Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TUTCM) became the only one International Institute of TCM approved by the State Board of Education (now Ministry of Education) in 1992. It is also the “Educational Aid Center” and “China-ASEAN Educational Training Center” authorized by Ministry of Education (MOE), TCM International Cooperation Center by State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SATCM) and National Center for International Research authorized by Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). Furthermore, TUTCM is a Director Member of the Unit of Steering Committee of TCM, Medical Humanistic Quality Education and Education of the World Federation of TCM.
The University has carried out extensive foreign exchanges and cooperation with universities, hospitals and research institutions from more than 50 countries and regions. There are more than 2,000 international students from Vietnam, Korea, Japan, USA, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan and some other 60 countries every year. The international TCM talents cultivation system has been formed with the bachelor education as the main part and also covers higher education like master and doctoral programs and short and long term training programs.
International Education Center is well equipped with elegant environment. It has E-reading room built specifically for International students. It is a building with classrooms, accommodation, entertainment and restaurant, etc.