Introduction to Jinzhou Medical University (JZMU)

Formerly known as Liaoning Medical University (LMU), Jinzhou Medical University (JZMU) (2016) was founded in 1946. It is a public medical university located in the coastal city of Jinzhou, in western Liaoning, this is 3 and a half hours east of Beijing.

Liaoning Medical University                       LMU gate 2

About Jinzhou Medical University

The campus covers 1,140,000 square meters and is in the north of the city. JZMU (ex LMU) has 17 teaching departments, 98 teaching offices, 56 teaching laboratories, 4 main affiliated comprehensive hospitals with 4700 sick beds, and 169 bases for teaching and practice. Among the 3880 faculty members there are 680 associate professors and 358 professors and chief doctors.

There are approximately more than 20,000 students studying a wide range of medicine-related courses at the university, including over 1200 international students from 34 countries. We offer Clinical Medicine MBBS and Pharmacy in English medium and Clinical Medicine  MBBS , Pharmacy, Medical Imaging Radiology, Anesthesiology and 20 other undergraduate programs in Chinese medium.

We offer Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology and 56 other postgraduate programs in both English and Chinese medium and Surgery, Nursing and other 7 joined-doctor degree programs as well. Moreover, we offer Chinese language courses and tour study programs.

LMU (Now JZMU) is amongst those universities that are allowed to offer the program of MBBS in English medium by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. JZMU is recognized by WHO and ECFMG.

About Jinzhou

It is one of the biggest cities in Liaoning with a population of 3,126,463 at the 2010 census whom 880,706 in the built up area made of 3 urban districts.

Jinzhou is an ancient city with over one thousand years history. Situated next to the sea in western Lioaning Province, it is in a favourable location and serves as China’s most northern port as a vibrant economic center.

Jinzhou airport provides flights to Chinese airports, and there are two train stations in Jinzhou.

There are a number of green areas with trees, and a reservoir in the border of the town which has weeping willows and a beautiful promenade and park. There are also a number of well-kept parks, and there are mountains for nearby hiking such as Yiwulü Mountain and Bijia Mountain.

The city is vibrant busy, and there are many shops and amenities. The cost of taxis in Jinzhou starts at 5 RMB.


The campus of Jinzhou Medical University (JZMU) lies in the north of the city, about ten minutes away from downtown. The campus is pretty big. It takes about twenty minutes to walk from one end to the other. It is very clean and well-maintained. There always seem to be groundskeepers actively watering, pruning and mowing the many lawns and ornamental trees. New campus by the seaside will be completed in the near future.

Sport Facilities

The campus offers a range of sport facilities. All over campus you can find basketball courts, volleyball courts, table tennis tables and there is also one football field. One of the buildings on campus houses a gym, which has a large selection of weight machines, dumbells, plates, benches and a smith rack. There are no cardio machines, but aerobics classes are held twice daily. A membership card costs 25 RMB a month. Once a year the university holds a huge sports meeting in which Chinese as well as international students can compete against each other.

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