Based on the Northwest Training School of Traditional Chinese Medicine （TCM） which was founded in 1952, Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, one of the first colleges of TCM in the northwest of China for cultivating high-level talents on traditional Chinese medicine and pharmacology, is one of the eight key-constructive universities on TCM confirmed by the central government’s No.56 document in 1978, and is one of the first-batches for right to confer master degree of TCM granted by Academic Degrees Committee of the Sate Council in 1981. There are six secondary colleges, such as Basic Medicine College, Clinical TCM College, Clinical TCM combination with Modern Medicine College, Clinical Medicine College, Pharmaceutical College, and Advanced Education College, etc.； eight academic teaching departments, such as Dept. of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Dept. of Nursing, Dept. of Medical Technology, Dept. of Public Health, Dept. of Humanities and Science, Dept. of English, Dept. of Sports, and Dept. of Society and Science, etc.； two affiliated hospitals directly under the supervision of the university, 10 affiliated hospitals indirectly under the supervision of the university, 1 GMP pharmaceutical factory and 1 medical history museum.