China has made a great improvement in terms of medical education. At present, medical education in China has reached to a great international level. Every year, a lot of students from around the world come to China to pursue MBBS degree.

The Medical universities and colleges in China offer high quality education with much lower cost as compared to other foreign countries.The facilities provided to the students is comparable to those in European and other developed countries. The culture of China is influenced by the ancient times. This leads to a high respect for education in the country.

Around 48 medical universities in China are recognized by the Medical Council of India(MCI). The students pursuing their MBBS from China are taught Mandarin from the very first year of the course which helps them to easily interact with the patients. The language of teaching is English. Some of the medical universities also offer internships.

The duration of MBBS course in China is six years with a very low cost including one year internship.


Located in East Asia, China is the world’s second largest state by land area. China is a communist nation and the world’s most populous state with the population of over 1.381 billion. China comprises of a vast landscape with the grassland, desert, mountain ranges, lakes, rivers and 14,500 km of coastline.

China shares its borders with India, Nepal, Bhutan and Burma. Beijing is the capital of China. Shanghai – the largest city of China is the global financial center of the country.

Currently, China is one of the fastest growing economies of the world in terms of GDP and Purchasing Power Parity. Also China is the largest importer and exporter of goods in the world. The country is a recognized country for nuclear weapons and has the world’s largest standing army and second-largest defense budget.

The climate in China varies from one region to another. The weather of the country is mostly dry while wet monsoons also prevail often. Winters are usually very cold and dry and summers are mostly warm and moist.


The Chinese Ministry of Education (MOE) published the ‘Interim Provisions for Quality Control Standards in Undergraduate Medical Education’ in English for international students in 2007.

The following are the reasons why China is becoming a hot destination for MBBS:
  • There are 49 approved medical schools which come directly under the supervision of the Chinese Government. All of them are listed in the World Health Organization (WHO)’s “Directory of World Medical Schools”.
  • The graduates from these universities are eligible to attend national medical screening tests such as MCI, PMDC, USMLE, PLAB, HPCSA, SCHS, etc.
  • The cost of the complete course of MBBS in China is quite affordable as compared to U.S., Korea, Japan and other European countries.
  • China has Top Medical Universities which offer world class education with high quality standards and well experienced staff.
  • Students get ample opportunities in their field after completing their MBBS from China.
  • The MBBS degree and other medical degrees obtained from a Chinese University are recognized by all the developed countries.


Anhui Medical University

China has made a great improvement in terms of medical education.

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Capital Medical University

Originally known as Beijing Second Medical College, Capital University of Medical Sciences.

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Dalian Medical University

Dalian Medical University is the largest medical university in China.

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Fujian Medical University

Fujian Medical University is a university situated in Fuzhou, Fujian, China.

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Guangzhou Medical University

Guangzhou Medical University is located in Guangzhou which is the third largest port city in China.

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Guangxi Medical University

The university stands proud among the list of 22 oldest medical universities in China.

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Hebei Medical University

Hebei Medical University is a university in Shijiazhuang, Hebei, P. R. China, under the provincial government.

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Harbin Medical University

HMU was established in 1926 and brags of a background marked by brilliance and rich customs.

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Kunming Medical University

Kunming Medical University, already known as Kunming Medical College.

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Liaoning Medical University

LMU is considered among one of the top medical universities of China which offers MBBS in English medium.

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Nanjing Medical University

Nanjing Medical University is a university in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China. It was established in 1934 in Zhenjiang.

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Ningxia Medical University

Ningxia Medical University was established in the year 1958. Earlier, it was known as Ningxia Medical College.

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Shihezi Medical University

Shihezi Medical University is an advanced yet comprehensive University, situated in Shihezi.

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Southern Medical University

Southern Medical University is known to be the First former Military Medical University.

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Tianjin Medical University

Tianjin Medical University became the first medical university after the foundation of P. R. of China.

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Wenzhou Medical College

Wenzhou Medical University was founded in Hangzhou in the year 1912.

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Xuzhou Medical College

Xuzhou Medical College is situated in located in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province.

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Xinjiang Medical University

The University has highly-qualified teaching staff with a great deal of teaching experience.

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