Dalian Medical University (DMU) was founded in 1947, for over 60 years, it has become a multi-disciplinary, multi-level comprehensive medical university which specializing in medicine, science, engineering, liberal arts, management, law, and philosophy.

The university is located in the golden coach along the Lvshun South Road and connects the seaside touring areas and high-tech developing zone, with a total area of 1.5 Km2. The design plan of the campus has won the award of National Classical Architecture for human settlements, which focuses on the idea of ecological protection. "Sea, wave, beacon, ovum" are the elements of medical humanities principle which are merged into the overall design.

DMU has 19 educational schools and departments, and 3 directly affiliated teaching hospitals with nearly 8700 beds in total, which are class A tertiary comprehensive hospital in medical treatment, teaching and scientific research. The university has one state-level key discipline,4 post-doctoral programs, 4 first-level and 37 second-level disciplines authorized to confer doctoral degrees, 9 first-level disciplines authorized to confer master degrees, and it also has 20 bachelor-degree programs (such as Clinical Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Stomatology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology) .

The university is rich in education capabilities with over 7,700 teaching staff,doctors and nurses among whom nearly 1,400 are professors and associate professors. There are more than 14,000 enrolled students among whom more than 4,000 are in postgraduate programs, 8,730 are in undergraduate programs, and about 1,280 are international students from countries all over the world.

As one of the universities awarded the “Excellent Physician Training Program” by the Education Ministry, our education focuses on training medical talents who have strong clinical abilities, dedicated scientific research spirits combined with humanity spirit in medicine. During the past six sessions of National Clinical Skill Competition for Medical School Students, our university won the championship in 2013, 2014, and won the first prize of the Northeast division five times.

The university has a national Joint International Research Center, a national International Science and Technology Cooperation Base, a State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine Laboratory, 11 key laboratories of Liaoning Province, 4 Translational Medicine Research Center of Liaoning Province, a major Scientific and Technological Platform of Liaoning province, a Province Engineering Laboratory, a Public Service Platform of Laboratory Animals of Liaoning Province, 12 key laboratories of Liaoning Provincial Universities and Colleges and a Health Development Research Center of Liaoning Province.

Since 2010, the university has undertaken over 580 national and provincial research projects, of which more than 270 projects got funding from National Basic Research Program of China, Major National Science & Technology Program and National Natural Science Program. Scientific research funds are more than 200 million RMB. 1,160 SCI papers have been published with the corresponding authors or first authors of Dalian Medical University, 8 are ESI highly cited papers. 67 projects have got the award of Provincial-level technology program. 66 projects have received invention patents. 3 academic journals of DMU are Journal of Dalian Medical University, Medicine & Philosophy and Chinese Journal of Microecology.

The university has focused on establishing a close relationship with world famous universities to develop an international education strategy, this has resulted in great achievements in optimization of talent structure, progress of education levels and a revolution of subject disciplines. It has established close collaborative relationships with over a hundred universities and research institutions from more than 30 countries and regions. In 2012, DMU received permission from Ministry of Education, DMU commenced the Joint Venture Program of Master of Public Health (MPH) with Benedictine University, there have been two cohorts of students studying in this program till now. On May 2015, the first cohort of 44 students has successfully received the degree issued by Benedictine University.

Dalian Medical University has put forth efforts to develop the strategy of talents to improve the university stronger and achieve the great goal of powerful development, insisted on recruiting high-level talents and ensuring the highest-quality of the education. Soft power leads to success and great achievements, the university creates a great platform and environment, an open and harmonious cultural environment for the talents. With the broad mind, we sincerely welcome overseas and domestic scientists to join us. Let’s unite as one and achieve a brilliant future together!