Xiamen Medical University was established in the year 1921 by a well known patriotic Chinese Leader, Tan Kan Kee. The university is located in Xiamen, Fujian province in China. Initially the university was named as Amoy University. XMU is one of the top medical universities of China. The management of the university is directly administered by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Xiamen Medical University is eligible to enroll international students for undergraduate programs in English.
Currently, Xiamen Medical University is the only major comprehensive university which is directly affiliated with the Education Ministry in the five special economic zones. XMU is one of the China’s high education universities designated for the state key construction of the “211 Project” and the “985 Project”.
Xiamen Medical University offers MBBS, MD and other medical programs to the students from all around the world. The MBBS program at XMU aims to provide the best education to the students to become qualified medical professionals. The complete duration of MBBS program at XMU is 6 years that include training in medical schools and hospitals. During the sixth year, the students are provided with internship at the affiliated hospitals on rotation basis. After the students obtain the total required credits, they are given diploma by Xiamen Medical University and receive the Degree of “Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery” (MBBS).
XMU was approved by the Education Ministry of the People’s Republic of China on Oct. 1st 1996 and is mutually run by the government of Xiamen city and Xiamen University. XMU offers three five-year undergraduate specialties that include clinical medicine, Chinese medicine, and preventive medicine. The four-year undergraduate specialties at XMU include pharmaceutics and nursing. XMU also offers six three-year postgraduate specialties including surgery, medicine, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacy, oncology, biomedical engineering.
There are various medical departments and research centers in Xiamen Medical University:
Some of the hospitals affiliated to XMU are listed below:
Every year thousands of students from many countries like India, Pakistan, Nepal etc apply to XMU for studying MBBS or other medical courses. The university provides a friendly and healthy environment to the students. Many cultural activities are organized in the campus. The students actively participate in various seminars, conferences and exchange programs.
The hostels in XMU campus are well equipped with up to date infrastructure and basic amenities. The students are provided with hygienic food, water supply, internet access, TV and sports facilities. The campus has a gym,, a library, sports complex , cultural center etc.
The cost of education and living is very affordable as compared to other European countries. The standard of living is very high with low cost. The campus of the university is well secured with full time security guards and CCTV cameras.