Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine (HLJUCM) was founded in 1954, it is an influential university with high level of teaching research and medical care for key construction and development in Heilongjiang province. It got the first batch of excellence conclusions in Undergraduate Teaching Assessment by Ministry of Education in 2004 and the state first Professional Certification of Undergraduate Course in Chinese Medicine by Ministry of Education in 2007, was appointed to be the National Clinical Base of Chinese Medicine in 2008 and successfully passed the TCM degree authentication from the Singapore TCM Practitioners Board in 2010.
HLJCUM has 11 colleges, 11 affiliated hospitals, 1 academy, 24 teaching-hospitals and 62 practice-training bases, 3 mobile post-doctoral scientific research stations, 28 specialties authorized to award doctorate degree, 36 specialties authorized to award master degree and 21 specialties authorized to award bachelor degree.
The overseas student education program of HLJUCM was started in 1980s. For many years, HLJUCM has attached great importance to the international education, academic exchange and international cooperation of TCM. The oversea student scale of HLJUCM expands gradually with the development of the international education level. Now the oversea student source of HLJUCM covers Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Oceania and Africa. The education level covers degree education and short-term training, and more than 5000 oversea students have successfully graduated from HLJUCM. HLJUCM has established the first “Confucius Institute for TCM” worldwide at London, U.K. to carry out the education of Chinese medicine.