Xuzhou Medical University

Xuzhou Medical College (XZMC), located in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, is a public, fully accredited institution of higher education under the direct administration of Jiangsu Provincial Government. Since her establishment in 1958 till now, Xuzhou Medical College has developed into the center of medical education, services, and research in the northern Jiangsu Province and in the Huaihai Economic Zone.

As a leading medical institution, Xuzhou Medical College educates potential medical professionals with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Xuzhou Medical College provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, internship, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cultural contributions, the college enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.

There is one key developing discipline of Anesthesiology supported by the national foundation, 5 other key disciplines at provincial level, 2 key laboratories at provincial level, 4 research institutions, 5 research centers and 19 independent research sections. Xuzhou Medical College also owns a 4000 square meter Animal Laboratory Center with SPF cleaning level.

Since 2001 Xuzhou Medical College has engaged in a great amount of scientific research projects, out of which, most projects were from the National Natural Foundation of China and Jiangsu Provincial Natural Sciences, and some projects from the Xuzhou National Science Foundation. During the past three years, a number of 2565 academic papers were published and Xuzhou Medical College owns their intellectual property of right. Out of these papers, over 1000 were published in core scientific journals and in SCI and EI. 65 monographs and textbooks were also published. Moreover, the college has been awarded many Prizes for Scientific Advancement and Introduction of New Technology by national, provincial and municipal governments.

XZC offers a full range of courses for 18 undergraduate programs, which covers the major medical discipline specialties, including Clinical Medicine, Anesthesiology, Optometry, Medical Imageology, Technology of Medical Exammination, Medical Informatics, Medical Rehabilitation, Preventive Medicine, Nutriology, Stomatology, Oral Restoration Technology, Nursing, Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical preparation, Biomedical Engineering and Public Administration, Medical Imaging Engineering. Anesthesiology and Pharmacology are national characteristics key projects. Clinical Medicine specialty also recruits international students.

Xuzhou Medical College lays great emphasis on international academic exchange and cooperation with experts and colleagues from home and overseas. Scientific Development Conferences have been held to offer a platform for the faculties and foreign colleagues to make academic exchange. Every year a number of foreign experts are invited to visit the college and some of the faculties are sent to engage in advanced studies in developed countries. During recent years Xuzhou Medical College has hosted many international academic conferences and established multilateral exchange and cooperation with research institutions and medical universities from abroad, such as Medical college of Harvard University, the State University of New York Health Science Center, Parker Medical College of Texas, General Hospital of Massachusetts, Medical College of Wisconsin University USA, Medical University of Vienna, Austria, University of London, University of Huddersfield, University of Wollongong and University of Queensland, Australia.


Study Duration

5 Years + 1 Year Internship


The curriculum is prepared keeping in view the needs of the students and the requirements of the country they would come from so that they are competent to practice or go in for post-graduation in their country of origin. The curriculum aims at providing the students knowledge and skills to diagnose and manage patients, develop attitudes ingrained in the profession, develop proficiency and competence to determine and resolve medical and health problems and develop interest in continued medical education.


The entire course of nine semesters is divided in two parts:

(1) first four semesters are devoted to the integrated teaching of basic medical subjects. In the first part, the subjects taught would be-Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Community Medicine.

(2) next five semesters are devoted to the clinical subjects. In the second part, the subjects taught would be-Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Radiology, Anesthesiology, Skin and V.D, Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine and Toxicology.


It is envisaged that the students shall go back to their respective country after the completion of the course for their compulsory rotating internship; however, facilities for completing internship in Xuzhou Medical University shall also be available. Students will do the internship in the following hospitals:

  1. The Affiliated Hospital of XZMC
  2. The Second Affiliated Hospital of XZMC
  3. The Third Affiliated Hospital of XZMC
  4. The Affiliated First People's Hospital of Xuzhou
  5. The Affiliated Huai Hai Hospital
  6. The Affiliated Second People's Hospital of Huai'an
  7. The Affiliated First People's Hospital of Lian Yungang
  8. The Affiliated Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital of Xuzhou
  9. The Affiliated Xuzhou Stomatological Hospital


On completing the requirements of the teaching program and passing the graduation examinations successfully, international medical undergraduates will be granted a graduation certificate and conferred a medical degree by the university, if they meet the degree regulations of the university. The English copy of the degree will state MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery). The medical degree can be recognized by MCI, MMC, NMC, WHO, USMEL.