University Introduction

Chengde Medical University (CDMU) was founded in 1945. CDMU is a public medical university which provides both bachelor degree programs and master degree programs. In 2007, CDMU got excellent level result in the State Ministry of Education's Undergraduate Teaching Assessment. The University is located in Chengde city, which is an internationally famous tourist city. In Chengde there is the largest imperial garden in China -- the Summer Palace Resort, which was built during the Qing Dynasty.

There are more than 9000 students in Chengde Medical Univeristy. There are ten bachelor degree programs and seven diploma programs for three years student. There are also 26 Master degree programs. There are 65 teaching and research sections, 15 lab centers, 17 affiliated hospitals(including non-directly under hospitals), and 54 teaching hospitals. There are also 7 scientific research institutions in the university. Among them, the Institute of Chinese Materia Medica has the only key lab in Hebei province to promote and expand the study and research of Chinese Materia Medica sanctioned by Hebei Province.

The university owns advanced teaching and research facilities and has a good academic environment. There is a staff of more than 1,800 at Chengde Medical University, over 1000 of them are academic faculty members and 500 of them are professors or associate professors. The university also invited more than 30 well-known professors from other countries to be named professors. The total building area of the university library is 18,473 m². The library holds 570,000 print books, 180,000 electronic books. The library also provides various kinds of Medical database.