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Kunming Medical University

About Kunming Medical University

I. History

In 1933, Donglu University initiated a specialized associate program in medicine and this has ever since evolved and grown into Kunming Medical University (KMU) of today.

In 1937, the program was expanded and became known as the School of Medicine of Yunnan University, formerly known as Donglu University. In 1956, the School became an independent medical education institution, known as Kunming Medical College ever since. In 1993, Kunming Medical College was listed among the six keys higher education institutions in the province. Since its inception, Kunming Medical University had over 80,000 graduates, and it has established itself as the largest specialized medical university in Yunnan and led the way in medical education, scientific research and medical services.

II. Campus, Organization and Staff

The university campus occupies 109 hectares. It has over 15,000 students, of which more than 2,000 are postgraduate students. The university has 6,750 staff and faculties, and over 1,450 are professors and associate professors.

KMU has 17 schools, offering 4 disciplines in medicine, science, management and social science,17 Bachelor's Degree programs, 42 Master's Degree programs, and 1 Doctor's Degree program (including 17 fields). It has 7 research institutes, 11 affiliated hospitals, 9 teaching hospitals, 38practice hospitals, 9 forensic medicine sites, 6 preventive medicine practice sites, 4 pharmaceutical practice sites, and 2 optical practice sites. All of these provide KMU students with a stable learning and practicing network and environment.

With a collection of nearly 1,413,500 paper books and 9 digital databases with medical literature in English, the university library has been designated as a part of Yunnan's Central Sharing Library Network of National Literature. It is also a First-class Repository for Chinese Medical and Academic Literature. KMU is a National Trial Center of Clinical Medicine, and Yunnan Provincial Expert Testimony Center.

The 11 affiliated hospitals of Kunming Medical University have more than 10,000 patient beds. Eight of them are accredited as being Level-A Tertiary Hospitals of China. The other three affiliated hospitals are specialized at oncology, child’s diseases and stomatology.

Yunnan boasts abundant natural resources which enable KMU to conduct extensive scientific research on varied fields of medicine, such as, pharmacology of natural drugs, social and population health, stem cells, et al. The Academic Journal of Kunming Medical University, owned by KMU, is one of the Chinese core journals of science and technology. KMU is leading the researches in medicine and health in Yunnan.

III. International Exchange

Kunming Medical University has made remarkable achievements in the area of international exchange and cooperation. It has launched inter-institutional academic partnerships and exchange programs with medical schools and institutions in more than 30 countries worldwide, such as France, the U.S.A, Germany, Australia, Japan, Singapore and Thailand et al.

Since 1998, KMU has enrolled and trained postgraduate students, undergraduate students, advanced medical students and Chinese language students from 27 countries and regions, such as USA, the UK, France, Japan, Germany, India, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.

Why to study MBBS at KMU?

  1. One of the oldest medical institutions in China (established in 1933).
  2. It has 10 hospitals with about 10,000 beds and 69 practice sites.
  3. KMU provides master’s programs in 43 fields and doctoral programs in 18 fields.
  4. It has exchange programs with medical schools and institutions in more than 20 countries including France, USA, Sweden, Italy, Germany, Australia, Japan, Thailand, India and Vietnam.
  5. It is located in Kunming city which is also known as Spring City of China with excellent weather throughout the year.
  6. Direct flight from Kathmandu (2 hours 30 minutes).
  7. Foreign Students are already doing MBBS under Chinese Government Scholarship.
  8. Excellent faculties educated abroad.
  9. Partial scholarship scheme based on the marks in the exams.
  10. Excellent practice in the sophisticated hospitals of the University.


Kunming Medical University (KMU), formerly known as Kunming Medical College, was founded in 1933 and has since established itself as the largest specialized medical university of higher medical education, scientific research and medical service in Yunnan; P.R China. KMU has trained over 70,000 graduates since its inception. KMU has three campuses which occupies 109 hectares. It has over 15,000 students, of which nearly 2,000 graduate students and 6,750 staffs and faculties, 1.450 professors and associate professors. There are 13 schools, 5 research institutions, 10 affiliated hospitals with about 10,000 beds and 69 practice sites which provide a stable study and practical environment for the students. Since 1998, KMU has recruited and trained graduate students undergraduate students, advanced medical students and Chinese language learning students from 27 countries and regions.


1. Undergraduate Programs:

KMU provides MBBS (Bachelor of medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) program in Clinical Medicine (English Medium):

5-years programs: Clinical Medicine, Stomatology, Preventive Medicine, Anesthesiology, Medical Imaging, Laboratory Medicine

4-years program: Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Preparation, Clinical Pharmacy, Rehabilitation Treatment, Nursing, Health Laboratory medicine, Law (Medical Law), Labor and Social Security, Public Management ( Public Health Management), Marketing Management.]

2. KMU provides 3-year master’s programs in 43 fields:

Physiology, Neurophysiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Human Anatomy and Histology and Embryology, immunology, Pathogenic Biology, Pathology and Path physiology, Forensic Medicine, Radiation Medicine, Internal Medicine, pediatrics, Geriatrics, Neurology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Dermatology and Venereology, Imaging and nuclear Medicine, Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis, Nursing Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Oncology, Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Sports and Medicine, Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Oral Clinic Medicine, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Occupational and Environmental Health, Nutrition and food Hygiene, Maternal and Child Health Care, Hygiene Toxicology, Discipline of Chinese and Western Integrative, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Microbial and Biochemical Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Social Medicine and Public Health , Management.

3.KMU provides 3-years Doctoral Programs in 18 fields:

Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Neurology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Dermatology and Venereology, Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis, Nursing, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Oncology, Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine.

Duration of Course: Duration of MBBS course in English medium is 6 years, including one year internship.

Fee Structure and other charges for MBBS:

Tuition fee : RMB 35,000/Annum
Excellent students will get the partial scholarship each year, ranging from RMB.  3,000 to RMB 8000, depending   upon their marks in exams
Hostel Fee RMB 3500/Annum (Four person sharing two rooms)
  RMB 4000/Annum (Double room without air-conditioner)
  RMB 5000/Annum (Double room with air-conditioner)
Food RMB 5000/Annum
Medical insurance APPOX RMB 800/Annum