Xinxiang Medical University
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Xinxiang Medical University has a vast campus with about 7000 undergraduates.
The Foreign Students Programme of Xinxiang Medical University under the International Education Institute of XXMU, has been running successfully at the university since 2001.
There are more than 120 foreign students pursuing Western Medicine studies at this college.
A provincial public medical University, Xinxiang Medical University has been in operation since 1950 and been granted recognition by the WHO since 1958. Located in Xinxiang City, the University lies north of Yellow River and faces the Taihang Mountain in the south. Beijing-Guangzhou，Beijing-Zhuhai Railway and Xinxiang-He Railway all meet Xinxiang City, which lies at 113 degrees east longitude and 36 degrees north latitude, 90 kilometers from Zhengzhou International Airport.
The university was built on a profound cultural inheritance with a long history which predecessor can be traced back to the Western Medical Clinic by a British Missionary in 1896. Totally there are over 43727 students，among them there are 12486 undergraduates, 564 postgraduates, 15222 adult education students,16 foreign students. Presently there are 8366 staff including 939 professionals, among them there are 300 more teachers honored as national candidates of “New Century Project for Training Hundreds of Thousands of Persons with Ability and Innovation”, National State Subsides, National Excellent Teacher etc. Now there are 19 departments, which cover medicine, literature, science, technology, management and so on. Twenty three specialties, namely Surgery, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Applied Psychology, Mental Illness and Mental Health etc., have been established as master's degree subjects. Twenty one specialties, namely Medicine, Forensics, Anesthesia, Pediatrics, Rehabilitation Science, Information Management (for medicine), Neurology Science & Psychology, English Language (for medical sciences) and Engineering of Medical Biology are for undergraduates. The University has 86 departments, one postdoctoral research station and 10 Research Institutes for Tuberculosis, Ophthalmology, and Mental Diseases etc.
The university campus covers 1.158 million m², among which architectural areas are 73.07 million m². The teaching equipment is worth93.88 million Yuan RMB. A modern library was built with about 97.27 thousand books, facilitated with an exchange platform among 110 academic organizations from both domestic and foreign libraries. An anatomic specimen museum was built and collected around a thousand specimens. The university has five medical journals issued publicly to domestic and abroad: Journal of Xinxiang Medical University, Journal of Ophthalmic Recent Advances, Journal of Applied Clinical Pediatrics, and Journal of Clinical Psychosomatic Diseases. In order to meet the necessity of running this University, four affiliated hospitals were built with a total 8000 beds, and 14 teaching hospitals and more than 50 teaching intern bases as well. We have established sound cooperation with many large hospitals covering Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Ji’nan and so on.
The First Affiliated Hospital is located Weihui County, Henan Province, which originated from the Christian Huimin Hospital founded in 1896. It is an “AAA” comprehensive hospital combining medical treatment, teaching and scientific research with more than 2800 beds. The Second Affiliated Hospital, also called the Mental Health Hospital of Henan Province, is the only “AAA” provincial mental hospital combining medical treatment, teaching, scientific research, prevention and judicial (forensic) identification. Among these the Sector of Psychiatry is provincially emphasized as a key clinic sector. This hospital is also the provincial Research Institute of Mental Health, the provincial Prevention & Treatment Center of Mental Diseases, the provincial Abstaining & Treatment Center of Drug Addiction and the Mental Health Association of Henan province. There are now 1500 beds in it. The Third Affiliated Hospital is a newly built modern comprehensive hospital with over 1400 beds, which lies in the new developing area of the eastern suburb of Xinxiang City. The Fourth Affiliated Hospital is also named as Xinxiang Central Hospital, which is a comprehensive hospital with more than 3000 beds. The Fifth Affiliated Hospital newly joined in this university with the name as First Renmin Hospital. It is also a comprehensive hospital with 1600 beds.
XXMU has long been paying much attention to academic exchanges and cooperation and has sent many excellent teachers to conduct research, lectures and study in U.S.A., Japan, Australia, Canada, Britain, Germany, India, Nepal and Denmark etc. XXMU has set up good cooperative relationships with Lund University, Sweden， the University of New South Wales, Australia， and many other universities in the above-mentioned countries. Meanwhile, there are many excellent teachers in this University have been sent Canada, America, Japan, Australia and other countries for academic exchanges annually, and we have invited some experts both domestic and foreign to come to our University and conduct academic exchanges.
Adjusting itself to the era of information, the University has realized the modernization of teaching methods through its efforts. The University has built a Computer Center, Several multi-media language labs, an Internet Information Center and a modern education technology center. Besides, the foundation of Peking University Xinxiang School of Medical Network Education is aimed at taking on a joint program of Long-distance Medical Education. The University has built a modernized library that can offer 24-hour services with the automatic network system of books and information. It has also set up a good inter-library relationship with some domestic and international libraries in the world.
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The favorite sports in college are basketball, football, volleyball & table tennis.