Established in 1958, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TUTCM) has been listed as one of the co-constructed higher educations by Ministry of Education (MOE), State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SATCM) and Tianjin Municipal Government. It is the only former State Education Commission (Present MOE) approved International University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and also the hosting institution of Educational Instruction Committee, World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS), “Educational Aid Center” and “China-ASEAN Educational Training Center” of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and Ministry of Education, TCM International Cooperation Center of SATCM, and WFCMS “Belt & Road” Training Center for Chinese Medicine Education Teachers. Adhering the motto of “Strengthening moral education and pursuing academic studies, inheriting and innovating”, TUTCM has developed into a comprehensive university specializing in TCM education and covers extensive areas of study, namely as Medicine, Science, Arts, Management, Engineering, Education and etc. In 2017, the university was selected into China “Double First-class” university and Chinese Materia Medica was selected into “Double First-rate” programs.
The University has distinguished teaching staff and sufficient resources for students’ internship. Currently it has two National Key Programs of Acupuncture & Moxibustion and Tuina and TCM Internal Medicine. There are three affiliated and four non-direct affiliated hospitals. Among them, the First Teaching Hospital is a National TCM Clinical Research Center, the National Acupuncture Clinical Research Center, the National Acupuncture Clinical Center and the National Provincial Demonstration TCM Hospital; the Second Teaching Hospital is the treatment center for TCM rare diseases and leading in gynecology and encephalopathy diseases; Baokang Hospital and other teaching hospitals have unique treatment features in TCM Rehabilitation, TCM Orthopedics, TCM Community Health, Clinical Integrative Medicine and etc.
The University has extensive international exchanges and cooperation. It aims to cultivate international applied talents in clinic with solid theoretical foundation and excellent clinical skills which make it enjoy a high reputation world wide. It has formed TCM internationalization talents training system where the bachelor education is the main part. The system also covers master and doctoral education and short and long term certificate studies. Every year，there are over 2,000 international students from more than 60 countries or regions coming to study at TUTCM.
The new campus of TUTCM is located by Tuanbo Lake in Jinghai District, Tianjin. It covers an area of 145 hectares and the building area is 600,000 square meters. It is the biggest TCM botanic garden, the most advanced TCM science and technology park and an influential center for TCM international education in china, characterized by an in-campus lake view, TCM vegetation and culture.
I. Programs and Categories
Acupuncture & Moxibustion and Tuina (Master/Doctor)
Chinese Materia Medica [Chinese Pharmacy] (Master/Doctor)
II. Courses Introduction
A. Main Courses of Acupuncture & Moxibustion and Tuina
TCM Research Approaches, Development Progress of TCM Internal Medicine, Theories of TCM, TCM Diagnostics, Therapeutics of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Tuina, Medical Qi Gong, Local Anatomy of Acupuncture Points, Development Progress of TCM Diagnostics, Chinese Language and etc.
B. Main Courses of Chinese Materia Medica (CMM)
Theories of TCM, Chinese Materia Medica, TCM Prescriptions, Development Progress of TCM Chemistry, Development Progress of TCM Pharmacology, Development Progress of TCM Preparation, Development Progress of TCM Preparation Analysis, Research and Development of TCM New Drugs, Introduction to TCM Resources, Chinese Language and etc.
III. Language of Instruction: English
IV. Applicant Requirements
A. Non-Chinese Citizen and Healthy
B. IELTS, TOFEL or any other English proficiency certificate is required. Native English applicants whose official Language is English can be exempted.
C. For Master’s Applicants (One of the following):
i. Master’s Applicants for Acupuncture & Moxibustion and Tuina: Bachelor in Medicine or related subjects
ii. Master’s Applicants for Chinese Materia Medica (Chinese Pharmacy): Bachelor in Chinese Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Preparation, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology or other related majors
D. For Doctoral Applicants (One of the following):
i. Doctoral Applicants for Acupuncture & Moxibustion and Tuina: Master in Medicine or related subjects
ii. Doctoral Applicants for Chinese Materia Medica: Master in Chinese Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Preparation, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology or other related majors.
E. No more than 35 years old for master’s applicants and 40 for doctoral applicants.
V. Contents of Scholarship
A. application fee and tuition waiver
B. Living allowance
C. Accommodation on campus
D. Comprehensive Medical Insurance
VI. Expenses excluded in the Scholarship range above should be self-supported. Expenses including but not limited to international tickets, transportation fares overseas or in China, physical examination fee, other related costs will be responsible by the students and detailed information please refer to admission notice. This scholarship is used for studying in TUTCM ONLY and no program transferring permitted after admission. Please refer to the standard which is published by Ministry of Education for the latest standard and rate.
VII. Category and Length of Schooling: Fulltime, 3 Years
VIII. Degree Available: Master or Doctoral Degree and Diploma of Graduation
IX. Application and Documents supplied Deadline: April 10, 2020
X. Entry Date: Sept. 2020
XI. Documents Needed (Please fill in the form using Chinese or English; All the documents must be supplied before April 10, 2020):
A. Online Application: Fill in the application form online at http://www.campuschina.org (Program Category is Type B. TUTCM Agency Number: 10063). Please find the enclosed details of online steps.
B. Hard Copy Documents Needed (in duplicate):
a. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship. printed Application Forms for Chinese Government Scholarship after submitting it online (Using the above URL to print the forms)
b. Two Recommendation Letters (by 2 different professors or associate professors)
c. NOTARIZED highest diploma (written in Chinese or English).
Prospective diploma recipients must submit official document issued by your current school to prove your current student status or expected graduation date. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.
d. NOTARIZED Transcript of Highest Degree/Diploma in Chinese or English
Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.
e. Study Plan in China or research proposal, not less than 1000 words
f. Photocopy of Passport
g. ID photos (2-inch color photos with white background, full face without hat)
h. Foreigner Physical Examination Form (The original copy will be kept by yourself. Please ask the doctor to fill in the form in English. The medical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Applicants should have the physical exam later than Mar. 20, 2020; submit the copy before April 10, 2020 and bring ALL the original documents and attachments when coming to China)
i. English proficiency certificate.
j. Academic papers.
Note: Please print all the documents above on A4-size paper. The application documents will not returned to the applicants no matter succeeding or failing to get the scholarship.
International Liaison Office, International Education College
Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Add: 10 Poyanghu Road, West Area, Tuanbo New Town, Jinghai District, Tianjin, China, 301617.
Tel: 86-22-59596555 Fax: 86-22-59596132
Admission Website: http://iec.tjutcm.edu.cn TUTCM Website: www.tjutcm.edu.cn