Fujian Medical University

Why Study Medicine at Fujian Medical University, China

Brief Introduction

Fujian Medical University (FJMU) was founded in 1937. With the mission of creating and nurturing a diverse community of elites who are “diligent, prudent, truth-seeking and innovative”, for over 70 years, it has developed an integral education system offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctor’s degree programs. In 2003, FJMU was approved by Fujian Provincial People’s Government as one of the key universities for priority development. 

1. History Briefs

Fujian Medical University was founded 1937, whose precursor was Fujian provincial Medical Vocational school. The name of the school was changed to Fujian Provincial Medical college in 1939 and was called Fujian Medical College in 1949. In 1969 after it was merged with Fujian Chinese Traditional Medical College and medical department of Overseas Chinese University, Fujian Medical University was founded and moved to Quanzhou, Fujian. It was moved back to Fuzhou in 1978. The name of the school was changed to Fujian Medical College in 1982, and then changed to the present name in April 1996.

2. Discipline Construction and Achievements

Fujian Medical University currently provides 25 bachelor programs, including Clinical Medicine (7-Year Program and 5-Year Program), Stomatology, Preventive Medicine, Medical Laboratory Tests and Analysis, Anesthesiology, Medical Imaging, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Utilities Management, Social Work, etc. At present, in Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Clinical Stomatology and Pharmacology, Fujian Medical University confers doctoral degrees, as well as master’s degrees which also cover Biology, Stomatology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Pharmacy, and Social Medicine and Health Care Management.

There are 2 research stations that offer postdoctoral fellowships (for Clinical Medicine and Basic Medical Sciences), 1 key laboratory of the Ministry of Education, 7 key laboratories & research centers jointly supported by the Ministry of Education and Fujian Province, 12 provincial key disciplines, 5 key laboratories of Fujian, and 19 provincial scientific research institutes. Fujian Medical University publishes several academic periodicals, entitled Journal of Fujian Medical University (Medical Science Edition), Journal of Fujian Medical University (Social Science Edition), Chinese Journal of Hypertension, and Chinese Journal of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation.

3. Campus Overview

Fujian Medical University consists of Shangjie campus and Taijiang campus, covering an area of approximately 87 hectares with a floor space of 400,000 square meters. The University library has collection of 1,430,000 volumes, and with the space of 25600 square meters.

4. Affiliated Hospitals

Fujian Medical University has 4 directly affiliated hospitals, 12 non-directly affiliated hospitals and 32 teaching hospitals. A flawless net of clinical teaching and practical teaching base has been formed. The four directly affiliated hospitals are The First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital and The Affiliated Stomatological Hospital of Fujian Medical University. These affiliated hospitals provide international students with medical training and clinical rotation to lay the foundation for their qualification as a doctor after graduation.

5.International Student Education

Fujian Medical University attaches great importance to international students education. Fujian Medical University has opened English Medium Programs of Medical Bachelor/Undergraduate Degree (including MBBS), Master/Postgraduate Degree and Doctoral /PHD Degree to international students. Since 1998 it has enrolled more than 500 international students. Since 2008 Fujian Medical University has been listed as the university which is qualified to recruit the foreign students of medicine taught in English by National Education Ministry. 

6.Goals and Prospects

Today, as a medical center in the Western Taiwan Straits Economic Zone, Fujian Medical University is fully committed to her mission to cultivate medical minds, conduct scientific research and development, explore disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, and to provide health care and social service.

Communication and Cooperation

Fujian Medical University has established the cooperative of scientific research and talents training with the universities and medical research institutes from the United States, Japan, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Australia, Canada and so on. In 5 years, more than 160 groups/700 people from the United States, Japan, etc. Have visited the University, giving lectures and the carrying out other academic activities. More than 20 overseas alumni are engaged the posts in colleges, departments and research institutes, 110 experts and alumni are engaged as the guest professors.


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