📖 Introduction

Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) is a prestigious medical institution in China, with a rich history and a reputation for excellence in medical education and research. Established in 1917, PUMC is located in Beijing and is affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. It holds a unique status as a national medical institution directly under the administration of the central government.

PUMC is renowned for its commitment to advancing medical science and producing high-quality healthcare professionals. The college offers a comprehensive range of medical programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees. Its emphasis on research, medical innovation, and clinical practice has contributed significantly to advancements in healthcare in China. While specific global rankings may vary, Peking Union Medical College is recognized as one of the top medical institutions in China, reflecting its dedication to excellence in medical education, research, and healthcare.

🏫 About Peking Union Medical College (PUMC)

The Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences was established in 1956, and the Peking Union Medical College was established in 1917. Since 1957, the Peking Union Medical College of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences has implemented a unified management system of colleges and universities. It is the highest medical research institution and the highest medical education institution in my country. The college has always kept its original mission in mind, and takes leading the development of medical science and technology education in my country and safeguarding people's health as its own responsibility. Educational talents have been produced in large numbers, scientific research has been fruitful, and medical care has led the industry. It has made important contributions to the establishment and development of my country's modern scientific medical system. At the beginning of its establishment, Peking Union Medical College pioneered the eight-year medical education, higher nursing education, residency training system and the earliest public health practice in China, and obtained "Peking Man Research", "Extraction of Monomeric Ephedrine" and "Kala-azar Research". and a series of important achievements; the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences has made creative contributions in the research and development of polio vaccine, the national control and basic elimination of leprosy, the creation and promotion of chemotherapy for the eradication of choriocarcinoma, the independent research and development of antibiotics in my country, and the industrialized production. . The college has trained 53 academicians of the two academies of medicine and health, including Zhang Xiaoqian, Zhang Xijun, Zhong Huilan, Lin Qiaozhi, etc., for the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Academy of Military Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, Beijing Hospital, Beijing Anzhen Hospital and many other domestic The establishment of important medical and health institutions provides talent and technical support. At present, the college has developed into a national comprehensive medical scientific research institution with 19 research institutes, 6 affiliated hospitals, 9 colleges, and 91 out-of-hospital R&D institutions, integrating medical education, research and production. The school currently has 24 academicians of the two academies, 43 national outstanding young people, 24 leading talents of the 10,000-year plan, 960 doctoral supervisors, and 1263 master supervisors; it has 4 national "double first-class" construction disciplines, first-level disciplines There are 8 doctoral authorized majors, which are entrusted degree-granting units for the first-level disciplines authorized by the State Council and the first-level disciplines authorized by the master's degree authorized by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council. It has 6 state-level key laboratories, 5 national clinical medical research centers, 12 other national-level scientific research bases, and 53 provincial and ministerial-level laboratories. The college is directly affiliated to 6 hospitals including Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Fuwai Hospital, Cancer Hospital, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Hematology Hospital and Dermatology Hospital. A medical service system that is closely integrated with scientific research. As socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era, and the development of colleges and universities has entered a new century and a new era, the colleges and universities have thoroughly implemented the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's important instructions of "working hard to build the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences into the core base of China's medical science and technology innovation system". Actively benchmark against the goals of building a powerful modern socialist country, adhering to the work strategy of "inheriting culture, improving systems, creating mechanisms, and expanding resources", taking the lead in implementing the "4+4" clinical medical education model in China and creating outstanding nursing talents Through the training reform pilot class, the first to implement the reform of medical quasi-tenure-term faculty appointment, the establishment of the Academic Advisory Committee of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and 6 university departments, the continuous implementation of the medical and health science and technology innovation project of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and the acceleration of the construction of research institutes, An open national medical science and technology innovation system with research bases, key laboratories of the National Health Commission/Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and innovation units as the main body, continuously deepening and actively expanding various international exchanges and cooperation, and building the college into a national medical research and education cause. A source of advanced ideas and a strong source of power to make new and greater contributions to the development of our people's health, medical science and medical education!

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🏠 Accommodation

You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.

You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.

How to book:

  • Make a booking online after you have been accepted (in this case please let us know your choice when you apply).
  • Register when you arrive - its not possible to reserve a room before arriving. You can arrive a few days before and book it

📬 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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