China Medical University (CMU) was established as China Medical College on June 6, 1958 and transformed itself into China Medical University in 2003. It is the first academic institution in Taiwan where Chinese medicine and pharmacy programs are provided. The university has steadily grown to its present position as one of the foremost medical universities in Taiwan. The university has two major campuses, Taichung (including Wuchuan and Ankang) and Beigang.
Located in the center of Taichung City, CMU includes 7 colleges where western medicine, Chinese medicine, pharmacy (including Chinese herbs), health care (including nursing), life sciences, management, and public health educational, research and practice programs are provided. Interdisciplinary courses are also available as the basis for students to integrate their learning experiences. With CMU’s top ranked laboratories, a library and reference center, two comprehensive teaching hospitals, and a strong staff commitment to students, our university provides a total approach to medical education in a caring, nurturing and well-equipped environment.
The campus is located in the northern part of Taichung, close to the city center. Because of the unavailbility of land in the city, a second campus was established in Peikang in Yunlin County in 1958. The Taichung campus is comprised of the Lifu Teaching Building, the medical Building, the Huchu Building, the Medical Technology Building, and four hospital buildings. The peikang Campus is comprised of the Teaching Building. the Activity Center and Halls of Residence, in addition to Matsu Teaching Hospital.
China Medical University consists of two campuses-the main campus is located in downtown Taichung；the branch at Peikang, Yunlin Country. Currently, the university comprises four colleges：College of Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, College of Pharmacy, and College of public Health. There are 20 departments including：School of Medicine, School of Chinese Medicine, School of Post-Baccalaureate Chinese Medicine, School of Dentistry, School of Nursing, School of Nutrition, School of Physical Therapy. School of Pharmacy and Second Programs Pharmacy, School of Public Health, School of Health Services management, School of Occupational Safety and Health. School of Medical Laboratory Sciene and Biotechnology, School of Sports Medicine, School of Biological Science and Technology, School of Cosmetics, School of Chinese Medicine Resources, School of Rish Management, School of Radiological Technology, and School of Dental Hygiene.