Nanjing Medical University (NMU), founded in 1934, is one of the top institutions of higher learning in China. As the name suggests, NMU is located in Nanjing, one of the four ancient Chinese capitals, a city which was a cultural, political and economical center in southern China and is currently the capital of Jiangsu province and an economical center in the Yangtze River Delte.
NMU has a strong faculty team of 1470 registered faculty members, including 117 full professors, 175 associate professors, 185 supervisors of doctoral programs and 812 supervisors of master's programs. NMU has 1 key laboratory at ministry level, 2 key laboratories co-established by the ministry and provincial government, 7 provincial key laboratories and research centers.
In recent years, NMU has launched an extensive exchange and cooperation with national and international higher institutions. The university has established bilateral and academic relationship with medical schools and scientific research institutions in USA, Canada, Britain, Germany, Japan, France and Australia. Some prestigious experts and scholars are conferred Nanjing Medical University honorary or guest professorship. Meanwhile, it has regularly sent teachers abroad for long-term study or short-term visits. Since 2002, the university has resumed enrollment of international students and students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. At present, the total number of international is over 500.