China Medical University, China



History, Affiliations & Rankings

Located in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China Medical University was the first medical school to be established by the Chinese Communist Party. Affiliated with MOH (the Ministry of Health), MCI (Medical Council of India) and WHO (World Health Organisations), CMU was founded in October 1931. The interesting history of this private university gives it a unique touch. China Medical University was co-constructed by the Ministry of Education, National Health and Family Planning Commission. The university received its current name in 1940 and absorbed the former national Shenyang Medical School and former private Liaoning Medical College in 1948. CMU was also one of the earliest institutions to deliver higher education of Western medicine in China.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The huge urban campus of China Medical University is stretched over 19 lacs sq. m. that includes a lakeside view, Dragon Lake Bridge, clove gardens, Laboratory Animal Centre, East Square, a gymnasium, etc. Student life at CMU is at its best. Students participate in various activities organised by different clubs at the university. Established in 1914, China Medical University Library houses 1.2 million printed journals and books, 1.5 million e-journals, valuable holdings of rare prints and books and 103 databases. The oldest chinese book present at the library dates back to 1298. The library has also preserved a foreign journal from 1819. Students from different parts of the world come to study medical programmes at China Medical University.

Accomplishments & Alumni 

CMU is regarded as the formest medical university in Taiwan. China Medical University - School of Medicine passed the assessment conducted by the Taiwan Medical Accreditation Council (TMAC), successfully. Due to the outstanding performance of CMU in the assessment process, the varsity has been awarded an exemption of seven years from the consecutive evaluations and assessment. On the other hand, China Medical University Hospital has been recognised as the nation’s top medical centres by attaining an A-level evaluation as a teaching hospital. 

Student Diversity & International Collaborations

CMU has an alliance with top medical universities across the globe for academic and research purposes. As a result of its extensive international collaborations, in 2014, CMU founded China Medical University - The Queen’s University, Belfast Joint college. The university has established international links over 87 research institutions and universities in countries such as Britain, USA, Japan, France, Korea, Russia, Italy, Australia, Denmark, Finland, Spain, etc. The university has a student strength of over 15,500 students out of which, over 1,100 are international students. These students have come from more than 69 different countries that adds up to the ethnic diversity at the university.

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