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Shenyang Pharmaceutical University (SPU) is a university with glorious, old-historical traditions that have brought it to prominence as one of the only two comprehensive pharmaceutical universities in all of China. It was born at Ruijin in the Province of Jiangxi in 1931, though it moved to its present location on the banks of the Hun River in Shenyang, Liaoning in 1949.


SPU has developed into a multidisciplinary, multilevel and multiform institute of higher learning , covering wide and diverse majors within the domain of pharmaceutical study. It consists of the Schools of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Traditional Chinese Medicines, Business Administration, Basic Courses, and Adult Education. The University has been authorized to confer Master's and Doctor's Degrees and to enroll students from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, as well as other foreign countries.


The University has an abundance of resources that greatly facilitate learning: The Institute of Material Medicine; The Institute of Pharmaceutical Education of Higher Learning; The Computer Center; The Audio-visual Education Program Center; The Center of Instrumental Analysis; The Botanical Garden of Medicinal Herbs, and a subsidiary pharmaceutical factory.


SPU has a staff of 1111, among them there are 394 full-time teachers; the student population has grown to more than 7000. There is one academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, over 182 professors and associate professors (nearly one quarter of them are work experences abroad, nearly one third have gained doctor's degrees).


At the University one can find a lively academic atmosphere and a certain dynamism in scientific research. More than 3000 academic papers have been published by our academics in the fields of research towards recommended dosages of pharmaceutical preparations-polyphase liposomes and solid preparations, on chemical and active components of traditional Chinese medicines and natural drugs, on the distinction and properties of chemical models of traditional Chinese medicines and the study of their quality control. All of this scientific exploration is at the forefront of research in China. This has brought SPU to prominence internationally. In recent years, numerous mutually beneficial collaborative efforts have come to fruition between the University's academics and all levels of government: city, province, and state.


The University actively develops domestic and international academic exchange and collaborations. The University has established friendly intercollegiate relationships with over 20 countries and areas, including United States, UK, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The foreign students are offered the scholarships ?The Excellent Foreign Student Award?

Welcome to study at Shenyang Pharmaceutical University(沈阳药科大学)