Xuzhou Medical University, situated in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province(less than three hours by train to Beijing or Shanghai), a historical and cultural city known as “Thoroughfares to Five Provinces”, is an institution of higher education under the direct administration of Jiangsu Provincial Government. Established in 1958, XZMU has now become the center of medical education, medical service and medical research in the north of Jiangsu Province as well as in the whole Huaihai Economic Zone. It is also an independent higher medical institution with its distinct school characteristic. Since 2001, the college was consecutively ranked before fifty in comprehensive strength of national top medical colleges and universities. In 2005, XZMU successfully completed “Undergraduate Course Teaching Level Assessment by the Ministry of Education” with an “Excellence”. In 2005, XZMU began the education for international students. In 2013, XZMU is successfully authorized the right to grant doctoral degree.
There are three campuses in XZMU, and now the second extension project of the Main Campus has been put into use. There are 21 affiliated hospitals (two under the direct administration of the college), 15 clinical schools with high quality clinical teaching bases. XZMU has made great efforts to develop constantly, has produced a great number of medical staff for the society, with its study programs expanding gradually, the school strength enhanced, and school characteristic becoming distinct.
School of International Education (SIE) was founded in 2011. SIE is responsible for foreign students’ admission, academic affairs, routine administration and graduation. In 2012, HSK center was set in SIE, XZMU and SIE started to recruit master degree students. In 2014, SIE started to recruit PhD students. In 2016, SIE started to recruit Nursing undergraduate students. Now SIE has more than 400 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are from 50 countries. All undergraduate and graduate programs are taught in English. SIE provides students with scholarships of different types, such as Provincial-level Government Scholarship, XZMU President’s Foundation Scholarship, Special Scholarship for Nursing Program and University Excellent Student Scholarship.
SIE pays attention to cultural inheritance and therefore organizes foreign students to take part in various activities in and outside university, trying to help foreign students understand Chinese culture and feel the happiness of study in China. Such as Art Troupe Performance, Graduation Party, Parties for Chinese festivals, Chinese Speech Competition, International Food festival, etc.
We believe that through excellence of all aspects, we could make XZMU an ideal and happy place for foreign students to study in China.