College Details

About China Medical University College

ESTD.: June 6, 1958 | TYPE: Government | AFFILIATION: who | RECOGNITION: mci

Brief Introduction

China Medical University (CMU) was established as China Medical College on June 6, 1958 and transformed itself into China Medical University in 2003. It is the first academic institution in Taiwan where Chinese medicine and pharmacy programs are provided. The university has steadily grown to its present position as one of the foremost medical universities in Taiwan. The university has two major campuses, Taichung (including Wuchuan and Ankang) and Beigang.

Located in the center of Taichung City, CMU includes 7 colleges where western medicine, Chinese medicine, pharmacy (including Chinese herbs), health care (including nursing), life sciences, management, and public health educational, research and practice programs are provided. Interdisciplinary courses are also available as the basis for students to integrate their learning experiences. With CMU’s top ranked laboratories, a library and reference center, two comprehensive teaching hospitals, and a strong staff commitment to students, our university provides a total approach to medical education in a caring, nurturing and well-equipped environment.

Milestones
1958 International Collaboration Network
1980 The establishment of China Medical College Taichung Hospital
1984 The establishment of China Medical College Beikang campus
1985 The establishment of China Medical College Beikang Hospital
1997 China Medical College Taichung Hospital was promoted to a Would-be Academic Medical Centers
2000 China Medical College Taichung Hospital was promoted to an Academic Medical Centers
2003 China Medical College  was transformed to China Medical University
2007 Inauguration of Wuquan campus
2008 China Medical College Beikang Hospital was promoted to a Metropolitan Teaching Hospital
2010 Ground breaking ceremony of the Build-Operate-Tansfer (BOT) project for the planned Tainan Municipal Annan Hospital