Capital Medical University, one of the top medical universities of China was founded in the year 1960. The university is located in the capital city of China, Beijing. Originally, CMU was known as Beijing Second Medical College. Capital Medical University is considered to be one of the key municipal universities in Beijing. The university was established with the efforts of Professor Wu Jieping who was a world-renowned urologist, member of both the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. At present, the president of the university is Professor Lu Zhaofeng.
Every year, thousands of international students apply to Capital Medical University for getting admission in MBBS, MD and other medical courses. The faculty physicians at CMU train annually several thousands of clinical residents and fellows. Apart from the regular classes, the faculty members also provide continuous medical education to students, physicians and other health professionals via seminars, teaching rounds, and tutorials on and off campus.
Since past many years, the university has been graduating a large number of academic leaders and general practitioners for China and other countries. There are around 10 schools, 14 affiliated hospitals and 1 teaching institution that come under Capital Medical University. The total number of staff members in the university and the affiliated hospitals is about 20,000. Out of the 20000 staff members, there are 6 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences or the Chinese Academy of Engineering, over 1,000 professors, and over 2,000 associate professors. Currently the university has over 9,000 enrolled students pursuing MBBS, BDS and other medical degrees. CMU offers a wide range of educational programs for Doctorates, Masters, Bachelors and certificates.
Capital Medical University is known worldwide as a reputed academic institution for its strong competence in the scientific and medical research. The university hosts many national and municipal key programs, laboratories and some exchange stations for post-doctoral research. CMU is equipped high end technology and updated infrastructure to provide high quality education to the students. The national and municipal research and training centers and institutes are well equipped with all the required best quality devices and infrastructure. The university offers a wide range of fields including General Practitioner Training, Clinical Medicine, Basic Medicine, Neurosciences, Ophthalmology, Geriatrics, Urology, Cardiology, Pain Medicine, Toxicology, Biomedical Engineering, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Reproduction, Health Policy etc.
CMU has successfully achieved national and international recognitions in many areas such as Neurobiology, Cytobiology, Immunology, Medical Iconography, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Cardiology, Cardio-vascular Surgery, Kidney Transplantation, Respiratory Disease, Digestive Medicine, Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology and Pediatric Hematology, among others.
The university offers its students and researchers to attend and participate in international exchange programs. CMU has made partnerships and agreements with many other universities and institutions with more than 20 countries and regions. These agreements support various activities such as faculty and student exchange programs, joint education and joint research projects.
The accommodation provided in the CMU campus is very affordable with all the basic facilities like AC, TV, internet access, laundry, canteen etc. The hostel rooms are well equipped with all the basic needs. The rooms are designed to accommodate 2-3 students per room. The campus of Capital Medical University has a large library with a big volume of books and reading material.
The students are provided with the sports and fitness clubs like gym, swimming pool, basketball court, volleyball court etc. The students are encouraged to take part in many cultural festivals and activities. The campus is well secured under CCTV surveillance and security guards.