📖 Introduction

Kunming Medical University, previously known as Kunming Medical College and established in 1933, is a public medical school located in Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China.

🏫 About Kunming Medical University (KMU)

Overview:

In 1956, the School became an independent medical school and was named with Kunming Medical College, and in 1993 it was listed as one of the key higher institutions in the Yunnan province. In 2012, after the evaluation of the Ministry of Education of China, the college was updated to the university level and was renamed with Kunming Medical University. Presently, Kunming Medical University has become the largest specialized medical university in Yunnan province.

Campus, Organization, and Staff

The university campus occupies 125.4 hectares. It has about 15,000 students, of which more than 1,400 are graduate students. The University has 6,000 staff, and over 1,150 are professors and associate professors.

The KMU has 13 schools, offering 15 Bachelor's Degree programs, 34 Master's Degree programs, and 1 Doctor's Degree program. It has 5 research institutes, 9 affiliated hospitals, 9 teaching hospitals, 39 practice hospitals, 9 forensic medicine sites, 6 preventive medicine practice sites, 4 pharmaceutical practice sites, and 2 optical practice sites. All of this provides KMU students a stable studying and practicing environment.

With a collection of nearly 100,000 books, the university library has been designated as Yunnan's Central Sharing Library Network of National Literature. It is also a First-class Repository for China's Medical and Academic Literature. KMU is a National Clinical Medicine Trial Center, and Yunnan Provincial Expert Testimony Center.

The 9 affiliated hospitals of Kunming Medical University have over 9,800 patient beds. Seven of the Affiliated Hospitals are accredited as Level-A Tertiary General Hospitals of China. The First Affiliated Hospital has over 3,000 outpatients per day and is the largest general hospital in the province. The Second Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University is among the "100 best general hospitals of China" and is the center for both human organ transplant and burn treatment in Yunnan. The Third Affiliated Hospital is the largest specialized cancer hospital in the province and houses three provincial cancer research centers. The Affiliated Stomatology Hospital has over 100 dental chairs and uses the most advanced technology available. It is the largest specialized Stomatology Hospital in Yunnan.

Yunnan boasts abundant natural resources with that, KMU is carrying extensive scientific research on Yunnan’s commonly encountered, endemic and frequently encountered diseases, and constantly uses the most advanced technologies for diagnosis and treatment. KMU is involved in several phases of scientific research. This includes basic research, application research, and developmental research, involving multiple subjects and multiple specialties. KMU is responsible for large numbers of national and provincial key scientific projects and international cooperation programs. Since 2004, there have been over 800 scientific research won awards on the national and provincial levels, as well as national invention awards, national scientific technology conference awards, and many others. KMU is a leader in the provincial medicine and health field.

International Exchange

Kunming Medical University has made remarkable achievements in the area of international exchange and cooperation. It has launched inter-institutional academic partnerships and exchange programs with more than 100 medical schools and institutions in the countries worldwide, such as the U.S.A., the UK, India, France, Sweden, Italy, Germany, Australia, Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam. It also conferred the titles of honorary professors and guest professors to more than 60 foreign scholars.

International Education School

Since 1998, Kunming medical university has enrolled and trained over 900 international students from 37 different countries, such as USA, France, UK, Australia, Thailand, Laos, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Tanzanian, Zambia, Togo, Cameroon, Brazil, Maldives, and other countries.

International Education School of Kunming Medical University was founded in October 2011, consisting of general affairs office, the office of student management and enrollment, the office of teaching affairs, and Chinese language teaching and research group.

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Programs

  • Bachelor’s in Clinical Medicine
    35,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • Bachelor’s in Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation
    35,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • MBBS
    35,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • Bachelor’s in Nursing
    35,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • Bachelor’s in Occupational Therapy of Rehabilitation
    35,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • Master’s in Anaesthesiology
    40,000 RMB/ Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • Master’s in Anatomy
    40,000 RMB/ Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • Master’s in Angiocardiopathy
    40,000 RMB/ Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • Master’s in Basic Medical Sciences
    40,000 RMB/ Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • Master’s in Biochemistry and Molecule Biology
    40,000 RMB/ Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • PhD in Anaesthesiology
    45,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • PhD in Anatomy
    45,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • PhD in Angiocardiopathy
    45,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • PhD in Basic Medical Sciences
    45,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • PhD in Clinical Diagnostics
    45,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2022
  • 🏠 Accommodation

    If accommodation on campus is important to you we advise you to arrive a few days before so you can try to register. You can also to choose accommodation off campus, we have an article about that here.

    📬 Admissions Process

    3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

    Application step 1

    Application step 2

    Application step 3

    Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

    Required documents:

    • Passport
    • Graduation certificate
    • Passport size photo

    Preparing documents:

    You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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    Application process:

    Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

    The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

    Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

    After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

    The university may contact you directly for further questions.

    We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

    After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

    Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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    Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

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