University’s Quick Facts
Founded in: 1909
Location: Qingdao, Shandong, People’s Republic of China
Number of Students: 41,300 (1,600 international students)
Academic Staff: 2,300
Academic Session Begins: September
Recognized by: WHO, MOE, MCI
Language of Instruction: English
Total Area: about 180 hectares
Number of Departments: 25
University Campus: 5 campuses in different parts of Qingdao (main campus in the east part of Shinan district)
Library: contains 3 million books and over 4,700 periodicals (one of the largest libraries in
Food: convenient and inexpensive canteens with a good variety of Indian and Western foods
Climate: average annual temperature is 12.6 °C; average annual rainfall is 730 mm
Nearest Airport: Qingdao Liuting International Airport in Shandong Province, China
Qingdao University is situated in the Chinese eastern seaside city of Qingdao and has a beautiful academic setting. The university is authorized by the National Committee of Education and Shandong Provincial Government. It is a comprehensive university incorporating the former Qingdao University, Shandong Textile Engineering College, Qingdao Medical College and Qingdao Teachers’ College, and is now the largest university in Shandong Province.
Qingdao University has a group of reputed scholars known worldwide, of which 900 are professors. There are 23 academicians who are members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. The faculty also includes 1 member of Chinese Academy of Science, 2 members of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 7 external academicians, 281 senior professors, 868 associate professors and more than 150 doctors. The university has several renowned foreign scholars in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Medical Science, Automation, Computer Science, Textile Engineering, International Relations, Chinese Language and Literature, and History.
The affiliated hospital of Qingdao University can hold 300 students simultaneously for clinical internship and assessment. Students acquire clinical practice and get familiarized with medical procedures, which further improve their medical knowledge and experience. The hospital has the necessary facilities for the clinical practice of international students and effectively eases the students’ pressure to integrate into local hospitals for doing the internship.
Qingdao University has established academic partnership and exchange programs with 130 universities and colleges in 20 countries and regions, including the USA, Britain, Germany, Japan, Korea, Russia, Canada, Australia, Sweden, Singapore and, Israel. 40 foreign universities have signed bi-lateral exchange agreements with the university and every year, the university employs over 50 qualified native foreign language teachers with long-term work contracts and over 100 visiting professors on a short-term basis. At the same time, around 100 Chinese teachers and students from Qingdao University study in these universities.
- Clinical Medicine (MBBS)
Duration of course: 5 years + 1-year internship
Campus and Accommodation:
Qingdao University has dormitory facility for international students, where single and twin rooms are available. Every room includes central heating facilities, a telephone set, private bathroom, and air-conditioners. E-mail terminal, public kitchens and washing machines are also accessible to students in the dormitory. Every campus of the university has a clinic, where international students can get medical service at low cost.
Qingdao University has several sports and recreational places along with diversified student clubs for extracurricular activities. All kinds of daily necessities are provided in the off-campus supermarkets at a low price. Post offices and banks are all near the main gate of each campus. Bus routes connect all campuses with downtown, scenic spots, and the train station.
Tuition Fee: 300,000 Rupees/year (approx.)
Accommodation Fee: 98,000 Rupees/year (approx.)
Insurance Fee: 4,800 Rupees/year (approx.)
Physical Test Fee: 3,200 Rupees (approx.)
Residence Permit Application Fee: 3,200 Rupees (approx.)
Living Cost: 64,000 Rupees/year (approx.)
Total Cost: 492,200 Rupees/year (approx.)