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China Medical University

1. Introduction:

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 founded in Ruijin City, Jiangxi province in 1931. In 1940, proposed by comrade Mao Ze-dong and approved by the central committee of Chinese Communist Party, the name of the school was changed to China Medical University. It is a university with a history of nearly 81 years. CMU occupies a total land area of 1,930,000 square meters with 743,000 sq.m of building area. Over 80,000 senior specialized medical personnel have been educated by CMU since its establishment. Its graduates are all over China and some countries and regions of the world.

CMU has 29 colleges, 56 disciplines or specialties offering doctoral degrees, 67 disciplines or specialties offering master’s degrees, 4 postdoctoral research stations, 16 specialties for undergraduates and 10 higher technical specialties. CMU also has 3 affiliated general hospitals and 1 dental hospital. The number of CMU staff now is 13,920 and that of the registered students is 54,609. As the pioneer in western medicine education of China, now it ranks among the top ten medical universities all over the country. 

CMU has built good exchange relationship with more than 78 universities and research institutions from Japan, the United States, Britain, France, Russia, South Korea, Canada, Australia, Italy and Denmark etc and conducted effective cooperation with WBG, CMB, JICA etc intuitions.

Library: CMU library is the central library of National Medical Literature Resources Sharing Network of the Ministry of Health in the Northeast of China, having a collection of more than 1,000,000 volumes.

Hospitals: CMU has 3 large and modern affiliated general hospitals, 1 dental hospital and 17 teaching hospitals for clinical medicine. The affiliated hospitals have 7,887 beds and 18,600 outpatient visits per day.

2. International Students:

China Medical University (CMU) is among the first batch of Chinese medical schools authorized by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to recruit international students. It is also one of the universities authorized by MOE to teach medicine in English for international students.

Currently, there are more than 475 international students from more than 40 countries or regions such as the United States of America, Japan, the Republic of Korea, India, Sri-Lanka, Thailand, Africa, Europe, etc on campus. They are studying in the different levels, including doctoral students, post graduates, undergraduates and visiting students.

3. MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery):

CMU has been teaching medicine in English medium since 1976 and begun its MBBS programs in English and Japanese languages in 2005, which was approved by MOE in 2007. The MBBS program for America Class started in 2010, recruiting students with American Bachelor Degree. Its MBBS program in English medium has reached a leading level in China and won high international reputations. CMU is recognized by WHO and the graduates of MBBS program are eligible to take the Medical Licensing Examinations held by the medical councils in different countries such as MCI, PMDC, USMLE, HPCSA, SCHS etc.

a. Main Courses:

The major medical courses of each program are as the following:
(1) Basic Medicine
Human Anatomy, Histology & Embryology, Cell-biology, Regional Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Medical Genetics, Medical Immunology, Path-physiology, Pathogenic microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology
(2) Preventive Medicine and Scientific Research Methods
Social Medicine, Medical Ethics, Biostatistics, Hygiene
(3) Clinical medicine
Clinical Pharmacology, Diagnosis, Basic Surgery, Imagine Diagnosis, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Stomatology, Otorhinolaryngology (E.N.T.), Ophthalmology, Dermatology and Venereology, Nuclear Medicine, Psychology and Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Clinical Epidemiology, Forensic medicine and toxicology


b. Internship:
Students can choose to do the internship/training in China, their home country or any other country.


c. Degree Awarded:

MBBS degree: On completing the requirements of the teaching program and passing the graduation examinations successfully, international medical undergraduates will be granted a graduation certificate and conferred a medical degree by CMU, if they meet the degree regulations of the university. The English copy of the degree will state MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery).


d. Housing and Dining:

Accommodation is international standard. There are student dining halls and also a Muslim canteen on campus, foreign students can eat there with a meal card. The canteen is on the 4th floor of the 2nd dormitory.

4. Admission information:

a. Programs for International Students and Application Requirements

1) MBBS (in English medium; duration: 6 years): The applicants must be graduates from high schools, aging from 17 to 30 years old, both physically and mentally healthy.

b. Documents required

1) The filled application form.
2) 12th grade transcript and high school leaving certificate; if the applicants have got higher educational experience, they need to submit the documents as well. 
3) Photocopy of the passport (from the first page to the first blank visa page). 

c. Application process:

1) The applicants need to submit all the required documents to our representative office. 
2) After checking the documents, CMU will send the scanned copy of the Admission Notice. 
3) The applicants need to pay the application fee.
4) The JW202 (Student Visa Application Form) form will be processed and mailed to the applicants together with the admission notice.

5. Contact us

Address: China Medical University
No. 92 Bei'er Road, Heping District,

Shenyang, Liaoning Province, P. R. China 
Phone: +86-1363-147-8413; +86-1356-409-3471




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