Chung Shan Medical University

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Coordinates: 24°7′18″N 120°39′5″E / 24.12167°N 120.65139°E / 24.12167; 120.65139

Chung Shan Medical University
Motto 誠愛精勤[1]
Motto in English
Honesty, Love, Excellence, Diligence
Type Private
Established Founded: 1960
President Te-Jen Lai (賴德仁)
Undergraduates 7,049
Postgraduates 527
Location South District, Taichung, Taiwan
Chung Shan Medical University
Traditional Chinese 中山醫學大學

Chung Shan Medical University (CSMU; Chinese: 中山醫學大學) is a medical university located in South District, Taichung, Taiwan.


The university was established as Chung Shan Dentistry Specialized School (中山牙醫專科學校) in 1960, by Dr. Chou Ju-chuan (周汝川), a Taiwanese dentist. At first it only provided four year dentistry education, and enrolled only 112 students. In 1962 it changed its name into Chung Shan Medical Specialized School (中山醫學專科學校), and provided medical education from then. In 1977, it was upgraded to Chung Shan Medical College (中山醫學院), and in August 2001 it was certified by the Ministry of Education as a normalized university.[2]

Student life[edit]

There are 76 student clubs divided into six types: autonomy, learned, service, amity, artistry and sports. The university arranges instructors and offers subsidies to the clubs.

Notable alumni[edit]


The university is accessible within walking distance North East of Daqing Station of the Taiwan Railway Administration.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "College Motto". Chung Shan Medical U. Archived from the original on 2014-12-22. Retrieved 2014-10-22. 
  2. ^ 中山簡史 Archived 2013-09-14 at the Wayback Machine.

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