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Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine was founded in 1958 and was originally named Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 2005, it was renamed Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

In 2017, the school was included in the list of national "double first-class" construction universities, and the discipline of Chinese medicine was selected as the national "double first-class" construction discipline. In 2018, the school relocated as a whole to the new campus of Jinghai Tuanbo Lakeside.

The school has been shortlisted in the list of universities jointly built by the Ministry of Education, the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and the Tianjin Municipal Government.

The school is the only international college of traditional Chinese medicine approved by the former State Education Commission and is the chairman unit of the Education Steering Committee of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies.

The new campus of the school is located on the bank of Tuanbo Lake in Jinghai District, Tianjin, covering an area of more than 2,600 acres and a building area of 700,000 square meters.

The campus is characterized by lake landscape, traditional Chinese medicine vegetation as the symbol, and traditional Chinese medicine culture as the mainline.

It has been built into a Chinese medicine talent training center, a Chinese medicine disease prevention center, a Chinese medicine international education and exchange center, a Chinese medicine modernization research center, and a Chinese medicine culture center, And built Tianjin Botanical Garden of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine, etc.




The school has nearly 10,000 undergraduates, nearly 4,000 postgraduates, and 2,000 international students, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan students. The whole school (including the affiliated college) currently has 3,700 faculty members.

There are currently 3 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (1 of whom are part-timers), 1 master of Chinese medicine, 3 national famous Chinese medicine practitioners, and have the leading talents of the national “Ten Thousand Talents Plan”, the national “Ten Thousand Talents Plan” tens of millions of engineering leading talents, and the national A large number of high-level talents include the famous teaching teacher of the "Ten Thousand Talents Program", the distinguished professors of the "Changjiang Scholars Award Program", the winners of the "National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars", and the national leading talents in traditional Chinese medicine.

There are 3 innovation teams from the Ministry of Education and 3 innovation teams from the Ministry of Science and Technology.




There are 3 affiliated hospitals directly under the school, more than 10 clinical hospitals, 16 secondary colleges, and 6 research institutes. There are 6 disciplines, with traditional Chinese medicine as the main body, and coordinated development of medicine, science, literature, management, engineering, and education.

There are 28 undergraduate majors, including 3 national first-class majors and 3 national characteristic majors. There are 19 key construction majors at the national level. It has 2 national key disciplines of Chinese medicine internal medicine and acupuncture and massage, 23 key disciplines of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 9 key disciplines of Tianjin Municipal "Thirteenth Five-Year Plan", 2 Tianjin first-class disciplines, and 3 characteristic discipline groups. It has 3 post-doctoral research stations in Chinese medicine, Chinese pharmacy, and integrated traditional Chinese and Western medicine, 3 first-level doctoral degrees in Chinese medicine, traditional Chinese pharmacy, and integrated Chinese and Western medicine, 16 second-level doctoral degree programs, and 1 doctor of Chinese medicine.

Professional degree authorization points, 6 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, 26 second-level discipline master degree authorization points, and 5 master professional degree authorization points.

In the fourth round of subject evaluation by the Ministry of Education, Chinese Materia Medica A-, Chinese Medicine and Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine B+; Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Clinical Medicine are among the top 1% of ESI.




The school fully implements the fundamental task of Lide to cultivate people, earnestly implements the "six excellence and one top" plan 2.0, actively promotes the "four returns", and strives to create a new situation in higher education with quality as its connotation.

The school won 1 special prize, 3 first prizes, and 2-second prizes of the National Teaching Achievement Award. It has 3 national-level specialized professional construction sites, 1 national-level professional comprehensive reform pilot project, 3 pilot universities and pilot projects for the Ministry of Education's outstanding doctor (Chinese medicine) education training plan reform, 1 national-level teaching team, national-level 2 talent training model innovation experimental areas, 1 "new engineering" research and practice project of the Ministry of Education, 2 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, 1 national virtual simulation experimental teaching center, 1 national virtual simulation experimental project.

There are 6 national quality resource sharing courses, including national bilingual teaching demonstration courses, national quality online open courses, and a national off-campus practice education base for college students.




The school takes scientific research as its advantage. The school has more than 30 complete and systematic major teaching and research platforms, including the National Research Center for Traditional Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture) Clinical Medicine, the State Key Laboratory of Chinese Medicines, the National International Joint Research Center-Sino-Italian Joint Laboratory of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Science and Technology Ministry of Innovative Talents Promotion Plan National Innovative Talent Training Demonstration Base, Modern Chinese Medicine Education Ministry Collaborative Innovation Center, etc. Continue to undertake major scientific research tasks such as the National "973 Plan" project, the National Science and Technology Major Project, the National Key Research and Development Program, the National Science Fund for Outstanding Youth, and the Science Fund for Outstanding Youth. In the past three years, more than 550 vertical scientific research projects have been added, with a funding of more than 330 million yuan.

In recent years, several landmark achievements have been obtained, including 2 first prizes and 11-second prizes of the National Science and Technology Progress Award; 1 provincial and ministerial level scientific and technological achievement award, and 1 special prize for scientific and technological progress. Published 1042 SCI papers in the past three years, independently developed 6 new Chinese medicines, and successfully transformed them. Give full play to the role of high-end platforms and think tanks.

Focus on the new requirements for the construction of a healthy China and an innovative country, promote the development of regional economic transformation and the integration of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, and serve the economic, social, and industrial development.




The school features foreign education in Chinese medicine. The school’s international education, exchanges, and cooperation began in the 1980s, especially since it was awarded the International Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1992. It has been deeply involved in the international education of Chinese medicine for 30 years. As the chairman unit of the Educational Steering Committee of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies, the "World Chinese Medicine Undergraduate Education Standards (before CMD)" has been officially released by the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies.

Becoming the world's first Chinese medicine education international standard. Presided over the compilation of the world's core teaching materials for Chinese medicine education, and established an international Chinese medicine distance education center.

The school is the “Foreign Education Aid Base” of the Ministry of Education, the “China-ASEAN Education and Training Center” of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the “International Cooperation Base of Traditional Chinese Medicine” of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and the “Belt and Road” Chinese Medicine Education Teacher Training Base of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine ( Tianjin). Cooperated with the Chinese and Foreign Humanities Exchange Center of the Ministry of Education to jointly build the "Chinese and Foreign Humanities Exchange Research Institute of Chinese Medicine", was selected as the first batch of "National Chinese Medicine Service Export Bases" by the Ministry of Commerce and the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and was awarded the "2019 Excellent China-ASEAN Education and Training Center" "prize.

The school is the only Chinese medicine institution under the "China-Africa University 20+20 Cooperation Program" project of the Ministry of Education. The school established Thailand's first Confucius Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Thailand, established a Thai Traditional Chinese Medicine Training Center, and established the world's first Confucius Classroom of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Japan, and overseas educational institutions such as the Kobe School of Acupuncture and Tuina Academy.

The school has established friendly and cooperative relations with more than 40 countries and regions in the world. The international education cooperation with the University of Nottingham in the UK is listed as one of the national strategic cooperation in the field of health between China and the UK.




The school holds high the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics, guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, thoroughly implements the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and the spirit of the National Education Conference, strengthens the party’s overall leadership over schoolwork, and fully implements the party’s educational policy, To implement the fundamental task of Lide to foster people, with teaching quality as the core, with the development strategy of "doing fine medicine, strengthening pharmacy, doing health-related majors, and expanding social services", and adhere to "inheritance and innovation collaboration, scientific research and service".

At the same time, seeking connotation by quality, comprehensive and coordinated development" policy, strive to build a high-level, export-oriented, domestic first-class, internationally renowned teaching and research university of Chinese medicine.






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