Shanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine was officially approved in1989 by Chinese Ministry of Education. First enrolment for bachelor’s degree was done in 2001, in 2002 the university was authorized to register international students and after 5 years i.e. in 2008 it was authorize to enrol students from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.
SUTCM is now amongst the most prestigious and one of the oldest universities in China which is recognized for its outstanding education system. The University has earned a golden name in the branches of Chinese medicines, related researches, medical services, health care etc. Students are not only educated but also are nurtured with the traditional values of Chinese medicine. The university has highly qualified professors and lecturers.
In recent times the university has attracted huge number of international students. Authorized by the Chinese Ministry Of Science and Technology, it is an International Collaboration base, also first university to reform teaching plans for the sake of excellent Medical Workers.
The university is built in a magnificent area covering nearly 74 hectares with floor area of 0.3 million Km2. The two beautiful campuses of SUTCM are located in Taiyuan and Jinzhong. Campuses are abounded by beautiful trees and gardens, which keeps the university much lively and open. Apart from the education system, the university also has beautiful buildings constructed in an extraordinary style. Other attractions include the Statue of Fushan, medicinal/herbal garden, a beautiful lake etc.
The courses offered are: Majors in Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Clinical Western Medicine all are 5 years course with Chinese and English as medium of speech. For the convenience of the students the library is equipped with approximately 736,200 books, 38 Varity of E-books and about 19 electronic resource data base; thus makes a strong grip on the E-resources. The university registered about 8,404 students on campus of which 623 are enrolled for master’s degree and 4 Fushan scholars. A total of 3,000-4,000 highly qualifies teachers; about 134 full time professors are present. There are total of 14 colleges under SUTCM. Undergraduate major’s has 23 subjects which covers all-embracing fields of engineering, medicine, science, management, agriculture etc.
Well furnished and equipped classrooms, affiliated hospitals, hygienic canteen, and accommodation for international students with 24hrs of water supply in the hostels, Wi-Fi, hot water, surveillance camera etc. Classrooms have a capacity of 600 hundred students, well equipped laboratories that satisfy the needs for teaching and practice. Special attention for international students. •Exclusive food for Muslim students with a proper dining area •New students received at airport by teachers •Helped with everything, right from registration/enrolment to getting a mobile SIM card •Any problem or trouble dealt with patience and actions are taken immediately Overall, Shanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine imparts a world class education to its enrolled students by providing well equipped laboratories; highly trained and knowledgeable teachers, exceptionally outstanding infrastructure, and providing a wonderful environment to study at the same time give opportunity to explore the depth of Chinese Medicine.