China, an ancient, mysterious and beautiful land, is always appealing to adventurous foreign visitors. As the third largest country in the world occupying an area of 9,600,000 sq km, it spans 62 degrees of longitude and 49 degrees of latitude. A wide variety of terrain and climate shape its numerous natural attractions. Abundant in a variety of resources, plants, animals, and minerals, the land has nurtured countless generations of Chinese people.
Studying towards an MBBS in China is 70% cheaper than undertaking a similar program in the US or UK. The US MD program course (equivalent to MBBS) cost around USD 160,000-200,000. This excludes four years of Pre-med study. While a student can complete an MBBS course from any of the China's medical university list for 6 years for only USD 30,000 – 50,000. Compared to the rest of the world the fees charged for MBBS courses in China are expansively reasonable. The charges of tutoring in the universities in China are subsidized by the Ministry of Public Health of the Chinese Government. All in all, It is very economical for international students to study in China.
Introduction About Dalian Medical University
Dalian Medical University (DMU) was founded in 1947, originally known as Guandong Medical College. In 1949, it joined with Dalian University and the name was changed into the Medical College of Dalian University. In 1950, the organizational system of Dalian University was cancelled and since then Dalian Medial College had become an independent college. In 1969, the college moved to Zunyi, a city of Guizhou Province, to establish the Zunyi Medical College. And in 1978, the college moved back to its original location in Dalian, still with the name of Dalian Medical College. In 1994, approved by the State Education Commission (SEC), DMU adopted its present name. Nowadays, the university has fledged into a multi-disciplinary medical university which also offers programs in other fields like arts, science, management, and law.
DMU occupies an area of 1,139,700 square meters, with the floorage amounting to 382,900 square meters. The total fixed assets is 224 million RMB, and all the teaching and research equipment and facilities are worth about 82.56 million RMB. The university now has 25 management organizations, 14 second-level schools, 4 directly affiliated organizations, 5 affiliated hospitals, 3 of which are indirectly under the university, and 38 clinical teaching bases.
By August 31, 2007, the total enrollment of undergraduates of the university has reached more than 4,400 and over 1,400 are candidates for Ph.D. Degree and M.S. Degree. About 700 are in higher vocational school, as well as nearly 300 are international students.
As the biggest comprehensive teaching hospital and emergency center in the south of Liaoning Province, the First Affiliated Hospital has won the honor of “National Top 100”. With the development of medical services, in 2003, the Second Affiliated Hospital successfully annexed China Petrochemical Industry Hospital Dalian Branch. Now, these two affiliated hospitals have gone into the leadership in China in the fields of multi-slice spiral CT (MSCT) coronary angiography, catheter ablation treatment for atrial fibrillation, integrated traditional Chinese and western medicine in acute abdominal diseases, etc. Moreover, interventional thrombolysis treatment for cerebrovascular diseases and the transplant operation have also achieved domestic advanced level.
The new campus of DMU is located in the middle of the south of Lvshun Binhai Road. With 45 independent buildings, the South Campus is the main area for teaching, living and sports. The North Campus is the second programming project.
Education in Dalian Medical University
The university has more than 7500 teaching faculty and medical staff, nearly 1100 doctoral student and graduate supervisors. Three direct affiliated hospitals serve the city of Dalian with more than 5200 beds. The hospital equipment and quality of medical care is in line with international advanced standards. The school has established close collaborative relationships with 109 universities and 38 research institutions in 39 countries and regions. It was appraised A level in undergraduate teaching quality by the Education Ministry, and was authorized first as one of 30 universities which can teach undergraduate medical course in English medium. It is on the list of the WHO and degrees are recognized by most countries in the world.
Currently, there are over 4,400 faculty and staff, doctors and nurses in the university, among whom more than 500 are professors and about 510 are associate professors, including over 500 Ph.D. and M.S. supervisors.
At present, there are 1 national key discipline, 1 provincial key discipline on the first-level, 15 on the second-level, 3 post-doctoral mobile station, 1 first-level discipline doctor program, 12 second-level discipline doctor programs, 5 first-level discipline master program and 50 second-level discipline master programs. Meanwhile, there is 1 ministerial research institution, and 1 ministerial lab, 5 provincial key labs, and 6 key labs for provincial universities.
In addition, DMU possesses 12 bachelor-degree programs.
With the extensive development of exchange and collaboration programs with other universities and institutions at home and abroad, DMU has established collaborative relationships with 75 universities and 38 research institutions in 27 countries and regions, including The State University of New York (America), Curtin University of Technology (Australia), State Medical University of VolgaDnepr (Ukraine) etc.
Both of the two direct affiliated hospitals have been authorized to be the first-rank hospital.
The university has 2 labs in ministry-level: Dalian Medical University national drug clinical research base of S.F.D.A. (State Food and Drug Administration), and Dalian Medical University molecular biology laboratory of S.A.T.C.M. (State Administration of traditional Chinese-medicine), and 5 provincial key labs: the key lab of encephalopathy, the key lab of cellular and molecular biology, the key lab of glycobiology, the key lab of SPF animal center, the key lab of university cancer genome. It also has 23 research institutes.
- Document Delivery
- Literature Donating
- Novelty Search
- Audio-Visual Materials
- Graduate Dissertation
- Current Contents
- Finding E-Journal
- Finding Medicine E-Book
- United Catalog
- Foreign students are provided with exquisite Hostel facilities such as Air-conditioners, Room Warmers, T.V., Telephones, Internet, Attached Bathrooms, Washing Machines etc. Indians are comfortable with food (Veg. & Non-Veg.) in the University Mess.
- Facilities such as Sports complexes, Stadiums, Computer centres, Recreation facilities, Gymnasiums, Provisional stores, Post office, Banks etc. are available within the campus.
- Students on their first arrival will be given a welcome party and taken for city tour.
- Official chamber of Medico-Abroad in the University Campus.
- Indian Mess and Indian Cook.
- More than 100 Students admitted in 2005 Sep Session inclusive of 40 girls.
The university can provide different types of hostels to foreign students.
Hostel 1 (with attached bathroom)
girls' hostel, which has single room and double room.
Hostel 2(with attached bathroom)
Boys' hostel, which has single room, double room and triple room.
Hostel 3 (with attached bathroom)
anyone can apply, it has single room and double room.
There is diffrent types of room, 1 bedroom & 1 living room, 2 bedroom & 1 living room, 3 bedroom & 1 living room with the kitchen.
Four star standard hotel room available for students.
Dalian has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa), characterised by humid summers due to the East Asian monsoon, and cold, windy, dry winters that reflect the influence of the vast Siberian anticyclone. Except for winter, the city experiences a one-month seasonal lag due to its position on the Liaodong Peninsula. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −3.9 °C (25.0 °F) in January to 24.1 °C (75.4 °F) in August. Annual precipitation averages 602 millimetres (23.7 in) but is heavily concentrated in the summer months and can vary greatly from year to year. Due to the coastal location, the mean diurnal temperature variation annually is small, at 6.75 °C (12.2 °F). The monthly percent of possible sunshine ranges from 49% in July to 68% in September and October, with 2,740 hours of bright sunshine annually.