Kunming Medical University
Kunming City, Yunnan province, China. Estd:1933.
Kunming Medical University
Kunming Medical University is located in Kunming city, Yunnan Province. The university was commissioned in 1933. In the annals of its long history of more than 8 decades, it has carved out a niche for itself in the domain of medical education and medical care to the population of Kunming city and Yunnan region. Some years ago, Yunnan province encountered frequent epidemics and endemic diseases. The medical care personnel of KMU provided advanced diagnostic and treatment facilities to the people and saved many lives. It is one of the full-fledged medical institutions with complete infrastructure and advanced R& D labs. KMU has emerged as the pioneers and leaders in the field of medical care for the people of Yunnan province.
Medium Of Instruction
MBBS course is offered both in English and Chinese language medium. Students who opt for Chinese language medium will receive an all-round training in terms of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Indian students can pursue their course in the English medium.
Training In Chinese Medicine
The students, while pursuing their regular MBA course, can undergo a short-term training program in which acupuncture, acupressure, massage therapy, and cupping therapy are taught. A combined exposure both in Chinese and western medicine is an added advantage for a medical practitioner.
The main campus has a full-fledged hostel for the overseas student. The price of the accommodation varies as per the type of accommodation the student select. Staying outside the campus is not allowed without proper permission from the university authorities. The parents of the students who visit the university can also stay at the international exchange center located inside the hostel campus. Apart from the main mess of the hostel, many canteens are available in and outside of the campus for the students to have food.
KMU has three separate campuses which are housed in the sprawling space of 125 hectares. It has a student strength of above 15,000 and teaching faculty of 1500 professors and associate professors. KMU has a panel of 60 honorary professors who handle classes for the foreign students. A, level “A” tertiary hospital with 2000 beds and a daily flow of 3000 outpatients are attached to KMU. A massive Oncology hospital is also attached to KMU wherein advanced treatment is provided to the cancer patients. Students from 30 foreign countries pursue MBBS and postgraduate courses. The foreign students are trained in the English language to pursue their medical education.
Sports Facilities In KMU
Chinese are known for their excellence in individual talent sports like gymnastics, badminton and table tennis. Excellent indoor and outdoor stadium are available which can be used by the students to their advantage. In KMU, academics, and sports go hand in hand.
Yunnan province is well connected by air from Beijing. The students can reach Beijing easily from many cities in India, from where he or she can take the connecting flight to Kunming City.