Liaoning Medical University

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Liaoning Medical University
辽宁医学院
Liaoning Medical University.jpg
Established 1946
Type Public
Students 13,806
Location Jinzhou, Liaoning,  People's Republic of China
Campus Urban
Website http://www.lnmu.edu.cn/

Liaoning Medical University (LMU; Chinese: 辽宁医学院; pinyin: Liáoníng Yīxuéyuàn) is in Jinzhou, Liaoning, China. It was founded in 1946. Liaoning Medical University (LMU) is located in the coastal city of Jinzhou in Liaoning Province, east of Beijing.

The University is represented officially in India by Medico Abroad located at Hyderabad. The first batch of foreign students for English Medium Under Graduate Course in Medicine from India completed their Degree in 2010.

The campus covers 1,140,000 square meters and has floor-space 279,000 square meters. It lies in the north of the city. The LMU offers six kinds of education: general high education, state-owned privately run education, adult education, vocational education, online education and international students` education. It enrolls undergraduate and postgraduate students. The University is recognised by World Health Organization WHO and listed in the world medical directory.[1]

There are 16 teaching departments, 98 teaching offices, 56 teaching laboratories, 4 affiliated comprehensive hospitals and 169 bases for teaching and practice. The university's curriculum comprises 21 specialized undergraduate subjects, 32 master degree programs and 1 doctor degree program.

Among the faculty members there are 823 full-time teachers, 74 of whom have been granted a doctoral degree, 533 associate professors and 219 professors and chief doctors.

The university’s library has an advanced electronic reading room and has access to the retrieval system for medical documents from the American MEDLINE and the Chinese Medical Institute.

The total number of students has amounted to 13,806 of which 190 are international students, all of whom are currently studying in the undergraduate program taught in English. Furthermore, the university is actively involved in international academic exchange activities with universities abroad, such as the University of Glasgow and regularly exchanges scholars and specialists to give lectures. About 120 teachers have been sent to more than 20 countries to study and involve in research.

College of International Education[edit]

The College of International Education (CIE) was established in April 2004 as a part of the International Exchange Department ( IED) of Liaoning Medical University.

IED is a functional organization responsible for academic work related to foreign affairs. It is designated to carry out the national foreign policies and educational policies. Its function is to strictly follow the foreign policies and the rules of foreign affairs management. In practice, IED takes care of the managing, guiding, coordinating, and providing services for all the foreign-related work in Liaoning Medical University.

The IED consists of the Educational Administrative Office and the Dormitory Administrative Office. The College of International Education is a parallel college to the IED with the same staff.

CIE is one of the youngest but the most vigorous departments in Liaoning Medical University (LMU). It has been putting a lot of effort in recruiting medical students with multiple educational backgrounds. CIE provides medical courses for international medical graduates and at the same time offers the possibility for international students to get a better understanding of Chinese society and culture.

The total number of students has amounted to 13,806 of which about 200 are international students, which has more than 140 student are from India and 30 student from Pakistan, Nepal and Africans countries for clinical medicine course in English. They are currently studying in the undergraduate & post graduate programs taught in English.

The campus covers 1,189,000 square meters and has floor-space totaling 391,000 square meters. The university has set up 17 secondary level teaching units, 10 research centers. Attached to the school, there are 5 comprehensive hospitals and 169 teaching and practice bases. 1 program which can confer doctoral degree. There are 14 branches of learning, which can grant master degrees, 49 specialized undergraduate subjects. And 3 key subjects of provincial level. 1 provincial-level key laboratory and 5 provincial-level key medical specialties. The number of the students has amounted to about 15000.About 500 of which are graduate students. About 9000 are undergraduates and the rest are students receiving adult higher education and night school courses. There are 219 professors or chief doctors and 533 associated professors, 74 with doctor degree, 315 with master degree,120 of them used to receive education abroad. Hundreds of teachers and researchers, for their out-standing achievements, have won the honor of “Excellent Teacher” and “Talented Person With Great Abilities for Science and Technology” by national government and local government. 13 of them obtained the government exceptional subsidies. And 11 of them were selected into the national and province “Thousands Talents Project”.

References[edit]

  1. ^ China, WHO.