Tianjin Medical University （TMU）, founded in 1951, was the first medical university after the foundation of P. R. of China. It is one of the first universities to get the recognition of WHO and one of earliest universities to acquire the approval by the Ministry of Education to accept overseas students. TMU is also one of the 97 universities which are emphatically constructed by the National “211 Project”. TMU began to accept foreign students from 1960s. Nowadays, the University has over 1430 foreign students from 64 countries.
The International Medical School （IMS） of TMU is in charge of the recruitment, education and management of foreign students. Based on qualified teachers and favorable teaching facilities, the medical courses taught in English have been continued for nearly 20 years and welcome by the students coming from countries using English as official language. Some diplomats, presidents of medical council and reporters have visited TMU many times and speak highly of the environment and education of foreign students at our university.