Zhejiang Chinese Medical University (ZCMU) is a modern university located near the south bank of Qiantang River, in the city of Hangzhou, a world-famous tourist destination known for its beautiful scenery and rich cultural heritage. ZCMU is a key university in Zhejiang Province, P. R. China, jointly established by the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province, the National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China.
The university now has two campuses covering with the total area exceeding 470,000 square meters. ZCMU enrolls over 22,000 full-time students, including over 5,200 doctoral and master degree students, and over 800 international students. ZCMU is among the first batch of universities in China to recruit and cultivate postgraduates of TCM, and takes the lead among Zhejiang provincial universities eligible of awarding doctoral degrees and establishing post-doctoral research stations. Now, ZCMU is a teaching and research-oriented university with TCM and Chinese Materia Medica as its leading subjects, combined with contemporary life science subjects. ZCMU is presently comprised of 18 schools and has 4 directly affiliated hospitals. Moreover, there are additional 21 Hospitals located in different cities of Zhejiang Province indirectly affiliated with ZCMU.
ZCMU is a national demonstration base for cultivating innovative talents. It has independently cultivated a number of high-level talents, including Members of Chinese Academy of Engineering, National Masters of TCM, National “Ten Thousand Talent Program” Leading Talents, Chief Scientist of the 973 Program, and National Famous Doctors of TCM etc. Currently, ZCMU employs 1,300 faculty and staff, and among them, over 330 with senior professional titles, including Members of the Academia Europaea, Distinguished Professors holding the title of “the Cheung Kong Scholar” awarded by the Ministry of Education of P.R.C, recipients of National Natural Science Funds for Distinguished Young Scholar and of National Science Foundation for Excellent Young Scholar Awards, etc.
ZCMU promotes established and new disciplines with emphasis on scientific technology innovation. ZCMU was within the first batch of Zhejiang provincial universities that have been awarded national key discipline. Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Materia Medica are among the second batch of characteristic and preponderant key disciplines of Zhejiang Province. It has 3 A-class and 6 B-class discipline construction programs of Zhejiang “13th Five-Year-Plan”. It has 2 national clinical research bases of TCM and a number of science and innovation platforms. The Research Fields of ZCMU, including Clinical Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Biology and Biochemistry, rank at the top 1% of global ranking based on Essential Science Indicators.
In the new era, ZCMU has been and will continue to adhere to the motto of “Seek the Origin at High Aspiration”, and the philosophy of “Student-centered, Academics-prioritized”, and commits to building a first-class TCM university characterized by cultural inheritance and innovation. ZCMU is now recruiting high-level talents worldwide as our academic deans of schools (please see the table below) to lead scientific technology innovation.
(1) SCHOOLS IN ZCMU