Hunan University of Chinese Medicine traces its history from Hunan Chinese Medicine Specialty School established in 1934 and Hunan TCM Vocational School established in 1953. From 1960 up to a few years after 2000, it is known as Hunan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The current Hunan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine was officially created and approved by the State Ministry of Education in 2006 when this TCM College had successfully merged with the former Hunan University of Science & Technology and the Hunan Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (research-focused). The University as it stands now is primarily a teaching-oriented medical school, but also involved heavily in TCM research, providing health-care services to the province, and is one of the leading TCM universities in China.
Hunan University of Chinese Medicine has cultivated more than 70,000 graduates working in the Chinese Medical field with their footprints around the world. The university is among the first accredited medical schools to recruit foreign students and students from HK, Macao, Taiwan. It is also a base of international cooperation in Chinese Medicine at the ministry level. It has cultivated more than 1000 degree students from more than 20 countries or regions.
Research at Hunan University covers a broad spectrum of disciplines including science, humanities, and environmental sciences. Researchers strive to advance knowledge and address real-world challenges. Through interdisciplinary collaboration and a commitment to societal impact, research at Hunan University aims to contribute to the betterment of humanity and foster sustainable development.
The university offers various sports facilities, fitness centers, and wellness programs . HUTCM University takes pride in preparing its students for successful careers in the healthcare industry. With strong connections to hospitals, clinics, and research institutions. Nestled in the heart of a picturesque location, HUTCM boasts a stunning campus that blends modern architecture with serene natural surroundings. Lush greenery, peaceful gardens. HUCM covers an area of 928,671 square meters. Now it has two campuses and the main campus is built at the foot of the South slope of Yuelu Mountain near the Xiang River, which is a nice place to study in and pursue dreams. Boasting 18 schools,24 undergraduate degree programs, covering fields of Medicine, Science, Engineering, Management and Arts, 16 affiliated hospitals and 5 school-run enterprises, HUCM has now 27 doctoral degree programs, 56 master degree programs, and 2 post-doctorate mobile stations. There are more than 20,000 students and over 30,00 faculties in the university.
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Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province, is located in the northeast of Hunan Province, downstream of the Xiangjiang River. It is adjacent to Yichun and Pingxiang of Jiangxi Province to the east, Loudi and Yiyang to the west, Zhuzhou and Xiangtan to the South and Yueyang to the north. This city has been an important grain production base in China since ancient times. Being an intellectual center, Changsha has over 100 research institutions and engineering laboratories. Hybrid rice breeding and the Tianhe supercomputer are the main scientific research achievements.
The Xiang is one of the principal tributaries of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang). The Xiang rises in the mountains in the northern part of the Zhuang Autonomous Region of Guangxi and flows northeast into Hunan province.
The Xiang, an important waterway, was the chief artery of communications for the province until the completion of the railway in the 1930s. Large vessels from the Yangtze can reach as far as Changsha via the Xiang.
For 13 consecutive years ending 2020, Changsha has been listed as one of ten “China’s happiest cities,” a list compiled by China Happy City Forum. For 13 consecutive years ending 2020, Changsha has been listed as one of ten “China’s happiest cities,” a list compiled by China Happy City Forum.
In Changsha, the climate is warm and temperate. Changsha has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. This is true even for the driest month. Summer begins at the end of June and ends in September. The months of summer are: June, July, August, September. The most popular time to visit is August, September.