Yunnan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Yunnan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (YUTCM) (云南中医学院), established in 1960 in Kunming, Yunnan, China, was among the second group of TCM universities set up nationwide.

With more than 45 years of history, the university is now able to award master degrees and has set up two campuses in sequence, the Bai Ta campus and Guan Shang campus. Presently the university is constructing a third campus which is located in Cheng Gong near Kunming, which will cover an area of over 546,940 square meters and the total construction area is 270,000 square meters, which will be finished in the autumn of 2008. The university has produced ten thousands doctorates of various levels and specialties. The university has more than 10,000 students, and 1,200 staff members.

The university focuses on the education of undergraduate and post-graduates whilst enrolling pre-undergraduates and students of higher vocational education. Currently, the university grants medical degrees in two programs together with Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It also grants first-rank discipline master's degrees in three programs, and secondary discipline master's degrees in 16 programs including 40 research fields. The university also has 14 undergraduate specialties and research fields ranging from medicine, science, technology and management, 9 pre-undergraduate and higher vocational education programs.


The university consists of four faculties, three departments, a branch college and a center:

  • Faculty of Traditional Chinese Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Basic Medicine
  • Faculty of Clinical Medicine
  • branch College of Adult Education
  • Department of Postgraduate
  • Department of Social Science
  • Department of Humanities and Physical Education
  • Faculty of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
  • International Exchange and Cooperation Center


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