1. Premier Institution of Higher Education in TCM

 1.1Strong Faculty

The university currently has 5,233 teaching and administrative staff, including 1,478 faculty members, of whom 61.84% have senior professional and technical positions, 84.64% have Masters’ degree or above. Three hundred forty-six are PhD Supervisors.

The university has one Academician in the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), six TCM Grand Masters, three National-Level TCM Masters, thirty-three Beijing-Level TCM Masters, four Chief Scientists of the 973Project; four winners of The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, nine Qi Huang Scholars, seven professors in charge of the National key Research and development program, “Research on modernization of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

In addition, there are five leaders in the Scientific and Technological Innovation Program of the 10,000 People Plan; one outstanding teacher of the 10,000 People Plan, three winners of The Outstanding Youth Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China; three members of the 7th Academic Evaluation Group of the State Council; seven candidates for the Million Talents Project, eight young and middle-aged experts with National-level outstanding contributions, four outstanding teachers of TCM; and 134 experts who enjoy special government allowances.

Altogether, these form a teaching team led by well-known experts and scholars at home and abroad, comprised of both outstanding young and senior professors.

 1.2High-Quality Clinical Practice Base

The university currently has three directly affiliated hospitals: the first clinical medical school Dongzhimen Hospital; the second clinical medical school Dongfang Hospital; and the third clinical medical school, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine Third Affiliated Hospital. In addition, it owns Guo Yi Tang, the most influential TCM clinic in China.

In recent years, the school has followed the principle of "guiding the focus of medical and health work outwards into the community and sharing resources with other segments of the society and industry." It continually explores new models of cooperation and joint development, building a regional landmark high-quality Chinese medicine service platform.

It has established the fourth clinical medical school Beijing University of Chinese Medicine Zaozhuang Hospital; the fifth clinical medical school, Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Shenzhen Hospital; the sixth clinical medical school Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Fangshan Hospital; the seventh clinical medical school Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Sun Si Miao Hospital; and the eighth clinical medical school Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

The eight affiliated hospitals have a total of 7,475 beds. As of 2019, there had been 10.16 million of outpatient and emergency visits and 190,000 hospitalized patients. In addition, the China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Guang'anmen Hospital, Xiyuan Hospital, Wangjing Hospital, Beijing TCM Hospital and other 16 clinical teaching bases undertake the clinical teaching and internship work of the whole school students.

The school currently has seventeen national clinical key specialties and forty-four key specialties of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It also has six Chinese medicine Master Inheritance Studio, two National Chinese medicine Academic school Inheritance Studio, forty of the nation’s famous Chinese medicine experts Inheritance Studio, and forty-four studios of Beijing Chinese medicine "Inheriting 3 + 3 Project".

BUCM also founded Europe's first Chinese medicine hospital in Germany, the Koetzting Hospital of Chinese Medicine, and established overseas TCM centers in Sydney (Australia), St. Petersburg (Russia) and Maryland (United States).


2. Comprehensive TCM Education System

The school is committed to building a training system for medical talent that is oriented towards the future with high-level smart-education. The university offers 12 undergraduate degree programs distinctive in Chinese medicine culture: Chinese Medicine, Chinese Materia Medica, Chinese Medicine Pharmaceutics, Pharmacy, Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Tuina, Rehabilitation Therapy, Nursing, etc. All the programs offered encompass the distinguishing features of Chinese Medicine Culture.


3. Aptitude Style Teaching Models

Undergraduate Medical Education for foreign students focuses on teaching students according to their aptitude, and thus implementing training on a personalized basis. BUCM has two training models: one for international students, and one for Chinese students. International students who meet the Regulations on the Administration of Undergraduate Students Status of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine may also study in the Chinese students training model if they wish.


4. Comprehensive Clinical Training

The undergraduate program for international students has various forms of practical teaching, including practical training in Chinese medicine skills, diagnostics and clinical practice with experienced doctors, labor education and graduation internships.


5. Generous Scholarships

a.Chinese Government Scholarships (applications submitted to the Committee of China National Fund for Study Abroad).

b.Beijing Scholarships for Foreign Students.


6. Broad Access to Employment and Opportunities for Further Education

a.In China:

Extensive employment platform: BUCM is located in China's political, cultural and scientific and technological center – Beijing - so graduates get to enjoy a wide range of employment opportunities.

Taking the China National Physician Qualification Examination: you can sign up for the China National Physician Qualification Examination preparation program. The current pass rate of international students in our school is over 60 percent.

Application for postgraduate studies: Graduates may apply for a continuing Master and Doctoral degree at our university and other medical institutions.


Extensive employment platform: Beijing University of Chinese Medicine is the world's most influential university of TCM; its graduates are favored by medical institutions in many countries around the world. BUCM’s degree is recognized by most countries in the world.


Taking the Physician Qualification Examinations in several countries: You can register for the NCCAOM certification examinations (USA); the Australian Chinese Physician/Acupuncturist Examination; the Canadian Chinese Physician/Acupuncturist Examination; and other such efforts. BUCM is one of the schools in China that offers the Clean Needle Technique (CNT) Exam.