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Why China



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Why China?

China, one of the four ancient civilization countries across the world, enjoys long history and splendid culture. Chinese medicine and Chinese Kong Fu are world treasures. China enjoys the world’s most robust economy and hosts the 2008 Olympic Games and 2010 World Expo. Chinese is the most descriptive language, boasts the largest number of speakers and plays an increasingly essential role in the international exchange and trade arena. China approaches the world’s advanced level in many branches of science and technology such as the field of biological science and astronomy. Chinese government sets the principle of “Deepening Reform, Boosting Management, Ensuring Quality, Developing Prudently.” Chinese government is adjusting old policies and enacting new ones to make China a better arena for overseas students.



Located in Ganzhou, a south city of Jiangxi Province, Gannan Medical University(GMU), a university of medical sciences under supervision of Jiangxi Province Government, enjoys a beautiful campus and good atmosphere and covers 760,000 with a building area of 130,000 .

GMU dates back to April 1941, has made great contributions to health and medical education with decades’ development and trained more than 20,000 health workers working in many places home and abroad now.

Gannan Medical University is recognized by World Health Organization, Ministry of Education, P. R. China, UNESCO and Chinese Medical Association and currently boasts about 10,000 students home and abroad.

Of GMU, overseas students are taught medical courses in Chinese and English and do internship across the world. GMU has established stable relationships and exchange programs with universities of USA, Europe, Japan, Asia, etc.




  • General Information
  • Study period and Academic Schedule

Study period for MBBS program is 6 years for bachelor degree. Students may, in exception cases, extend the duration of study upon application.


Gannan Medical University boasts autumn semester only, marking the commencement of an academic year. Autumn semester starts in September and ends in January of the following year. An academic year boasts a winter and summer vacation. Following the Chinese Lunar Calendar, summer vacation usually lasts 2 months and winter vacation 4 weeks.



Overseas students enjoy the following options of studying at Peking University:

Undergraduate MBBS degree-granting programs;


Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with fine health and valid passport at the age of 18 to 23, abide by Chinese laws and the regulations of Peking University and respect Chinese social customs.


Students are required to complete the curriculum between 6 and 8 years and obtain the required credits. Successful graduates can get bachelor degree and other graduation certificates based on the regulations of the Bachelor Degree Committee.


Application Procedure

It takes approximate 8 to 10 weeks after the application deadline to receive the formal Letter of Admission. Applicants are informed of being interviewed or supplying additional materials during this period. If admitted, applicants will receive the Letter of Admission and other relevant documents. In order to better track the application progress, please contact School of International Education (SIE) by email/telephone. Prompt replies cannot be provided for all inquiries.


Medical Insurance

All overseas students are required to be medically insured throughout the planned study period based on Gannan Medical University’s regulations and purchase the Comprehensive Insurance Plan of Overseas Students provided by PingAn Insurance Company on the registration date, which has been recognized and recommended by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Students who do not have valid medical insurance are not allowed to be registered.


Accommodation Information

GMU boasts various types of housing facilities for overseas students. Shaoyuan Overseas Students Residences can only provide accommodation with double room and quartet room. For more information, please contact the office. Phone No.: 86-797-8169675, 86-797-8269655 website:



 Fees Structure (an Academic Year):



Tuition Fee

15,400 RMB


3,600 RMB/double room

1,800 RMB/quartet room

Living Expenses

1,000 RMB/Month

Miscellaneous Fees

2,000 RMB

Internship Fee

10,000 RMB

Remarks: 1. Internship Fee is for the 6th school year.

                   2. Text books fee is not included.

                                               3. Miscellaneous Fees cover fees for medical insurance, medical examination, resident permit and registration fee.

                   4. Accommodation boasts a private washing room.



Contact information

Overseas Students’ Affairs Division

School of International Education

Gannan Medical University

Ganzhou, 341000

People's Republic of China  

Telephone: 86-797-8169675 

Fax:          86-797-8269655


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