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Founded in October of 1954, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (NJUCM) is one of the earliest established universities of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in China. As the founder and advocator of TCM higher education, NJUCM enjoys a reputation of "the Cradle of Chinese TCM Higher Education" both at home and abroad. NJUCM is now a leading university of higher education in Jiangsu province, the WHO Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine, the International Acupuncture Training Center specified by the Ministry of Health of China, and the first batches of TCM universities approved by the Ministry of Education of China to receive and train students from foreign countries as well as Taiwan region.

NJUCM is famous for its own teaching achievements. In the early stage of TCM higher education in China, NJUCM worked out the first edition of the syllabus, compiled the first series of textbooks, and cultivated the first group of teaching staff for the whole nation. At present, on its campus there are 13 teaching units including College of Basic Medicine, College of the First Clinical Medicine, College of the Second Clinical Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing, and College of International Education, etc. NJUCM offers 17 Bachelor programs including TCM, Chinese Materia Medica, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Chinese Tuina, and Nursing, etc. to give students comprehensively the academic subjects. It provides four levels of education: the three-year professional program, Bachelor program, Master program and Doctor program. There are three post-doctoral working stations covering TCM, Chinese Materia Medica, and Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine, 21 majors for Doctor’s degree, and 23 majors for Master’s degree in this university. For the time being, students on campus number more than 15,000, among which over 1800 are postgraduate students, and about 900 are international students or students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan at different learning levels.

Lecturers of high teaching quality are treasures NJUCM has. Of the nearly 1200 faculty members, 118 teachers are professors and 196 teachers are associate professors. Some of them have achieved significantly and become world-known scholars or experts. In fact, NJUCM has cultivated more than 30,000 skilled TCM practitioners or researchers for the nation.
NJUCM also has strong strengths in scientific research. Both Jiangsu Provincial Center for Deep Processing Engineering of Herbal Medicine and Jiangsu Provincial Center for Research and Development of Marine Drugs affiliate to NJUCM. Moreover, Jiangsu Provincial Center for Chinese Medicine Research and New Drug Development is being built right now. National Standardized Laboratory of Pharmacology for Chinese Materia Medica and the State Drug (herbal medicine) Clinical Research Center are also established in this university. Currently, NJUCM has 3 disciplines at national level, 7 key disciplines of State Administration of TCM, and 7 disciplines at provincial level. In recent years, three scientific research projects were awarded with national prizes. Furthermore, two research projects won National Certificates for Grade A New Drugs.

Equipped with great learning and teaching facilities, NJUCM consists of two campuses: one is in Xianlin, and the other is in Hanzhongmen. Xianlin campus is well equipped with an area of nearly 100 hectares and more than 420,000 square meters of practical construction. NJUCM has 16 affiliated hospitals, 20 teaching hospitals, 158 practicing bases altogether. Its library, a branch of Chinese Literature Search Center for TCM, has a collection of more than 800,000 books and over 2,000 kinds of domestic and foreign journals.
Enormous achievements in International Education and outstanding performance in International exchange and cooperation are other unique characteristics of NJUCM. As one of the first several universities opening to the world, it received the first intake of international students of TCM in 1957. Early in the year of 1993, it initiated a joint Bachelor program with Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia, making the very first university of TCM in China to begin cooperation with a nationally accredited university in the West in the field of TCM higher education. In the year of 2005, authorized by State Administration of TCM, NJUCM began undertaking the Master program of Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine with University of Rome and University of Milan, Italy, which was carried out at governmental level with foreign country in this field for the first time. Up till now, NJUCM has cultivated more than 9000 TCM practitioners for over 90 countries and regions. For many years, it maintains long-term friendly collaboration with government bodies, higher educational institutes and social organizations in over 30 countries and regions all around the world, including U.S.A, U.K, Germany, France, Japan, Singapore, Portugal, etc. in the fields of education, health care and scientific research, thus making a notable contribution to the Internationalization of TCM.

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