Beijing University of Chinese Medicine

General Information
As one of the earliest institutions of higher learning of Traditional Chinese Medicine .It Founded in 1956, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM) plays a key role in higher education directly made the supervision of the Education Ministry of China. It is also the only established TCM institution to be incorporated into the “211 Project” among TCM University and colleges.
According to April 2008 statistics, BUCM has a total enrollment of 10,581 full-time students comprising 6,614 undergraduates, 1,406 vocational students,1,992 master degree students and 569 doctoral degree candidates.
BUCM, since 1957, has trained numerous batches of foreign students. In 2009, total enrollment of foreign students number 1,414 of which 1,055 were undergraduate, 213 were master or doctoral degree candidates, and 146 were senior or general scholars (Chinese language training program scholars included).
BUCM has a distinguished and fully qualified teaching faculty. Over the last 53 years, BUCM has successfully trained more than 300,000 domestic TCM professionals, and 13,000 overseas professionals from 87 countries and regions. It ranks foremost among TCM schools in China in the following aspects: educational level, course concept and development, scientific research, medical treatment and international cooperation etc.
The International School administers the enrollment, education and provision of related tuition and student welfare service for foreign students. The reception and orientation of foreign undergraduates, short-and long-training students and preparatory undergraduate students also fall under its charge.
Short-term training is provided in various languages: Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, etc. In addition, it runs the TCM PhD program for Western medical doctors (taught in English), The 5-year TCM Program (taught in English) following the educational model of “lectures given in English While learning Chinese language synchronically” is highly praised by foreign students who have undergone this course.
Schools and Departments
School of Preclinical Medicine
School of Chinese Pharmacy
School of Acupuncture
School of Health Management
School of Humanities
School of Nursing
School of International Education
School of Distance Education
School of Continuing Studies
the First Clinical School
the Second Clinical School
the Third Clinical School
Faculty of Chinese Medicine for Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao Students
Faculty of Tertiary Vocational Education
Dong Fang School
Undergraduate Programs
The undergraduate programs offered by the university include Chinese Medicine, Chinese Materia Medica, Pharmaceutics of Chinese Materia Medica, Acupuncture and Tuina, Management of Public Industry, Business Management, Chinese Nursing, English (medicine) and Law (health and medicine). In addition, there are 26 Master’s Degree Programs, 21 PhD Programs, and three post-doctorate stations in Chinese Medicine, Chinese Materia Medica, and Integration of Chinese and Western Medicine. The University now has six state-level research projects, ten ministerial/provincial research projects, and three Beijing municipality-level projects.
Address: No 11, Bei San Huan Dong Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing