Nanjing Medical University, China

Nanjing Medical University, China

University at a Glance

Founded in:1934
Address:140 Hanzhong Road, Nanjing 210029, P.R. China
Number of International Students:Over 500
Recognized by:Ministry of Health, People Republic of China, WHO, MCI
Academic Year Begins:1st September
Language of Instruction:English
Campus:23 schools, 23 affiliated hospitals, and more than 50 teaching hospitals
Number of Departments:16
Teaching Staff:1,345
LibraryOver 10,70,000 printed medical resources, 15,00,000 e-resources, and 6,000 journals in a variety of languages. The university published 11 academic journals.
Climate:Annual average temperature is +14 °C; annual average precipitation is 1034mm
Food:University mess available
Nearest airport:Nanjing Lukou International Airport, China


Nanjing Medical University has a glorious history as well as excellent traditions, in medical education. The university became one of the first institutions in China to admit graduate students, in 1941. It was also one of the first medical colleges in China to offer six-year medical education program (MBBS) and one of the first to be authorized to confer doctoral and master’s degrees in China.


Nanjing Medical University has disciplines from all over the world, a strong faculty, and first class research capacity along with an academician from the Chinese Academy of Engineering and one state key laboratory. The teaching staff of the university are cooperative and knowledgeable, who put all their best efforts for planning and conducting innovative and informative ideas. Nanjing Medical University has allocated more than 1470 registered faculty members, 117 professors, 175 associate professors, 185 supervisors of doctoral programs, and 812 supervisors of master’s programs.


Recently, along with the extensive exchange activities with other universities and colleges, Nanjing Medical University has quite actively encouraged multi-model relationships and cooperation to cultivate the students according to the world medical education standards. The university focuses on the current medical needs of the international medical services while educating students. Also, it takes into consideration post competency of the international students according to the requirements of their home countries. The international standards are maintained so as to cultivate students to be professionals who can provide effective medical services, teaching, and scientific researches in the fields of medical and health services.

Campus Life:

There are several student organizations at Nanjing Medical University. Students can indulge in various activities, such as: aerobics competitions; scientific and technological competitions; cultural arts festivals; knowledge, operation, and skill of emergency treatment competitions; singing competitions; and many more.

Medicine Program:

  • Clinical Medicine (MBBS)

Duration of course- 6 years (including 1 year internship)

Medium of teaching- English

Total Fees- 20,64,000 Rupees for six years

Campus and Accommodation:

Nanjing Medical University has two main campuses:

  1. Wutai Campus- located at the south foot of Wutai Hill in Gulou District.
  2. Jiangning Campus- located in the university town in Jiangning.

Both these campuses have apartments for international students and the Accommodation Fee for double room is 60,000 Rupees per person, per year.

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