Dalian Medical University (DMU) was founded in 1947, originally known as Guandong Medical College. In 1949, it joined with Dalian University and the name was changed into the Medical College of Dalian University. In 1950, the organizational system of Dalian University was cancelled and since then Dalian Medial College had become an independent college.
The new campus of DMU is located in the middle of the south of Lvshun Binhai Road. With 45 independent buildings, the South Campus is the main area for teaching, living and sports. The North Campus is the second programming project. Carrying forward the history and initiating a new epoch, DMU is sparing no efforts to establish itself as an advanced, multi-disciplinary, multi-level and comprehensive teaching and researching medical university.
Dalian Medical University offers a chiefly 5-year training program for medical students and a 3-year program for graduate students. The continuing education of Dlmedu has been developing very successfully. After over 50 years’ endeavor, a series of well-structured disciplines with distinctive features has been established. There are 12 undergraduate specialties each with its own training objectives. The teaching and learning environment is nice. There are 12 colleges, 4 teaching departments, 3 divisions and 33 off-campus teaching bases , offering 58 major courses. Dlmedu aims at training qualified medical doctors and scientists and technicians of the 21st century.