Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (北京中医药大学) is a university in Beijing, China. Founded in 1956 the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine is one of the earliest established traditional Chinese medical institutions for higher learning in the People Republic of China. It is the only traditional Chinese medical higher learning institution that has a place in the 211 Project for national development. The former Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and the former Beijing College of Acupuncture, Orthopedics and Traumatology merged into the new Beijing University of Chinese Medicine on July 31, 2000, and became a priority university directly under the supervision of the Ministry of Education.
BUCM strives to meet the demands of training Chinese medical professionals for the 21st century. In recent years, the university has established itself as a leader in the field of TCM education, scientific research, and medical treatment.