Located in Suzhou, an ancient city popularly called "the Paradise on Earth", Soochow University is a key comprehensive provincial university in Jiangsu Province and also one of China's top 100 universities under the"Project 211" directed by the Ministry of Education.
Medical College of Soochow University (MCSU), a merger of the former School of Life Sciences, School of Radiation Medicine & Public Health, School of Pharmacy and all faculties of the former School of Medicine, was established on January 21, 2008.
MCSU is in charge of the student cultivation, career guidance, scientific research, development and construction of disciplines and the related personnel, the social services and the routinely maintaining in medical and Life Sciences.
MCSU has Administration Office, Teaching Affairs Office (for Undergraduates、International Students and Adult Learning Program Students)、Student Affairs Office (for Undergraduates、 Graduate Students International Students and Adult Learning Program Students )、 Scientific Research Office、Graduate Student Office and Development Office.
MCSU consists of nine schools and two affiliated centers. They are School of Basic Medical and Biological Sciences, School of Radiation Medicine & Public Health, School of Pharmacy, Nursing School, the First School of Clinical Medicine, the Second School of Clinical Medicine，the third School of Clinical Medicine，the fourth School of Clinical Medicine and the Pediatrics School of Clinical Medicine, the Experiment Center and the Laboratory Animal Center. Additionally, there are 13 affiliated hospitals and 63 hospitals with associated teaching programs, 10 preventative medicine intern bases, 10 forensic medicine intern bases, 10 pharmacy intern bases and 18 off-campus intern bases in MCSU for its biomedical teaching and research. It now has an enrollment of more than 2280 Graduate students, 4700 undergraduates and 750 international students in MCSU.
MCSU hosts 3 post-doctoral research stations, 1 first-level discipline authorized to confer doctoral degrees of Basic Medicine，1 first-level discipline authorized to confer professional doctoral programs of Clinical Medicine, 36 doctoral programs and 75 master programs. It hosts 13 undergraduate programs, including Medicine, Pharmacy and Life Sciences. Clinical Medicine is a Brand Specialty in Jiangsu Province，Radiation Medicine, Biotechnology and Nursing are all Characteristic Specialties in Jiangsu Province.
There are 3 national key disciplines-- internal medicine (hematopathy), radiology and osteological surgery; 4 provincial-ministry level key disciplines and 2 provincial first-level key disciplines. MCSU has 20 Scientific Research Institutions, such as Institute of Hematopathy of Jiangsu Province, Soochow Institute of Chinese Medicine, Sericulture Institute and Fisheries Institute. In recent 3 years, MCSU has undertaken 113 grants from various domestic foundations, yielding fruitful outcomes with winning a prize on National Science and Technology Award, 26 prizes for Progress in Science and Technology at ministry/provincial levels and 345 papers published in SCI covered journals. There are also 10 Key Labs at city level and 6 innovation teams in MCSU.
◆ Contact Information
Mr. Dong Wang
International Students Advisor