Founded in 1958 and located in Taichung, a city in central Taiwan, China Medical University (CMU) was the very first non-profit academic institution offering degree programs in Chinese medicine and pharmacy in Taiwan. With well-designed competitive programs and renowned faculty members from all over Taiwan and around the world, the university has steadily grown to its present status as one of the foremost medical universities in Taiwan and the Greater China region.
CMU encompasses 6 colleges, which together offer educational, research and practice programs in Western Medicine, Chinese Medicine, Pharmacy, Health Care, Biopharmaceutical and Food Sciences, and Public Health. Interdisciplinary courses are also available for students that wish to integrate and subsequently broaden their learning experiences. From 2011 to 2016, CMU was awarded the highest subsidy from Taiwan’s Ministry of Education’s Teaching Excellence Project. With its modern state-of-art laboratories, three comprehensive teaching hospitals, and staff with a strong commitment to their students, CMU is dedicated to providing excellent opportunities for local and foreign students to get the best education possible so that they can pursue careers in the fields of healthcare and life sciences.
In 2015, CMU was ranked among the top 400 universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities; and more importantly, in the field of medicine, it broke the top 200. Our research achievements as reflected by our publications have been excellent not only in quantity but also in quality. Backed by our versatile programs as well as extensive resources, we at CMU never stop endeavoring to provide a stimulating and thought-provoking academic environment for both faculty and students.
On the research front, we have significantly expanded the breadth and depth of our efforts by recruiting talented and outstanding scientists from around the world to join us. Currently, we have more than 500 full-time dedicated faculty members including many prestigious scholars.
On the research front, CMU has significantly broadened its breadth and depth by recruiting talented and outstanding scientists from around the world. These prestigious foreign scientists make up a part of the 500 full-time, dedicated faculty members currently working and teaching at CMU.
CMU’s missions are as follows: to become a global leader in both western and Chinese medicine, to provide medical services to our community, to educate future health care professionals, and to contribute to the world’s knowledge in the health-related sciences.