Anhui Medical University, China
University’s Quick Facts
Founded in: 1926
Address: No.81, Meishan Road, Hefei, China
Number of Students: 17,000 (around 3,000 international students)
Academic Session Begins: September
Recognized by: WHO, CMC, CSC, MCI
The language of Instruction: English
Educational Programs: 23
Academic Staff: 4,889
University Campus: 2 campuses- main campus and southern campus
Total Area: 860,000 square meters
Library: a collection of 720,000 volumes; 20,000 kinds of periodical, journals and e-journals
Admission Procedure: Direct (No Entrance Examination)
Anhui Medical University, formerly known as Shanghai South-eastern Medical College, is one of the key universities in Anhui Province. The university relocated to its present place and was renamed Anhui Medical University in June 1996. The university has international students from America, Canada, Australia, Japanese, Korea, South Asia and Europe. The university campus has an impressive environment and easy access. The university has succeeded to promote an inter-disciplinary, combination of teaching and scientific research with clinical activities. An important step in combining the strength of medication and medical research was the realization of the necessity for expansion of the campus and the establishment of additional affiliated hospitals for students practice and young scientists training. The Teaching and Research Building of Anhui Medical University provides both domestic and returned overseas scientists with well-equipped laboratories and internet access.
Anhui Medical University comprises 20 faculties, 22 laboratories, and 46 institutes and is partially funded by local government. The university curriculum maintains the international standard and the degree is recognized worldwide. Anhui Medical University owns 23rd rank in Top 100 Universities in China. Also, the university has 4 directly affiliated hospitals with over 4,000 beds. Students can do the internship in their home country or in China. The university has a proud history and is also the first authorized university to admit PhD and post-doctoral students in Anhui Province. The university is a popular centre for pursuing a higher medical education, medical research, and medical treatment.
- Clinical Medicine (MBBS)
Duration of course: 5 years + 1-year internship
Sports: the university has a gymnasium, swimming pool, various playgrounds, where students can play football, basketball, and other sports.
Internet: access available at the university library and international student dormitory.
Shopping: the university has several supermarkets and stores.
Library: it is equipped with a campus computer network, which is also a centre in Anhui for sharing biological and medical information across the nation on the internet. The library has broad relations with other libraries, schools, and research institutions all over the world.
Anhui Medical University has close ties with other higher institutions in several European countries, America, and Japan. The research centres of the university have been established by collaborating with Harvard University and Mayo Clinic in the USA, Sino-Canada Children Foundation, Karolinska Medical Institute in Sweden and Osnabruck University of Applied Sciences in Germany.
Anhui Medical University has a good hostel facility for international students. The hostel building has an electrical lift and 2 students can share a room. The facilities include air conditioner, attached bathroom, television, telephone, bed with required amenities and furniture, water heater, refrigerator, internet access, public laundry, and kitchen. Students are required to pay for electricity, water, and internet every month according to usage.