Dalian Medical University (DMU) was founded in 1947, originally known as Guandong Medical College. In 1949, it joined with Dalian University and the name was changed into the Medical College of Dalian University. In 1950, the organizational system of Dalian University was cancelled and since then Dalian Medial College had become an independent college. In 1969, the college moved to Zunyi, a city of Guizhou Province, to establish the Zunyi Medical College. And in 1978, the college moved back to its original location in Dalian, still with the name of Dalian Medical College. In 1994, approved by the State Education Commission (SEC), DMU adopted its present name. Nowadays, the university
has fledged into a multi-disciplinary medical university which also offers programs in other fields like arts, science, management, and law.
DMU occupies an area of 1,139,700 square meters, with the floorage amounting to 382,900 square meters. The total fixed assets is 224 million RMB, and all the teaching and research equipment and facilities are worth about 82.56 million RMB. The university now has 25 management organizations, 14 second-level schools, 4 directly affiliated organizations, 5 affiliated hospitals, 3 of which are indirectly under the university, and 38 clinical teaching bases.
By August 31, 2007, the total enrollment of undergraduates of the university has reached more than 4,400 and over 1,400 are candidates for Ph.D. Degree and M.S. Degree. About 700 are in higher vocational school, as well as nearly 300 are international students.
At present, there are 1 national key discipline, 1 provincial key discipline on the first-level, 15 on the second-level, 3 post-doctoral mobile station, 1 first-level discipline doctor program, 12 second-level discipline doctor programs, 5 first-level discipline master program and 50 second-level discipline master programs. Meanwhile, there is 1 ministerial research institution, and 1 ministerial lab, 5 provincial key labs, and 6 key labs for provincial universities. In addition, DMU possesses 12 bachelor-degree programs.
Location & Climate:
Distance from Beijing: About 460 KM (It takes about 8 hrs by fast train and about 4 hours by bullet train.)
Climate: Located by the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea, Dalian has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate with ocean climate features. It is the warmest city in Northeast China. The weather is pleasant with four distinct seasons, and the summer is not too hot, winter not too cold. The yearly average temperature is 10 °C (50 °F). The hottest month is August, with average temperature at 25 °C (77 °F), and the coldest month is January, with average temperature at -5 °C (23 °F). The annual precipitation of Dalian is 1000 mm (39 inches), and 60-70% of the rainfall is concentrated in summer, with frequent rainstorms and night rainfalls.
English Medium Courses:
"Offerig English Medium Medical courses for International Students"
Bachelor program: MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)
Master program: Human Anatomy, Medical Physiology,Gynecology, General Surgery, Cardiology, Gynecoogy, Radiology, Neurology, Physicology, Stomatology Etc.
Tuition fee: 40,000 RMB/Year
Hostel fee: 6000 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.