China Medical University (Taiwan)

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China Medical University
China Medical University Li-Fu Hall
Motto in English
Compassion, Prudence, Diligence, Integrity[1]
PrincipalLee Wen-Hwa  [zh]
Academic staff
Postgraduates635 (Master Degree)
317 (Doctoral Degree)
CampusTaichung (main campus)
Peikang (Yunlin County)
China Medical University
Traditional Chinese中國醫藥大學
China Medical University Campus
Huchu Hall
Lifu Hall
Ankang Campus
Wuquan campus

China Medical University (CMU; Chinese: 中國醫藥大學) is a private university in Taichung, Taiwan. The university enrolls approximately 8,000 students.[2]


Brief Introduction[edit]

CMU was established as China Medical College (Chinese: 中國醫藥學院) on June 6, 1958 and transformed itself into China Medical University in 2003. It is the first academic institution in Taiwan where Chinese medicine and pharmacy programs are provided; the university has two major campuses, Taichung and Beigang.

CMU includes seven colleges where various degree programs in western medicine, Chinese medicine, pharmacy (including Chinese herbs), health care (including nursing), life sciences, public health, and management are provided.[3]


  • 1958-The establishment of China Medical College
  • 1980-The establishment of China Medical College Taichung Hospital
  • 1984-The establishment of China Medical College Beikang campus
  • 1985-The establishment of China Medical College Beikang Hospital
  • 1997-China Medical College Taichung Hospital was promoted to a Would-be Academic Medical Centers
  • 2000-China Medical college Taichung Hospital was promoted to an Academic Medical Centers
  • 2003-China Medical College was transformed to China Medical University
  • 2007-Inauguration of Wuquan campus
  • 2008-China Medical University Beikang Hospital was promoted to a Metropolitan Teaching Hospital
  • 2010-Ground breaking ceremony of the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) project for the planned Tainan Municipal Annan Hospital

International Collaboration Network[edit]

  • North America
    • University of Toronto (CA)
    • McMaster University (CA)
    • Brock University (CA)
    • University of Texas Health Science Center (US)
    • M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas (US)
    • Ohio State University (US)
    • University of California, San Francisco (US)
    • Tulane University (US)
    • University of South Carolina (US)
    • Florida Atlantic University (US)
    • Millikin University (US)
    • Seton Hall University (US)
    • Southern California University of Health Sciences (US)
    • University of California, San Diego (US)
    • University of Mississippi Medical Center (US)
    • University of Oregon (US)
    • Expected (in 2008): University of Maryland (US); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (US)
  • Central/South America
    • Universidad Autonoma de Centro America (CR)
  • Asia
    • Nihon Pharmaceutical University (JP)
    • Kyung Hee University (KR)
    • Pusan National University (KR)
    • Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (CN)
    • China Medical University (Shenyang, CN)
    • China Pharmaceutical University (CN)
    • Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CN)
    • Heilong Jiang University of Chinese Medicine (CN)
    • Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CN)
    • Shen Yang Pharmaceutical University (CN)
    • Zhejiang Chinese Medical University (CN)
    • Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (HK)
    • Mahidol University (TH)
    • University of Malaya (MY)
    • Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (MY)
  • Europe
    • University of Oradea (RO)
    • Vasile Goldis Western University of Arad (RO)
    • Palacký University (CZ)

Quick Facts[edit]

  • Campus Locations
    • Taichung (including Wuchuan and Ankang)
    • Beigang
  • Centers and Organizations
    • Lifu Museum of Chinese Medicine
    • Center for Faculty Development
    • Center of International Affairs
    • Computer Center
    • Center for Continuing Education
    • Arts Center
    • Language Education Center
    • Acupuncture Research Center
    • Biostatistics Center
    • Research Center for Biodiversity
    • Biotechnology Incubation Center
    • Chinese Herb Experimental Farm
    • China Medical University Hospital
    • China Medical University Beigang Hospital
    • Cancer Research Center
  • Degree Programs
    • Bachelors 21
    • Masters 26
    • Doctoral 8
  • Enrollment
    • Bachelor programs Approx. 7,000 students
    • Two-year bachelor programs Approx. 300 students
    • Masters programs Approx. 600 graduate students
    • Doctoral programs Approx. 300 candidates
  • Faculty
    • Professors 114 (21.19%)
    • Associate Professors 146 (27.14%)
    • Assistant Professors 190 (35.32%)
    • Lecturers 88(16.35%)
  • Student-to-faculty Ratio 12.78
    • College of Medicine: 6.48
    • College of Chinese Medicine: 15.36
    • College of Pharmacy: 20.57
    • College of Health Care: 17.05
    • College of Public Health: 17.20
    • College of Life Sciences: 13.79

Partner Institution[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Students' basic character and core competencies (in Chinese)". China Medical U. Retrieved 2014-10-20.
  2. ^ "China Medical University Overview in Chinese". China Medical University, Taiwan. Retrieved 2010-03-01.
  3. ^ "2015 Top MBBS Programs in China". CUCAS. Retrieved 2010-03-01.

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Coordinates: 24°09′23″N 120°40′52″E / 24.1565°N 120.6812°E / 24.1565; 120.6812