Dalian Medical University
Dalian Medical University, Dalian City, Liaoning province, China. Estd:1947
Bachelor’s in Clinical Medicine (MBBS)
The MBBS course stretches to 6-years inclusive of the 1-year mandatory internship. The medium of instruction is English. The medicos are taught the local Chinese language throughout their course. A piece of working knowledge of the Chinese language is an advantage for the medicos to interact with the patients and the local people.
About Dalian Medical University
Guandong Medical College was established in 1947 which was re-titled as Dalian Medical University in the year 1978. Currently, DMU has grown leaps and bounds with a multidisciplinary medical institution. The campus of DMU has a floorage of 3,82,900 square meters. Five hospitals with a strength of 5,200 beds are affiliated to DMU. The enrollment of students for MBBS, MD, MS, and M.ch courses has crossed several thousand. A good number of international students have enrolled in MBBS and allied courses. As the biggest comprehensive teaching hospital and emergency care center in the south of Liaoning Province, the first affiliated hospital has won the honor of “National Top 100” and the leader in China in several fields of medicine.
Dalian City is in Liaoning Province which is located in North Eastern China. The total population is 6.7 million. Standard Mandarin is usually spoken in Dalian because it is a city with people from various locations. But natives use Dalian dialect, which belongs to the Jiaoliao Mandarin. As far as the topography of Dalian is concerned, it is located in a peninsula terrain. Dalian has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate, characterized by warm wet summers due to the East Asian monsoon, and cold, windy, dry winters. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −5 °C (25.0 °F) in January to 25°C (75.4 °F) in August. Annual precipitation averages 602 millimeters (23.7 in). Dalian city enjoys a peculiar weather cycle. During the summer season, the region gets intermittent rains. Whereas other seasons are relatively normal and dry. The overall weather all through the year is enjoyable.
The university has a total workforce of 7,500 which includes teaching faculty, medical staff and academic support staff such as graduate supervisors. The equipment and facilities of DMU are in line with international standards. The Medical College has established academic collaboration with 109 universities across 39 countries. The MBBS course is imparted in English Medium also. The MBBS degree course of DMU is recognized by WHO and the Medical Council of India. The university has an academic and students exchange programs with the state university of New York, (America), Curtin University of Technology, (Australia) and the State Medical University of Volga (Ukraine).
China is known for its excellence in international sports and games. DMU has an excellent sports and games infrastructure which should be used by the students for their all-round development.
Accommodation & Food
The new campus of DMU has several independent buildings which accommodate a huge student population. The hostel provides single and double occupancy rooms with a bed, study table, room warmers, internet connection. For any extra amenities, the users have to pay the extra charges fixed by the hostel authorities. The hostel accommodation ranges from 4 stars to budget variants. The students can have a comfortable life on the campus and in the hostel. For International students, the university mess serves hot and tasty Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian fares three times a day.