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1. What kind of university is Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is one of the first universities of Chinese medicine established by the country after the birth of New China. It is a Chinese medicine university "co-built" by the Ministry of Education and local governments, and a high-level university that is key construction in Shanghai.

 

2. When was Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine established?

Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine was established in 1956.

 

3. How many teachers are there in Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

The school has more than 1,300 faculty members, 4 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2 masters of Chinese medicine, 2 national famous Chinese medicine doctors, 69 Shanghai famous Chinese medicine doctors, and more than 700 senior experts and professors.

 

4. How many students are there in Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

There are nearly 8,000 full-time students and alumni in more than 60 countries and regions.

 

5. Where is Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

The school is located in the research and education zone of Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in Pudong New Area, covering an area of ​​more than 500 acres (more than 333,330 square meters), with complete teaching facilities and a beautiful environment.

 

6. What are the key disciplines of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

The school has 4 national key disciplines: Traditional Chinese Medicine Surgery, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine Internal Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine Orthopedics; 2 national key disciplines (cultivation): Traditional Chinese Medical History and Literature, Acupuncture and Tuina; State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine Key Discipline 38; 4 subjects in Shanghai Peak and Plateau.

 

7. How many affiliated hospitals does Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine have?

The school's medical scale and medical service capabilities have been continuously improved. There are 8 affiliated hospitals, which basically cover all three-level Chinese medicine and integrated Chinese and Western medicine hospitals in Shanghai.

 

8. What courses are available in the Chinese program of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Beginner-level comprehensive Chinese: suitable for zero-start learners whose mother tongue is not Chinese.

Elementary Comprehensive Chinese: Suitable for learners whose mother tongue is not Chinese, and requires learners who have mastered about 1,000 commonly used vocabulary or learners who have learned Chinese for at least half a year.

Intermediate Integrated Chinese: Suitable for learners whose mother tongue is not Chinese, and students who have mastered about 2000 common vocabulary or learners who have studied Chinese for at least one year.

Advanced Integrated Chinese: Suitable for learners whose mother tongue is not Chinese and requires learners who have mastered about 2500 commonly used vocabulary or learners who have learned Chinese for at least one and a half years.

 

9. What are the English-taught undergraduate programs offered by Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Chinese and Western medicine clinical medicine major, Chinese medicine (acupuncture) major

 

10. What should I do if I cannot report to Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine on time?

Freshmen shall present the admission notice and the visa application form (JW201 or JW202) for studying abroad in China and go to the school to complete the enrollment procedures in accordance with the relevant requirements and the prescribed time limit of the school. Those who are unable to enroll on time for some reason should apply for leave from the school in writing (letter or fax, etc.) within one week before the registration time specified by the school. The leave should generally not exceed two weeks. Those who have not asked for leave or who are overdue will be deemed to have given up their admission qualifications, except for legitimate reasons such as force majeure.

 

11. When new students register, what documents need to be reviewed by Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

When freshmen register, the school will conduct a preliminary review of their admission qualifications, and those who pass the review will go through the admission procedures and issue student IDs. Review the admission notice, personal passport, visa, academic qualifications and other supporting materials of the new student. If it does not match the actual situation of the person or violates the country's regulations on studying in China, the admission qualification will be canceled.

 

12. Is the medical examination necessary to study at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine? 

Freshmen must go to the Shanghai International Travel Healthcare Center for a physical examination within one month after enrollment. Those who pass the examination will be registered and obtain a student status; those who fail the examination will not be allowed to enroll in this school year and must re-apply for enrollment after recovery.

 

13. What should I do if I fail to pass the exam during my studies at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Students who fail the exam will be re-taken in accordance with the regulations. After the make-up exam, those who pass the exam will enter the next stage of learning; those who fail the exam will make up the exam in accordance with the joint training regulations. Those who do not meet the promotion standards will be re-read or retake the failed courses with the next grade.

 

14. When studying at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, can I take two majors at the same time?

International students can apply for minors in other majors or elective courses in other majors in accordance with the relevant regulations of the school; they can participate in the open online courses recognized by the school. Course scores (credits) taken by international students will be recognized after the school reviews and approves them.

 

15. Are there any compulsory courses at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Courses related to Chinese and General Situations of China are compulsory courses for international students' academic education.

 

16. How to ask for leave to study at Shanghai University of traditional Chinese medicine?

If a student needs to ask for leave during the semester, he/she must submit the application form for leave in person and submit the application form for leave of students of Shanghai University of traditional Chinese medicine to each secondary college or postgraduate training unit. For those who ask for leave of 1-3 days, the undergraduates should report to the counselors for approval, and the postgraduates should report to the tutors and counselors for approval;

For those who ask for leave of 4-7 days, the undergraduate students shall be submitted to the student affairs director of the secondary college for examination and approval with the consent of the counselor, and the graduate students shall be submitted to the student affairs director of the postgraduate training unit for examination and approval with the consent of the tutor and counselor;

Those who ask for leave of 8-14 days must report to the student department for approval;

If you ask for leave of 15 days or more, you must report to the leader in charge of the school for approval. Students who are unable to participate in the teaching activities stipulated by the school or leave the school due to lack of teaching arrangement should also ask for leave in advance and obtain approval.

 

17. Can I change my major while studying at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

International students who have interest and expertise in other majors during their studies can apply for a major transfer; international students admitted in a special enrollment form, or if there is a clear agreement with the school before admission, are not allowed to transfer majors.

 

18. How can I get a diploma from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

International students who have completed the required content of the education and teaching plan within the specified number of years of the school and met the graduation requirements are allowed to graduate, and the school will issue a graduation certificate.

 

19. Can I hold religious activities at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

The school respects the national customs and religious beliefs of international students but does not provide venues for religious activities. No religious activities such as missions and religious gatherings are allowed in the school.

 

20. Can I bring outsiders into the dormitory of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Foreigners who want to enter the student dormitory due to work needs or special circumstances must obtain the consent of the dormitory, and enter after registration and verification, and leave the student dormitory before 21:00.

 

21. Do I have to purchase insurance to study at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

All international students who come to the school to study for more than six months (including students who continue to study for more than six months according to the original study plan) must purchase a group comprehensive insurance in China as a necessary material for the registration procedures for the new semester.

 

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