Guangdong Pharmaceutical University

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Guangdong Pharmaceutical University
Type Public university
Established 1958
Principal [Zhu Jiayong][1]
Administrative staff
2387 [1]
Students 18494 [2]
Undergraduates 16469 [3]
Postgraduates 222 [4]
Location Guangzhou, Guangdong,  People's Republic of China
Campus Urban area: 1900 000 square metres/470 acres
Guangzhou University City

Guangdong Pharmaceutical University (GDPU; simplified Chinese: 广东药学院; traditional Chinese: 廣東藥學院; pinyin: Guǎngdōng yào xuéyuàn) is a public university based in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, which offers courses in pharmaceutical sciences.[5]


The university was established in 1958 as the Guangdong provincial health department's advanced studies college. In 1978, with the approval from the Chinese central government, the college became the Guangdong Medical College which offered undergraduate courses. In 1994, the university was restructured as Guangdong Pharmaceutical University which offered undergraduate programmes in pharmacy.


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Coordinates: 22°28′36″N 113°24′45″E / 22.4767°N 113.4125°E / 22.4767; 113.4125