International Students At Kunming Medical University In China Have A High Sense Of Identity With The School

1. Introduction to Kunming Medical University in China

Kunming Medical University in China is referred to as “KMU”. It is the largest medical college in Yunnan Province that integrates teaching, medical care, and scientific research. It is a key construction university in the national “Middle and Western University Basic Capacity Building Project” and a “First-class Discipline Construction University” in Yunnan.

Kunming Medical University in China was selected as a pilot program of the Ministry of Education’s “Excellent Doctor Education and Training Program” and the “National College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Program”. It is an international medical talent training base in Yunnan Province, the first batch of colleges to give China government scholarships for international students, and a founding member of the “South Asia and Southeast Asia Medical Education and Healthcare Alliance”.

As of November 2020, Kunming Medical University in China has three campuses: Chenggong (main campus), Renmin West Road, and Pingzheng. The campus covers an area of 1,482 acres; there are 18 colleges (departments) and 33 undergraduate majors; There are 3 post-doctoral research stations, 3 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 7 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, 4 second-level discipline master degree authorization points, 1 doctoral professional degree authorization point, and 6 master professional degree authorization points; there are 4 directly affiliated hospitals, 13 non-directly affiliated hospitals, and 15 teaching hospitals; there are 6,090 employees (1587 in the school headquarters, 4503 in the directly affiliated hospital), and 19,909 full-time students, including 14,845 undergraduates, 3794 postgraduates, 451 doctoral students, 524 international students, and 295 junior college students.

2. Majors of Kunming Medical University in China

1) Forensic medicine:

The forensic medicine major of Kunming Medical University in China is a national characteristic major, a provincial characteristic major, and a provincial key major. The forensic medicine department is approved as a CNAS nationally recognized laboratory and inspection institution. It is a joint training base for postgraduate education and innovation in Yunnan Province. Forensic pathology is a national quality course. The School of Forensic Medicine was designated by the Ministry of Justice as the transfer and training institution for national forensic doctors who conduct clinical appraisal and as a forensic appraisal continuing education base in Yunnan Province.

2) Stomatology:

The Department of Stomatology at Kunming Medical University in China restructured the professional curriculum system and core curriculum group around the requirements of the talent training program, breaking the “three-stage” curriculum division of traditional medical education, and highlighting the three different characteristics from similar domestic colleges and universities.

3) Pharmacy:

Pharmacy is a key undergraduate major and a national characteristic major in Yunnan Province. With the right to grant master’s degrees in medicinal chemistry and pharmacology, it is a training base for high-tech innovative talents in pharmacology in Yunnan Province.

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3. International students have a high sense of identification with Kunming Medical University in China, and the complex of loving China continues to deepen in their hearts

International students of Kunming Medical University in China, through studying in China, while acquiring knowledge and improving their abilities, will also unconsciously become messengers of cultural exchanges between China and foreign countries and a window for others to understand China. In the questionnaire, a survey was also made on whether international students in China would “recommend schools and China” to the world. Most students explicitly choose they will “recommend their school to study in” and “recommend others to travel, study, or work and live in China”, while some choose “depending on the situation”, and the total proportion of “not recommended” is less than 5.5%. This shows that while studying in China, international students have gradually deepened their life experience.