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Yunnan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (YUTCM), established in 1960, is among the second group of TCM universities set up nationwide. The university is located in Kunming, the picturesque provincial capital of Yunnan, with scenic splendors and spring-like weather all-year round. With 46 years of development, the university now is able to award master degrees and has set up two campuses in sequence: Bai Ta campus and Guan Shang campus. Presently the university is constructing the third one which is located in Cheng Gong near Kunming covers an area of over 546,940 square meters and the total construction area is 270,000 square meters, which will be finished in the autumn of 2008. The university has cultivated ten thousands doctors of various levels and specialties. The university has more than 10,000 students, 1,200 staff members.

The university was conferred the right to enroll international students and students from Hongkong, Macao, and Taiwan for diploma education. The University has begun to enroll international students since 1970s, and is one of the first universities of Traditional Chinese Medicine to enroll international students for MBBS with Extra TCM. So far, the university has cultivated hundreds of well-rounded international students over 10 countries and regions. After their graduation, most of them engaged in teaching, medical treatment and scientific research in their countries independently, For the sake of promoting the educational, academic, technological, and cultural exchange between various countries and zones, Yunnan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine warmly welcomes friends as well as the enthusiasts and practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine and western medicine from various countries to study at our campus.

Yunnan is short for“yun”or“dian”, which is the most south-western province in China, with the Tropic of Cancer running through its southern part. The province has an area of 394,000 square km, 4.1 percent of the nation’s total. The province borders Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Guizhou Province in the east, Sichuan Province in the north, and Tibet Autonomous Region in the northwest. It shares a border of 4,060 km with Myanmar in the west, Laos in the south, and Vietnam in the southeast. The highest point in the north is the Kagebo Peak in Deqin County on the Deqin Plateau, which is about 6,740 meters high; and the lowest is in the Honghe River Valley in Hekou County, with an elevation of 76.4 meters. Yunnan abounds in natural resources. It is known as the kingdom of plants, animals and home of non-ferrous metals and medicinal herbs. Yunnan is attractive with its rich tourism resources, including beautiful landscape, colourful ethnic customs, and a pleasant climate

Majors and Program:

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery ( MBBS) WITH Extra TCM Course Duration: Total 6 years (5+1), 5 years study and 1 year internship (internship in own country or in China). If in China they must pay fees towards hostel, etc or if in their own country they will have to pay 1000 RMB to get all the certificates.

5 years study (4.5 +0.5) , 0.5 years additional (TCM) teaching Chinese Medicine like acupuncture, physiotherapy, etc. ( Medium of instruction is English).

Eligibility: Higher Secondary or equivalent with minimum 50% marks in English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Candidates not satisfying the above requirements may have to undergo a foundation course.
Age:  16 to 25 years

Admission Procedure for agent:

  •     Send in the students higher secondary school certificates ,mark-sheet and passport copy.
  •     If university it found eligible, the candidate will have to pay300 USD for booking the seat. (This amount will be deducted from the fees payable during registration).
  •     2 working days you will get admission letter scan copy by email
  •     The student can apply for visa then after
  •     Then the student can fly to China.

Advantage of study in this university

  •     Separate hostel for Girls and Boys
  •     English Medium with low fee
  •     Pay your total fee in China
  •     WHO recognised
  •     Learning Traditional Chinese Medicine  ( TCM ) in one the first universities of TCM in China during your study without extra cost
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