Harbin Medical University (HMU) is located in Harbin, a beautiful city well-known for its ice and snow and reputed as ¡°Eastern Paris¡±. HMU has a scenic view on the campus dotted with ancient-style buildings, with a total area of 2.36 million square meters.
HMU was founded in 1926 and features a glorious history and tradition. It originated from the combination of former Harbin Medical University (its predecessor being Harbin Special Medical School founded by Dr. Wu Liande, a medical pioneer in China) and
2nd branch schools of China Medical University in Xingshan (its predecessor being China Red Army Health School founded in Ruijin, Jiangxi, in 1931). During the 80 years, HMU has inherited Dr. Wu Liande¡¯s spirit ¡°loving the motherland wholeheartedly and succeeding by self-made efforts¡±, carried forward China Red Army Health School¡¯s tradition ¡°firm political belief and excellent medical skills¡±, and upheld the motto ¡°integrity from the rules and learning to promote medicine¡±. HMU¡¯s strength has been increasing and become a medical school of huge capacity and distinct characteristics. HMU has now been one of the top medical schools in China. It is now a national base for basic sciences research and teaching talent development, and a key ¡°Project 211¡± university in Heilongjiang Province.