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Wenzhou Medical College
2012-05-30 09:35:21

Wenzhou Medical College is a key provincial institution of higher learning in Zhejiang. Its history can be traced back to Zhejiang Specialized Medical School which was established in Hangzhou in 1912 and named “Zhejiang Second Medical College” at that time. It was moved from Hangzhou to Wenzhou in August 1958 and began to enroll 5-year fulltime undergraduate students.

Wenzhou Medical College is among the first group of institutions in China that are entitled to confer Master’s degrees and is also authorized to confer PhD degrees. It now has 3 doctoral programs of Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Ophthalmology, 2 National Class-One Discipline Master’s programs of Clinical Medicine and Traditional Chinese Pharmacology, as well as 28 National Class-Two Discipline Master’s programs. The College is entitled to confer professional Master degrees in the programs of engineering and clinical medicine. It has 30 programs for undergraduate studies and a seven-year combined bachelor’s and master’s degree program. The fields of study cover medicine, science, management, literature, law, engineering and education. There is now one Cultivation Base of National Key Laboratory co-sponsored by the provincial government and the Ministry of Education, 6 Key Laboratories (Research Centers) at the provincial or ministerial level, and 8 key disciplines in Zhejiang.   

Currently the number of full-time students is over 19,000, of whom 1,800 are graduate students. The College has over 1,200 full-time faculty members, a number of whom have been chosen to enter the nation’s “Hundred-Thousand-Ten Thousand Talents Project”, the “New-Century Talents Program” sponsored by the Ministry of Education, and “Zhejiang 151 Talents Project”, and some of whom have been chosen as Distinguished Specialists in Zhejiang, Distinguished Professors in Zhejiang higher education institutions, Young and Middle-aged Scientific and Technological Personnel with Outstanding Contributions to the province, and young and middle-aged academic leaders in Zhejiang higher education institutions.  

Wenzhou Medical College has three campuses, covering an area of over 1,200 mu (=0.0667 hectares), with a building space of nearly 500,000 square meters. Academic journals edited and published by Wenzhou Medical College are Journal of Wenzhou Medical College, Chinese Journal of Optometry & Ophthalmology, Zhejiang Traumatic Surgery, and Laboratory Medical Education, of which the former 3 have been included in “Core Journals of Science and Technology in China”.

Active in promotion of education internationalization, the College has established cooperative relationships with over 50 colleges, universities and research institutions abroad, and has carried out various collaborative projects such as exchange of scholars, joint training of Ph.D. students, exchange of students, and joint research.  

The goal of the College is to become an open, teaching- and research-oriented institution that enjoys high prestige at home and abroad with distinguishing features, with undergraduate education as its backbone and active development of graduate education, medical programs as its core and balanced development in multiple disciplines, meeting of regional needs as its main objective, with an orientation towards the whole country.

Study in China

School of International Studies of Wenzhou Medical College was founded in 2006. It is one of the largest international education institutes in Zhejiang Province. In 2007, Wenzhou Medical College was listed as one of the thirty medical institutions of higher learning which have reached the quality control standards of enrolling international students issued by the Education Ministry of China.

School of International Studies of WZMC provides comprehensive medical education and Chinese Learning courses for international students all over the world. Cultivating highly qualified international medical talents is our aim. Supported by the abundant teaching, research and medical resources of Wenzhou Medical College, it serves 5.5-year MBBS and BDS programs with high standards. The competent graduates will be granted bachelor's degree. All the medical courses will be taught in English. Chinese language and Chinese culture lessons will also offered to international students.

School of International Studies of WZMC is constituted by the office of school management, office of teaching management and office of student affairs management. In order to grantee the quality of teaching, Wenzhou Medical College pools teaching resources by choosing the elites of its teaching faculties and equip advanced facilities like multimedia classroom, clinical skill training center and lab for overseas students. The special apartment building and cuisine facility for international students have been put into use to create an enjoyable living environment for them.

School of International Studies of WZMC will spare no efforts to promote the international medical exchange and the development of China’s international education.   

lMajor:   Clinical Medicine and Surgery              Dentistry and Surgery      

lDegree: Bachelor Degree of Clinical Medicine and Surgery (MBBS)              Bachelor Degree of Dentistry and Surgery (BDS)     

Contact Information:

For International Cooperation:


Tel: 86-577-86689731

Tel: 86-577-86689732

Fax: 86-577-86689700E-mail:   io@wzmc.net

For International Studies:


Tel: 86-577-86699033

Fax: 86-577-86699033

E-mail:   fisk110@263.com, sis@wzmc.net

Address: Wenzhou Medical College, Chashan Higher Education Zone, Ouhai, Wenzhou, China

Fax: 0577-86689800

E-mail: admin@wzmc.net

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