Nanjing Medical University
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|Nanjing Medical University|
|Academic staff||150 full professors and 400 associate professors|
|Location||Nanjing, Jiangsu, China|
Nanjing Medical University (NMU; Chinese: 南京医科大学) is a university in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China. It was established in 1934 in Zhenjiang, but subsequently relocated to Nanjing in 1957. The university has two main campuses: Wutai and Jiangning. In 1962, it began offering six-year programs and, in 1981, was approved to award doctoral and master's degrees.
NMU was founded in 1934 as National Jiangsu Medical College. When the institution moved to Nanjing in 1957, it was renamed Nanjing Medical College. In 1962, it joined the first group of Chinese medical universities to offer six-year programs, and was approved to confer doctoral and master’s degrees in 1981. In 1993, it was renamed Nanjing Medical University with the approval of the State Educational Committee. Today, NMU stands as one of the top medical universities in China.
Located downtown next to the Wutai Shan Sports Center and covering an area of 80,000 m2, the Wutai campus is the educational center for NMU’s scientific research activities and postgraduate education. Located in the Jiangning District Campus City and covering an area of 980,000 m2, the Jiangning campus has been the educational center for NMU’s undergraduate programs since September 2003. It consists of 15 secondary schools and one independent school. They are the School of Basic Medical Sciences, First School of Clinical Medicine, Second School of Clinical Medicine, Third School of Clinical Medicine, Fourth School of Clinical Medicine, School of Gulou Clinical Medicine, School of Stomatology, School of Public Health, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Nursing, School of Medical Policy and Management, School of International Education, Kangda School, School of Continuing Education, and the School of Higher Vocational and Technical Education. NMU has 18 affiliated hospitals and more than 30 teaching hospitals in Nanjing, Changzhou, Wuxi, Suzhou, Huaian, Hangzhou, and Shanghai.
NMU has more than 1,400 registered faculty members, including more than 150 full professors and 400 associate professors. Among them are 15 National-Level Experts with Special Allowance sponsored by the State Council, one winner of the ‘National May 1st Labor Medal’, three national 'excellence' teachers, four national 'excellent backbone' teachers, and one expert with Extraordinary Contribution to the Ministry of Health.
The university takes an active part in international exchange and cooperation in higher education. It has established bilateral relationships on academic exchange and cooperation and on scientific research and talent cultivation with medical schools and scientific research institutions in the United States of America, Japan, France, and Australia. In 2007, there were about 200 foreign students at NMU. International students come from places such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, and Mauritius. The first cohort from Mauritius arrived at NMU in 2009.
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