There are only 45 universities in China that are qualified to teach MBBS degrees in English and are authorized to admit foreign students. The Chinese Ministry of Education (MOE) has said, warning that teaching MBBS courses under a Bilingual, i.e., Chinese and English medium; this curriculum is “strictly prohibited”.
The MOE statement comes ahead of the 2019 admission season when thousands of students are expected to apply to medical colleges across China. Schools not listed (in the list of 45 universities) shall not recruit undergraduate students majoring in clinical medicine (teaching in English) to come to China, but only undergraduate students majoring in clinical medicine taught in Chinese, the MOE statement said.
The training standards (studying outside the list of 45 universities) shall not be lower than the standard for those undergraduate students majoring in clinical medicine in China. ‘Bilingual Teaching’ teaching mode to recruit foreign students in MBBS is strictly prohibited,” the MoE statement said.
China has clarified that apart from the 45 listed universities, foreign students will be taught medicine in Chinese; Indian students should be ready to learn Chinese while studying medicine, and receive their degree in Chinese – and not in English. The list of the universities can be seen on the MoE website in English. It is also listed below.
What the statement means is that outside of the 45 universities, foreign students will be taught medicine in Chinese; Students should be ready to learn Chinese while studying medicine, and receive their degree in Chinese – and not in English.
Here’s the full list: List of 45 Medical Universities in China (English Medium)
List of the MOE-approved universities for International Students, 2018/2019 till 2022
|S.No||University Name||Scale of Enrollment||World Ranking|
|2||CHINA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||100||748|
|3||DALIAN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||100||2778|
|4||CAPITAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||100||433|
|5||TIANJIN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||100||2197|
|8||XINJIANG MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||100||4476|
|9||NANJING MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||100||752|
|11||WENZHOU MEDICAL COLLEGE||100||804|
|14||HUAZHONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY||100||266|
|16||XI’AN JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY||100||265|
|17||SOUTHERN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||100||1554|
|19||GUANGXI MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||100||2246|
|21||CHONGQING MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||100||418|
|22||HARBIN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||60||763|
|24||JINZHOU MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||60||2701|
|26||HEBEI MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||60||2460|
|27||NINGXIA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||60||4087|
|35||FUJIAN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||60||1968|
|36||ANHUI MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||60||1706|
|37||XUZHOU MEDICAL COLLEGE||60||3384|
|38||CHINA THREE GORGES UNIVERSITY||30||1520|
|40||GUANGZHOU MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||60||972|
|41||SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY||60||329|
|42||KUNMING MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||60||4292|
|43||NORTH SICHUAN MEDICAL COLLEGE||60||2859|
|44||SOUTHWEST MEDICAL UNIVERSITY(Luzhou Medical College)||60||6238|