PhD in Molecular Pharmacology

Introduction to the Program

The PhD in Molecular Pharmacology at Zhengzhou University (ZZU) is a four year postgraduate program for international students taught in English.

About Zhengzhou University (ZZU)

As a national key university funded by the Henan Provincial Government and the State Ministry of Education, Zhengzhou University was founded on July 10, 2000 through the merger of three universities: former Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou University of Technology and Henan Medical University. For more info visit the page here.

About the Medical School

The Medical School of Zhengzhou University, the former Henan Medical University, is found in 1928. It is one of the earliest Chinese medical higher education institutions recognized by WHO (World Health Organization) and approved to offer master and doctor degree programs in China. It is also one of the earliest universities offering EMI (English Mediated Instruction) medical programs in China.

Entry Requirements

Candidate should be a Non-Chinese citizen, under 50 years old, the medical Master Degree holder, in healthy condition, with non-criminal record.

English language requirements: for candidates from non-English spoken countries applying for EMI (English Mediated Instruction) programs, their minimum IELTS score should reach 6.0 or TOEFL score reach 83(IBT) (553 in written version or 217 in computer version), or equivalent.

Application Deadline

15th August

Start Date of the Program


Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB45000 per year. The total for the 4 year program is 180,000 RMB.


The University is committed to providing the best possible opportunities for international students coming to Zhengzhou for the first time. We have a wide and varied range university-managed accommodation options which are safe, affordable and convenient. For further information on the accommodation at Zhengzhou University visit the accommodation page here.

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