Nanjing Medical University (NMU) was founded in 1934 as Jiangsu Provincial College of Health Policy and Management. It was renamed Nanjing Medical College in 1957. It adopted its current name Nanjing Medical University in 1993.
Today the university is a modern medical education institution with a complete range of disciplines, a strong faculty, and first class research capacities. It has seven first-level discipline doctoral programs, eleven first-level discipline master’s programs, and six postdoctoral research centers. Its degree programs cover seven disciplines – medicine, science, technology, management, law, education, and literature. The university has three state-level key disciplines and one key discipline for state-level cultivation. It also has one academician from the Chinese Academy of Engineering and one state key laboratory.
The University consists of twenty-two schools and one independent school (Kangda School). It has twenty-three affiliated hospitals and more than fifty teaching hospitals in Jiangsu, Shanghai, Zhejiang, and Shandong etc.
In the past eight decades, the university has cultivated a great number of medical and health care talents and made an enduring contribution to the health cause of humankind.
In recent years, Nanjing Medical University has extensively carried out exchange activities and has actively developed multi-model relationships and cooperation with other colleges and universities. It has established cooperation and academic exchange with medical colleges and institutions in the U.S.A., Canada, Australia, Sweden, Japan, Taiwan Province, and Hong Kong SAR, etc.；and it now has more than 650 students from Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR, Taiwan Province and other countries around the world.
In the new century, NMU aims to become one of the highest grade medical universities, with distinctive features and international fame; and it will strive to make even more outstanding contributions in medical education, research, service, and culture.
The university has two campuses, Wutai and Jiangning. Wutai Campus, located at the south foot of Wutai Hill in Gulou District, Nanjing, has a land area of eight hectares and is a center of clinical teaching and research. Jiangning Campus, located in the university town in Jiangning, Nanjing, has a land area of eighty-seven hectares and is a center of teaching and research. With more than 1,070, 000 printed medical resources, more than 1,500,000 e-resources and over 6,000 journals in a variety of languages, the university library boasts a vast collection of resources that makes it a center of medical literature in Jiangsu province. NMU is also responsible for publishing 11 academic journals.
Nanjing, abbreviate as Ning, the capital of Jiangsu province in China and the deputy provincial city of Jiangsu province, is the provincial political, economical and cultural center. As one of the four capitals of ancient China, Nanjing is a vital cradle of Chinese civilization and over a long stretch of time, it has been the political and cultural pivot of South China, thus dubbed as the Capital of Ten Ancient Dynasties, rich in both cultural heritage and historical relics. It has produced a great many scientists, intellectuals & poets, and artists.
As the capital of Jiangsu province in China, Nanjing is a city full of vigor and opportunities. It is a window for you to get a glimpse of real China. Touring, studying and living here, you may find it changing and growing every day, you may find it a city with Chinese tradition as the background and full of many modern qualities, and you may feel the hospitality of the people here.
Nanjing is in the monsoon climate area of north subtropical zone. The four seasons are distinct here, with damp conditions seen throughout the year, very hot and muggy summers, cold and damp winters, and in between, spring and autumn are of reasonable length.
In recent years, Nanjing has been developing its economy, commerce, industry, as well as city construction.
Living in University
Nanjing Medical University (NMU) holds various kinds of activities, such as: Aerobics Competitions, Scientific and Technological and Cultural Arts Festival, knowledge, operation and skill of emergency treatment competition, Singing Competitions and more.
There are many Student Organizations at NMU. You can see the list below:
Nanjing Medical University Student Organizations
First, the student organizations directly under the University Communist Youth League Committee (4)
1, College Student Association of Science and Technology
2, College Students’ Art Troupe
3, Youth Volunteer Association
4, Students of the National Flag
Second, 1st Class Student Associations (38)
1, Association of Military Enthusiasts
2, Astronomical Society
3, TBL Elite Club
4, Association of College Students’ Career Development
5, Association of Redology
6, Modern Make-up and Design Club
7, Chess Club
8, Association of Debate Enthusiasts
9, Association of Software Enthusiasts
10, ATP Guitar Association
11, Dancing Club
12, U-Max Dance Association
13, CBS Comic and Animation Club
14, Lanpa Kunqu Opera Club
15, Literature Association
16, Photographing Club
17, Stamp Collecting Club
18, Travel Association
19, HJ Volleyball Club
20, National Ping-Pong Association
21, W.E Football Club
22, Figure Skating Association
23, Basketball Club
24, Kyokushin Karate Club
25, Tennis Club
26, Fitness Club
27, Billiards Club
28, Taekwondo Club
29, Charitable Society
30, Pocket Care Association
31, Mobile Blood Bank
32, Green Action Camp
33, Harmony with Love Association
34, Fire Volunteers Association
35, First Aid Association
36, Soul Soup Psychological Association
37, Red Ribbon Companion Association
38, Teaching Support Association
Third, 2nd Class Student Associations (13)
1, Fair Lady Club
2, Melody Appreciation Association
3, Floriculture Club
4, Club of Creativity
5, Calligraphy Association
6, Japanese and Korean Club
7, Yoga Club
8, Association of China-foreign Communications
9, Hand Painting Club
10, Teeth-protecting Club
11, Sigh Language Club
12, Medical Association
13, Simulating Diagnosis and Treatment Club Show less