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Southern Medical University

  • Category Public University
  • Attribute National key university
  • City Guangzhou
  • Preponderant Discipline

    Human anatomy and histology and embryology, internal medicine (digestive diseases), clinical integration of Chinese and Western medicine

  • Key Majors
  • Total Students 20483
  • International Students /
  • Program Taught in English

    No programs

  • Monthly Living Cost(RMB) 1000
Bachelor Degree
Master Degree
Doctor Degree

Southern Medical University General Information

Southern Medical University, formerly known as the First Military Medical University of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, was founded in 1951 and was identified as a national key university in 1979. In August 2004, it was handed over to Guangdong Province as a whole and renamed Southern Medical University. The school is the only medical school among the key high-level universities in Guangdong Province. It is one of the first batch of universities in the country and the only "ministerial, commission and provincial" co-construction university in Guangdong Province. One of the eight universities in China, and the first batch of pilot universities for the National Excellent Doctor Education and Training Program. The school recruits students from 31 provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government) and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. There are 21 teaching institutions and 30 undergraduate enrollment majors, including 7 national characteristic majors, 16 Guangdong province characteristic majors, 6 Guangdong famous brand majors, and 20 national first-class undergraduate major construction sites. There are 14,100 full-time undergraduate students, 7,692 graduate students and 1,012 international students.

Southern Medical University Education

The school has 5 national key and cultivation disciplines, 6 key disciplines of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and 10 key disciplines of Guangdong Province; 9 disciplines are shortlisted in the top 1% of ESI in the world, clinical medicine is shortlisted in the top 1‰ of ESI in the world, and the overall ESI ranking is ranked Ranked 52nd in the country. At present, there are 10 first-level disciplines authorized by doctoral degree, 16 first-level disciplines authorized by master's degree, 2 professional doctoral degree authorization points, 14 professional master's degree authorization points, and 8 post-doctoral research stations, forming a medical-based, It is a disciplinary system with coordinated development of science, engineering, law, management, education and other disciplines.

The school is one of the 13 colleges and universities in the country that pilot an eight-year medical education, and the only independent medical college that offers an eight-year medical education. "Basic Medicine Top-notch Student Training Base" was selected as the National Basic Discipline Top-notch Student Training Program 2.0 Base. It has established friendly relations with 63 well-known universities, medical and research institutions in 21 countries and regions around the world. He has successively won 10 national teaching achievement awards and 41 provincial teaching achievement awards.

Southern Medical University International Exchange

As of March 2021, the school has established friendly relations with 61 universities, medical and research institutions in 20 countries and regions around the world.

As of December 2019, the school has formulated the "Mid-term (2018-2020) Plan for Going Abroad for Business (Border) Training", and selected professional technicians and management cadres to study in international high-level medical teaching and research institutions; since 2018, it has successively cooperated with Harvard University The University School of Medicine cooperated to apply for the base project of the Disciplinary Innovation and Talent Introduction Plan, launched the "General Practitioner Core Competence Construction and Development Project" with the Queensland Ministry of Health in Australia, and launched the "Professional Mid-term Training Project" with the University Hospital of Siena, Italy, and a total of 687 Teachers go abroad (border) for exchange visits and special training.