Norman Bethune College of Medicine of Jilin University with a history of more than 70 years was named after the outstanding Canadian surgeon to pay tribute to him because of his selfless devotion to the Chinese people.
The medical college was founded by Norman Bethune in September 1939 in Tang county of Hebei Province in China. Since more than half a century, the institution has trained over thirty thousand medical professionals and contributed a lot in the development of medical science, medical education and public health in China and has being played an essential role in the development of medical field of China. After the merger with Jilin University, more emphasis has been laid on the development of medical education.
Norman Bethune College of Medicine provides a wide range of programs. Full-time undergraduate programs include Clinical Medicine (of five years, six years, seven years and eight years), Dental Medicine, Chinese Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine, etc. In undergraduate programs, there are 2000 Chinese students, 237 international students studying MBBS program in English and about 100 international students studying in various programs in Chinese. Besides the undergraduate programs, the college offers 2 post-doctoral programs (Basic Medicine and Clinical Medicine), 2 first-level doctoral programs, 24 second-level doctoral programs, 45 master's degree programs, which cover all the specialties. All the doctoral programs and master's degree programs covering all the clinical medicine specialties are available for international students who want to work on master's or doctoral degree in Norman Bethune College of Medicine. Now the college has 4552 faculty and staff members in which there are 82 doctoral and 377 master's degree advisors.
Moreover, Norman Bethune College of Medicine is active in international cooperation and exchange programs, and has established partnerships with 26 educational institutions and academic organizations in many countries and districts such as Japan, Canada, USA, Great Britain, Sweden and Hong Kong.
Life for International students is pleasant. Dormitory rooms are well furnished. Each year, the University hosts many academic and cultural events including seminars, forums, speech competitions and, performances on various topics and subjects. Many student groups and organizations enrich campus life with colorful activities.
◆ Contact Information
Address: NO.828 Xinmin Street, Changchun, China
Zip Code: 130021