China Medical University TAIWAN

  • Year Founded :1958
  • Faculty :977
  • Students :7682
  • International Students :480 (Overseas Chinese Students and Mainland China students and Mainland China students included)

★ Top 1% of Universities Worldwide • Academic Ranking of World Universities • 2021 Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences-Top 200 (2nd in Taiwan) • 2021 World University Ranking-Top 300 (2nd in Taiwan) • QS World University Rankings by Subject • 2021 Anatomy & Physiology-Top 100 (2nd in Taiwan) • 2021 Pharmacy & Pharmacology-Top 150 (3rd in Taiwan) • 2021 Medicine-Top 250 • THE World University Rankings • 2021 Clinical and Health-Top 200 (3rd in Taiwan) • 2022 World University Ranking-Top 350 ★ World Renowned Faculty Members • Mien-Chie Hung, Ph.D. – Cancer Biology and Therapy • Wen-Hwa Lee, Ph.D. – Molecular Cancer Biology • Lu-Hai Wang, Ph.D. – Cancer Biology and Oncology • John S. Kuo, M.D., Ph.D. – Neurosurgery and Neuro-Oncology ★ Centers of Excellence • Cancer Biology • Chinese Medicine • New Drug Development • Integrative Stem Cell ★ Scholarships for International Graduate Students • CMU provides scholarships for international graduate students. ★ Programs • Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences • Graduate Institute of Chinese Medicine • Graduate Institute of Acupuncture

Established in 1958, China Medical University (CMU) in Taichung, Taiwan, has since developed into one of the world’s premiere medical research universities with 9 colleges in total: the Colleges of Medicine, Chinese Medicine, Pharmacy, Life Sciences, Public Health, Health Care, Dentistry, Humanities and Technology, and Biomedical Engineering. Its Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited hospitals have a total of over 6,000 beds, and it is the second largest healthcare system nationwide providing superb service of western and Chinese medicine. CMU is ranked as one of the top 300 universities by Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021 and is ranked top 100 by 2021 THE Asia University Rankings.

CMU trains both western medicine doctors and Chinese medicine doctors and implements the best integration of western and Chinese medicine at CMU Hospital providing outstanding medical service to cancer patients. As a leader in several research fields with a culture of collaboration and innovation, CMU has made important breakthroughs in cancer treatment such as inventing combined target therapy and immune checkpoint therapy to overcome difficult malignancies, lengthening the survival of glioblastoma patients, and identifying the receptor protein IL-17RB that is strongly associated with pancreatic cancer. The Center of Excellence for Chinese Medicine is awarded with Top-Notch Center Grant by Ministry of Education (MOE) for 5 years and conducts many lines of clinical studies and discovery of mechanisms underlying the acupuncture-induced anesthesia via opioid-dependent and opioid-independent pathways. The Center of Excellence for New Drug Development is awarded with Top-Notch Center Grant by MOE and aims to develop novel drugs for 5 years.
International collaborative partnerships with prestigious institutions such as Stanford University, the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, UC Irvine, National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technology University, and University of Tokyo have been firmly established. Over 60 new drugs have emerged from CMU’s research laboratories.

Year Founded : 1958

Type of institution : Privates University

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Address : 406040台中市北屯區經貿路一段100號 No. 100, Sec. 1, Jingmao Rd., Beitun Dist., Taichung City 406040, Taiwan R.O.C.



Faculty : 977

Students : 7682

Undergraduate : 6241

Graduate : 961

International Students : 480 (Overseas Chinese Students and Mainland China students and Mainland China students included)

Academics : 9

Colleges : 9

Campus features

School Features

  • Sports facilities
  • Gymnasium
  • Wifi on campus
  • International student service
  • Homestay placement service
  • Chinese language support
  • Career guidance
  • Banking facilities
  • Accommodation advisory service

Accommodation Options

  • Onsite apartments
  • Homestay
  • Halls of residence
  • Boarding hostel

Religious Facilities

  • Temple
  • Muslim Prayer Space
  • Chapel