Introduction to Guangzhou Medical University in China, Guangzhou

Guangzhou Medical University (GMU),formerly known as Guangzhou Medical College, founded in 1958,is a medical institution which offers a full range of programmes at undergraduate and graduate levels. GMU has two main campuses. The Yuexiu campus is located in the downtown centre of Guangzhou City, near Liuhua Lake Park and Yuexiu Mountain. The Panyu Campus, is a new 247 acre campus, situated in Panyu District of Guangzhou City near Pearl River, an ideal place for learning and research.

About GMU

The clinical medicine discipline of GMU is ranked top 1% in the world for ESI rankings (Essential Science Indicators).GMU boasts 1 state key discipline and 9 state key clinical specialties and considerable provincial disciplines and specialties. Among them, respiratory medicine ranks first place and ranks 5th for thoracic surgery in China.

GMU places great emphasis on attracting talented faculty from home and abroad to develop the University. GMU boasts a strong faculty led by Prof. Zhong Nanshan, a member of Chinese Academy of Engineering. The faculty is comprised of 94 supervisors for PhD candidates, 774 supervisors for master students.

GMU attaches importance to training professionals with innovation and hands-on skills. The University aspires to provide quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. GMU offers 19 full-time undergraduate programmes: Clinical Medicine, Medical Laboratory, Medical Imaging, Nursing, Anesthesiology, Dentistry, Clinical medicine of integrated TCM and Western Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Pharmacy, Rehabilitation Sciences, Health Administration, Biomedical Engineering, Applied Psychology, Biotechnology, Law, Marketing, Statistics, Information Management& Information System, Food Quality and Safety.

Location

Guangzhou Medical University (GMU),formerly known as Guangzhou Medical College, founded in 1958, is a medical institution which offers a full range of programs at graduate and undergraduate levels. The main campus of GMU is located in the downtown of Guangzhou City, a stone’s throw away from Liuhua Lake Park and Yuexiu Mountain.A new campus of approximately 247 acres is situated in Panyu District of Guangzhou City near Pearl River, which is an ideal place for learning and research.

Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong Province, is the third biggest city in China after Beijing and Shanghai with a population of more than 12 million. Founded in 214 BC, the city has been a springboard for trading, cultural exchanges, many revolutions and reforms, making it an unavoidable stopover to understand what shapes the modern China.

School

GMU boasts 15 schools: School of Basic Sciences, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Health Management, School of Public Health, School of Nursing, Graduate School, School of International Education, School of Dentistry, Kingmed College of Laboratory Medicine, The School of General Practice and Continuing Education, Health Vocational and Technical College, The First Clinical School, The Second Clinical School, The Third Clinical School, The Fourth Clinical School. Furthermore, GMU boasts 5 state key clinical specialties and 39 provincial key clinical specialties.

GMU has 8 directly affiliated hospitals and 11 non-directly affiliated hospitals, which specialise in respiratory diseases, neuropathy, cardiovascular diseases, gynecology and obstetrics, cancer, dental care, rehabilitation, minimally invasive surgery, primary care and so on.

Campus

GXMU has a beautiful campus which provides the teachers and students with an ideal environment and conditions for teaching, studying and living.

Scholarships Available

  • Chinese Government Scholarship Application
  • Guangzhou Government Scholarship

Living in University

Food: GMU has a student restaurant (food court).

Sports: School has a gymnasium and various playgrounds, where students can play football, basketball and other sports.

Internet: Internet service is available at university library and international student dormitory.

Shopping: School has supermarkets and stores.