Universities in China

Nanjing Medical University

Nanjing Medical University was founded in 1934, when it was named Jiangsu Provincial Medical and Medical College. In 1957, moved from Zhenjiang to Nanjing, renamed Nanjing Medical College. In 1962, it was listed as the first batch of six-year medical colleges in China. In 1981, it was approved as the first batch of doctoral and master’s degree-granting units in the country. In 1993, it was renamed Nanjing Medical University. The school is a key construction university in Jiangsu Province. In September 2015, it was approved to be the first batch of medical schools jointly established by the Ministry of Education, the National Health and Family Planning Commission and the provincial government. 

X’ian Jiaotong University

 School of International Education was established in 2006, is responsible for the comprehensive affairs of all the foreigner students which are to formulate and supervise the policies, students recruitment, immigration and logistics, students daily life affairs, coordination of students academic work, undergraduate students program of Chinese language teaching and academic development. School consists of four major functional departments i.e. Administration Office, Admissions Office, International students affairs office, International students housing service and Chinese language teaching department. The staff consists of 21 members, amongst them 12 are functional members and 9 of them are Chinese language teachers. Since the establishment, the school has trained nearly 3,000 outstanding foreign students. Foreigner students are studying in more than 36 major subjects and 10 colleges. 

China Medical University

In 2010, the International Education School (IES) was established. IES is responsible for international students’ admission, teaching, administration and service. There are 12 full-time staff members in the IES which include a teaching affairs section, a student affairs section, and a general office.

  Currently, there are more than thousand international students from more than 70 countries including India, Thailand, the United States of America, Japan, Canada, Australia, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, etc., which also includes government supported students. IES offers all levels of education including doctoral students, postgraduates, undergraduates (both in Chinese and English medium) and visiting students (in Chinese medium). In 2013, IES was awarded as the ‘Liaoning Educational Demonstration Base for Students Study Abroad’ by the Liaoning Provincial Department of Education. IES will continue to scale up and enrich the level of running school.

South East University

According to “ Provisional Regulations on Quality Control Standards of English-Taught Medical Undergraduate Education for International Students in China ”,the Ministry of Education of China has approved Southeast University as one of the qualified universities in China to enroll international students in the English-taught undergraduate program of medicine. To accelerate its step of internationalization, Southeast University will continue to enroll international students in the English-taught undergraduate program of medicine in the fall-semester of 2010. The program aims to cultivate qualified international medical professionals, giving due consideration to the possible needs of them to serve in their motherland or other countries.  

Wuhan Unversity

Wuhan University, located by the beautiful Luojia Mountain in the city of Wuhan, is a comprehensive and key national university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China. Its history can be traced back to Ziqiang Institute, which was founded in 1893 by Zhang Zhidong, then governor of Hubei Province and Hunan Province in the late Qing Dynasty. In the process of development and evolution, the institute changed its name for several times before it was finally named National Wuhan University in 1928 and became one of the earliest national universities in modern China.

Jiangsu University

Jiangsu University (JU) is ranked among the top 100 out of over 2,000 higher educational institutions in China. JU is one of the oldest institutions in China, and its origin can be traced back to 1902 when it was first established as Sanjiang Normal College. JU was then founded out of the initial college by combining the former Jiangsu University of Science and Technology (a national key university), Zhenjiang Medical College and Zhenjiang Teachers’ College with approval from the Ministry of Education, China in August, 2001. Currently, JU is a teaching, research and community oriented comprehensive institution with emphasis on engineering disciplines

Kunming Medical University

Kunming Medical University (KMU, formerly known as Kunming Medical College) was founded in 1933 and has since established itself as the largest specialized medical university of higher medical education, scientific research and medical service in Yunnan, P. R. China. KMU has educated over 100,000 graduates since its inception. KMU has three campuses which occupies about 109 hectares. It has about 15,000 students, of which 2,811 graduate students and 6,199 staff and faculties, 1,450 professors and associate professors. KMU has over 60 foreign scholars as honorary professor and guest professor. There are 18 schools (departments), 15 affiliated hospitals with over 10,000 beds and 69 practice sites

Shandong University

Shandong University is one of China’s first institutions of higher learning. It was established in 1864 and initially called the Tengchow College of Liberal Arts (Dengzhou Wenhuiguan). Here the medical program originated and it was the predecessor of Cheeloo University and signified the beginning of modern Chinese higher education


Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) is a national key university directly under the administration of Ministry of Education of P. R. China, and is among the first Universities joining the national “211 Project” and “985 Project”, initiated by the Central Government of China which aim at building some China high-ranking universities to be the world first-class universities.

HUST is located in Wuhan in the Central part of China. With an area of over 1,153 acres with picturesque environment and 72% greenery coverage at the foot of Yujia Mountain and beside the East Lake, HUST has been honored as the “University in the Forest”.

Jilin University

Jilin University is distinguished by innovative research and scholarship across the widest coverage of disciplines. It has now the highest enrollment and is an important national training base for nurturing professionals and elites in philosophy, economics, law, literature, education, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and military science. Not only can undergraduates enjoy an excellent learning environment, but also graduate students benefit from opportunities of working in national laboratories and doing research in national projects, under the guidance of learning scientists, eminent professors and academicians. Many world-renowned experts conduct joint research with our faculty members; overseas students from all over the world come to Jilin University. On our campus appears a fresh wind of intellectual and academic liberty, with different cultures intertwined and interacted with each other, which predicts a bright and prosperous future.

North Sichuan Medical University

North Sichuan Medical University (NSMU) is a government-run college of medicine in Sichuan Province and is located in the second largest higher education center of Sichuan Province—Nanchong, a famous city, the origin of the Three Kingdoms Culture. Its two campuses occupy an area of over 823,693 square meters. NSMU has its national and international enrollment; its two campuses enroll nearly 15,000 thousand students in undergraduate and postgraduate program. With the guidance of its motto, Commitment, Fraternity, Honesty, and Creativity, it has developed into an important national and provincial center of higher medical education, disease prevention, and rheumatism treatment since its establishment in 1951.

Dalian Medical University

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.

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University is located in east coastal city of Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, which lies 180km south of China’s largest commercial center Shanghai. As one of the seven ancient capital cities of China, Hangzhou has a history of over 2,200 years. The city is also a world-famous tourist resort praised as ‘a paradise on earth’, boasting very favorable natural conditions, with a mild climate, convenient transportation systems, picturesque scenery and rich cultural heritage. In the 13th century, the Italian traveler Macro Polo admired Hangzhou as ‘the most beautiful and splendid city in the world’.

Guangxi Medical University

Guangxi Medical University locates in the city of Nanning. Nanning is the capital of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China. It is known as the “Green City” because of its abundance of lush tropical foliage. Nanning is located in the southern part of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, 160 km from the border with Vietnam. It has an area of 22, 293 square kilometers. The city is located on the north bank of the Yong River, the chief southern tributary of the Xi River, and lies some 30 km below the confluence of the Yu and the Zuo rivers. The Yong River (which later becomes the Yu River) affords a good route to Guangzhou and is navigable by shallow-draft junks and motor launches, even though it is obstructed by rapids and sandbanks. Nanning is situated in a hilly basin with elevations between 70 and 500 m above sea level.

Fujian Medical University

Fujian Medical University (FJMU) was founded in 1937. With the mission of creating and nurturing a diverse community of elites who are “diligent, prudent, truth-seeking and innovative”, for over 76 years, it has developed an integral education system offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctor’s degree programs. In 2003, FJMU was approved by Fujian Provincial People’s Government as one of the key universities for priority development. Now, it consists of Shangjie campus and Taijiang campus,covering an area of approximately 87 hectares with a floor space of 400,000 square meters.

Tongji Medical University

Tongji University School of Medicine (TUSM) started as the “German Medical School” in 1907 and has been committed to continuing its tradition of excellence in teaching, research and patient care. As one of leading universities in China, we maintain a dedicated and outstanding faculty of over 1300 physicians, surgeons and researchers, and bring together a group of diverse and talented students who are interested in becoming outstanding health-care practitioners and researchers. We have eight affiliated hospitals to provide a supportive environment to translate medical knowledge into daily patient care.