CSMU, formerly known as South Hunan Health Vocational School, was founded in 1989. In 1999, it was upgraded to South Hunan Medical College and in March, 2005 it got upgraded to Changsha Medical University by Ministry of Education. It is recognized by WHO (World Health Organization) and FAIMER (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research).
CSMU has an area of over 1090 mu. The floorage covers 405thousand square meters. CSMU has more than 970 teachers, of which 473 are with associate or full professor’s academic titles and 4 are from USA, UK and Netherlands. CSMU has one constructing program of provincial level key discipline, one demonstration laboratory at the provincial level, 2 key specialties at the provincial level, 2 provincial level excellent courses and 4 qualified laboratories for foundation courses at the provincial level. CSMU was granted as a supporting institution for National Natural Science Foundation and National Social Science Foundation projects in 2008.
The library has 1,371,300 books and periodicals, with electronic reading rooms. A special reading room is well equipped for the international students, so that they can read original English newspapers, books and periodicals. The school possesses a rich reserve of books. It has textbooks and reference materials for medical sciences in English medium. The ibrary provides an excellent study atmosphere for students.
CSMU has extensive clinical teaching equipment and full sets of basic facilities. CSMU has 14 affiliated hospitals and 100 training hospitals. Solely invested by the university, equipped with 300 beds, the First Affiliated Hospital of Changsha Medical University is a top first-class general hospital with a floor space of 160,000 square meters and holds 21 clinical and medical technology departments. More than 60 million Yuan (RMB) has been invested in modern teaching facilities, which ensure that all the basic experiments the medical teaching reqires can be conducted effectively. Multi-media are available for almost all specialties.
Location & Climate:
Distance from Beijing: About 1340 KM (It takes about 16 hrs by fast train and about 8 hours by bullet train.)
Climate: Changsha has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate.
English Medium Courses:
"Offerig English Medium Medical courses for International Students"
Bachelor program: MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)
Tuition fee: 13,000 RMB/Year
Hostel fee: 3000 RMB/Year
NOTE: In 1st year, students pay some extra charges along with tuition fee & hostel fee. These charges include Application fee, Registration fee, Management fee, Visa extension fee, Medical Checkup fee and health Insurance fee etc.