Abundant Programs and Disciplines
Established in 1912, Wenzhou Medical University now offers 3 doctorate programs, 27 master programs, 26 bachelor programs and 1 7-year program leading to Master’s degree, involving medicine, science, administration, laws, engineering, arts and education. The program of Ophthalmology & Optometry, a creation combines Ophthalmology and Optometry into one program, is the most well-known key discipline among all the 17 provincial key disciplines in WMU.
High Enrollment and Vast Faculty
Wenzhou Medical University has a total enrollment of over 11900 undergraduates and more than 600 postgraduates. It has over 800 professional staff among which some excellent ones are honorably put on the list of Talent Incubation Project, a governmental program aimed at training high-level professional manpower to implement the national strategy for social and economic development in the new century.
Place for Academic Research
WMU is composed of three campuses, located respectively at Chashan, Xueyuan Road and Xiushan , covering an area of about 73 ha. (=1,100 mu) with a floor space of 460,000㎡. The college library has a collection of about 760,000 books and 1,189 categories of magazines and periodicals in Chinese or in foreign languages. Academic journals published and issued by WMU are Journal of Wenzhou Medical University, Chinese Journal of Optometry & Ophthalmology, Journal of Hepatopancreatobilliary Surgery, Zhejiang Traumatic Surgery and Laboratory Medical Education, of which the former 3 have been selected into “core scientific journals of China”. WMU has 10 affiliated hospitals with a total of nearly 7,000 beds.
Active in international cooperation in recent years, WMU has established cooperative relationships with over 20 colleges, universities or academic institutions abroad such as Sino-US joint OD program, staff/student exchange program, etc. WMU began accepting overseas students since 1999.