Wenzhou Medical University

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Wenzhou Medical University (WMU);[8] Chinese: 温州医科大学; pinyin: Wēnzhōu Yīkē Dàxué), designated as a key university in Wenzhou, Zhejiang, is an institution of higher learning under the leadership of Zhejiang Provincial Government.

Wenzhou Medical University
WMC Pinned Crest.JPG
Motto仁肃勤朴 求是奋发 (pinyin: fènfā qiúshí)
PresidentLi Xiaokun[1]
Academic staff
1000 (Medical)[2]
Administrative staff
10112 (Including hospitals)[3]
Location, ,
People's Republic of China
CampusSuburban, 1.27 km²[7]
Website[1] (in English) wmu.edu.cn (in Chinese)


Wenzhou Medical University (WMU) is a higher institution under the administration of Zhejiang Provincial Government. It can trace its origin back to the former Zhejiang Specialized Medical School established in 1912. In August 1958, a group of faculty was sent from Zhejiang Medical College in Hangzhou to help establish the Second Zhejiang Medical College in Wenzhou, whose name was changed to Wenzhou Medical College in accordance with its location. In 2013 Wenzhou Medical College was officially renamed Wenzhou Medical University. In 2015, it was shortlisted as one of the co-development universities by the Ministry of Education, National Health Commission and Zhejiang Provincial Government. In 2017, it became a Priority Development University in Zhejiang Province.


WMU is composed of three campuses, located respectively at

  • Chashan (Main campus)
  • Xueyuan Road
  • Dongtou District (Binhai Campus)

These cover a combined area of about 73 ha. (=1,100 mu) with a floor space of 460,000㎡.


Schools and departmentsEdit

15 Schools

  • School of Stomatology
  • School of Basic Medical Sciences
  • School of the 1st Clinical Medical Sciences, School of Information and Engineering
  • School of the 2nd Clinical Medical Sciences
  • School of Ophthalmology and Optometry, School of Biomedical Engineering
  • School of Laboratory Science and Life Science
  • School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Public Health and Management
  • School of Marxism
  • School of Sports Science
  • School of Foreign Language Studies
  • School of International Studies
  • School of Mental Health
  • School of innovation and Entrepreneurship Education

Affiliated hospitalsEdit

19 non-directly-governed affiliated hospitals Wenzhou, Taizhou, Lishui, Wenling, Cixi, Dongyang, Yiwu, Zhuji, Zhoushan, Yueqing, Ruian, Cangnan, Xiangshan, Xinchang, Hangzhou

International cooperationEdit


North America


  • fr:Institut supérieur d'optique, Paris, France
  • Medical University of Graz, Austria
  • Université de Bourgogne, France
  • University of Central Lancashire, England
  • University of Pécs, Hungary
  • ...



Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao

  • Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan
  • I-Shou University, Taiwan
  • Macau university of science and technology, Macau
  • ...


  • Special Olympics Sports Health Center[10]
  • Brightness Project
  • Alliance for Smile
  • Marrow for Life
  • People Inspired by Norman Bethune


Noteworthy alumniEdit

  • Prof. Shen Xiaoming
  • (The late) Dr. Zhou Jian – Senior researcher
    • Began research on human papilloma virus (HPV) from 1984.
    • Co-invented the HPV vaccine
    • Successful research and development on Gardasil, bacterin for preventing cervical cancer with Prof. Ian Frazer from University of Queensland, Australia in 2005[11]
  • Prof. Wang Guangjie
    • Tenure professor of New England College, USA
    • 1st place in USA OD license Examination in 1991
  • Prof. Miao Tianrong – Winner, Award of National Science Conference, for his creative logarithmic visual chart
  • Prof. Qian Li – His Abdominal Surgery greatly influenced domestic surgeons, and was later renamed in his honour.


Wenzhou Medical University celebrated its 60th anniversary on 28 October 2018.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ http://en.wmu.edu.cn/index.jsp?id0=z0hn9vdz3a[dead link]
  2. ^ Wenzhou Medical University Introduction
  3. ^ Wenzhou Medical University Introduction
  4. ^ January 2010 article
  5. ^ Wiki China Page
  6. ^ Postgraduate College Introduction
  7. ^ Wenzhou Medical College Introduction(1290mu=1,27 km²)
  8. ^ Sicas, Wenzhou Medical University (4 March 2013). "Wenzhou Medical University>". Sicas. Archived from the original on 28 October 2012.
  9. ^ Confucius institute
  10. ^ The first Special Olympic Sports
    • Health Center co-established by WMC and Special Olympic International
  11. ^ Who Invented the VLP Cervical Cancer Vaccines? McNeil, C., Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2006, 98(7): 433.

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