Jinzhou MedicaL University once named Liaoning Medical University (LMU) is located in the province of Liaoning in the north-eastern part of China. The university enjoys very good reputation in China for its pragmatism and has cultivated numerous outstanding medical talents. Presently there are more than 255 international students studying a wide range of medical programs at the University.
The campus covers 1,140,000 square meters and lies in the north of the city. Six kinds of education are offered in JZMU: general high education, state-owned privately run education, adult education, vocational education, online education and international students` education. The university enrolls undergraduate, graduate and master as well as postgraduate students. There are 16 teaching departments, 98 teaching offices, 56 teaching laboratories, 4 affiliated comprehensive hospitals and 169 bases for teaching and practice.
The university`s curriculum comprises 21 specialized undergraduate subjects, 32 master degree programs and 1 doctor degree program. Among the faculty members there are 823 full-time teachers, 74 of whom have been granted a doctoral degree, 533 associate professors and 219 professors and chief doctors. The university`s library has an advanced electronic reading room and has access to the retrieval system for medical documents from the American MEDLINE and the Chinese Medical Institute.
The total number of students has amounted to 13,806 of which 190 are international students, all of whom are currently studying in the undergraduate program taught in English. Furthermore, the university is actively involved in international academic exchange activities with universities abroad, such as the University of Glasgow and regularly exchanges scholars and specialists to give lectures. About 120 teachers have been sent to more than 20 countries to study and involve in research.