Kunming Medical University (KMU, formerly known as Kunming Medical College) was founded in 1933 and has since established itself as the largest specialized medical university of higher medical education, scientific research and medical service in Yunnan, P. R. China. KMU has trained over 70,000 graduates since its inception. KMU has three campuses which occupies about 109 hectares. It has over 15,000 students, of which nearly 2,000 graduate students and 6,750 staff and faculties, 1,450 professors and associate professors. KMU has over 60 foreign scholars as honorary professor and guest professor. There are 13 schools, 5 research institutes, 10 affiliated hospitals with about 10,000 beds and 69 practice sites which provide a stable study and practical environment for the students. Since 1998, KMU has recruited and trained graduate students, undergraduate students, advanced medical students and Chinese language learning students from 27 countries and regions.
Kunming Medical University provides MBBS program in English for international student. KMU provides clinical electives for international students with an aim to improve their medical knowledge and skills, and help them to have a better understanding of Chinese medical education and its on going development. The program provides courses in two fields: clinical observation and laboratory techniques. Students are required to decide their interested fields before admission. Language used: Chinese or English is the studying language in both hospitals and laboratories. French can be used in some departments in the hospitals. KMU also provides Traditional Chinese Medicine training program, such as massage, acupuncture, cupping therapy, etc, Combination of Chinese and Western Medicine training program and western medicine training program for the people who are interested in these fields to have a short time medical training.
(Source: Kunming Medical University)