About the University:
Soochow University, colloquially known in Chinese as Suda. The school is part of the Chinese Ministry of Education's Project 211 and a Jiangsu provincial key comprehensive university. The School of Humanities, School of Textile and Clothing Engineering, School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, and School of Medicine are the university's most visibly distinguished schools.
Soochow University is located in the ancient town of Suzhou, Jiangsu, China is also called "Paradise on Earth". It has grown from the former Soochow University founded in 1900.
Medical college of Soochow University can be traced back to 1883, when Suzhou Boxi Hospital was founded, and the Nantong Medical College was founded in 1912, later renamed as Soochow Medical College. It now has an enrollment of more than 2280 Graduate students, 4700 undergraduates and 750 international students.
The school is located in the Dushu Lake campus. It has 9 departments including the school of Biology and Basic Medical Sciences, the School of Radiation Medical and Protection, the School of Public Health, The College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The First Clinical Medical College, Second Clinical Medical College, Third Clinical Medical College, the Pediatric Clinical Medical College, and the School of Nursing. Each college is self-managed and is responsible for the construction and growth of their respective disciplines. The facilities for the Medical College of Soochow University include teaching buildings and smart classrooms, a comprehensive library, the Medical building, the Biological Sciences Building, Yunxuan Building, and animal center laboratory and other well equipped teaching and research facilities.
There are three affiliated hospitals and a number of non-affiliated hospitals, 64 medical teaching practice centers and 18 biology teaching practice centers outside of campus. The facilities offer students and inspiring and professional learning environment.
Clinical Medicine is a brand specialty in Jiangsu Province and ranks the 18th in China. There are 3 national key disciplines, internal medicine, radiology and osteological surgery; 4 provincial-ministry level key disciplines and 2 provincial first level key disciplines. Soochow university school of medicine has 20 Scientific Research Institutions, 10 Key Labs at city level and 6 innovation teams. The college has started to recruit international students in MBBS program taught in English since 2004.
The main courses of Soochow university medical college are, Chinese, Medical Chinese, Survey of China, Advanced Mathematics, Physiology, Biochemistry, Regional Anatomy, Pathology, Medical Microbiology, Medical Immunology, Medical Parasitology, Pathophysiology, Basic and Clinical pharmacology, Diagnostics, General Surgery, Radiology, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Oncology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology, etc.
Accommodation and campus life:
All the apartments are equipped with air-conditioner, water heater, bed, wardrobe, study desk and internet interface. There is an international students dining hall, several Chinese food courts in the campus. Other facilities includes such as shopping, barber shop, dry cleaners, telephone booths, bank, post office and ATM within the campus. Students are not allowed to cook in the campus. Renting apartment outside the campus is not allowed for foreign medical students.
Free internet access, 50 KVA of electricity and 4 cubic of water per month is allowed for every student. Over usage of electricity and water will be charged according to the usage.