Nanjing Medical University

Why choose Nanjing Medical University


Faculty members

Presently the University has more than 1700 employees including 853 skilled teaching staff. NMU has 188 professors, 252 associate professors, 587 doctoral supervisors and 2014 master tutors (with numbers from the affiliated hospitals). Among them, there is 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 foreign academician of the Institute of Medicine of the United States, 3 "Cheung Kong Scholar" Distinguished Professors, 7 recruited global experts from the National "Thousand Talent" Program, 7 winners of the China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists, 8 winners of the Funds for Excellent Youngsters, 1 winner of the National Award for Distinguished Teachers, 7 winners from the New Century Excellent Talent Support Program of the Ministry of Education, three "State-Level Teaching Teams", and 1 "Innovation Team" from the Ministry of Education. The university is the training base for the High Level Talent Training Plan of Jiangsu Province, which is also known as the "333 Project". And NMU has been awarded many times by the superiors for the cause of talent-cultivation.



1、Currently the University has more than 14,000 students. The university has formed a comprehensive and multi-level educational system that covers undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as post-doctoral training, for full-time students, adults and international students.


2、NMU has developed 5 state-level excellent courses and 14 provincial-level excellent courses (including 1 English-medium provincial-level excellent course). There are also 5 state-level featured programs, 5 provincial-level featured programs, 4 provincial-level brand programs and 2 state-level bilingual education model courses. The university has set up 2 state-level exemplary experiment teaching centers, 1 state-level simulation experiment teaching center,12 provincial-level exemplary experiment teaching centers, and 19 laboratories jointly funded by central and local governments. It also has 1 state-level experiment zone for innovation of talent cultivation modes. 


Scientific Research

1、Nanjing Medical University now has 1 state-level key laboratory, 4 ministry-level key laboratories, and 16 provincial-level key laboratories (engineering centers). Since the beginning of the "Twelfth Five-year Plan", the scientific research level of NMU has continually ascended and the university has undertaken many "863" programs as well as the "973" programs. NMU has also made new breakthrough in the field of receiving National Natural Science Foundation. What's more, the number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index (SCI) and the impact factors have increased by leaps and bounds. In2016, 265 projects of NMU were approved by the National Science Foundation, which was top one among independent medical universities. And NMU has been successively awarded as the "Advanced University for Science and Technology of Jiangsu Province" for consecutive years.


Affiliated hospitals

Nanjing Medical University has 24 affiliated hospitals and over 50 teaching hospitals in Jiangsu Province, Shanghai, Zhejiang Province, Shandong Province, and other provinces.


International cooperation

1、In recent years, the University has formed extensive international cooperation and exchange programs to establish partnerships with higher institutions at home and abroad. The University is recognized for its bilateral and academic relationships with medical schools and research institutes in the USA, Australia, Japan, France and other countries.

2、The University began to enroll students from Hong Kong, Macao & Taiwan since 2002 and resumed enrolling international students since 2004.


Geography advantage

1、NMU is comprised of two campuses: Wutai campus and Jiangning campus. The former, about 80,000 square meters in size and only a five-minute walk away from the downtown center of Xinjiekou, is the center of research and graduate education. The latter, about 980,000 square meters in size and located in Jiangning University Town is the center of undergraduate education. 2、The subway and buses make traffic between the two campuses very convenient. For the first four years, international students study at the Jiangning campus and then they transfer to the Wutai campus to complete their study for another two years.


Basic infrastructure

1、The library of NMU, as a medical center of  Jiangsu Academic Library & Information System ( JALIS) and an integral part of the Engineering Documentation and Information Center of Jiangsu Province, is abundant in medical literature. Our library is also a member of and the kernel library for the Chinese Higher Medical and Pharmaceutical Libraries, a center for Jiangsu Higher Medical Literature and the Class 1 Consultation Station for retrieving literature in Chinese academic journals. Each campus has one library. The library on the Wutai campus has two connected buildings totaling 9,000 square meters in size. The Jiangning library was put into use in 2007, is 25,000 square meters in size and has a seating capacity of 3000. It currently has 910,000 printed resources, 52 databases, 720,000 e-books and 38,000 full text e-journals. The books are mainly in the fields of basic medicine, clinical medicine, preventive medicine and pharmaceutics as well as books in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, computer science, management, social science and literature. 

2、Gym Center, established in 2012 with a total area of 17,302㎡, has sports fields, 2 artificial turf football fields, 30 teaching fields of basketball, volleyball, tennis and 25 teaching fields of yoga, aerobics, table tennis, badminton, taekwondo. One standard cricket field is established near international students’ hostel.