📖 Introduction

Apply online now at Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China for 2022 intake. Info of admissions for international students, scholarships, and more.

🏫 About Tianjin Medical University (TMU)


Tianjin Medical University was founded on June 16, 1951. It was the first medical institute approved by the State Council after the founding of the new China. The first president of the university was Professor Xianyi Zhu, the renowned endocrinologist, and medical educationist. The current party secretary of the university is Professor Zhi Yao, and Professor Yongfeng Shang, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, is holding the post of the president of the university. The former President Xishan Hao, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, serves as the Honorary President. The university is one of the national “211 Project” key universities in China.

The development position of the university centers on research and education, and takes medicine as its core and life science as its main support to develop the university into a multi-disciplinary medical university. Tianjin Medical University currently has 9,040 full-time students, consisting of 5,138 undergraduates, 401 Ph.D. students, 2,381 Master's students, and 1,430 international students from 60 countries.

TMU is one of the first eight pilot medical universities approved by the government for 8 years medical education and is among the first 15 pilot institutions to offer the seven-year medical program. Currently, the university has 3 post-PhD research stations, 37 PhD authorizing units and 68 Master’s degree authorizing units, with 180 Ph.D. supervisors, 612 Master’s student supervisors. In 2002, the university successfully passed the assessment by the Ministry of Education for undergraduate and seven-year programs of higher medical education with an excellent appraisal. In 2008, the university once again passed such an assessment with excellent results.

Currently the university has 5 national key subjects: clinical discipline of integration of traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine, oncology, urological surgery, neurosurgery and endocrinic and metabolic diseases. There are 10 key construction subjects of the “211 project”: clinical discipline of integration of Chinese medicine and Western medicine, oncology, urological surgery, neurosurgery & neurology, endocrinic & metabolic diseases, imaging & nuclear medicine, pathogeny biology & immunology, pathology& pathophysiology, public health & preventive medicine and pharmacy. The university also has 9 key laboratories of provincial and ministerial levels.

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🏠 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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