3. Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (上海中医药大学)
Founded in 1956, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SHUTCM) is one of the four earliest key universities on traditional Chinese medicine study in China. Boasting well-established disciplines, a group of celebrated experts, and well-integrated clinical and scientific research centers, the university has assumed a leadership role among TCM colleges in China.
SHUTCM now has 19 subsidiary colleges and departments, five affiliated hospitals, and 20 independent or affiliated research institutes. It has more than 8,200 students, including 800 international students in academic degree programs and more than 1,000 short-term students from 30 countries and regions.
2. Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (广州中医药大学)
Set up in 1956, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (GZUCM) is one of the four earliest TCM higher education institutes in China and one of the first higher education institutes approved to award master and doctor degrees in the country.
Currently, the university has 16 undergraduate disciplines, covering areas of medicine, sciences, engineering, economics and the arts, as well as 24 master degree programs and 19 doctoral degree programs. In 1974, GZUCM began to receive foreign students and students from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, and each year hundreds of students from 113 countries and regions come to study in the university.
1. Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (北京中医药大学)
As one of the earliest key higher education institutions for Chinese medicine in the country, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM) was founded in 1956 directly under the supervision of the Ministry of Education. Today, it delivers world-class instruction, training and research across a wide range of subjects and is committed to offer the best possible educational, cultural and social experience for its students.
BUCM consists of 13 schools and offers degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral levels in Chinese Medicine. It is home to over 22,000 students from different backgrounds, 15 percent of which are international students from about 52 countries and areas.