65 scientific research projects, including 10 at the national level. The department Past five years published more than 120 articles, of which included 22 SCI papers, during the past five years.

Department of clinical medicine I

This department comprises of following discipline groups: internal medicine, diagnostics, pediatrics, dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases prevention, and medical imaging and nuclear medicine. At present, the department has 137 teachers including 8 professors or chief physicians, 39 associate professors or associate chief physicians and 38 supervisors of master students. The experimental center for clinic medicine of the department is divided into physical diagnosis laboratory, dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases laboratory and clinical skills training center. Diagnosis and internal medicine are key courses of Yangzhou University. Twelve second-class master's programs were set up in this department, including internal medicine, dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases prevention, medical imaging and nuclear medicine, psychiatry and mental hygiene, emergency medicine, lemology, neurology, clinical laboratory diagnostics, oncology, oncology and recovery medicine and physiatrics. Digestive internal medicine, cardiology, haematology, neurology, medical imaging and nuclear medicine are key clinical specialty of Jiangsu Province. Till now, the department has undertaken more than 20 scientific research projects at national or province level, and gotten more than 30 Technology Achievement Award.

Department of clinical medicine II

The department comprises of discipline groups of surgery and human anatomy & histoembryology. At present, the department has 101 teachers, 4 technicians, including 8 professor, 20 associate professors, 3 supervisors of doctoral student and 36 supervisors master"s student. The department posseses anatomy laboratory and general surgery laboratory. Seven second-class master's programs were set up in this department, including surgery, anesthesiology, sport medicine, otorhinolaryngology, ophthalmology, field surgery, and human anatomy and histoembryology. General surgery and orthopaedics and tranmatology are excellent courses of adult education in Yangzhou University. The department is undertaking 20 scientific research projects at national or province level, and has gotten more than 30 Technology Achievement Award.

Department of obstetrics gynecology and reproductive medicine

The department comprises of obstetrics and gynecology and histology and embryology and has 31 teachers, including 8 professor or chief physician, 10 associate professors or associate chief physicians, 12 supervisors of master"s student. The department has 3 master"s programs: obstetrics and gynecology, human anatomy and histoembryology, and reproductive medicine. The obstetrics and gynecology of this department is the key specialty of Jiangsu Province. Recently, the department has undertaken numerous scientific research projects at national or province level, and has gotten more than 10 technology achievement award.

Department of clinical discipline of Chinese and western integrative Medicine

The department of Chinese medicine was founded in 1958 and renamed as department of clinical discipline of Chinese and western integrative medicine in February 2011. At present, the department has 18 teachers including 4 professors or chief physicians, 11 associate professors or associate chief physicians, 3 doctoral supervisors and 6 supervisors of master students. Among them, 9 persons have MD and 3 persons have master degree. The department has 2 discipline groups: basic science of discipline of Chinese and western integrative medicine and clinic science of discipline of Chinese and western integrative medicine. It sets up integrative Chinese and western medicine lab, traditional Chinese medicine specimens room and traditional Chinese medicine clinical demonstration classroom. In 1984, 5-year bachelor"s degree students professional in integrative Chinese and western medicine were enrolled. At present, 2 bachelor"s programs: traditional Chinese medicine and clinical discipline of Chinese and western integrative medicine are set up in this department. And the department owns 1 first-class discipline doctorate program (integrative Chinese and western medicine) and 1 first-class discipline master's program: integration of traditional and western medicine. In 2006, clinical discipline of Chinese and western integrative medicine was awarded the key discipline at provincial level. Recently, the department has undertaken numerous scientific research projects at national or province level, and has gotten more than 10 technology achievement award.

Nursing School

Nursing school was founded in 1998 which is the first batch of 4-year nursing bachelor"s program in Jiangsu. As a feature specialty of Yangzhou University, nursing school was restructured in 2008 according to the idea of "emergence and mutual promotion between different disciplines". The new nursing school has an emergence and mutual promotion development system. The school has 4 discipline groups: basic nursing, clinic nursing, preventive medicine and medical humanities. It sets up 1 nursing teaching lab, 6 nursing training teaching bases. At present, nursing school has 16 teachers including 1 professor, 7 associate professors. Among them, 3 persons have MD and 4 persons have master degree. The department has a first-level master"s program of prevention medicine and a second-level master"s program of nursing.

Department of Pharmacy

In 2001, 4-year bachelor"s degree students professional in pharmacy were enrolled and the department of pharmacy was founded in 2002. It sets up 2 disciplines: clinical pharmacy and pharmacology and also found pharmacy teaching lab, research Institute of Yangzhou University on pharmaceutics, research lab of natural medicine and research lab of anti-inflammatory-immunity pharmacology. At present, the department has 2 technicians and 13 teachers, including 6 professors, 2 associate professors, 1 doctoral supervisor and 8 master"s supervisors. Now, it owns 1 bachelor"s program: pharmacy (clinical pharmacy) and 2 master's program: science of Chinese traditional medicine and pharmacology. The research fund is more than "1.1 million. The department is undertaking numerous scientific research projects at national or province level, and has gotten lots of technology achievement award.

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Dalian Medical University (DMU) was founded in 1947, originally known as Guandong Medical College. In 1949, it joined with Dalian University and the name was changed into the Medical College of Dalian University. In 1950, the organizational system of Dalian University was cancelled and since then Dalian Medial College had become an independent college. In 1969, the college moved to Zunyi, a city of Guizhou Province, to establish the Zunyi Medical College. And in 1978, the college moved back to its original location in Dalian, still with the name of Dalian Medical College. In 1994, approved by the State Education Commission (SEC), DMU adopted its present name. Nowadays, the university has fledged into a multi-disciplinary medical university which also offers programs in other fields like arts, science, management, and law.
DMU occupies an area of 1,139,700 square meters, with the floorage amounting to 382,900 square meters. The total fixed assets is 224 million RMB, and all the teaching and research equipment and facilities are worth about 82.56 million RMB. The university now has 25 management organizations, 14 second-level schools, 4 directly affiliated organizations, 5 affiliated hospitals, 3 of which are indirectly under the university, and 38 clinical teaching bases.

By August 31, 2007, the total enrollment of undergraduates of the university has reached more than 4,400 and over 1,400 are candidates for Ph.D. Degree and M.S. Degree. About 700 are in higher vocational school, as well as nearly 300 are international students.

Currently, there are over 4,400 faculty and staff, doctors and nurses in the university, among whom more than 500 are professors and about 510 are associate professors, including over 500 Ph.D. and M.S. supervisors.
At present, there are 1 national key discipline, 1 provincial key discipline on the first-level, 15 on the second-level, 3 post-doctoral mobile station, 1 first-level discipline doctor program, 12 second-level discipline doctor programs, 5 first-level discipline master program and 50 second-level discipline master programs. Meanwhile, there is 1 ministerial research institution, and 1 ministerial lab, 5 provincial key labs, and 6 key labs for provincial universities. In addition, DMU possesses 12 bachelor-degree programs.

With the extensive development of exchange and collaboration programs with other universities and institutions at home and abroad, DMU has established collaborative relationships with 75 universities and 38 research institutions in 27 countries and regions, including The State University of New York (America), Curtin University of Technology (Australia), State Medical University of VolgaDnepr (Ukraine) etc.

SCHOOLS & DEPARTMENTS

Dalian Medical University offers a chiefly 5-year training program for medical students and a 3-year program for graduate students. The continuing education of Dlmedu has been developing very successfully. After over 50 years' endeavor, a series of well-structured disciplines with distinctive features has been established. There are 12 undergraduate specialties each with its own training objectives. The teaching and learning environment is nice. There are 12 colleges, 4 teaching departments, 3 divisions and 33 off-campus teaching bases , offering 58 major courses. Dlmedu aims at training qualified medical doctors and scientists and technicians of the 21st century.

Colleges of Basic Medical Sciences (CBMS)

Founded in 1952 with the old name of "Basic Division" till 1996, got the present name thereafter. CBMS is comprised of 12 departments of basic medical sciences (they are departments of: Medical Biology, Human Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, Microecology, and Hygiene) and the Department of Foreign Languages, and a Center of Instrumental Analysis. One characteristic feature of Dlmedu is her integrated laboratory of physiology, pharmacology, and pathophysiology, and it is included in CBMS. In CBMS there are 215 faculty and staff members, including 30 professors, 48 associate professors and 45 lecturers. CBMS has been authorized to offer PhD degrees in biochemistry, physiology, and pathophysiology with 10 tutors of PhD candidates, MS degrees in human anatomy, histology and embryology, physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology, microbiology, parasitology, pathology, pharmacology, pathophysiology, and hygiene with 31 tutors of MS candidates. CBMS has 21 research branches working on different disciplines which all belong to the Research Institute of Basic Medical Sciences (see below). In recent years over 100 research fundings were obtained by fierce competition from State (National Natural Science Foundation of China), provincial, and municipal sources. In recent years, 82 research papers were published abroad in international journals, and 1238 research papers in domestic journals, a total of 78 scientific research and 9 teaching accomplishments were awarded different prizes by the state, provincial and municipal authorities.

College of Stomatology

Founded in 1985, with a staff of 80 members including 19 full and associate professors. Sixty four freshmen are recruited each year. Five department are included in this school, they are: basic stomatology, surgical stomatology, internal stomatology, repair stomatology, and orthopedic stomatology. It is equipped with many sophisticated surgical instruments. In recent years, 18 research projects have been funded from state, provincial and municipal sources.

College of Cosmetology

Founded in 1987, and was the first college offering program for vocational training. Entitled to offer a 3 year training program in 1993, and a 5 year program in 2000. Teaching is divided into basic and clinical departments. Basic teaching is accomplished by the department of basic cosmetological medicine and two basic laboratories (ie, hair-beauty and make up, and skin caring). The courses opened include Cosmeto-psychology, Hair-beauty and Making-up, Fashion Aesthetics, and Art. Clinical training is accomplished by Department of General Clinical Cosmetology, and by Departments of Medical cosmetology (including Dept. of Surgical Cosmetology, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Cosmetology, Dept. of Physical Cosmetology, Dept. of Jing-luo Cosmetology, and Dept. of Exercising Cosmetology). The faculty of this school are well qualified and some of them are visiting professors from Japan, Taiwan, and Hongkong. The present enrollment is 484 students, and nearly 300 students have already graduated.

College of Health Administration

Founded in 1985, and now has 21 full and associate professors. Five hundreds of students have graduated since 1985, and a total of more than 2000 health administrators from other provinces have been trained by this school. Now it is entitled to offer master's degrees in 2 specialties. From 1998 on, the school has started to cooperate with Dalian College of Foreign Language to train students. In the same year, the school signed an agreement with New York State University at Buffalo to establish the Institute of Health Economy and the Institute of Behavioral Medicine. It has two specialties including Health Management, and Medicine Marketing. The courses opened include health management, health economics, epidemiology, health statistics and maths, medical ethics and psychology, and marketing of pharmaceutics. The enrollment is 200 in 1999.

Dept. of Laboratory Diagnostic Medicine

Founded in 1987, now has 40 dept members including 10 professors, 11 associate professors. Sixty four freshmen are recruited each year. It is entitled to issue MS degrees in biochemistry, immunology, hematology and medical diagnosis. There are 8 divisions, they are: medical physics, medical chemistry, clinical biochemistry, clinical microbiology, clinical hematology, clinical immunology, first and second departments of clinical laboratory diagnosis. It has one continuing training center, and 6 practice bases for undergraduates. The main research areas cover the molecular biology of tumors, and the innovation of diagnostic techniques.

Dept. Of Clinical Pharmacy

Set up in 1993 with a teaching staff of 27 members of whom 8 are full professors and associate professors. It is divided into 3 teaching sections: pharmacy, pharmaceutics and clinical pharmacology. It enrolls 32 to 64 students yearly. The main disciplines are clinical medicine and pharmacology. And the main courses are pharmaceuticalchemistry, druganalysis clinical pharmacology and pharmacokinetics.

Dept.of Photography

Set up by Dlmedu and Japanese-China Friendship Association in 1993.The main courses are art photography, advertisement photography and portrait photography. Visiting experts from home and abroad are often invited to give lectures here. It enrolls 32 students yearly from all parts of China.

Dept.of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Set up in 1993 with a teaching staff of 54members, of whom 12 are full professors and associate professors.It is divided into 2 teaching sections and a reproduction research group and a genetic laboratory.The main courses opened are obstetrics, gynecology, reproduction endocrinology, perinatal medicine, eugenetics, female health care, family planning. It enrolls 32 students yearly.

Division of Social Humanities

Set up in 1986 with 14 teaching members among them 7 are full professors and associate professors. It is divided into 7 teaching sections. The Dept. offers 23 main courses for students of all levels. They are philosophy, economics , law, music, art and Chinese etc.

P.E Division

It has a teaching staff of 17 members 8 of them are professors and associate professors.The main courses offered are track and field,balls,gymnastics,swimming and skating.

Affiliated College of Dlmedu

Set up in 1999 and the first enrollment began the same year.It is located in a beautiful beach, with the construction of 19,000 square meters and equipped with 2 A.V classrooms.The total number of thefirst enrollment is 486 majoring in three specialties. The period of schooling is 5 years.

Division of Graduate Education

The enrollment of graduates began from mid-1950's. There are 716 graduates(34 doctors and 682 masters)in total who achieved doctor or master degrees.We have 4 departments entitiled to give doctorate and 29 departments entitiled to give mastership.13 professors are qualified to supervise Ph.D candidates and 151 professors are qulifieied to supervise master degree candidates .32 doctor degree students and 580 master degree students are studying in our university.

Departments Entitled to issue Doctorate

DisciplineResearch fieldProfessors
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PhysiologyNeurophysiologyZhang Wanqin
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Biochemistry And molecular biologyIntestinal flora and genetic project Molecular biology
Biochemistry and molecular toxicology
Zhao Baochang Cui Xiuyun
Zhong Laifu
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Pathology and pathophysiologyTumor pathology Genetic project Digestive pathophysiology Experimental tumor and tumor immunityTang Jianwu Yang Peiman
Jia Yujie Shi Guangxia
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Clinical combination of traditional Chinese medicine and western medicineBilliary and pancreatic surgery
Urinary oncology Digestive oncology
Guan Fenglin Feng Bingan
WangZhongyu Liu Yongyu
Hu xiang
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Department entitled to give mastership

Discipline of first levels
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Discipline of second level
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Biology
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Physiology,biochemistry and molecular biology
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Preclinic Medecine
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Human anatomy and histology-mbryology,immunology,biology of pathogenes ,pathology and pathophysiology
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Clinical Medicine
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Internal Medicine (cardiovascular disease, digestive diesease, respiratory disease, hemapathy, endocrine and metabolic disease) pediatrics, neurology, dematology and venereology, imagemedicine and nuclear medicine, surgery (general surgery, orthopedic surgery, chest surgery, urinary surgery, neurosurgery), gynecology and obstetrics, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology and Oncology
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Public Health and Preventive Medicine
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Epidemiology and hygienic statistics,Occupational and environmental hygiene
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Combina-tion of TCM and western medicine
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Clinical combination of TCM and western medicine
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Pharmacy"Pharmacology
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Public manage-ment"Social medicine and health service management

Adult Education College

Set up in 1993. There are 8 specialties such as clinical medicine, phamacy, Cos- metology etc. For all sorts of students in the medical field, the total number of students is up to 5000 this year.

Nurse School of Dlmedu

Set up in 1946 with its own administration organization and its own teaching staff and teaching buildings. It has 8 specialties. The period of schooling is 3 years

Both of the two direct affiliated hospitals have been authorized to be the first-rank hospital. As the biggest comprehensive teaching hospital and emergency center in the south of Liaoning Province, the First Affiliated Hospital has won the honor of "National Top 100". With the development of medical services, in 2003, the Second Affiliated Hospital successfully annexed China Petrochemical Industry Hospital Dalian Branch. Now, these two affiliated hospitals have gone into the leadership in China in the fields of multi-slice spiral CT (MSCT) coronary angiography, catheter ablation treatment for atrial fibrillation, integrated traditional Chinese and western medicine in acute abdominal diseases, etc. Moreover, interventional thrombolysis treatment for cerebrovascular diseases and the transplant operation have also achieved domestic advanced level.

The new campus of DMU is located in the middle of the south of Lvshun Binhai Road. With 45 independent buildings, the South Campus is the main area for teaching, living and sports. The North Campus is the second programming project.

Carrying forward the history and initiating a new epoch, DMU is sparing no efforts to establish itself as an advanced, multi-disciplinary, multi-level and comprehensive teaching and researching medical university.