Weifang Medical University

China, Shandong, Weifang, Weicheng District, Weifang
Nearest Airport: Weifang (WEF) Airport.
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25,000 RMB/year

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Weifang, China

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  • Established in 1951
  • NMC/WHO approved University
  • Globally Recognised University


Weifang Medical University is a medical university based in Weifang, Shandong province, China.
The university was created as Shandong province's Changwei Medical School in 1951. The university was then created as the Changwei Medical College which offered undergraduate courses.
In 1987, the university was restructured and became Weifang Medical University.
In 1986, the university was approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education to offer master's degree courses in medicine. In 2002, the Chinese Ministry of Education granted the Weifang Medical University permission to offer graduate medical degrees.

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Weifang Medical University (WFMU) is a state-owned medical university. It is located in Weifang, the international Kite Capital, at the centre of Shandong Peninsula. WFMU covers an area of more than 1.2 million square meters with 570,000 square meters construction area. Over the past decades, a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary pattern has been formed at WFMU which offered a number of disciplines including medical sciences, health management, general sciences, law and literature, with the medical sciences as the leading discipline. WFMU is authorized to grant bachelor's and master's degrees and recruit overseas students.

WFMU is authorized to recruit PhD candidates in collaboration with Shandong University, Southern Medical University and Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and Shandong Medical Technology Educational Centre and the Basic-level Health Management Cadres Training Centre.

Schools and departments

WFMU comprises 15 schools and departments, such as School of Humanities and Social Science, School of Public Health and Management, Nursing School, Dentistry School, Clinical Medicine Department, Anaesthesiology Department, Medical Radiology Department and Preventive Medicine Department.

Teaching staff

At present, there are 1000 teaching staff. There are four supervisors for doctoral students and nearly 200 for master students.

Postgraduate programs
There are 24 postgraduate programs, mainly enrolling postgraduates in Physiology, Immunology, Pharmacology, Anatomy, Embryology, Pathology and Pathophysiology, Pathogen Biology, Biochemistry and Molecule Biology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Dentistry, Neurology, Oncology, Traditional and Western Clinic Medicine, Emergency, Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, Nursing, Anaesthesiology, Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Social Medicine and Health Cause Management and Applied Psychology. There are over 740 postgraduates students.

Undergraduate programs
3.Chinese language program

The university offers 16 undergraduate programs: Clinical medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Anaesthesiology, Medical Imaging, Medical Laboratory, Preventive Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health and Management, Labour and Social Security, Marketing, Law, Applied Psychology, Health Statistics, Biological Technology, English Language. There are over 14,000 full-time 3- and 5-year program students.

Research centres

WFMU has always focused on teaching and constantly improved quality. There is a Medical Research Centre, a Modern Educational Technology Centre, a Computer Centre and an Animal Supplying Centre. More than 10,000 sets of scientific and research instruments such as confocal laser scanning microscope(Zeiss), flow cytometer (Beckman Coulter) and image processor, which are worthy of over RMB 110 million.

There is one experimental demonstration centre at the provincial level. There are six comprehensive teaching laboratories at university level Morphology, Function, Chemicoanalysis, Clinical Skills, Computer and Human Anatomy — and 16 specialty laboratories like Gene and Histology Engineering, Dentistry, and Nursing which are equipped with advanced Imaging PACS System, Digital Network Interactive Laboratory Teaching System, BL-410 Biological Function Experiment System, and so on.

The Experimental Centre of Basic Medicine is an experimental and teaching demonstration centre for universities in Shandong Province. Anatomy, Medical Ethics, Pathology, Physiology, Histology and Embryology, Pharmacology and Medical Imaging are assessed as the excellent subjects at provincial level. WFMU has undertaken 90 teaching and research projects at provincial level or above and has been awarded 24 prizes in teaching, experiment and research since 2004.

WFMU has one discipline which offers post for “Taishan Scholars, seven key provincial academic disciplines and laboratories, including Anatomy and Histological Embryology, Surgery, Medical Radiology, Ophthalmology, Immunology, Applied Pharmacology, Dental medicine. There are 24 research institutes such as Pathology, Neurophysiology, Differentiation and Cycle of Stem Cell, Molecule Cell Biology, Urology Surgery, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Anaesthesiology, Community Medicine, Health Management, Epidemiology, Health Statistics and Health Economy.

Achievements in research

In recent years, WFMU has made many achievements in research. More than 340 research projects have been approved by the state authorities, including 16 large projects sponsored by the Foundation of State Natural Science and the national key laboratory projects, 40 projects granted by Provincial Natural Science Fund and Middle-aged and Youth Scientists Fund and 260 projects at bureau level. More than 220 prizes for researches have been awarded, including 50 prizes for specialists at provincial level.

More than 870 academic papers and 70 books are published each year. Over 30 achievements have been popularized for continuing education at provincial level or above. WFMU has got over 10 national patents and good social economic and social beneficial effects have been achieved. The university library holds a collection of over 2.1 million books and 3,000 kinds of Chinese and foreign journals. There are 12 comprehensive affiliated hospitals.

International exchange

The university has established extensive inter-relationships with many overseas universities such as Western State College in California, U.S.A., Ukraine Haerkefu State Academy, Ukraine Haerkefu State Medical Academy, Ukraine Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy; RMIT and La Trobe University of Australia, College of Saskatchewan of Canada, and University of Occupational and Environmental Health of Japan. More than 160 foreign experts have been invited to visit or teach at WFMU, over 170 teachers have studied abroad, and many staff have been sent abroad as the medical succour. More than 60 famous professors all over the world have been invited to be guest professors at the university. WFMU recruits overseas students every year, and there are nearly 600 overseas students from Zambia, Ghana, India, Nepal, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Pakistan at present.
It is one of the universities which are authorized to hold HSK.

Admission Process

Applicants should be high school graduates, age of 18 to 35, healthy, and have English language ability.
Note: Students need to pass HSK level 4 before they graduate.

Application Materials:
1. Health certificate (Photocopy of notarized foreigner physical examination record for durations of study over 6 months);
2. Photocopy of valid passport (With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included);
3. Passport photo (A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant);
4. High school graduate certificate (Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization);
5. High school academic transcript;
6. English proficiency test certificate (For example, IELTS or TOEFL, only for applicant whose native language is not English);

Note: An interview will be scheduled. The applicants will be informed about the exact date and time of the interview. Applicants in Mumbai will have a face-to-face interview while other applicants will take the interview via Skype.
Qualified students will be selected on the basis of interview and application documents.
Application documents will not be returned.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should be high school graduates, age of 18 to 35, healthy, and have English language ability.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee 25,000 RMB/year (approx. INR Rs. 2,50,000/-)
Accommodation Fee 5000 RMB /year (approx. INR – Rs. 50,000/-)
Insurance Fee RMB 600/year (approx. INR – Rs. 6,000/-)
Physical Test Fee RMB 400 (approx. INR – Rs. 4,000/-)
Residence Permit Application Fee RMB 400 (approx. INR Rs. 4,000/-)
Text Book According to actual cost
Living Cost RMB 8,000/year (approx. INR – Rs. 80,000/-)
In Total RMB 34,000 for one year (approx. INR – Rs. 3,40,000/-)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

How do I get eligibility from Medical Council of India?

A. If one satisfies the above requirement then he/she can apply in prescribed format to MCI. MCI on due appraisal at their end shall issue necessary certificate according the rules of MCI. We shall assist in this.

Does everybody get MCI eligibility?

A. Yes, subject to the prerequisites submitted by the candidate to MCI.

Can I practise in India?

A. Yes, you can practice in India. In order to practice as a medical practitioner you have to register yourself with the State or Indian Medical Council. For this you have to appear for a screening test. On clearing the screening test you are eligible for registration as a doctor and allowed to practice on par with all other doctors.

Who is eligible to study MBBS abroad?

A. Any Indian citizen who has attained the age of 17 years and has passed 10+2 Level from any recognized Council/Board of India or abroad. She/he must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology as elective subjects and obtained minimum 50% in aggregate of PCB combined. Also must have studies and passed English as a compulsory subject.

Can I get a job at a Government Hospital?

A. Yes, after clearing the screening test & getting your registration with the State or Central Council you are eligible for any government appointment.

How many Indian students study here?

A. Yes there are many students studying there. Apart from Indian students there are lots of students from other countries also.