Henan Medical University is established in 1953.History of the university is Henan Medical University merged with the former Zhengzhou University and Zhengzhou University of Technology on July 10, 2000 to form a new Zhengzhou University. This university is also known as Henan Medical College and Honan Medical College. This University offer’s 5 year course. It is located in Zhengzhou.
Henan lies in the Central Plains of China being the cradle of Chinese civilization. Three out of the 7 ancient capitals in China, namely Luoyang, Kaifeng, Anyang, were located in Henan. Founded in 1958, Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine was located in Zhengzhou the capital city of Henan province. It is one of the earliest established TCM universities in China, and the only TCM higher institution in Henan province which was approved by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council to confer Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. It is one of the five TCM universities co-sponsored by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and provincial government.It is the international cooperation base of the Ministry of Science and Technology and the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is also the base for international promotion of Chinese culture and TCM, as well as the qualification test department and education base of World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies, thus authorized to organize international acupuncture and moxibustion level (qualification) tests and trainings.
In September 2013, the university was approved by the Ministry of Education Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges to enroll Chinese Government Scholarship applicants. It has three campuses, covers an area of 1580 mu (roughly 105 hectares) consisting of 16 schools (departments or centers), provides 23 Bachelor’s and 55 Master’s programs inclusive of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine, Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Tuina, Chinese Orthopedics, Nursing, Herbology and Preventive Medicine. Among these 24 were listed as key discipline of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Under it there are 3 affiliated hospitals (all at provincial level), 125 clinical teaching bases, and 64 research institutes. In the past 57 years, it has developed into a general university out of a TCM college with over 16000 students, providing undergraduate and postgraduate (Master’s and Doctorate) programs, international education and continuing education programs in medicine, engineering, science, management and arts. The university has established friendly relationship with over 50 educational, research, and medical institutions worldwide.
The university was among the first group of higher institutions approved by the Ministry of Education to start international education in 1993. Presently most international students are enrolled in Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate programs for Chinese Medicine, Herbology, Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Tuina as well as TCM-related short-term trainings and Chinese Language programs. International education of the university features Chinese Medicine in combination with acupuncture, life preservation, kungfu and meditation. The School of International Education takes charge of admissions and teaching management of international students. It was awarded by the China Association of Higher Education for excellence in international education. It was the only TCM university competing in the final of “China Exploration 2013” a sports and cultural competition for international students in China, which was sponsored by the Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges of the Ministry of Education of P.R. China.