Capital Medical University
higher education institution in China.
Description of Capital Medical University
Brief Introduction of Capital Medical University Capital Medical University (CMU), founded in 1960, has 10 schools including School of Basic Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, School of Chemical Biology and Pharmaceutical Sciences etc. and Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders. The university also has 19 clinical schools including the schools at Xuanwu Hospital, Beijing Friendship Hospital, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital etc. as well as 37 Clinical departments and institutes. CMU cultivates academic and applied talents in medicine and related disciplines with 16 bachelor degree programs, 59 doctoral degree programs, 78 master degree programs and 9 postdoctoral workstations. The total number of teachers, doctors and staff employed by the university is 35,128 (1,560 on campus and 33,568 in affiliated hospitals) including 6 academicians, 667 professors, 1,114 associate professors, 362 doctor supervisors and 745 master supervisors. CMU has 10,132 full time students including 2,934 postgraduate students, 1,559 7-year program students, 3,214 graduate students, 1,983 vocational students and 433 international students. CMU graduates hold a national reputation for achieving a high education level. The university disciplines, strong in both academics and research, include 10 national key disciplines, 14 National TCM Key Disciplines, 19 Beijing municipal key disciplines and key construction disciplines, and 1 discipline group for higher education institutions in Beijing. The university has also formed a group of national and municipal key laboratories and research centers. The research funding in 2013 reached more than 400 million yuan. CMU supports and promotes international communication and cooperation and has signed agreements for joint-education, visiting scholars and research with foreign universities and organizations from over 30 countries and districts including the USA, Canada, Australia, Britain, Sweden, Norway, Hong Kong, Taiwan and so on