Changsha Medical University

Changsha Medical University is one of the highly reputed medical universities of China and is located in Changsha area of Hunan Province in China. This university came in to existence under the mentorship of famous educator Binsheng He in the year 1989. In the initial days this university was known as South Hunan Health Vocational School. 10 years after this it got upgraded and in 1999 renamed as South Hunan Medical College. 6 years after this period in year 2005 in the month of March it was upgraded again as Changsha Medical University and that was by Ministry of Education. This university is having the recognition of World Health Organization (WHO). CSMU is open for both students of China and for international students.

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About the campus of CSMU:

The University comprises of 2 campuses-

1: Changsha Campus (This is the new Campus) – This campus is located in Changsha city of Hunan and covers an area 1260 mu with floor area of 565 thousand Sqm. The value of the general assets of this campus of CSMU amounts to of 2.3 billion Yuan.

2: Hengyang Campus (This is the old Campus) – This CSMU campus is the oldest one at located at Hengyang City, of western suburbs Zone.  It is in close proximity to West Lake Park and Shek Kwu Park. The campus covers an area of 200 mu with built up area of 30,000 Sqm. Facilities which are made available to the students of the university in this campus are having a value of 40 million Yuan.

CSMU is one such university of china which received the grant as one of the supporting institution for National Natural Science Foundation and National Social Science Foundation projects in the year 2008.


CSMU offers education for 15 specialties for the undergraduate students and 8 more specialties for the students of junior college. The number of students for CSMU already crossed the mark of 22,000. The university is having the affiliation of 14 general hospitals apart from 81 hospitals for training. Besides this there are 8 teaching hospitals under this university. CSMU also includes 1 Grade III-A and 4 Grade II-A polyclinics having 2500 beds in it.  As per latest rule students of MBBS needs to Clear HSK Level 4 by end of 1st year. After successfully completing HSK which is Chinese Proficiency Test, Student will be allowed to continue their studies being MBBS Student. The total period for MBBS degree is 6 years and degree will be awarded only after successful clearing of the papers by the students. Students need to complete generally, the internship which will last for minimum 48 weeks. Hostel and canteen facilities are made available to the international students. All passed out students of CSMU are successfully placed with some of the best hospitals and medical centers across the globe.

For details about the admission process and documentation one can directly visit the university website. One can also seek the assistance of the overseas education experts for the steps to be followed to get admission.