Located in the city of Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Guangxi Medical University (GMU), founded in 21st November 1934, is one of the 22 oldest medical institutes in China, one of the 8 medical institutes that first to enroll international students, and one of the 30 universities that are qualified to launch MBBS courses with English medium. It is a key university supported by Guangxi Government, as well as a center for medical education, medical research, medical and healthcare service in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Now, the University has more than 11 thousand full time students and 3647 staff. There are 68 experts enjoy special government allowance from the State Council, 6 young experts have win the prize of "outstanding contribution to the nation", 19 staff have been chosen as national model teachers, national prominent teachers and national advanced worker, and 52 staff have been chosen as provincial model workers, prominent experts.
The University now is composed of 22 schools, 1 education department, 10 three-A level (in Chinese three–tiered category) affiliated hospitals (including 7 subordinate hospitals), 48 teaching and interning bases. Among them, the First Affiliated Hospital is one of the top 100 hospital in China, and the largest Hospital in Guangxi. The Tumor Hospital and the Affiliated Hospital of Stomatology are the largest three-A level specialist hospital, and all of the three hospitals are awarded "trustworthy hospital" by government.
The University has established exchange and cooperation links with universities, institutes, and hospitals over 50 countries including USA, Britain, Denmark, Japan, Australia etc. Outstanding staff and teachers are sent abroad for giving lectures, attending international conferences, as well as for further educations every year; meanwhile, foreign experts and scholars are also invited to the University for academic exchange and research cooperation.
Up to now, After 75 years of development, the school has become a comprehensive medical university which covers the grounds of clinical medicine, preventive medicine, nursing, stomotology and pharmaceutical science and a core force for medicine education, medical research and healthcare services in Guangxi.
The University is among the first thirty medical institutions which are approved by the Ministry of Education to enroll international students for Undergraduate Program, taught in English, in the field of Clinical Medicine.
School of international education is one school of GMU which provides a pathway to education for international students. It has warmly welcomed international students from over 54 countries during the past 30 years. And now 509 international students from 20 countries all over the world has been studying medical science or Chinese language at the moment.