Anhui Medical University

FAQ about Anhui Medical University, China

1. I really want to study at your University, but I can’t speak Chinese, can I be instructed in English?

Answer: The program is fully English medium program.
2. How is the living standard in Hefei city? What about the canteen in the University?
Answer: The living expense here is relatively low, for example, about 150 USD for your food per month. There is special canteen only for international students.
3. How can I arrive in Hefei city, the location of University?
Answer: If there is no direct flight to Hefei, the recommended flight is transit from Hong Kong to Hefei (around 2.5 hours), or transit from Beijing to Hefei (around 1.5 hours), or transit from Shanghai to Hefei (around 40 min), or transit from Guangzhou to Hefei (around 1.2 hours). Students can choose the travel route according to their location.
4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?
Answer: Sure, we can provide free airport pick up service for the students in group from local airport - Hefei Xinqiao International Airport to campus. But students should send detailed departure schedule to our college’s representative minimum 3 days in advance so that we can pick up without any delay.
5. How can I exchange some Chinese currency for my pocket money when I just arrived in China?
Answer: Students can exchange some Chinese currency in bank for shuttle/bus ticket fare and pocket money in the big international airport when they arrive in China. And students can buy telephone card from business counter in the airport to give international call and domestic call if students need.
6. How are the transportation, telecom and internet in Hefei City?
Answer: there is one airport, two train stations and many buses to many cities in China. There are convenient public facilities for telecom and internet, you can buy telecom card to call in any time and there are lots of internet pub for going on internet. 
7. How is the climate in Hefei City?
Answer: Hefei is located in the Middle East area of China, it is sub tropic mild climate, and average temperature is 16 °C (60.8°F).
Four seasons in a year, Winter, Fall (Autumn ), Spring, Summer:
Winter: December – February 
Spring: March – May
Summer: June - August 
Fall (Autumn): September – November
In September, in the day people still can wear Short sleeved shirt, in the early morning and evening, people may wear long sleeved shirt 
In winter, people need wear thick sweater and jacket
8. How is China’s medical education ranking in the world?
Answer: China’s medical education ranks 4th worldwide.
9. Can a student open a Bank Account?
Answer: Yes, a student could open a bank account in his name to keep his surplus money safe. He could also use this account to have his family remit any additional money as required.
10. Is learning Chinese language compulsory?
Answer: Even though the program is taught in English, but international students must study Chinese language according to Ministry of Education, China. Chinese language classes are just offered in the first two years, three times per week, and international students are required to pass the basic level. From the third year, some clinical classes will be taken in hospital; students need practice with Chinese patients, so students need to know basic Chinese language.
Besides, it will be helpful for students in daily life if they learn some Chinese language.
11. What is the voltage used in China?
Answer: The voltage here is 220 V. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally.
12. Hotel nearby University:
1) Anhui Hotel (5star)
2) 7+1 Baodao Business Hotel (3 star)
13. Useful public contact number in China:
Fire: 119
Police Station: 110
Time Report: 12117
Telephone Directory: 114
Telephone Repair: 112
Emergency Ambulance: 120
Earthquake Advisory Service: 2042691
The final information is subject to the University If there is any discrepancy!