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Zhejiang Medical university
About Zhejiang Medical University (ZMU)
Zhejiang Medical University is one of the top ranking Universities in China located in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province. Zhejiang is considered as the most beautiful place in china. "Above is heaven, below is Hangzhou" is a famous Chinese saying that can pretty well describe this place! It is a heaven on earth!.......

Being one among the top 10 Universities Zhejiang Medical University is one among its kind offering MBBS course in English Medium with its International Standards and uncomparable atmosphere which attracts most of the International Students from Countries like India, USA, UK, UAE, Pakistan, etc...Because of its Unique curriculum which is based on the syllabus of Medical Council of India, Zhejiang Medical University is preferred by the students from India who are provided with seperate classrooms and other facilities like food and hostel. The University also offers training for USMLE and PLAB exams enabling the students to practice in USA and UK.


Zhejiang University School of Medicine grew out of Chekiang (Zhejiang) College of Medicine founded in 1912. In 1945, it was merged into Chekiang (Zhejiang)University Medical School. The College and its affiliated hospitals were then merged into one as Zhejiang Medical College in 1952 and it was upgraded to Zhejiang Medical University in 1960. In 1998, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou University, Zhejiang Agricultural University and Zhejiang Medical University were merged to form a new Zhejiang University.
The following year, Zhejiang University School of Medicine (ZUSM) was re-established and became the largest school among 22 schools or colleges. Although ZUSM has changed its names and locations several times, it remains the most eminent medical institutions in the region. Today it ranks as one of the famous medical educational institutions in China, whose dynamics and strengths in medical education, scientific research and clinical practice are well recongnized.

Advantages of Zhejiang Medical University:

1. The University LISTED in the top ten university in China.

2. Listed in WHO listing with Language of Instruction in English (Note: ony few medical universities are listed in WHO listing for English medium.

3. There are sufficient faculties to teach different specialization.

4. Seperate Classrooms for International Students.

5. Seperate Hostels for Girls and Boys.

6. The First Affiliated Hospital of College of Medicine, Zhejiang University (First Hospital of Zhejiang Province) is a well-known hospital in China and one of the instruction centers of health care, medical education and scientific research in Zhejiang Province. It was founded on November 1, 1947. Now there are about 1650 staffs in the hospital, including 250-some senior doctors and nurses. There are 1,200 ratified beds, the inpatients numbering at 15,000 yearly compared with an annual 1,000,000 outpatients. Many important laboratories and medical centers are located here, including the key laboratory of Viral Infectious Diseases under the Ministry of Public Health, Clinical Pharmacology Base under the Ministry of Public Health, Provincial Key Labs of Organ Transplantation, Provincial Organ Transplantation Center, Nuclear Medicine Center, Clinical Surveillance Center of Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Surveillance Center of Drug Adverse Reaction, First-aid Center of Toxinosis and Nursing Center at provincial level. All departments of the hospital have formed their own characteristics, especially departments of infectious diseases, hematology, ophthalmology, cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, urology, gastroenterology, etc. Rapid progress has been made in organ transplantation. Kidney, liver, heterogenous bone marrow, corneal and combined liver – kidney, pancreas – duodenum – kidney and heart – lung transplantation have been successfully performed in the hospital. Now the hospital has become one of the famous organ transplantation centers in China. Great achievements in scientific researches have been made during the past five years. Both"Combined pancreas – duodenum – kidney transplantation" and "Artificial liver supporting system" have won the Second Prize in a National Award and the first in Science and Technology Advancement provincially. Great achievements were also made in other fields.

7. We also offer five doctoral programs, and 19 master's programs. Apart from these, there are five circulating post-doctoral workshops. Moreover, we have one key thematic subject at provincial level, four primarily supporting academic subjects receiving funds from the provincial government, two key thematic subjects at university level, and four academic subjects are accepted as the provincially important. In addition, it encompasses four institutes, namely, Institute of Surgery, Institute of Infectious Disease, Institute of Hematology, and Institute of Cardiology.

8. Insisting on the tenet of "patient first, quality first, service first", First Affiliated Hospital has successfully striven to be one of the "Top 100" in China.

Language of Instruction:

English is the language of Instruction for the international students in Zhejiang University School of Medicine. Since Zhejiang University School of Medicine is also a leading university it attracts Chinese faculties who have studied overseas in English and also the one who have worked abroad for a few years. For Exchange program the faculties are sent abroad for training and to develop learning methodology and techniques, so we ensure that the program we offer is of higher quality and standing.

English Language training for Non-English Speakers:

For Non- English Speaking student who want to study in English, we have a 6 month Intensive English training programs. After which you can join the March or the September batch.

Teaching In Chinese:

For those non- native speakers who want to learn the program in Chinese, we have Chinese language training program for entry to study medicine.
You will learn Chinese language for one year if you are beginner but if you are in a intermediate level you have to learn the program for 6 months.
After which you will have to take a Chinese Proficiency exam equivalent to HSK testing.
And then you can join the medical program along with Chinese students

Why ZJU ?

Zhejiang is one of the oldest medical schools of China, located in the Business center and Capital Hangzhou city of Zhejiang Province; it is one of the best universities to Study medicine. The university cooperates in students exchange program and faculty exchange program with universities from USA, UK and other countries so our faculty had a very good exposure to English program , English speaking students and International students.

The whole program is taught in English .

* Most of the faculty are educated from USA,UK or have received training from USA, UK,Canada or Europe for Medicaleducation.In fact some of then have been working in hospitals in USA.

* Training for USMLE programs are provided through online testing formats.

* Separate hostel for Boys and Girls, with well protected hostels for Girls.

* Negotiations are on to provide clinical rotations in USA .

* Visiting faculties from USA and Europe.

* Massive infrastructure with all resources and modern equipments.

* Attached with 4000 bedded hospitals.

* Far better than those costly Caribbean schools [Medical school shops rather]

* Located in one of the most beautiful cities in the world that has been attracting tourists for the last 2000 years from all over the world.

* Recognized by World Health Organization and the WHO directory mentions the language of instruction to be in English, Chinese and Japanese. [No other medical universities other than China Medical University has this].

Curriculum and Faculties

ZMU is one of the 4 schools in China listed in the WHO [Online Directory] to teach in English.

The curriculum is designed to work closely together with highly competent students and develop their intellectual and technical knowledge in medicine one step at a time. Beyond knowledge and skill in medicine, the curriculum also trains the students how to read the medical literature, how to conduct medical research and publish or market their knowledge. It trains the students the importance of self-motivated learning as a lifelong exercise. As part of the curriculum we are in the process of negotiation to offer an international clinical rotation program and our education and examination systems ensure that doctors graduating from ZMU will have a distinct advantage in their very competitive career development path.


1. Academic year: From September 1 to July 30 of second year is one academic year.
2. Educational system: Bachelor's Degree: Five years.
3. Seven years program of clinical medicine for Master's Degree).
4. Master's Degree: Three years.
5. Doctor's Degree: Three years.
6. Scholar: One year or two years.

Duration time of Application

From March 1 to August 30 each year. (According to Availability of seats, May close early too.. If the seats are filled. )

Hangzhou City


Hangzhou is situated along the southeastern coast of China, on the lower reaches of Qiantang River, a famous national tourist city with cultural civilization and history. It is the provincial capital with vice provincial level, also the center of politics, economy and culture as well as the economic development hub in the southern flank of Yangtze River Delta.

Located in the subtropical monsoon climate area, Hangzhou enjoys distinct seasons, mild and humid weather with the annual average temperature of 16.2©bC, non-frost period of over 230 days and an average annual precipitation of 1321 mm. Its northwest and southwest areas belong to the Zhongshan highland of Zhejiang Province with Qingliang Peak as its highest point of 1787 meters above sea level which located along the boarder between Zhejiang and Anhui Province. Its northeast and southeast areas are plains of north Zhejiang with rivers densely distributed. The land area of the city covers 16,596 square kilometers, highland covers 65.6% and plain covers 26.4%, rivers and lakes cover 8%. Its downtown area situated in the jointing point of highland and plains, terrain tilts from southwest to northeast with an average altitude of 100 meters in its southwest and an altitude of 3-6 meters of plain in the northeast. It is 33 km from the south across the city to the north and 12 km from the east to the west, covering 683 square kilometers. There are 6 districts under its jurisdiction, namely Shang Cheng, Xia Cheng, Jiang Gan, Gong Shu, Xi Hu and Bing Jiang, and 5 cities, namely Xiao Shan, Yu Hang, Fu Yang, Jian De and Lin An and 2 counties as Tong Lu and Chun An. The population of the city by the year 1997 is 6.07 million, of which 1.69 million of the down town areas.

Hangzhou is one of the cradles for Chinese civilization. Its Liangzhu Culture could be dated back to 4700 years ago with human living in this area. As one of the seven ancient capitals and a famous home of culture in China, for 2200 years ever since the Qin Dynasty, the Wu and Yue Kingdoms and the Southern Song Dynasty set up their capitals in Hanghou. Ever since the 3rd session of the11th plenary of the Party and the reform and opening policy, Hangzhou has witnessed a compelling achievements in economic and social development with its great efforts.

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