Shanxi Medical University

Why Study at Shanxi Medical University, China

Shanxi Medical University, founded in 1919 and located in Taiyuan, the capital city of Shanxi Province, has nearly a hundred years of history. It is a comprehensive university of modern medical science that integrates humanities, natural sciences and engineering as well as management into medical education. Shanxi Medical University strives to become a top level research-oriented university while emphasizing undergraduate and postgraduate education with its distinctive characteristics.

(1) History

The predecessor of Shanxi Medical University was as Shanxi Medical Mission Institute founded in August 1919 with the National normal University as its site. In March 1940, it was renamed as Medical Specialty Department of Shanxi University. In August 1946, it was upgraded to the Medical College of the National Shanxi University. In April 1996, the name was changed to Shanxi Medical University. On December 6, 2017, the Fenyang Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, the Fenyang Clinical Medical College of Shanxi Medical University, the sixth Hospital of Shanxi Medical University and The sixth Clinical Medical College of Shanxi Medical University were listed one after another.

(2) Discipline and program

Shanxi Medical University has rich educational resources.

As of 2018, Shanxi Medical University has 31 Academic departments, 12 Directly affiliated hospitals, 12 Non-directly affiliated hospitals, 29 Teaching hospitals, 111 Teaching bases,15 Training bases for postgraduates, and 2 Science and research bases. There are 1,600 faculties and 19,200 students which include undergraduates, postgraduates, doctoral students, and international students. Shanxi Medical University has a vibrant alumni community of more than 120,000 members around the world.

(3) Academic Facilities and Scientific Research

Shanxi Medical University has a high-quality talent pool. 

The university has three campuses ( respectively Yingze campus, Chuanzhi campus, Zhongdu campus) that cover a total area of nearly 240 acres with a building area of 710,000 square meters. The university’s total estimated value of fixed asset is 1.2 billion RMB. The total annual funds for scientific research amount to 110 million RMB. With an area of 8766.46 square meters, in library there are 11 reading rooms, 6 Chinese and foreign library, 2 electronic reading rooms, 1014 reading seats.

(4) Great Achievement

Shanxi Medical University has achieved great success in talents cultivation, scientific research, social service, cultural inheritance and innovation. As of May 2018, the school had a good development momentum in scientific research. In 2017, the total expenditure on science and technology amounted to 110 million yuan; It undertook 274 projects of science and technology projects at and above the provincial level, of which 38 were projects of the National Natural Science Foundation, and more than 2900 scientific research papers were published. Among them, 233 papers were collected by SCI, 48 patents were authorized, 39 works got published. It was granted 16 provincial and ministerial awards for science and technology.

(5) Communication and International Cooperation

Shanxi Medical University

Adhering to the concept of modernization and innovation in education, Shanxi Medical University cherishes all opportunities to develop a wide and extensive cooperation in education, research in medical science with higher educational institutions all around the world to jointly promote the advancement in international higher education. It has cooperated with universities and institutions from several countries like the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, Russia, Australia. Some famous projects like the overseas training Program for Young backbone Teachers, for the backbone of discipline Management, the overseas training Program for Ph. D. students, The project of "recommending excellent undergraduate students directly" and "Master graduate students' 111 joint training" undergraduate credit exchange have been carried out successfully.

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