Higher Education in China
Guangzhou Medical University
Guangzhou Medical University (GMU)，formerly known as Guangzhou Medical College, founded in 1958，is a medical institution which offers a full range of programmes at undergraduate and graduate levels. GMU has two main campuses. The Yuexiu campus is located in the downtown centre of Guangzhou City, near Liuhua Lake Park and Yuexiu Mountain. The Panyu Campus, is a new 247 acre campus, situated in Panyu District of Guangzhou City near Pearl River, an ideal place for learning and research.
The clinical medicine discipline of GMU is ranked top 1% in the world for ESI rankings (Essential Science Indicators).GMU boasts 1 state key discipline and 9 state key clinical specialties and considerable provincial disciplines and specialties. Among them, respiratory medicine ranks first place and ranks 5th for thoracic surgery in China.
GMU places great emphasis on attracting talented faculty from home and abroad to develop the University. GMU boasts a strong faculty led by Prof. Zhong Nanshan, a member of Chinese Academy of Engineering. The faculty is comprised of 94 supervisors for PhD candidates, 774 supervisors for master students.