Ningbo University

Medical University









Ningbo University is a dynamic, young and comprehensive university with a wide range of disciplines: economics, law, education, liberal arts, history, science, engineering, agronomy, medicine and management. It is one of the key institutions of higher learning of Zhejiang Province. Deng Xiaoping autographed the name of Ningbo University.
Ningbo University of Technology, founded in 1983, is a full-time undergraduate university run by Ningbo Municipal People’s Government. Consisting of three campuses, the University covers a total area of approx. 1200,000 square meters with its second-phase construction well under way in the East Campus. It boasts a qualified faculty of 769 including 67 professors and 226 associate professors, among whom 275 hold doctor’s degree. There are an enrollment of more than 13296 full-time students and library stores in total 1.329 million books.

The University gives top priority to discipline construction and adheres to the principle of mainly developing engineering specialties while stressing multi-disciplinary coordinated development. The University now has 12 secondary schools, 35 specialties, 1 national level key specialty, 4 provincial level key specialties and 6 provincial level key disciplines. In 2010, the University was selected into “Outstanding Engineering Cultivation Project” by the Ministry of Education.

Extensive international cooperation has been established to absorb foreign advanced experience and bring into full play the foreign-oriented operational features. In 1984, a partnership was reached with Aachen University of Applied Sciences, making the University one of the four Sino-German cooperated universities nationwide, and the University is also the only one in Zhejiang Province to participate in “1+2+1 Sino-US Talent Cultivation Program” by the Ministry of Education. Cooperation has also been set up with universities and educational institutions in USA, Germany, Australia, UK, Canada, Austria, France, Japan, Ireland, etc. for joint institutional operation, faculty and student exchange and joint research,. So far there have been more than 150 students who studied and exchanged in Aachen University of Applied Sciences in Germany, South Western Sydney Institute in Australia, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Germany, and University of Hertfordshire in UK.

Located in the beautiful port city Ningbo, Ningbo University is a dynamic, young and comprehensive university with a wide range of disciplines: economics, law, education, liberal arts, history, science, engineering, agronomy, medicine and management. Established in 1986, with the first donation from Sir Yue-Kong Pao, it has been developed into one of the key institution of higher learning of Zhejiang Province.
The university has five campuses, covering an area over 3000 acres, with a floor space totaling 790,000 square meters. The main campus, adjacent to Feng Hua Road in the north and Yongjiang River in the south, offers wide space for study and research with magnificent buildings and pleasant lawns and greenery. The university supplies a complete set of facilities and services for teaching, and research. Its libraries now have a CNKI Network Administration Service Center, and a collection of approximately 3,310,000 books. It has 8 affiliated hospitals and 8 hospitals for internship.


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Student Life

Research and Development The university focuses on the Research and Development and acquires various resources from the central, provincial and municipal governments. Its short-term goal is becoming a teaching and research orientated university. Teaching & Programs
The university consists of 19 faculties and colleges offers 6 PhD programs, 135 master programs and 71 bachelor programs. The number of its full-time undergraduate students amounts to 25,000 with 4000 in-residency postgraduates, 400 international students and 15400 part-time students. The number of teaching and administrative staff reaches 2330 of which more than 1300 are teachers, with 5 academicians, 283 full professors and 507 associate professors.
There are 5 courses are qualified as the national excellent courses including English, Sports-biology, Anthropotomy, Economics Law, P.E. Economics. 6 programs including Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Aquaculture, English, Computer Science, Law, Physical Education are ranked as the national brand characteristic programs.
Colorful life of International Students
Ningbo University is one of the 100 Chinese universities which are officially authorized the qualification by MOE for the recruitment of international students sponsored by government scholarships. We offer a variety of education programs for foreign students, ranging from short-term Chinese language training to undergraduate study and postgraduate study. Over 1,000 international students from about 40 countries and areas have benefited from these well-designed programs.

The International Students Program boasts a faculty of experienced Chinese language teachers, 15 of whom hold the qualification certificates of Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language. A bachelor degree program of Chinese Language and an English medium bachelor program of International Business Administration are offered specially for international students, and an HSK Examination Center is authorized by Hanban for operation here. Meanwhile, links with a number of overseas institutions are strengthened for cooperation and exchanges. Currently the university is embarking on the construction of a Chinese language and culture training center, and an overseas Confucius Institute.

Medical School
The Medical School of Ningbo University was founded in 1998. It is a new medical school of comprehensive university, with Dr. John Tang, a famous Hong Kong scientist, as the honorary dean, who is also the donor of the school. Guofang Hong, the famous molecular biologist, Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Director of the National Center for Gene Research of Chinese Academy of Sciences, serves as the dean.
The executive dean of the medical school is Prof. Zhou Wenhua. Since its establishment, the school has received full support from Ministry of Education, Zhejiang provincial government, and Ningbo municipal government.
The school has two five-year undergraduate programs: clinical medicine and preventive medicine. It also has four post graduate programs surgery, Internal Medicine,Epidemionlogy & Health Statitics,Biochemistry & Molecular biology,one of professional master program,MPA of Social Medicine and Health Administration, and five adult and distance education programs, medicine, nursing, preventive medicine, medical test, and pharmacy. The school has one municipal key discipline, four university level top-quality courses, two provincial top-quality courses, one national top-quality course, one national bilingual teaching demonstration course, four municipal key laboratories, one provincially supported discipline, and one university level characteristic discipline. The medical school has 5 research institutes: Research institute of biochemistry & molecular biology, research institute of physiology & pharmacology, research institute of pathology & pathogenic biology, research institute of preventive medicine, research institute of anatomy and histology & embryology. It has two research centers: Ningbo diagnosis center of molecular medicine (Pro. Qijun Shen, the former executive dean works as the director of the center) and experimental center of basic medicine. The school takes charge of the laboratory animal center and the behavioral neuroscience center of Ningbo University (both are university level).
In the recent 3 years, the school has taken on more than 80 national, provincial or municipal research projects, among which 17 are of national level. Furthermore, Teachers of the medical school have published more than 40 SCI; EI indexed theses and won 19 scientific research awards, which are all above city level, including 1 first award of excellent teaching production of Zhejiang province, 2 third awards of science and technology of Zhejiang province.
The school has been optimizing its constitution of teaching staff. Now 65.4% of its full-time teachers have senior titles, 65.4% have obtained doctorate degrees. There are 3 doctor tutors and a total of 8 staff members participating selected by talent projects of various levels and sorts.
The school puts great emphasis on international exchange and cooperation. It has established cooperation relations with the Medical School of RWTH Aachen University, Germany, the Medical School of Chiang Mai University, Thailand, the Medical School of Rouen University, France, University of Skovde, Sweden etc. Through academic exchange programs and teacher & student exchange programs with its international partners, teachers and students of the school have many chances to go abroad either for further study or for academic exchange.

Location
The university is located in the international modern port city-Ningbo. Ningbo lies in the East China Sea and south wing of Yangtze Delta Economic Zone. The port of Ningbo is the second largest in China and the sixth largest in the whole world, which has established the shipping linking with over 600 ports all over the world. It enjoys convenient transportation system. It only takes 2 hours driving to Shanghai and 2 hours flight to Beijing and Hong Kong. The fast growing export trade and energetic private economy bring Ningbo University great opportunities to collaborate with institutions, enterprises in domestic and overseas.

Campus
The university has five campuses, covering an area over 3000 acres, with a floor space totaling 790,000 square meters. The main campus, adjacent to Feng Hua Road in the north and Yongjiang River in the south, offers wide space for study and research with magnificent buildings and pleasant lawns and greenery. The university supplies a complete set of facilities and services for teaching, and research. Its libraries now have a CNKI Network Administration Service Center, and a collection of approximately 3,310,000 books. It has 8 affiliated hospitals and 8 hospitals for internship.

Living in University
Participating in clubs and organizations on campus is an integral part of the higher education experience for international students. Through the involvement international students will have a chance to have a ton of fun, explore many opportunities, learn and practice valuable skills, exert a lasting impact on the campus, and gain a greater sense of home-belonging on campus.
Ningbo University provides international students the opportunities to join different clubs such as Chinese Kongfu, Painting and Calligraphy Club, Dancing Club, Cricket Club, Football Club, Badminton Club, Chess Club and Traditional Instruments etc.
The University offers high standard facilities for sports, such as Stadium, the halls for Basketball, Volleyball, Football, and Badminton.

Accommodation
The International Students Apartment offers double rooms and single rooms with hotel standard facilities such as TV, Bathroom, Toilet and air-conditioner.
Double Room:
Location: in Campus Hostel for International Students
Cost:1800 per month (900RMB per person/Month)
Single-room:
Location: in Campus Hostel for International Students
Cost: 1200 per month

Transportation:
By Taxi
The most convenient way to get to NBU from the airport is by taxi From Ningbo Lishe International Airport It will take you about 45 Minutes and 66 CNY by day and 74 CNY at night to get NBU. Distance: About 25.7 KM Tips: Taxis’ starting fare in Ningbo is 12 CNY for the first 3km, and cost 2.0 CNY afterwards by day. Night starting fare is the same for the first 3Km and cost 2.4 CNY/Km afterwards. Legal taxis are standard managed, licensed and metered. “Black Cab” means unlicensed and unmetered, and you are not recommended to take those ones. It’s not customary to tip the driver, but you’d better ask for receipts.