ABOUT HENAN UNIVERSITY OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE
Founded in 1958, Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine was located in Zhengzhou the capital city of Henan province. It is one of the earliest established TCM universities in China, and the only TCM higher institution in Henan province which was approved by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council to confer Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. It is one of the five TCM universities co-sponsored by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and provincial government. In 2006, it was graded “excellence” in the MOE undergraduate teaching assessment. It is the international cooperation base of the Ministry of Science and Technology and the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is also the base for international promotion of Chinese culture and TCM, as well as the qualification test department and education base of World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies, thus authorized to organize international acupuncture and moxibustion level (qualification) tests and trainings. In September 2013, the university was approved by the Ministry of Education Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges to enroll Chinese Government Scholarship applicants. It has three campuses, covers an area of 1580 mu (roughly 105 hectares) consisting of 16 schools (departments or centers), provides 23 Bachelor’s and 55 Master’s programs inclusive of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine, Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Tuina, Chinese Orthopedics, Nursing, Herbology and Preventive Medicine. Among these 24 were listed as key discipline of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Under it there are 3 affiliated hospitals (all at provincial level), 125 clinical teaching bases, and 64 research institutes. In the past 57 years, it has developed into a general university out of a TCM college with over 16000 students, providing undergraduate and postgraduate (Master’s and Doctorate) programs, international education and continuing education programs in medicine, engineering, science, management and arts. The university has established friendly relationship with over 50 educational, research, and medical institutions worldwide.